Category Archives: Focus on the family

Prioritizing Your Marriage in the Midst of Motherhood (Part 1 of 2)

Popular blogger Becky Thompson offers encouragement and practical advice to moms on how they can reconnect with their husband and strengthen their marriage amidst the many demands of parenting. (Part 1 of 2)
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Surrendering My Heart to God

John and Julie Manning tell how their lives have been turned upside down since she was diagnosed with a life-threatening heart condition, and how God has shown them the importance of living every day as if it were their last.
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Reframing Life's Disappointments

Author Laurie Polich Short describes how your outlook on unwanted and negative circumstances shapes your life, and how transforming your perspective can empower you to embrace whatever comes your way, be it good or bad.
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Empowering Your Family Through Love and Respect (Part 2 of 2)

Author and speaker Dr. Emerson Eggerichs shares stories from his childhood and parenting journey to paint a vivid picture of just how vital love and respect are to a family as a whole. (Part 2 of 2)

 
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Empowering Your Family Through Love and Respect (Part 1 of 2)

Author and speaker Dr. Emerson Eggerichs shares stories from his childhood and parenting journey to paint a vivid picture of just how vital love and respect are to a family as a whole. (Part 1 of 2)
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Developing Your Child's Unique Personality

Julie Lyles Carr offers insights on how you can cultivate and encourage the special, distinct qualities of your child’s personality in a discussion based on her book, Raising an Original: Parenting Each Child According to Their Unique God-Given Temperament. 
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Releasing People-Pleasing, Accepting Jesus

Bible teacher and author Jennie Allen encourages women to stop seeking others’ approval and to instead find the peace that comes through God’s love and acceptance in a discussion based on her book Nothing to Prove: Why We Can Stop Trying So Hard.
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Moving From Loneliness to Intimacy in Your Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Psychologist David Clarke offers several practical ideas for couples to improve their marital intimacy, from regularly scheduled talk times, to spiritual leadership and being accountable to others. (Part 2 of 2)
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Moving From Loneliness to Intimacy in Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Psychologist David Clarke offers several practical ideas for couples to improve their marital intimacy, from regularly scheduled talk times, to spiritual leadership and being accountable to others. (Part 1 of 2)
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Learning About God's Mercy

Radio host and author Brant Hansen explores the breadth of God’s grace and how he has seen it play out in his life, particularly in his overseas work with a medical missionary organization. Brant offers encouraging reminders about God’s goodness, mercy and love.
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