Significance of Women’s Day Women’s Day is celebrated throughout the globe on 8th March every year. Celebrating Women’s Day is an opportunity to appreciate the remarkable contribution of women to our society. Read on to find more about the International Women’s Day celebration. ‘Woman‘ – is a word that conjures up a lot of images … Read moreSignificance of Women’s Day – Why is Women’s Day Relevant?
Happy International Women’s Day 2019. We wish every woman all over the world a happy women’s day celebration! You are the most interesting being in this world. Without you, this world would have been a boredom ring. Your creative ability has helped to add value to the colourful world we see today. We cherish and … Read moreHappy International Women’s Day 2019
Being single may sound trivial to some, but for me (and probably many others) it’s a real storm. We live in an age obsessed with romantic love. Even the hyper-sexualized secular world is still running after wedding bells and the happily ever after. There is something deeply ingrained in our human nature that craves … Read moreWaiting on the Lord in Singleness
5 Signs You’re Forcing Your Religion (or Atheism) on Your Kids 1. You encourage them to have a blind faith, whether you realize it or not. A blind faith is one where a person accepts certain beliefs without question. I’m pretty sure that if you asked most Christian parents if they want their kids to … Read more5 Signs You’re Forcing Your Religion (or Atheism) on Your Kids…and 5 Signs You’re Not
Encouraging Family scriptures Family is Forever The holiday season is almost here. A time when most families come together and see one another; eat, talk, and maybe have some disagreements. I know that these times can be stressful and families have a past. Jesus has shown us, however, that we should love no matter what. Love … Read moreEncouraging Family scriptures to keep your family together
Christian Lady Has The Right To Make The First Move. Several years ago, a creative friend of mine, decided to reveal his romantic feelings to a certain woman. In the middle of winter, he led her to a bridge that spanned a white, solidified river. He began hurling boulders over the wall, crushing the ice … Read moreChristian Lady Can Also Ask A Man Out – It is Okay – See Biblical Proofs
What does your inner monologue tell you about the tasks you do every day? Our work has worth and what we do to serve God, our neighbors, and our families is important—but that’s not what defines us. I come from a long line of women who work, and by doing work that I love, I … Read moreWhat does your inner monologue tell you about the tasks you do every day? – Holy Hustle 2
PUT AN END TO AN ADDICTION TO PORNOGRAPHY. Brittni De La Mora a former porn-star shares a first-hand experience on how to end addiction to pornography. Read below This is such a taboo addiction simply because it is glorified in the world and not spoken about enough in the Church. Whether you’re a male or … Read moreHow to overcome addiction to Pornography – Former Adult Star
Pop star Justin Bieber was recently seen attending a Hillsong church service with his mother. In the past couple years, Bieber has seemed to turn his life around. He often speaks of his Christian faith and shares Christian messages on social media. According to CBN News, Bieber attended a Wednesday evening church service at Hillsong’s … Read moreJustin Bieber Attends Church Service With Mum
This weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to speak at the ReTHINK Student Apologetics Conference (there are more of these conferences coming—be sure to check out the link and learn about them!). I always enjoy talking to parents after speaking and this weekend was no exception. One thing I realized this time was that at … Read more10 Things to Say When Your Child Says They Don’t Believe in God Anymore
Years ago, when I was much younger, 22 to be precise, I was involved in the restoration of a historic church building. It had been left derelict for years. To see it returned to its original glory as a place of worship was amazing. After the restoration was completed, I would visit the church on … Read moreHow sweet it is to trust in Jesus
I don’t know. I simply do not know the answer to this question, nor can I fathom what it might be. But I was heartbroken when I learned that Nabeel succumbed to cancer this weekend at age 34, leaving behind his wife and young daughter. My tears just kept coming after the news, even though … Read moreWhy Didn’t God Heal Nabeel Qureshi?
