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Growing Up Unwanted

My abusive father made me feel unworthy of love — until I realized that God’s love gives me value.

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The Mystery of the Manger

Have you ever considered what a strange sign the manger-crib really was?

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How to Keep the Joy In Ministry

Three things pastors can do to avoid emotional, spiritual, relational, and physical burnout.

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Adoption Isn’t Just a Solution to Childlessness

Eight ways adoption is biblical from the adopted mother of an adopted daughter.

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5 Ways To Remain Faithful Through Infertility

Remember: It’s not “whatever it takes.” It’s “whatever God wants.”

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When God Saves on Death Row

God put a death row inmate’s death on hold — and instead brought him an unlikely family.

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How An Adulterous Pastor Destroyed My Family

After my mom’s affair with a pastor, I left home to live on the streets. I was eight years old.

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5 Reasons Kids Need Godly Men as Fathers

Earthly fathers have the unique opportunity to be direct reflections of God’s love to their children.

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When a Conversion Separates a Family

An interfaith family struggles to maintain separate, authentic faiths, and mutual appreciation.

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How to Make It as a Family Divided by Faith

Can a Christian mother and her Muslim daughter achieve peace and unity?

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5 Reasons to Watch Faith-Based Films

Allow the cinematic experience of Christian films to inspire and surprise you in new ways.

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Can Singleness Make Sense When Evangelicals Focus on the Family?

Perhaps evangelicals will fully embrace the idea of the church itself as the default family for God’s people.

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7 Ways to Talk to Your Family Atheist

These suggestions can help improve family relations, especially at holiday gatherings.

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7 Things Not to Say to the Atheist in Your Family

These tips should help make family visits more pleasant for everyone.

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7 Tips for Atheists at Thanksgiving Dinner

Should atheists come out to their religious family at the Thanksgiving dinner?

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What You Lose When You Lose Everything (Or Even if it Just Feels that Way)

My hope and faith dissipated along with our loss of income, family and friends.

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Giving Thanks for Non-traditional Families

The fact that families are increasingly diverse and non-traditional is something to be thankful for.

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My Resolution: Shine More, Bleed Less

After 48 hours of having the kids home for the holidays, I’d had enough. So we stopped and read.