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We spend a lot of time looking after our bodies. We shower every day (hopefully), eat a good diet, exercise and take our medicine when we need it. So why do we neglect our souls’ health? In fact, before you meet...

“How are you?” “I’m great! How about you?” “I’m great!” Sound familiar? In our culture, we’re pretty good at pretending everything is perfect. But most of the time, it’s not. And when your life gets torpedoed, you need to grieve, heal, and...

Suffering is something we all go through. It’s never easy, and there’s no class that teaches you how to get through it well. Suffering is complicated, too. Did you know the Bible lists at least 14 different kinds? So check out...

In our world today, many of us are living with anxiety and fear. But fear isn’t our friend. It steals our hope and leaves us feeling drained and joyless. So what’s the antidote? The Bible says there’s no fear in love....

Remember when you were a kid and you discovered that the Earth orbits the Sun? Mind blown! Did you know that your soul was made for orbit, too? But not around the Sun – around the Son. As in, Jesus: the...

Have you ever found yourself asking your child, “Why’d you do that?” As parents, we often think of our kids’ behavior as being good or bad – but it’s not that simple. And asking “Why?” is actually a really good question,...

Colossians 3:18 commands husbands to be loving, not harsh, with their wives. Think of your relationship like a bank account: every word of love and encouragement is a deposit. Every shout, harsh word or criticism is a withdrawal. Some husbands run out...

Parents have the responsibility of nurturing and raising their kids in a godly manner so they grow to love you, love themselves, and love God. Colossians 3:21 warns parents not to provoke or discourage their kids. But the traps you can...

Let’s face it, parenting is not easy. Psalm 127:3 says “children are a blessing from the Lord” and that’s always true – but sometimes it feels like they’re your burden too! As parents of five children – four of them teenagers...

If you’ve ever sat through a church service with a bunch of screaming kids, you might say they should go out to kids’ ministry or Sunday school. On the other hand, if you – like me – have been kicked out...

Living together before marriage is normal in today’s culture. But cohabiting isn’t practice for marriage. Studies show it’s actually practice for divorce! Watch above as I share what God’s Word says about cohabitation – and how you can resolve a potentially awkward...

In Moses’ time, the holy of holies was where the High Priest met personally with God. It was the most sacred place of worship and communion. For the Driscolls, our “holy of holies” was in Hank the Tank – the car...