Why Creativity Isn’t Optional for the Church

We love to divide people into groups, with labels that make us easy to understand.…

Six Signs You Might Be Codependent

A few years ago I was sitting across from a dear friend at a loud…

OK, Let’s Stop With All the Talk About ‘Smokin’ Hot’ Wives

Four hundred years ago, Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet and coined the phrases “star-crossed lovers”…

Stephen Chandler: Taking a Wise Risk

One of  my favorite stories in Scripture is found in 1 Samuel 14. The Israelites…

How the Enneagram Can Help You Navigate Relationships

Whether you’re in the office, at home, on a date, or hanging out with friends,…

Infidelity Doesn’t Just Happen. It Starts with These Subtle Warnings

The Internet exploded yesterday when a woman posted a TikTok alleging her affair with Maroon…

Guys, Don’t Blame Your Lust on What She’s Wearing

Fall fashion trends come and go, but one trend that unfortunately always makes its way…

What To Do When Your Dreams Stall

She told me I was selfish to try to be a writer. My mother said…

When Are You Actually an Adult?

What makes one an adult, really? Is it defined by a birthday or a paycheck?…

Are You in the ‘Right’ Job?

You’ve been hearing a lot about quiet quitting over the last few weeks. It’s seemingly…

Signs You Aren’t Ready to Date

For far too long, the overall Christian sub-culture has been down on dating. It’s been…

What to Do If You’re Over Budget Every Month

You blew it. You went over your allotted spending amount in one weekend, and now…

Inflation Is Still Creeping Up. What Does That Mean For You?

Well, hopes that the sharp drop in gas prices would bring inflation down didn’t quite…

Bob Goff: The Life-Changing Power of Staying In Your Lane

If we’re going to do community well and take a genuine interest in others, there’s…

What to Keep In Mind When You’re Struggling With Grief

Several years ago, a pastor who was a longtime mentor and friend of mine did…

The Secret to Feeling Less Lonely in Your Twenties

Every Monday we would gather at our favorite grimy, beach-themed restaurant to eat, drink, and…

How to Be Generous Even When You’re Broke

God calls us to be generous. But what if you’re broke, barely making it through…

The Life Expectancy in America Is Plummeting

Life expectancy in the U.S. has fallen off a cliff for the second year in…

Eight Things Healthy Couples Don’t Do

Last week, I saw a woman slam the car door in her husband’s face and…

Why You Need to Slow Down, According to Science

In 1967, experts on time management delivered a report to the U. S. Senate. These…

Study: Almost Two in Five College Grads Regret Their Major

College is the time where you become the person you are going to be, as…

The Church Needs a New ‘Sex Talk’

When Sheila Gregoire started reading a popular Christian marriage book, she was shocked at the…

So, Your Parents Let You Down. Now What?

Your parents will mess you up. Do you already know this? Is this the reality…

Here Are the Cities Where It’s Hardest for Millennials to Afford to Pay Rent

How expensive can modern life get? If you’re a millennial or a member of Gen…

Don’t Let Comparison Undermine Your Joy

The following account is a sadly true and embarrassing story about me. I hope none…

Is There Actually a Link Between Physical Health and Spiritual Health?

“After we’re done here, we’re gonna hold a little Bible Study.” The man talking is…

A New Study Links Religious Belief to Better Sex, So There.

A new study in the UK found that people who go to church regularly are…

Six Movies to Get You in the Mood for Fall

Fall hasn’t exactly sprung yet, but the days are getting a little shorter and a little cooler,…

The Secret to Making Friends After College

In a world bloated with quick fixes, instant gratification and social media profiles, it can…

Six Questions to Help Avoid Becoming an Ideological Jerk

Years ago, I left vocational ministry due to several bad experiences that left my family…

Seven Ways to Actually Deal With Stress

I’ve always considered myself to be a person who handles stress pretty well. I like…

Breaking a Bad Family Cycle Is Tough But Not Impossible

Have you ever heard, “You laugh just like your mother,” “You seem to be great…

Social Media Is Terrorizing Our Prayer Lives

Time with God is the first thing to go when the schedule gets busy, as…

Study: Sadly, It Appears That Strength Training Will Help You Live Longer

Man, wouldn’t it be great if someday, a game changing new study dropped that revealed…

‘Quiet Quitting’ Isn’t a Thing. Come On.

You may have heard about a new “trend” among those newfangled members of the millennial…

Rich Wilkerson Jr: Your Shame Doesn’t Define You

One of the most common weights I see people carrying is the weight of yesterday’s…

Christian Guys, You’ve Got to Stop Being Creepy to Girls Online.

Alright, guys. Gather ’round. Take a knee. Time for a group huddle. Get comfortable. We’ve…

How Each Enneagram Type Can Handle Their Anger

What makes you mad? Each Enneagram type has its own unique anger triggers, ways of…

Three Myths Movies and TV Have Taught Us About Sex

We all remember those awkward “talks” with our parents or those sixth grade reproductive health…

Why You Should See a Counselor Before You’re in a Crisis

Some people have always had to be intentional about their mental health. Either because of…