Why It’s Important for You to Know and Live Your Core Values Today
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Why It’s Important for You to Know and Live Your Core Values Today

If asked, could you define your core values? Okay, maybe we should start by explaining what the phrase”core values” means. Core values are the fundamental beliefs that help people and organizations make decisions and focus on goals. Knowing our core values can help us make choices, manage our time more effectively, and balance our careers,…

The Best Way to Apply the 10 Commandments to Your Life Today
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The Best Way to Apply the 10 Commandments to Your Life Today

What thoughts float through your mind whenever the subject of the Commandments comes up? Are you guilty? Uncomfortable? Disinterested? Proud? Do you believe there are a couple that are antiquated and just don’t apply anymore? Do you ever mentally run through the list and think, “Hmm, I’m doing a pretty good job?” Whatever your reaction…

3 Ways to Graciously Handle the Many Emotions of Mother’s Day
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3 Ways to Graciously Handle the Many Emotions of Mother’s Day

Just the mention of Mother’s Day can produce a whole range of emotions in us.   Maybe like me – you’re already anticipating that all over the place wave of feelings. I’ve experienced motherhood as a biological mother, an adoptive mother, a foster mother, a mother-in-law, and a substitute mother. I’ve had a mother, a…

How to Answer Someone Who Says Your Faith is Belief Without Evidence
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How to Answer Someone Who Says Your Faith is Belief Without Evidence

There’s a Twitter user who seems to take pleasure in challenging followers of Jesus and the Bible. This individual often replies to faith posts with comments like… “Faith is believing something without sufficient evidence. Faith is pretending to know things you don’t know.” Is that right? Is faith belief without evidence? This is how the…

How to Find Your Significance in the Only Thing that Lasts Forever
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How to Find Your Significance in the Only Thing that Lasts Forever

Do you ever feel insignificant? Do you feel like you’re trying hard to do your best yet you’re just not measuring up? Welcome to the club! The enemy of our souls wants us to believe that without popularity, possessions, prestige, and power . . . we are insignificant. But how did Jesus describe the enemy?…

2 Important Things to Remember As You Go Through Seasons of Change
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2 Important Things to Remember As You Go Through Seasons of Change

One thing is certain in life . . . things change. Some love it and others find it terrifying. I think most of us get excited about positive changes but just the thought of unpleasant changes can make us anxious. If the season is difficult, hearing the words “this too shall pass” may be encouraging…