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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...

It’s common in today’s connected world to friend your ex online. But it might be a sign that you’re looking to others for something you should be getting from your spouse. In other words, you risk undermining your most important relationship....

When someone wrongs you, it can be really hard to recover. Hurtful things people have said and done stay with you. You can become angry, broken, even bitter. But God wants to heal and restore you so you can...

Vacations are a wonderful way to make memories for you and your family – even when they don’t go exactly as planned! But what does our desire to get away and rest say about us, or the world we live...

Close friends are a great blessing, and you need to keep investing in those relationships after you’re married. But where should your priority be? Should a wife be closer to another woman than her husband – or a husband closer to...

Life gets busy. Temptations come. Distractions happen. In the middle of it all, how can you stay best friends with your spouse? Grace and Pastor Mark talk about how you can be intentional with your husband or wife through a ministry...

Many struggle with the fifth commandment, which says, “Honor your father and mother.” (Exodus 20:12) There are some people who barely know their parents. Others have painful relationships them. So how does a person honor a mother or father who has...