By: Elizabeth Evans Hagan While Mother's Day is filled with joy for many women, it's filled with anxiety for others. This responsive reading can help churches make their places of worship feel like a safe space for those who grieve on this day.
By: Kim Divelbiss For families with children diagnosed with autism or a mental health issue, an uneventful day is something to be thankful for. Real life is messy and not easily understood, but beauty comes from even the darkest places.
By: Christina Embree When our culture seems to have no room for healthy public discourse, it's important to teach your kids the value of disagreeing with others respectfully. Here are 5 ways to help them do that.
By: Greg Smith When someone from El Salvador emigrates to the United States for safety or economic opportunity, the decision often devastates the loved ones left behind. Their shoes are not easily filled.
By: Steve Straessle Joe was not your stereotypical overdose death. A compliant young man, a fully functioning student, a beautiful and loving son. And another victim of opioids. The frightening part is this: He looked like us.
By: Renée Embree Most peoples' stereotype of church is that it's full of old people. Christmas Eve services give you an opportunity to go above and beyond to show you're welcome and ready for all generations.
By: Chris Smith Christmas lights flashing, choirs singing, shoppers shopping. They all signal "the most wonderful time of the year," even though it's not for many. But when they know you care, you can help lift a broken heart.