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For FamilyLife.com

What Makes Your House A Home

Chances are, at some point in your life, the idea of “home” will feel a bit complicated. How do you go about making your house a home?

Family Life is a ministry of Cru that seeks to effectively develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time.

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Practicing Humility at Home

I am the worst sinner in the family. But thankfully, marriage and parenting give us lots of opportunities for practicing humility.

Family Life is a ministry of Cru that seeks to effectively develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time.

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6 Prayers for Marriage When You Need a Miracle

Whether or not God answers your prayers for marriage the way you want Him to, praying is still worth the time and effort.

Family Life is a ministry of Cru that seeks to effectively develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time.

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The Good News for an Unhappy Marriage

An unhappy marriage is a form of suffering. But while culture suggests we avoid suffering at all cost, Scripture offers a different take.

Family Life is a ministry of Cru that seeks to effectively develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time.

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Grief at Christmas: Where God Meets Us

Grief at Christmas can bring fresh ache and pain, but the hole grief creates can become a sacred space for the comfort Christmas brings.

Family Life is a ministry of Cru that seeks to effectively develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time.

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4 Ways to Stop Toxic Thoughts During the Holidays

There are plenty of things vying for our attention during the holidays. Toxic thoughts don’t need to be one of them.

Family Life is a ministry of Cru that seeks to effectively develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time.

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Anger Issues: How I’m Helping My Kids … and Myself

Anger issues make our homes feel like an emotional battlefield. But with planting and perseverance, we may discover the field we’re on is actually a garden.

Family Life is a ministry of Cru that seeks to effectively develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time.

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Sharing the Load for Back to School

After a pandemic-filled year, back to school is offering its own challenges. But sharing the load with your spouse might be the key to surviving.

Family Life is a ministry of Cru that seeks to effectively develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time.

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What Do I Say to a Friend Who Had a Miscarriage?

If someone you love has experienced a miscarriage, you likely want to help but aren’t sure where to start. Here are a few suggestions.

Family Life is a ministry of Cru that seeks to effectively develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time.


For Family Life

Spouse or Children: Who Comes First?

Kids often take up most of our physical, emotional, and spiritual energy. But when it comes down to it, who comes first, spouse or children?

Family Life is a ministry of Cru that seeks to effectively develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time.

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5 Ways My Husband Supports My Mental Health

My husband supporting me through my mental health wasn’t in our plans when we got married, but it was in our wedding vows.

Family Life is a ministry of Cru that seeks to effectively develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time.


For The Drafting Desk Blog

Crows and Locusts

I’m looking at my soul and realizing that the crows and locusts of perfectionism have had their way with me. I look at the devastation, and I am angry. It’s becoming clearer to me the depth to which this perfectionism has gotten its insidious claws into every part of me, and I’m so mad.

The Drafting Desk is a newsletter that creates a space for soulful encouragement for recovering perfectionists.


For Kindred Mom

My Body, Broken

After almost 3 months postpartum, the intensity of these feelings, along with the physical pain, had waned some. One day, I took some of the physical, mental, and emotional brokenness before the Lord and it hit me like a ton of bricks: “my body, broken” are familiar words. I’d heard them not only in my own moments of despair, but also from Jesus.

Kindred Mom is a gracious online community dedicated to helping moms flourish in motherhood. We believe motherhood is a sacred and beautiful journey of discovery and we are committed to holding space for moms who are looking for connection, guidance, encouragement, and truth as they raise their children.