Having trouble getting your mind wrapped around all the blogging jargon? Well with our back to blogging school series, we are here to clear up some of the confusion. Today we pick up from Blogging A to Z Part 1 to cover more essential blog vocabulary every blogger should know. No time to read the full … Read moreBlogging A to Z : Key Terms You Should Know Part 2
“The mission was helping people, the reality, however, felt more along the lines of self-punishment,” said the woman with a season of angst displayed on her face. She had set out to do what God placed in her heart and soul–help people, as many people as she could. Lea wanted to be the voice of … Read moreCompleting Your Mission
SAVE A COPY TO READ LATER – DOWNLOAD THE PDF >> CLICK HERE Back to school already? It’s official friends, school is in full swing. Do you remember learning your ABC’s? As a wee child, we had no idea just how essential those alphabets would be in our lives. That quirky little alphabet song and … Read moreBlogging A to Z | Key Terms You Should Know
Like any other young woman, we all can get down on ourselves sometimes. It’s easy in this world to see only your hardships and flaws, and even easier to believe you’re not great. As women, we can’t let these negative feelings bring us down. Trust and believe that God has a bigger and better plan … Read moreDream Bigger than Your Biggest Dream
This week, the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood released a document called the Nashville Statement, which aimed to define how sexuality should be viewed through a biblical lens. As you might expect, there has been a tremendous amount of back-and-forth between those who support it and those who don’t. My purpose in this post … Read moreFellow Christians: We Have So Much More Than Same-Sex Marriage and Transgenderism to Discuss With a Secular World
Is anything too hard for the Lord? Genesis 18:14NIV “Are you pregnant yet?” this question might have pierced Sarah’s heart each month. The shame of barrenness was unbearable. God had promised her husband Abraham that he would be the father of nations with descendants more numerous than the stars in the sky. After waiting for many years, … Read moreHe is faithful
In my own experience and in talking with other parents, questions from kids about the evil and suffering in our world are often the most difficult to answer. Some of these questions can leave us squirming to find the right words…and wondering if we just said something that is biblical at all! If you relate to … Read more8 Tough Questions Kids Ask About Evil and Suffering…and the Answers You Wish You Had When They Asked
The little girl’s eyes watched carefully as her parents met her kindergarten teacher for the first time. She noticed the handshakes and adult smiles. She heard her mother laugh when the teacher told a funny story about chasing a stray dog out of the classroom when setting up for the new year. Slowly, the little … Read moreKids Win When Teachers and Parents Team Up
A couple of years ago, my husband and I were invited to a dinner party with a few other new parents from our kids’ Christian elementary school. After we worked our way through appetizers and the requisite small talk, the conversation turned to our respective faith backgrounds. One of the moms confessed that, as much … Read more5 Common Answers to Kids’ Questions about God That Can Do More Harm Than Good
You thought he was the one, he seemed to tick all the boxes. It was like a dream come true until you woke up to a far from perfect reality. You realized he was never what he seemed. That you were naïve and wanted a fairy-tale, so you held on for so long. You were … Read moreThree Dating Tips for the Christian Girl Who’s Been Hurt
It’s a given that kids need to learn to code if they want to work as a web designer, software programmer, or computer scientist. Beyond that, you might think that it is a pretty useless skill. Writing line after line of code or debugging software programs do not appeal to the vast majority of people. … Read moreWhy Kids Should Learn To Code
I’m excited to announce today that I’m forming a launch team for my new book, Talking with Your Kids about God: 30 Conversations Every Christian Parent Must Have (if you missed the recent post explaining what the book is all about, click here)! A launch team is a group of people who are excited about … Read moreJoin My Book Launch Team for Talking with Your Kids about God!
It is with much excitement that I’m finally able to tell you about my new book today and announce that it’s available for pre-order at christianbook.com, bn.com, and amazon.com! Many of you read my first book, Keeping Your Kids on God’s Side, which came out last year. It was written to equip Christian parents with … Read moreTalking with Your Kids about God is Available for Pre-Order!
She bounces off the bus alive with energy. She drops her pink backpack on the front step and races to the backyard with just a quick hello. “One hatched!” I hear her call from the tiny spruce tree that holds her treasure. For a week now, she’s been closely monitoring three turquoise eggs in the … Read moreWhen Ministering to Others Feels Too Costly
“Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever.” Psalm107:150 In today’s world, not many of us are satisfied with life. We desire more and more from it and are disappointed with things we can’t receive. We are frustrated because of our unfulfilled dreams or failed plans. We often complain and … Read moreAttitude of Gratitude
I’ve written over 250 blog posts here since 2011. People still come across my old posts by searching for something on Google, so nearly every day I receive new comments on a wide variety of old posts. Many of the comments are from atheists. As I read the latest comments this week, I noticed a … Read moreDo Your Kids Know Why They Should WANT God to Exist?
