5 Verses for Hope When You’re Suffering Alone
November 2nd, 2017

5 Verses for Hope When You’re Suffering Alone

Hannah DeMarco

My friend seemed on top of the world. From where I was standing, it looked like she had the perfect life. At church, she was always joking and laughing. Whenever anyone asked how she was doing, she’d boom: Oh, I’m great. ...

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Parenting with Confidence
September 14th, 2017

Parenting with Confidence

Dottie McLoughlin

I didn’t know my heart could be so full. One look at my newborn’s tiny face, and I knew all my future choices would revolve around how best to care and provide for that little one. As I studied those little hands and feet, I was struck by ...

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Failed Friendship? Find Comfort in God’s Word
August 24th, 2017

Failed Friendship? Find Comfort in God’s Word

Coleen Buglino

Theres something special about friendship. You dont get to choose your relatives or where you were born or under what circumstances—but you get to choose your friends. Sometimes we become friends with the most unlikely candidates. Other times, we meet someone and feel like weve known them forever. ...

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Exhausted by Caring for Others? God’s Word Gives You Strength
August 17th, 2017

Exhausted by Caring for Others? God’s Word Gives You Strength

Dottie McLoughlin

Who needs to call a repairman when you have a father who is handy? Washer stopped spinning? Refrigerator making a weird noise? My dad was always happy to come over and save the day. Until the day he said No . I knew it wasnt like Dad ...

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When God Says No
August 10th, 2017

When God Says No

Laura Chan

I can still see it: Dad standing on the bleachers in my middle school gymnasium, clapping his hands raw because his daughter had been named Student of the Month. I can also still see this: the empty space in the auditorium where Dad should have ...

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Love Someone Struggling with Addiction? Find Hope in God’s Word
July 20th, 2017

Love Someone Struggling with Addiction? Find Hope in God’s Word

Hannah DeMarco

I open the front screen door and step tentatively inside. My eyes dart to where my sister sits on the couch with new, tanned skin and home-cut bangs. I want to tease her about her eternal compulsion to dye and cut her own hair on a whim, but ...

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How to Have Grace for Yourself as a Parent
July 6th, 2017

How to Have Grace for Yourself as a Parent

Dottie McLoughlin

In retrospect, my parenting résumé doesn’t look too bad. I’ve raised three kids into successful adults who now love and care for their own families. Everyone turned out okay, but sometimes that was despite me. I’ll never forget how angelic they looked when they were ...

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Start Healing from a Broken Friendship Through God’s Word
June 20th, 2017

Start Healing from a Broken Friendship Through God’s Word

Hannah DeMarco

Some friendships end slowly—in missed calls, unanswered texts, and constantly rescheduled hangouts. We should hang out soon! your friend says. Yes, let’s! you respond. But the other person is never available, and so the friendship fades. Other friendships end in angry words, ...

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