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what defines your identity?

The Simplify Series invites us to evaluate core values and goals for living beginning with the question: What defines your identity? According to recent research done by the Barna Group, 62% of women of faith base their identity on their motherhood. 13% of those polled said their identity is found in being a disciple of […]

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do these few simple things

Turn on the news and you will hear much dialogue about the increasing levels of youth violence in our nation and the link between unsupervised children and crime. We are in a crisis in America because our families are in a state of disarray. Only irresponsible parents leave children to fend for themselves.  Hebrews 12:9 […]

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a continuous circle

However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband (Ephesians 5:33). Have you noticed that the wedding band, the symbol of marital union, shows no evidence of a beginning nor an end?  How does the circle represent our respective roles in the marriage relationship? […]

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just do what I do

Mentorship is investment in another person’s life with the aim of helping him to grow.  For the Christ -follower, it is the goal to see the one mentored come to a place of recognizing their need of God’s grace and to also mature in their faith.  As the apostle Paul told those he spiritually fathered, […]

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pray for wisdom

Wives, do not be deceived by the “I’ve got it all together” exterior of your man.  Yes, he is strong and he is determined, but he is still a child of God in need of divine wisdom.  I think we can all agree that the huge responsibility a husband bears in the spiritual, relational and […]

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