Young Adults

The Reason

After losing my mom just a little over a month ago, having my dad come stay with us two weeks, lots of company for Thanksgiving (most of them staying in…

The Christmas Photo — What’s a Step family to do?

“My mom wants to have a new family picture taken for Christmas,” Tanya shared. “She updates the photo every few years and sends it with her Christmas cards.” “Everything was…

How the Penn State Scandal Can Offer an Opportunity to Protect Our Children

Sometimes evil exposed gives us pause to embrace fear for our children. But we cannot. In the past 11 days, my little community of State College has been turned on…

Is the Orphan My Neighbor?

Editor’s Note: We are so thankful to share with you the following guest post by Russell Moore, a husband, father, pastor, and author of the book Adopted for Life. He also serves…

When the Bird Leaves the Nest and Flies to a Different Continent

My daughter moves into her apartment today to start her college career.  I live in Hungary.  She is in New York City.  This was definitely not what I envisioned, but…

Father Love

Sweet memories tumble through my head and slowly spill out of my eyes as salty tears. It was supposed to be just another one of my daily walks through the…

Pick a Positive Path

Yesterday I was at a friend’s house chatting while our kids played upstairs. As usual, after only a few minutes, rumblings of discontent reverberated down the stairs. I was tired, so…

Is God in Handcuffs?

My husband and I are currently praying faithfully for three couples who are in significant marital stress. Affairs are going on in all three. Our son told us about several friends of his,…

Never Give Up!

March 9, 2011, is a day I will never forget. I am one of millions of Facebook users, and my birthday is listed on my profile. I received hundreds of…

An Interview with Cheri Hamilton, Mom of the Soul Surfer Girl

Instead of reading our usual Saturday post today, we’re hoping you might go see this movie instead. But just in case you’re not at the theater today … in the…

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