Douglas Kaine McKelvey talks about when he was introduced to the Book of Common Prayer and how it changed his thinking about structured prayer. McKelvey explains the meaning of liturgy, and gives an example.
Kyle Idleman talks about applying Hebrews to our relationships, especially marriage. Idleman lists some of the obstacles, like indifference, that can tank a relationship.
Pastor Kyle Idleman talks about the value of persevering under trial. So many people are ready to give up, but Idleman encourages the fainthearted to replace the lies they believe with the promises of God.
Kyle Idleman is convinced that what most people need to hear are the words, "Don't give up." Time and again in Scripture we see believers persevering in the face of trials, and Idleman reminds us that we can too.
Shelby Abbott reminds listeners that the gospel has solutions for everyday pressures. Abbott tells of a time when the pain from a herniated disc had him scrambling to understand the character of God.
Campus minister Shelby Abbott talks about some of the stressors students face in today's culture. While stress is a natural part of college life, social media can make it worse. Abbott also addresses the stress of discerning God's will.
Inevitably our kids will step in pot holes along the way to maturity, and Gary Chapman and Clarence Shuler want to help. Together these authors talk honestly to young teens about the challenges they'll face in adolescence.
Gary Chapman and Clarence Shuler talk about teaching young men to seek knowledge through education, learning from adults, and other wise steps. They discuss some of the biggest challenges teens face.
Gary Chapman and Clarence Shuler tell about the unique mentoring relationship they began when Shuler was a teen. Together they talk about the eleven wise decisions young men must make to live a great life.
Step-couples hope and pray they can have peaceful relations with their former spouses, and it is possible. But for some couples, no matter how much they try, the venom and vitriol of the former spouse drowns out all reason and compromise. Rodney and Lisa Webb share their difficult blended journey, as counselor and therapist Helen Wheeler and blended family expert Ron Deal speak wisdom.
Despite her lifestyle, Jackie Hill Perry sensed that God was actively pursuing her. In 2008, she felt God speaking to her heart. Perry how her life slowly began to change.
Marital intimacy is a difficult topic to discuss. But Juli Slattery says, Christians must push past our discomfort if we are to have any hope of conveying a Christ-honoring vision of it onto our children.
Writer and poet Jackie Hill Perry reflects on her youth and the circumstances that influenced her to consciously rebel against her upbringing and her God.
According to Bob Lepine, marriages often begin with the misguided idea that "She's here to complete me." Bob Lepine describes what he calls the "Three Phases of Marriage."
Aaron and Jennifer Smith knew that marriage would have its challenges, but they had no idea the depth of those challenges or how long they would last. The Smiths talk about their early struggles with sexual intimacy and their decision to persevere through the difficulties, even if nothing changed.