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If you’re dating, it’s important that you’re growing closer to each other, and growing in the Lord. So what should you do if you’re growing strongly but your significant other doesn’t know how to – or doesn’t want to? Watch the video...

Ideally, your spouse is one of your closest prayer partners - someone who loves you and knows you intimately. And praying together is one of the best ways to deepen your spiritual connection. But when past hurt means your spouse...

Praying with someone is a very intimate act. So when you're dating someone, when should you start regularly praying and studying the Bible together? Too soon and you risk a lot of hurt if the relationship doesn't progress. Too late and...

There are three kinds of people in this world: the safe, the foolish, and the evil. Safe people will build you up. The others will tear you down. But what makes a person safe, and how do you tell them apart? Watch as...

Have you ever found yourself trapped in a cycle of dumb behavior and thought, “I don’t know how I got here, and I don’t know how to get out!” Foolish behavior is something we all stumble into sometimes, so it’s important...

It’s one thing to know in your head that you’re forgiven. It’s another thing to truly feel free to live a new life. If you’re struggling with feeling like you’re still dirty, even after God has forgiven you, you’re not alone....

Modeling a real faith for your kids is a tough job. You don’t want to wait for something to go wrong and then start telling your kids how much God loves them; it just won’t work. It’s better to make God...

Parenting – especially when you’re a Christian – is a big responsibility. Not only do you have to get your kids through the day alive and in one piece, but you also want to help them know and love Jesus....

Thank you for your prayer and partnership this year! It’s been an amazing year, and Grace and I just wanted to say a special thank you, and give you a sneak peek at what’s coming up in 2018. Thank you so much...

Jesus’ birthday is almost here! To say thanks for your support this year, Grace, the kids, and I want to say Merry Christmas, and share our favorite Christmas memories with you. We hope and pray that your Christmas and holiday season is...

At some point, every child finds out that Santa isn’t real. So how do you resolve the Santa dilemma with your kids? You can tell them the truth – and risk them sharing it with their friends and getting a whole...

Some kids say they want to get baptized almost before the're speaking in full sentences. But they might also say they want to be a pumpkin or an astronaut, too! So how do you know when your child is ready to...