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Do Something Awesome: Build a Family

Do Something Awesome: Build a Family

Jul 07, 2014|Owen Strachan

The way to happiness is when we exchange our sin and selfishness and small dreams for something harder and better and God-honoring.

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8 Steps to Break a Cycle of Family Dysfunction

8 Steps to Break a Cycle of Family Dysfunction

May 19, 2014|Tim Sanford

Destructive relationship patterns can get passed down from one generation to the next. Here's how you can set a new precedent for your future family.

The Encumbered Life

Every Woman a Mother

May 05, 2014|Zoe Erler

Motherhood is a high calling for all women — whether single, married, fertile or infertile

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    Daddy's Girls[25:22]

    Jan 16, 2014 | Martha Krienke,Abby Hope and Briana Stensrud
Not Your Sister

Not Your Sister

Jan 13, 2014|Elisabeth Adams

What does it mean to be siblings in Christ?

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Why Have Babies

Why Have Babies?

May 20, 2013|Candice Watters

You may think your reasons for having babies are biblical, but if you're like me, you've absorbed a lot more culture and a lot less Bible than you realize.

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Sibling Survival

Sibling Survival

The key to loving your siblings well is grace and intentionality.

Helping Your Parents Help You

Helping Your Parents Help You

Feb 15, 2013|Candice Watters

If getting married is something you hope to do, your parents (or other parental surrogates) are likely among your best advocates.

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Learning From Ruth, Part 2

Dec 17, 2012|Candice Watters

The book of Ruth has much to say about getting to marriage in difficult circumstances, under the watchful, purposeful sovereignty of God.

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    Home Headship[24:57]

    Aug 09, 2012 | Leon Wirth,Nathan Pyle,Mike Halsmith and Jesse Florea

Held Hostage by Unforgiveness

Jun 20, 2012|Joshua Rogers

It's easy to feel justified in resenting a fallen father.

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    Missing Dad[23:59]

    Jun 14, 2012 | Mike Halsmith,Patrick Dunn and Julie Hill

The Thrill of Dishonoring My Father

Jun 13, 2012|Joshua Rogers

Validation comes at a high price – but who cares, as long as your parent is footing the bill?

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Childless on Mother's Day

May 10, 2012|Rachel Starr Thomson

If you're a woman who appears to be within childbearing age, people make assumptions. Learn how to handle their expectations with grace and femininity.

Abortion and Rape

Apr 27, 2012|Matt Kaufman

Many say abortion is the closest thing to a solution in cases of rape. Here's research that shows it isn't in the best interest of either mother or child.

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    You Are Special[18:48]

    Apr 19, 2012 | Bob West,Ashley Boyer,Jared Ehrke and Jeremy Woodard
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    Home Missions[21:00]

    Apr 05, 2012 | Jason Tippetts,Ashley Brannon and Roger Ingolia

If You Missed the Blessing

If you grew up in a home that withheld the blessing, take heart.

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What My Abortions Taught Me

Jan 18, 2012|Brenda Kilhoffer

If only I had known how my choices would affect my life and my relationships

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Midnight in the Bedroom of Good and Evil

Dec 07, 2011|Christopher Riordan

Dying to self doesn't happen in an evening.

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Kids Don't Retrofit

Oct 14, 2011|Candice Watters

I used to think I could fit kids into my life. Now I'm not so sure.

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Not an Option

Oct 12, 2011|Candice Watters

When something everyone thinks is normal is not an option for you, you live differently.

Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother

Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother

Oct 07, 2011|Thabiti Anyabwile

How does a person navigate him or herself into adulthood and maintain a healthy respect for their parents?

Missing Mom

Oct 06, 2011|Jennifer Nelson

How could I go on without her?

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    The Parent Trap[25:32]

    Oct 06, 2011 | Martha Krienke,Travis Williams and Matt Ehersman
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Examine Thy Father and Mother

Oct 05, 2011|Rachel Starr Thomson

Step back and observe what your parents did and taught to see how it lines up with God’s perspective.

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Set Go Ready

Set, Go ... Ready

Too many 20-somethings are delaying some of the most personally satisfying pursuits. It doesn't have to be that way.

Imagine Your Children

Jun 17, 2011|Jonathan Dodson

Fear could jump-start your parental preparation. And parental frustrations could lead to personal reformation.

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Five Things You Didn't Know Fathers Do

Jun 15, 2011|Glenn T. Stanton

Instead of simply handing Dad another tie this Father's Day, thank him for making a difference in your life.

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How Mothering Makes More of Us

May 05, 2011|Jenny Schroedel

Society makes it sound like having a child is the end of the good life. Actually, it’s the beginning of a better life.

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When Your Parents Divorce ...

Mar 17, 2011|Sandi Greene

It's no easier if the split comes after you've left home. So what can you do to get through the tough times?

Adding Meaning to the Holidays

Adding Meaning to the Holidays

Dec 24, 2010|Candice Watters

Celebrating the season is about more than just adding activities to an already packed schedule.  

