Faith + Life

Becoming an Effective Mentor

I remember when my friend Emily announced that she was going to ask our older friend Sherry to mentor her. My heart twisted ugly, in part jealousy and part pride. Of course, I wanted Sherry to mentor me, and so I was […]

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Loving Others in the Midst of Disagreement

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” —John 13:34 – 35 Something very sweet happened the other day to […]

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Save up to 50% on Gifts for Mom

It’s tricky picking the perfect present for Mother’s Day. You want a gift that shows your appreciation — a gift that matches the unique personality of the mother in your life. Every mom is different, so we’ve created a whole range of gift ideas. […]

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Mirroring Christ

My husband has a great attitude. It’s always positive and from God’s perspective. Oh, he’s not perfect — none of us are — but he has a way of looking at things that remind me that God is in control and everything is going to be […]

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Spiritual Friends

Find a spiritual friend! Have you ever wished you could sit down and talk with a mature Christian who would listen and pray for you? Are you willing to share what is on your mind and heart, knowing everything will be kept […]

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Sometimes Pizza is Better than Steak

Pizza or steak? My son’s birthday was this week and one of the joys of having him and his family living closer to us now is that we can celebrate together on such occasions. I thought I could make him a special dinner […]

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