The Bible's election-year plan

Food, water, shelter, clothing, and an SEYPP. Those are the basics we all need right now; everything else is gravy. What's an SEYPP, you ask?  It's…


I will cast a vote, but I have a higher calling as a Citizen

Next week, I will exercise my right as a citizen of our country, and cast my vote for the next President of the United States. I, like the rest of…


How to tackle tough topics with your kids

We have a twelve-year-old boy and he is now, more than ever, interested in what’s going on in the world. He wants to know about things like abortion…


How to empower your teen to think critically about the news

If you’ve found yourself wanting to escape the constant din of news this year, you’re not alone.  With so much happening in the world—a global…


Seeking H-E-L-P for teen suicide prevention

Back in the 1970s, a cult leader emerged who radicalized a small community of people and convinced them that the only way to ultimately…


Where are all the pregnant girls in our pews?

I sat there that day, staring into the eyes of a beautiful seventeen-year-old with tears streaming down her face. “Beth” told me what so many girls…


13 Reasons Why You're Loved

As we head into summer, we want to make sure you know how much you are loved and valued by your heavenly Father. Life can be hard and give us reason…


13 Reasons Why Not

Netflix has confirmed it will be releasing a third season of the suicide-focused teenage drama 13 Reasons Why. If you have seen the news in the…


How to Talk to Your Kids about the Border Wall

How to Talk to Your Kids about the Border Wall (Or Any Social Issue)

Let’s start this discussion with a Texas-sized caveat: I do not intend to take a political stance on this issue or ignite a partisan discussion. As…