10 things you shouldn’t give up for Lent

The Christian season of Lent begins today on Ash Wednesday, as a reflection of the 40 days Jesus fasted prior to beginning his public ministry.   The most common tradition for evangelical Christians who have adopted this element of the liturgical calendar, is abstaining from a certain food, habit or vice for the 40 days [...]

By |2017-03-01T16:00:45-05:00March 1st, 2017|All Articles|350 Comments

5 Ways to Show Love Through Listening

Valentine’s Day is about love, but demonstrating that love takes more than chocolates, flowers and romantic dinners. It takes action. I’m reminded of the 90s DC Talk song “Luv Is A Verb”. It causes us to do. It’s not passive.   A basic human need — besides food, water, shelter — is the need for [...]

By |2017-02-13T16:30:48-05:00February 13th, 2017|All Articles, Love|720 Comments

Single this Valentine’s Day? Here’s what you can do!

Guest post by Mindy Black from FamilyLife Canada   When you think of Valentine’s Day does it make you smile or do you get a little overwhelmed by the pressure to make it a big deal? Do you think of restaurants filled with doe-eyed, hand holding couples exchanging poetry and pet names? Are you already [...]

By |2017-02-08T00:12:06-05:00February 8th, 2017|All Articles, Family, Ministries|195 Comments
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