By: Michael Ross
“I’m a Christian, but I don’t understand why the church creates so many rules for sex,” 17-year-old Alex says. “Where in the Bible does it say it’s off-limits for singles? And what if I don’t ever want to get married? Does this mean I’ll have to remain celibate?” Continue reading “Communicating to Teens That Sex Is a Sacred Affair”
By: Susan Joy
A delicious nut-free version of Hot Cross Buns. These traditional Easter Buns have a more bread-like texture than regular gluten-free muffin style Hot Cross Buns. Spiced with cinnamon and allspice and glazed to add a beautiful shine to their tops. Perfect for school lunch boxes. Continue reading “Nut-Free Hot Cross Buns”
By: Laura Bennett
With pop music at our disposal 24/7, it’s easy forget that behind every great song is a great story. Inspired by the death of his father, Mercy Me lead singer Bart Millard wrote ‘I Can Only Imagine’ to process what he’d seen happen to his Dad, and what it would be like to stand in heaven before God. Continue reading “What You Didn’t Know About ‘I Can Only Imagine’s’ Lead Actor, J.Michael Finley”
By: Clare Bruce
It brought celebrity TV host James Corden to tears, and made singer Christina Perri tweet that her ‘heart is full’. The viral video that has people damp-eyed around the world is a ‘carpool karaoke’ style lip sync video, created for World Down Syndrome Day (March 21). Continue reading “The Viral Video Making Kids with Down Syndrome Famous (and Their Mums!)”
By: Jennie Scott
Only hours before, I lay immobile on the operating table. Numb from the chest down, I could only watch as nurses draped the sterile field of my abdomen with blue cloth. They counted gauze strips and scalpels, forceps and scissors. They prepared my body for the birth of my child, a birth in which I would be a passive observer. Continue reading “Why Mending What’s Broken Always Means Moving”
By: Dr Justin Coulson | Happy Families
When it comes to discipline, there are two schools of thought.
Some parents think discipline is about punishment. They believe the best way to teach children to learn the lessons of life is to hurt them. They use time-out, they withdraw privileges, they ground their kids, and in many cases they even hit them. Continue reading “How to Teach Your Child to Think About Others”
By: Clare Bruce
A third of school principals are working up to 65 hour weeks, swamped in paperwork and bureaucratic checklists, and burnout is high. Continue reading “School Principals Under Stress as Violence and Paperwork Increase”
By: Supriya Sajja
There’s a universal statement we can make about all people – no matter age, race, gender, talents, wealth.
We all experience change. Continue reading “Embrace the Change”
By: Focus On The Family
Many married couples are surprised when their relationship moves from the “honeymoon phase” into real life!
Continue reading “Working Together as a Team in Your Marriage”
By: Jennie Scott
I’ve been praying a specific prayer for several years now. Years.
But the answer still remains “no” — or at least, “not yet.” Continue reading “When Someone Else Gets the Answer to Your Prayer”