Dr. Carol Peters-Tanksley Articles

3 Biblical Ways You Can Pray During the COVID-19 Crisis

Praying is a good thing. Always! For the believer prayer should be the first thing we go to. And yet we know that some...
4 Faith-Filled Tips to Help You Learn to Love Well

4 Faith-Filled Tips to Help You Learn to Love Well

While learning to love well is a lifelong process, loving well was something I was privileged to deeply experience with my husband. Though by no means perfect, God blessed me with a very loving marriage. That could never have happened unless I learned to love well.The...

If You Want a Healthy Marriage, Love’s Not All You Need

If You Want a Healthy Marriage, Love’s Not All You Need

If you're over a certain age, perhaps you can hear it in your head even now: "All you need is love. Love. Love is all you need."But love is not all you need. At least if by "love" you mean that butterflies-and-rainbows, all-engrossing feeling in your stomach when you...

3 Surprising Ways God Is Not All You Need

3 Surprising Ways God Is Not All You Need

God can and does work any way He chooses. But God did not create you to need only Him. That may sound dangerous to say, but hear me out. God does not work alone. There are at least three ways in which God is not all you need.I know what it's like to look for...

How You Can Shift to a More Godly Focus in the New Year

How You Can Shift to a More Godly Focus in the New Year

Happy 2020! Welcome to a new year and a new decade!And if you want this year to be better than last year, the most important place to begin is choosing your focus.Research demonstrates that what you focus on becomes larger in your mind. Regardless of your...

3 Key Truths to Keep Your Spiritual Warfare Healthy

3 Key Truths to Keep Your Spiritual Warfare Healthy

Bring up the topic of spiritual warfare, and some people shout hallelujah and begin praising God. Other people respond to the idea of warfare with anxiety or fear. When it comes to the practical everyday Christian life, can spiritual warfare be healthy?I've seen what...

Choose to Find Healing for Your Broken Heart at Christmas

Choose to Find Healing for Your Broken Heart at Christmas

The little olive wood creche was special to me ever since I purchased it at a little tourist shop in Bethlehem. Travel and several moves later, it was badly broken, not much more than a pile of wooden pieces. But I couldn't get rid of it.The first Christmas after my...

What Your Spouse Really Wants for Christmas

What Your Spouse Really Wants for Christmas

Gift-giving can be complicated. What does your spouse want? How much money do you spend? You may feel pressure to "top" last year's gift or to "match" what your spouse is giving you. Some couples solve these challenges by agreeing to not give each other gifts. It may...

‘Is My Marriage Toxic?’ 3 Ways You Can Know for Sure

‘Is My Marriage Toxic?’ 3 Ways You Can Know for Sure

How bad is bad enough? When you are unhappily married that can be a difficult question. If you're serious about following Jesus you are reluctant to consider leaving your marriage. But evil exists in our sinful world, even within marriage. And you may find yourself...

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