In our backyard we used to have a beautiful lime tree. One day I noticed that a thorny vine of some kind had started growing around it. It looked enough like the rest of the tree that I figured it was just another stage of growth. A quick Google search told me thorns often grow … Read moreProgressive Christianity is as Much of a Threat to Your Kids’ Faith as Atheism
I don’t normally write just to moms—my readers are both moms and dads—but in honor of Mother’s Day this one is specifically for all the moms out there. For the past few days, I’ve been sick with some kind of flu/cold combination. Yesterday, I pulled myself out of bed while feeling like I had a … Read moreFor All the Moms Overwhelmed by Raising Christian Kids in a Secular World
Shame is a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior. To be ashamed is to be embarrassed by my actions, characteristics or associations. It is also when I am reluctant to do something for fear of embarrassment or humiliation. I remember playing a game of truth or … Read moreDo Not Be Ashamed
A few months ago, a blog reader sent me some information on an atheist summer camp. I was fascinated to read all that they are doing to promote an atheistic worldview with their young campers. It immediately made me wonder how Christian camps stack up. After all, about 40 percent of all U.S. teens have … Read moreWin a Scholarship for Your Child to Attend a Life-Changing Christian Summer Camp
Many Christian women are single and want to find the right man for a lifetime commitment. Finding love the Godly way takes work and discipline. In addition, it takes stages for a relationship to mature to lasting love. Here are guidelines to help single Christian women find love the Godly way. Work on Yourself Firstly, … Read moreFinding Love the Godly Way: Guide for Christian Women
You might have heard the famous quote: “The longest journey you will ever take is the 18 inches from your head to your heart.” 18 inches doesn’t seem that far. We can cover that distance in one swift step with our feet. Many of our pets are about that length, and we can run our … Read more3 Ways to Get Truth from the Head to the Heart
There’s a new hero in town. He’s thought to be all-powerful, always right, and everyone’s best friend. If anyone says something that could possibly be construed as being opposed to this hero, they are to be quickly shamed and put in their place. You see, if the world wants to move forward productively and intelligently—or … Read moreThe Art of Raising Kids Who Will Not Bow to the Idol of Science
It wasn’t until I was in my 40’s that I realized the significant role fathers play in the psychological and emotional development of their children, especially daughters. The lack of having a positive father figure in my childhood had a detrimental impact on me, especially throughout my teenage and adult years. I have what you … Read moreFinding My Perfect Father
Ask most women these days how are things, and you will often hear the word “busy” in their conversation. From tending to children, running businesses, blogging, and nurturing relationships, our lives are full. And one of the most important tools to help fuel our daily lives is spending time with God and His Word. I … Read moreThe NKJV Woman’s Study Bible’ Grow in the Word Giveaway
At the age of 18, I had an agent in Hollywood and was on track to be another small, blonde actress. It was my dream, my hope, my only goal in life. Finding an agent took one interview. Driving to studios for various auditions was a bit more difficult because I am, and always will … Read moreDancing with Angels
I met Jesus in a hayfield. I’d heard about him, prayed to him, even conjured up my own image of who he might be. But I hadn’t encountered him for myself, outside of my parents’ religion, until I met him in that field. It was the summer my grandpa died. I was fourteen and desperate … Read moreThe Freedom of Obedience
A back seat driver is, well, someone who tries to drive from the back seat. For most of us, that can be quite annoying, but that is exactly how God calls us to lead, from the back seat, from a place of anonymity and servanthood. As I was meditating on the season I found myself … Read moreWhy Driving from the Back Seat is the Safest Position
This month’s issue of Scientific American magazine features an article by atheist Michael Shermer entitled, “What Would It Take to Prove the Resurrection?” It’s boldly subtitled, “How to think about claims, even the Resurrection.” Wow! This article in a popular magazine says it’s going to teach us how to think about the resurrection. I couldn’t … Read moreYour Kids Need to Think Critically About the Resurrection…Because Secular Media Does Not
Today I’m starting a blog series called, “Bad Secular Wisdom.” If you’re not familiar with the term, a blog series is where an author writes multiple posts on a related subject. I’m not normally a fan of such series because I think they get old fast, but in this case there are so many interesting … Read moreIs How We Live More Important Than What We Believe? (Bad Secular Wisdom Series #1)
I saw it for the first time this year. When driving home with the kids, my focus shifted to the edge of the tree-lined street. About four driveways down, there stood a white dogwood tree. It was crowned with the beautiful blossoms of spring. Those delicate baby flowers directed my thoughts. I had thoughts of … Read moreA Heart Check: How to Spring Clean from Your Heart Outward
Do you remember what it was like when you were learning how to ride a bike the first time? If your learning experience was anything like mine, you had lots of wobbling, uncertainty, fear of falling, and desiring the security of my mom’s steady hands. Even when my mom assured me I could do it … Read moreKeys to Studying the Bible With Confidence
I’ve finally wrapped up my next book, taken a couple of weeks to recover, and am ready to get back to blogging! I have a lot to tell you about my new book, but it doesn’t come out until October, so I’ll wait a bit to share more about it. As I worked against my … Read moreHow Facebook Can Make You a Better Christian Parent
Why does it seem like we always go through seasons of doing what’s right and wrong? It seems to be a never-ending cycle. Have you been there? I know I have. To counter sin we must first determine our own sinful desires. I recommend making a “lust list” so that you can have a starting … Read moreHow Should We As Women Repent?
Hi everyone! I’m thrilled to be able to say that I’m finally finishing up my second book this week and will be back to blogging regularly in the next couple of weeks. In the meantime, I wanted to quickly let you know about a couple of exciting things for Keeping Your Kids on God’s Side. … Read moreKeeping Your Kids on God’s Side on Ebook Sale and Now Available in Audio Format!
How many times did you have to wait this week – when you were too busy or felt you didn’t have the time to? Yet, at the point when we are forced to wait, nothing else becomes as important as learning to wait. Recently, my car broke down and following the call out… I had … Read more2 Lessons to Learn While Waiting for the One…
I recently did a blog on my website titled “How Do You Know” where I spoke on love, relationships, and where God fits in. I touched based on purity and soul ties. Before we begin I would like readers to know I have not always stood for purity, I am a single unwed mother of … Read moreYou Are Set Apart
Ahh, Self – Love. As women, it can be a tricky thing to navigate well. There is no shortage of advice in the world on how we should handle self-love. “You need to love yourself first before you can truly love others” Unknown “Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line” Lucille Ball Often … Read moreHow To Handle Self-Love As A Christian