From Adopted to Adopting

Nov 19, 2010|Justin Taylor

The consequences for the Christian who's been adopted by a heavenly Father are considerable.  

The Accidental Housewife

Sep 22, 2010|Kimberly Eddy

No one told me the dirty little secret about becoming a mother ... that I would never feel the same about work.  

The Hardest Mission Field

The Hardest Mission Field

Jun 22, 2010|Kimberly Eddy

Witnessing to total strangers on the street is one thing. But sharing the Gospel with family brings things to an entirely new level.  

When Your Parents Treat You Like a Child

When Your Parents Treat You Like a Child

May 25, 2010|Angela Moon

When your parents treat you like a child, what should you do? Read these stories from young adults who can relate, and pick up some ideas of how to respond.  

Where the Boys Aren't

Feb 19, 2010|Thomas Jeffries

With female students now outnumbering males on most college campuses, many guys don't lead simply because they don't have to.

Bye Bye, Pebble Baby

Mar 24, 2009|Brenna Kate Simonds

I was seven weeks and six days pregnant. And something didn't feel quite right.

Little Teachers, Big Lessons

Feb 26, 2009|Michael Lawrence

Some of my greatest teachers have been under the age of 10.

Study to Show Yourself a SAHM

Feb 25, 2009|Heather Koerner

I was overwhelmingly frustrated: Why in the world can't I handle one tiny baby and a 1,200 square foot house?

Looking For My Birth Mother

Jan 15, 2009|Kimberly Eddy

Kimberly's search silenced the questions that had swirled in her mind for most of her life.

More and Merrier

Jan 09, 2009|Rachel Starr Thomson

Numbers don't automatically create a loving community, but ...

Radical Womanhood: The Mommy Wars

Dec 11, 2008|Carolyn McCulley

In the mommy wars, every believing woman needs to enlist.

From My Love

Nov 26, 2008|George Halitzka

Maybe you're done with people. Maybe you've decided real relationships are a nice accessory to life, but ultimately not worth the pain.

The Happiness Trap

Sep 05, 2008|Roberto Rivera y Carlo

Would you rather be "happy" or "blessed"?

Working Man Hands

Jun 11, 2008|Tim Challies

I saw in Dad's hands an ideal, and to me they represented a hard-working man who labored diligently to support his family.

20-Something Reasons to Live at Home

May 23, 2008|Rachel Starr Thomson

Family life offers many blessings for the stay-at-home single adult, provided that we use this stage to actively and responsibly build a future.

Why I'm At Home

Mar 07, 2008|Heather Koerner

Most women want to be stay-at-home moms. Heather decided to make that happen.

Eat the Car

Jun 21, 2007|Heather Koerner

To stay at home with your kids, it's best to start planning now. But what happens when it's too late to plan? Or your plans just didn't work?

Ten Things Now to Stay at Home Later

Ten Things Now to Stay at Home Later

May 24, 2007|Heather Koerner

Think you want to stay home to raise your future children? Think you don't? Either way, you should read this.

Give Me My Flowers While I'm Living

May 17, 2007|Thabiti Anyabwile

Tell your loved ones how you feel. Now.

After a Miscarriage

Mar 22, 2007|Jenny Schroedel

The death of a loved one is devastating, even if that loved one has never been born.

When to Say Goodbye

When to Say Goodbye

Oct 12, 2006|Thomas Jeffries

It's far too risky to wait until your loved one is on their deathbed.

The Laissez-Faire Family

Sep 28, 2006|Roberto Rivera y Carlo

Though not obvious, there's a meaningful link between the increase in childless couples and the weakening of marriage among the non-college educated.

Haunted By His Absence

Sep 07, 2006|Thabiti Anyabwile

All his father left him was his razor and shaving brush. And an emptiness that endures decades later.

Get to Work or Else?

Jul 27, 2006|Roberto Rivera y Carlo

Most well-educated women have chosen to stay at home with their babies rather than work in the market economy. Now why would some people find that shameful?

Why Family? Part 2: Crucible and Legacy

Jul 06, 2006|Steve Watters

A pervasive myth in our culture is that commitment and sacrifice are barriers to our fulfillment - but family is really the path to fulfillment.

Why Family? Part 1: Purpose and Blessing

Jun 29, 2006|Steve Watters

Single men have asked "Who should I marry?" and "When should I marry?" But now they're finding themselves asking a more fundamental question: "Why marry?"

Children Are The Good Life

May 04, 2006|Roberto Rivera y Carlo

Children are no longer viewed as an essential part of what it means to live the "good life." But they are. And parents are better people for them.

Things Left Undone: Thoughts on Guilt and Grief

Jan 26, 2006|Jenny Schroedel

A loved one dies. What can we do with our regrets? What can we do with the questions that seem to have no answers?

The Myth of Balance

Jan 12, 2006|Roberto Rivera y Carlo

The myth of "balance" is one of our culture's most pervasive and destructive myths. And Perpetua did not fall for it.

My Inner Mommy War

Nov 24, 2005|Heather Koerner

I wanted to take care of my baby full time. But doing so seemed financial risky. I found myself hesitant to do the right thing because of fear.

