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September 2015

Money Management for the Christian Family by Walter Moodie with Glen Hoos

If money is causing tension in your family, consider this three-step plan.

 

In his day, John D. Rockefeller was one of the richest men in the world. For all practical purposes, his money was virtually limitless. Once, an interviewer asked him, “How much money is enough?” Rockefeller replied, “Just a little bit more!”

As outrageous as it sounds, haven’t we all been…

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Manners and Making Friends By Donna Jones

What can parents do when their child wants to make friends?

My heart broke as I listened to the sounds of my 9-year-old son’s sobs coming from behind his bedroom door. Our family’s recent move meant leaving behind friends he’d had for years. Now in a new school, he found himself trying desperately to find a niche for himself. I wanted…

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Good News on the Marriage Front by Jim Daly

New research suggests the millennial generation is finally ready to settle down, get married and start a family – in that order.

That’s good news after years of disheartening trends. Ever since the sexual revolution, most of what we’ve heard about marriage has been bleak. Marriage scholar Brad Wilcox explains: “Since the 1960s, the rate of new marriages has fallen by…

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Trusting God in the goodbyes! By Jim Daly

During a recent trip to Pennsylvania, I had the pleasure of meeting Amanda Pietrocola. Ms. Pietrocola and her family are friends of the ministry, and last summer she attended our Boundless conference. Amanda shared with me that she and her family had recently fostered two young girls. Their story provides a good snapshot of the realities associated with foster care.…

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Creative Problem-Solving By Greg Smalley

“Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor.”

— Ecclesiastes 4:9

We’ve already said that shared responsibility and good communication are essential elements of any successful and thriving marriage, but the question remains: exactly how does a couple go about developing these traits?

Part of the answer is that, while there are some things you can do…

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