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10 Things You Never Need to Worry About

As I’ve grown older, I’ve made it a point to not waste a day worrying about something I can’t control.

Here are ten things that you never need to worry about if you follow God’s trustworthy Word and depend on the One who can do all things...

Allowances, Chores and Teaching Stewardship

Should you give your child an allowance? Should it be connected to chores? Financial and parenting expert Shane Barkley addresses the differing approaches to teaching kids money management skills.

It's Time to be OK with Never Getting Married

"What if I never marry?" They say people fear public speaking more than death itself, but I believe there’s a greater fear than this. The fear of never getting married is rampant.  And it is crippling Christian women. It’s time. It’s more than time.

It’s time to be okay with never getting married.

Rest: The Forgotten Key to Our Emotional Well-Being

We live in a world where late nights and early mornings validate our human struggle, where doing without physical or emotional sustenance equates with a personal suffrage of sorts. We pass the days telling ourselves when this project is over or this season is done, then we can rest - and we believe those lies.

Protect Your Financial Future

Life is a series of milestones, and at each stage the financial protection of assets, dreams, and goals is important. Whether you are raising a family, moving to a larger home, or planning for college tuition payments and retirement, life insurance is an important consideration for protecting your family and assets

Building a Successful Budget

Whether you’re trying to pay off bills, save for a dream vacation or create a nest egg for retirement, having a sound budget is often the first step toward bringing about your financial goals. While "budgeting" is often associated with cutting spending, creating and sticking to a budget can be a fairly painless process with the right plan in place.

3 Things to Remember When You Feel Like a Powerless Mom

We aspire to be the Pinterest perfect mama: daily creating tasty organic meals while keeping a tidy house, but motherhood is anything but perfect.

If you feel powerless as a mom, I’d like to offer you 3 things to remember when you are spending time in the trenches....

Sharpen Students’ Minds with Proper Nutrition

Bells will soon be ringing, and parents may experience déjá vu for the first several weeks of school. That’s because the early part of each new school year is commonly spent reversing the effect of “summer brain drain” – when kids lose skills they mastered the previous year.

How can a proper diet help reverse this trend?

Fatigue is a Real Symptom, Not Just Aging

You're exhausted all the time, and you know that's not right.  Your doctor says it's all in your head, but you know there's a possible medical reason for how you feel.
If you are suffering from fatigue, or a list of symptoms that won’t go away, odds are extremely good that one of these five causes is the true culprit.

What to Do When Life Feels Incomplete

Do you ever think of your life as being split up into different pieces of a puzzle? You have your spouse, your kids, your job, your friends, your house, your church, etc. It’s all mapped out. It all looks good together.

But what do you do if one of those portions is missing? What if a slice of your life’s pie doesn’t exist yet? What if it never will?

6 Keys to Controlling Your Spending

We all know about clipping coupons and buying in bulk as ways to save some money.  But what are some less-tangible ways a couple can reach their financial goals, and save money?  Here are some ways you may not have thought of!

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