The Traps of Social Media

The Traps of Social Media

by Trevor Winsor July 26, 2018

Avoiding the traps of social media doesn’t happen organically. Falling into the traps does. In order to avoid the traps, we have to be intentional, courageous, and honest about what we want in life.

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Scrolling By Example

Scrolling By Example

by Ashley Jameson July 05, 2018

I have a secret hiding place, between my fridge and cabinet, where I can use my phone, and my husband and kids can’t see me. You may be asking yourself, “Why does this grown woman need to hide from her husband and kids?” Because I’m a hypocrite!

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Leading Your Kids Spiritually

Leading Your Kids Spiritually

by Robert Vander Meer June 28, 2018

This isn’t going to a blog about praying with your kids before bed at night or making sure they attend church on Sunday. This is about change. Not necessarily instantaneous change but hopefully long lasting change.

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The Emotionally Available Dad

The Emotionally Available Dad

by Nick Stumbo June 21, 2018 1 Comment

Whether it’s the phrase, “Big boys don’t cry,” western heroes played by the likes of John Wayne, or the stoic, stiff-upper-lip of the 1950s, society teaches us that a real man is not an emotional man. Emotions are often portrayed as a sign of weakness or femininity.

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Daddy Complex

Daddy Complex

by Dr. Ted Roberts June 14, 2018

I was so afraid of being a terrible dad. My seven abusive stepdads were poor examples of a father. I was terrified that I would mess up my kids; that they would struggle with a Daddy Complex for the rest of their lives.

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My 1st Year as a Dad: What I've Learned

My 1st Year as a Dad: What I've Learned

by Trevor Winsor June 07, 2018

My first year of being a dad can be summarized in one specific interaction with my 1-yr old son. Have you ever had one of those? An experience that teaches you more than you thought it could? I learned a few lessons from this 10-minute time with my son.

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Secret Addictions of a Mom

Secret Addictions of a Mom

by Sarah Peters May 31, 2018

Even though I was clean and sober, I had many other behaviors, that some would call “Christian addictions.” You know what I’m talking about...

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#MomLife

#MomLife

by Anna Philipsen May 17, 2018

How could I be so angry and yell so loudly at this little person that I love so much? How could I be so physically overwhelmed and exhausted every day that I feel completely and utterly helpless? Is this really how parenting is supposed to be? Does every stay-at-home mom drag their feet out of bed and watch the clock all day looking forward to bedtime?

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Taking Care of Momma

Taking Care of Momma

by Shari Chinchen May 10, 2018

When my husband and I decided to begin a family, I naively thought that being a mom would easily fit into this schedule. I thought I would somehow be able to just take the baby along with me, feed her a few Cheerios every now and then, and go on with my life. Then my first baby was placed in my arms. And it all changed.

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5 Ways to Pursue Your Wife

5 Ways to Pursue Your Wife

by Tyler Chinchen February 08, 2018

In many cases, the wife does not feel pursued in the marriage. Her husband may have pursued her vigorously before they were married, but since? Not so much. She feels alone. She feels empty. She feels as though she has lost something valuable. So what does it mean for a wife to feel pursued?

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Starting the Year with S.E.L.F. Awareness

Starting the Year with S.E.L.F. Awareness

by Jackie Chambers January 11, 2018 1 Comment

As we begin the New Year, we need to raise our self-awareness. If you are like me, you may have set goals or resolutions for the New Year. But, how often have we set New Year’s resolutions and failed at our attempts to change?

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New Year, New You?

New Year, New You?

by Nick Stumbo January 04, 2018

Countless times, I committed to friends, mentors, and eventually my spouse that I was going to change my bad habits and start walking in purity and freedom. I failed miserably over and over; and over. If you are looking to do the same in 2018, follow my advice!

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