7 Tips for Preparing Yourself to Become a Parent Before You Become One

I'll never forget it. My wife had an emergency c-section and I was sitting in a room off to the side of the operating room,...

Have You Had “The Talk” With Your Children Yet?

I’ll never forget the first “sex talk” I had with our oldest son. “The talk” occurred at my office at the company we owned...

How Married Men Should Act In the Presence of Single Women

A wise man once told me that when I find myself around single women, especially when I find them attractive or interesting, I should...

How to Love Your Children When You’re Stressed Out and Want to Flee

I love my kids. I love spending time with them, and I love being a stay-at-home mom. But sometimes … I find myself wishing. I wish...

Keep the Communication Lines Open Even In Times of Trouble

The morning my husband woke up with a mysterious head-to-toe rash our heads were filled with the ideas, dreams and hopes of newlyweds. A...

5 Ways for Parents to Curtail the Yelling Habit

Parenting children at any stage can be a real challenge. From the toddler who throws a lay-flat-on-the-floor-and-cry tantrum to the school-age brother and sister...

Are You Wondering How You Ended Up Divorced? Here’s Some Encouragement

Today is a wistful feeling sort of day for me. I’m not sure what prompted it—maybe it's planning for college for my oldest or...

Couple Who Met In a Homeless Shelter Inspire Others

Homeless for three years, Ressurrection Graves vividly remembers the week she slept in her car, waiting for beds to become available at a Washington,...

What Is Your Parenting Style?

There's not a responsible parent on the planet who hasn't struggled with getting a child to obey, and it can be an excruciating experience....

4 Benefits of Waiting Until Marriage to Have Sex

A popular pastor that I follow quotes that sex can be considered 3 things, “gross, god, or a gift.” I believe this to be...

Finding Family Forgiveness and Healing After an Affair

James and Deborah came to The Marriage Recovery Center like most others, broken and wounded. They had many issues to work through in their...

Shacking Up Is Violating God’s Will for Marriage – No Matter What Your Excuse...

USA Today recently published the results of a national survey among 18- to 31-year-olds regarding cohabitation. A whopping 76 percent of young Americans said...

If You Want Your Husband to Hear You When You Speak, Don’t Do These...

There are a lot of articles and blogs out there giving you tips on how to better communicate with your spouse. Today, I’d like...

CPAC Panelist says Marriage is the Cure for Poverty

An income inequality panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference agreed that the 50-year "War on Poverty" has failed to enrich the poor and...

WATCH: Jim Daly on the Gen3 Promise – Will You Take It?

Gen3 is a promise and a movement that becomes the foundation of thriving families for three generations. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XT0TUAJliLM] Click here to join. SOURCE: Focus on the...

Disabled Children Deserve Our Love as Well

by Ken Connor Secular humanists like to sneer at religious folk for our stubborn insistence upon seeing God's hand at work in the world. We...

WATCH: Troubled 10-Year Old Boy Who Does Not Have a Father in his Life...

A problematic 10-year-old is sent to Bootcamp to learn how to show respect and have discipline. At first, the drill sergeant is hard and...

6 Reasons Why Satan Hates Your Family

by Tim Challies Family is under attack. As Christians we are accustomed to hearing about divorce and pornography and gay marriage and so many other...

Show Appreciation: Fan the Flames of Love By Displaying Gratitude for Your Spouse

In our new book, Red Hot Romance Tips for Women, we look at the 26 traits, A to Z, that makes a wife more...

T.J. Holmes says Marriage has Made him a Better Man

T.J. Holmes shares an intimate look at why, fours year later, he’s glad he said, “I do.” by T.J. Holmes "It's funny that when a man...