Faith

Keep It Simple Mom

It was everything I dreamt of and absolutely nothing I could have imagined. I opened my eyes, popped straight up in my bed and sat quietly as the tears began…

Six Tips for Raising Kids Who Will Still Go to Church as Adults

The stats are scary. Seventy to 90 percent of kids who attended an evangelical church will stop attending church by age 18 (here’s an excellent article summarizing a wide range…

Holding My Faith Firmly Instead of My Children

In the past 24 hours I’ve had the opportunity to talk to two of my children – my high school sophomore and my 6th-grader – about their faith. It was…

Tired & Weary Mom

I pick up the phone and the words, “I want to quit my job” ring out! “Which one?” “The one that has little pay, where everyone seems ungrateful and there’s…

Helping Kids Understand, Recognize, and Face Temptation

A tearful friend recently shared about her child’s struggle with an issue. Her face fell as she relayed how her child had succumbed to temptation. My heart broke for the…

Put the Big Rocks in First

The kids watched attentively, wondering what would happen next. He needed to put the big rocks in first. My husband James was doing an object lesson at our elementary school…

Launching Our Children Like Arrows

This past fall a photo stream of parents dropping their kids off at college filled my social media newsfeeds. Proud, teary eyed parents, beaming teenagers, decked out dorm rooms, and…

How to Stop Worrying

I was desperate for peace, comfort, and security from God. I had learned about standing in faith many years ago. I employed faith many times during difficult and unsure seasons…

Tribute to the Memory and Legacy of Wynter Pitts

On July 24, 2018, this world’s loss became Heaven’s gain as Wynter Pitts, a dear sister in Christ who served on MomLife Today for many years, entered the presence of…

House of Mourning

{Readers, I wrestled all morning with grief, prayers for Wynter’s family have been on my lips constantly. All I know to do when wrestling with emotion is write…here is what…

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