Is Your Work Environment Miserable? Here Are 5 Suggestions for You

About once a week I talk with a minister — usually a younger minister — who is miserable in their current context. It isn’t...

New Study Suggests You Are More Likely to Live Longer If You Have a...

You may live longer if you feel you have a purpose in life, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 6,000 people...

Get Sent! 7 Steps to Take Toward Going Where God Wants You to Go

Editor's Note: The following is a report on the practical applications of Kim Hammond and Darren Cronshaw’s new book Sentness: Six Postures of Missional...

7 “Well-Meaning” Comments Not to Say to Someone Who Is Suffering from Depression

"Depressed? Get over it, sister!" If you had a friend who was suffering from depression, you most likely would not tell her to snap out...

Things You Should and Should NOT Say to a Person With Cancer

First off, you're an awesome person. You're reading this because someone you know is touched by cancer and you want to know how to...

4 Meaningful Ways to Honor Your Mother

We should honor our moms every day. But since we “officially” get one day out of the year to recognize the woman who changed...

Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Mother’s Day

There are few things in this world beloved more than mom. Moms are the embodiment of eternal love and devotion. Sick and need caring for?...

Those Frequent Trips to the Nail Salon Could Be Killing You

What’s not to love about a fresh, long-lasting gel/no-chip manicure or pedicure, right? You may need to rethink this – important new research says getting...

116-Year-Old Peruvian Woman Says Secret to Longevity Is a Natural Diet

A 116-year-old Peruvian living in extreme poverty in the heart of the Andes is in the running to become the oldest person in the...

Time to Get Your Bathroom Organized

Bathrooms are singularly the room of the house that falls into clutter the most. Have you noticed anything that tends to accumulate in the...

7 Ways to Reduce Stress In Your Life

Everybody stresses. It’s just a fact of life. However, while a little stress can actually help keep you focused, too much of it doesn’t...

The Traits of Seven Inspiring Leaders

John Maxwell says everything rises and falls based on leadership. I agree. But leadership was not something taught when I went to the University of...

Life Benefits of the Practice of Napping

What was your reaction when you read the title of this post? Was it an overwhelmed, "No way I can find the time to...

Young Men, Here’s a Little A to Z on How to Treat Your Girl

Let’s set the record straight from the get-go: This is not an exhaustive list. Space would not allow for the other 500 or more...

The Age of Facebook Has Given Us So Many “Friends” – Why Are We...

A while back I met with a mentor to talk about a relationship I was in at the time. I remember telling him how...

This Is Not for the Romantic of Heart, but on Average, Sex Is Pretty...

It's not exactly the most romantic statistic: Almost half of all men finish sex within two minutes, reports the New Republic by way of Dr. Harry...

How to Combat the Painful Spirit of Rejection

Rejection. It happens in many forms. Perhaps a group of people that thought they knew better dismissed your divinely inspired, gee-whiz idea. Maybe your...

Aren’t Stay-at-Home Moms Working Moms Too?

The number of stay-at-home moms is on the rise in 21st-century America after decades of decrease, according to a Pew Research Center report released...

Calling It What It Is: Female Masturbation Is Lust

It's refreshing to finally hear women talking about female masturbation. Given the social stigma around the topic, it can be difficult just to bring...

Why Are Many Christians Lonely People Who Don’t Know How to Make Friends?

Last month two close friends of mine, Matt and James, drove several hours from South Carolina and Alabama to pray with me about some...