Learning shouldn’t stop just because school is out. In fact, stepping too far away from the books can result in a learning loss. However, research has shown that encouraging kids to read just six books, or 20 minutes a day, over the summer can help prevent the summer slide.
As women, we grow up dreaming about whom we’ll someday marry. We watch countless romantic movies and read fairy tales about Prince Charming. Often when our interests are sparked and feelings are flowing, we can get swept away and even lose sight of what is true.
But God can give guidance or even some red flags of those to be aware of along the way.
Lazy summer days may sound refreshing to parents, however, they may be detrimental to their children’s educational advancement. Parents can help their children avoid this “summer slide” by reinvigorating creativity, innovation and education during the summer.
We live in a broken world, and when two broken people attempt to build a life together, they’re going to have trials. The words that we speak to each other (and their intentions) are imperative to the success of our marriage, especially when we disagree - because, let’s be honest, we won’t always agree on every issue....
A homeless drug addict who broke into an Arkansas church and vandalized $100,000 worth of property was baptized at that same place of worship just six months later – all because the staff and church members displayed grace and got him much-needed help.
Despite my struggles to be consistent, I have somehow developed a few non-negotiables as it relates to prayer. I am no theologian, just a woman who has needed God more than the very air I’m breathing. And just in case you need Him like that too, I’m passing on these suggestions in hopes that your personal prayer time will become a place of refuge...
As a chocoholic, I’ve often reveled in the knowledge that dark chocolate is considered a healthy treat—and even a “super food.” Sadly, it turns out that chocolate really isn’t as healthy as we’ve been led to believe.
So what ARE the benefits of chocolate? What are we chocoholics to do?
This touching story of unconditional love was inspired by Francis Chan's newest book. As a rare visual disease robs his wife of her vision, this husband is determined to show blind devotion to her - no matter the cost.
Watch this story of love that wins no matter the obstacle - truly inspiring!
When Logan Kavaluskis got a surprise puppy for his birthday, the 13-year-old couldn’t hold back the tears. But not just because he’d always wanted a puppy, but also because the thoughtful gift came from his dad, Joe Kavaluskis, who’d passed away just 5 days prior.