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10 Powerful Bible Verses to Help You Persevere When You’re in Pain

Holidays bring joy—yet for many, they also bring sadness and sorrow. Allow the truth of God's Word to bring you...
7 Things Your Son Needs From You, Dad

7 Things Your Son Needs From You, Dad

When I was 11, my family moved to a new city, and I hated it. I didn't like our new house, my new school or the kids in our new neighborhood. Every day I went to school, I just wanted to leave and fly back to my old town. So I used to fake like I was sick so I'd be...

Why You Feel You Just Can’t Stop Watching Porn

Why You Feel You Just Can’t Stop Watching Porn

Just for the sake of argument, let's change the keyword for a minute. Let's say we're talking about something more harmless—like donuts. Imagine for a moment you've got a friend who hates his job, is miserable in his marriage or just has the sense his life is...

10 Ways to Let Your Wife Know She Still Captures Your Heart

10 Ways to Let Your Wife Know She Still Captures Your Heart

What can you start doing that communicates, "I love my wife"? Author Stasi Eldredge writes about a woman's deepest need:Little girls want to know, Am I lovely? The twirling skirts, the dress up, the longing to be pretty and to be seen—that is what that's all...

10 Romantic Ideas for a Date-Night Getaway

10 Romantic Ideas for a Date-Night Getaway

Is your married life a constant whirlwind of activity? Or maybe it's comfortably tedious? Possibly a little of both? Regardless of where you are, the key concept in terms of the best romantic getaways is the word "getaway." Whatever your schedule, romance often falls...

Be Sure to Teach Your Son These 10 Things for His First Date

Be Sure to Teach Your Son These 10 Things for His First Date

When I was working with teenagers, I was approached by a high school guy I had befriended. He was a freshman and going to his first homecoming dance. He was nervous and asked me for advice about how to treat his date. I took a moment to think back to my own first...

10 Sure Steps to Resolve Family Feuds

10 Sure Steps to Resolve Family Feuds

World magazine reports, "Few family feuds could have implications more dire than the dispute between two elderly Mexican brothers believed to be the last two native speakers of the ancient Zoque language. Mexican linguists say if the two 70-year-old brothers don't...

10 Ways to Stay Connected With Your Kids

10 Ways to Stay Connected With Your Kids

When I was in my 20s, there was a group of families I got to know pretty well. The parents were all around 10 to 15 years older than I. They were great examples of how to parent. However, even they had their issues. One particular couple was having issues connecting...

Every Dad Needs to Have These 10 Conversations With His Teenager

Every Dad Needs to Have These 10 Conversations With His Teenager

If you have a child entering adolescence, you need to discuss the turmoil and triumphs they will face. You should plan to talk about the following: physical changes, peer pressure, academic expectations, substance abuse, sex, freedom, friends, their communication with...

10 Things You Can Teach Your Kids That College Can’t

10 Things You Can Teach Your Kids That College Can’t

I'll never forget when I received the news. A teenager I had befriended while he was in high school had been arrested in his college town for selling drugs. It didn't make sense to me. He always struck me as such a good kid. He was rarely in trouble at all, let alone...

5 Things Good Dads Kick Out of Their Lives

5 Things Good Dads Kick Out of Their Lives

The transition from childless adult to being responsible for the life of another human being is dynamic and life-altering. Sleep becomes a luxury and sex, at times, a distant memory. Yet to become a good father is such a beautiful honor and the unconditional love that...

25 Characteristics of a Husband Who Truly Loves His Wife

25 Characteristics of a Husband Who Truly Loves His Wife

Many years ago, I met a quiet freshman in high school named Kevin. He started dating Allie when they were just 14. Four years later, they were still dating, and I asked Kevin, who had just graduated, to help me lead a cabin of guys for a week at summer camp. Every...

Why Your Apologies to Your Wife Should Include These 10 Steps

Why Your Apologies to Your Wife Should Include These 10 Steps

Tom Penders, the University of Houston basketball coach, received a technical foul from referees during a game when he dropped to his knees and fell face down due to a heart condition. The refs thought he was protesting a call, so they "T'd" him up. The sad part is...

5 Encouraging Ways to Help Your Kids Stand for Holiness

5 Encouraging Ways to Help Your Kids Stand for Holiness

One of our subscribers pointed out the fact that if we are raising our children to stand for what is right, then we are raising them to be a minority. A minority is a hard place to be, and it's a hard position to put our children in—even though we know that it's...

7 Ways to Build Kids With Character

7 Ways to Build Kids With Character

Renowned speaker Ravi Zacharias was being driven to the airport after one of his many speaking engagements around the world. The driver told him that he and his wife brought their neighbor. Zacharias asked, "What did she think?" The driver said his neighbor thought he...

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