Marriage is through the hard times, when the fun and games have passed. When you stand together like steers in a blizzard, Ephesians 5 makes sense in a whole new way.
Email. Internet. Video. Texting. Tablets. Smartphones. The list never ends, does it? As technology advances, real human connection becomes harder and harder. If we’re not careful, each new gadget can draw us further away from the family of believers God designed us to be.
If you want to experience a close community with other Christians, you must first escape the trap of superficiality and to develop tight bonds that will feed your soul and mature your spiritual family.
True commitment doesn’t change with shifting fortunes of life or with the ebb and flow of feelings. Commitment is a promise made once for all time and then confirmed by the daily decision to stay rather than leave.
While money and wealth are not evil, the love of money leads to emptiness and disaster because you’ll always strive for more.
Love is like glue. In order to be effective, it must be applied. It won’t do any good if it stays in the container.
Children need the loving limits of guidelines and boundaries, that’s why discipline is so important. Discipline tells children their parents love them too much to let them rebel.
We don’t know the pain and sorrow others are going through. That’s why we need to be grace givers. We’re all in the same boat so let’s go easy on each other.
If I am going to lead others I must connect with them. Listening is connecting. Connecting is the key to influencing. Influencing is leading. If I don’t listen then I don’t connect and I won’t lead.
What can we learn from the rules of a kids' clubhouse? Chuck Swindoll challenges us to be “right-sized” in this month's Video Insight.
Thinking about my own life, I wonder if I’d be more effective if I was more intentional about what my influence will be. Would my relationships bring glory to God? Would I empower others to choose right over wrong? I hope so.
If pornography has a death grip on your marriage, we want to help you give your valentine the gift you both need: change.