A Role I Want to Fill

Aug 25, 2005|Grace Dyck, Drew Dyck

Gender roles are attacked — and defended — regularly on college campuses. For Dyck, settling the issue and moving on is part of growing up.

Taking Themselves Too Seriously

Jul 28, 2005|Roberto Rivera y Carlo

Judith Warner's book, "Perfect Madness" is getting a lot of press, as is the broader topic of mommy anxiety. It's high time to expose Warner's whining.

Living with Daring: Being a Dad

Jun 16, 2005|Roberto Rivera y Carlo

Becoming a dad is relatively easy, biologically speaking. Becoming a good dad, now that's a whole different story.

Get Smart

May 05, 2005|Laurel Robinson

Oh the heels of big name books that slam motherhood, one author's writing about some surprising benefits to having babies.

An Empty Future?

Apr 21, 2005|Roberto Rivera y Carlo

For a generation of singles, living life to the fullest could spell the end of life.

Seeking a Homeland: Thoughts on Moving

Seeking a Homeland: Thoughts on Moving

Feb 10, 2005|Jenny Schroedel

Finding a place to live is about more than lot size, square footage and resale. It's about finding your way home.

Motherhood On Trial

May 27, 2004|Megan Basham

Motherhood is a blessing, but sometimes even strong pro-lifers subconsciously think otherwise. Megan shows us why.

Presley to Preacher: Part 3

Mar 25, 2004|Steve Watters

Discovering the wealth of the king.

Presley to Preacher: Part 2

Feb 26, 2004|Steve Watters

The difference between trying to get people to like you and learning to love like God does.

Presley to Preacher: Part 1

Jan 29, 2004|Steve Watters

How a visit with Elvis changed my dad’s view of talent.

Abortion and Rape

Jan 08, 2004|Matt Kaufman

Even after a rape, abortion is never the answer: Choosing life is best for both mother and child.

Unmerry Christmas

Unmerry Christmas

Dec 11, 2003|J. Budziszewski

What should you do when your family takes the focus of Christmas off Christ?

Monkey on My Back

Nov 06, 2003|J. Budziszewski

The frustrations of pesky parents and the imperfections of those they’d like us to date.

Not What You Think, Part 2

Apr 24, 2003|J. Budziszewski

Last time Eddie tried to explain away his drinking. This time Theo's getting to the real reasons.

Not What You Think, Part 1

Feb 20, 2003|J. Budziszewski

He never drinks too much except on weekends. Or when he’s celebrating. Or he needs cheering up. Or ... excuses, excuses.

The Live One, Part 3

Aug 22, 2002|J. Budziszewski

You've met Richard, whose girlfriend had an abortion. Now meet his girlfriend and his brother; one's grateful to Theo, the other's boiling mad.

Forgotten Fathers

Jul 25, 2002|Marshall Allen

Many men don't want their children to be aborted. What do they do when they can't stop it?

Finding a Father

Jun 27, 2002|Sara Eggers

Her dad took off a long time ago. She still has days when she cries about it. But she also has something — Some One — else.

America’s Cultural Suicide

Feb 14, 2002|Sean McMeekin

Not without controversy, Buchanan's new book raises some good points about Americans' failure to have children. And looking at my graduating class, I'd have to say he's not far off the mark.

Grandma, Where Have You Gone?

Jan 03, 2002|Sean McMeekin

Too often, we don't realize a good thing till it's gone. That's saddest when the good thing is a grandparent.

The Live One, Part 2

Oct 12, 2001|J. Budziszewski

After a long wait, the conclusion to Richard's conversation with Theophilus about his girlfriend's abortion is here.

A Major Decision

May 24, 2001|Anne Morse

You, or your future wife, are not doomed to a nine-to-five job like some would have you believe.

My Father's Closet

Apr 05, 2001

When someone says they're gay, they get all the attention. But what about those they leave behind?

Artistry vs. Responsibility

Mar 22, 2001|Marshall Allen

It’s tempting to go for the glamour when choosing a major. But as this quirky film reminds us, choosing a path that pays the bills is a noble task.

The Live One, Part 1

Feb 08, 2001|J. Budziszewski

Can abortion make you suicidal? What if you're a man?

College Ruined Her

Jan 04, 2001|J. Budziszewski

Sometimes, a trip home for the holidays can be a painful experience. Especially when you've changed.

My Brother Ben

May 24, 2000|Jennifer Boerema

He isn't like other boys his age. But to me, he is perfect.

What Do Women Want?

May 13, 1999|Anne Morse

Morse reviews Danielle Crittenden's book, What Our Mothers Didn't Tell Us: Why Happiness Eludes the Modern Woman

Babies and Boardroom: You Can Have it All

Nov 05, 1998|Anne Morse

You say you want a career and someday, children. How will you balance them? Today’s mommies and daddies are blazing the trail.

Child-Rearing Interlude

Wiegand’s decision to be a full-time mom made sense to her, but to her Harvard colleagues, it was a break in her all-important career stream.

THE BOUNDLESS BUZZ

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