Faith

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…

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…

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…

Peace In The Waiting

We’ve been at the hospital all morning, sitting in a waiting room. Some designer attempted to make the room cheery—speckles of primary colors decorate the floor tiles, and the chairs…

Jesus Feels Just Fine

I feel tired. Not complaining, just saying. And I have a suspicion (just a little one) that I am not the only one! I once heard a mature, wise woman…

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…

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