Right now, small is big. Minimalism is popular everywhere: tiny houses, 30-item wardrobes, basic food diets and simpler lifestyles. Continue reading “5 Tips to Make Minimalism Work for Your Family”
The Power of Forgiveness
Tim Sisarich from New Zealand was asked by “Focus on the Family” to travel the world, making a documentary on the state of the modern family. However, he didn’t count on it raising issues in his own life. Particularly in the area of forgiveness. Continue reading “The Power of Forgiveness”
Finding Unexpected Blessings in Marriage
Laura Story is probably best known for her contributions in contemporary Christian music. However behind her songs is a story of pain, struggle, and God’s redemptive touch . Continue reading “Finding Unexpected Blessings in Marriage”
Faith, Mental Illness and Counselling
If someone you know has been acting a bit “off”, and you’re starting to get concerned, at what point do you recommend a counsellor or a psychiatrist? And how do you go about finding one? Continue reading “Faith, Mental Illness and Counselling”
Learning to Effectively Communicate with Your Husband
Good communication can be a challenge — even in the most loving marriage! Get some practical help from “husband whisperer” Greg Smalley and his wife, Erin, about how to turn your small talk into an intimate “heart connection” with your spouse! Continue reading “Learning to Effectively Communicate with Your Husband”
Why Waiting Until Marriage Matters
In this two part Focus On The Family podcast, Dannah Gresh speaks candidly about God’s design for sexuality and offers a biblical perspective on why physical intimacy is reserved for a committed marriage. She offers encouragement and practical ways you can talk to your children about sex. Continue reading “Why Waiting Until Marriage Matters”
Conflict is inevitable: 10 steps to doing it right
Author: Amy Van Veen | Focus On The Family.
“The first five years were the worst!” Pam* said, laughing about her and her husband Jim’s* somewhat rocky pathway to healthy conflict. Continue reading “Conflict is inevitable: 10 steps to doing it right”
Remember This When You’re Tired of People
Author: John Mcgee | Focus On The Family.
Have you ever been tired of people? Have you ever looked down on your Caller ID and let out a soft groan when you saw who it was? You know you’re supposed to be kind, compassionate, and helpful, but sometimes, instead of seeing people as a blessing to engage with, you see them as a hassle to avoid. Let’s be honest, sometimes it’s hard. Continue reading “Remember This When You’re Tired of People”
Taking Off The Mask
Justin Lippiatt grew up in South Africa and found himself constantly pretending to be somebody he wasn’t in order to gain acceptance from his peers and affirmation from his heavy drinking father. Justin shares how he has been set free and how the mask he had been wearing has been taken off. Continue reading “Taking Off The Mask”
Singled Out: How to Flourish in Every Season of Life
Author: Tania Harris | God Conversations.
When I was in high school, I was nominated the person most likely to be married first by my friends. My dream was to be a wife and mother and nothing more. Continue reading “Singled Out: How to Flourish in Every Season of Life”