How to Find Your Calling (And Why Most People Get This Wrong)

It never fails. Every week someone asks me what the “secret” is to doing work…

10 Things to Do Before You’re 30 (Even in a Pandemic)

There is no decade like that of one’s twenties. At no other time do options…

10 Must-Do’s for Addicts to Get Free

The global pandemic has thrown gas on the fire of addiction. There was already a…

Treating Your Money Differently in 2021

If there was any New Year that brought with it the desire to do better…

Do Your Career Choices Show You Trust in God or Yourself?

Knowledge and education are vital to surviving in our world. At young ages, we are…

4 Decisions That Will Change Your Life

Many of our daily choices happen invisibly, almost by default—like what we eat for breakfast,…

Four Questions that Will Point You to Your Purpose

As a young man, I shared my dreams with my dad. His generation was a…

Are You in the ‘Right’ Job?

Have you ever asked yourself the question: Am I in the right job?  Your work may be…

Making (and Keeping) New Year’s Resolutions

Across cultures and throughout history, New Year’s Day has been a time of jubilant celebration.…

How to Get Your Dream Going

Ten years ago on a mountain in Russia, in a blizzard, I had an idea.…

Four Things We Need to Do Less in 2021

It’s a new year, and if you are like most people you are probably coming…

Where We Go Wrong With New Year’s Resolutions

Whether or not you make resolutions this time of year, you can probably see the…

What My Anxiety Taught Me About God

“How do you live as a Christian when you struggle with anxiety?” She asked me,…

Liz Bohannon: “Stop Trying to ‘Find Your Passion’”

I wonder if you’ve ever felt the same pang of insecurity and shame that comes…

Seven Tips for Tough Financial Times

RELEVANT offers 7 tips to make it through this tough financial season with your sanity—and spirit—intact.

A Guide to Not Bailing on Your New Year’s Resolutions

After a challenging year of quarantine, remote working, social unrest, economic uncertainty, virtual church and…

Do Our Bodies Matter to Our Spiritual Lives?

What do we do with the body? This isn’t a line from Dexter. It’s no…

Embracing Simplicity at Christmas: A Practical Guide

Finding freedom from all the stuff during the Christmas season seems impossible. Not only do we…

The Difference Between Dieting and Fasting

New Year’s resolution season is just around the corner, which means things like eating more…

In Defense of Christmas Consumerism

Villains despise Christmas. Scrooge found it a poor excuse to pick a man’s pocket. The…

5 Keys to Boost Your Mental Health During the 2020 Holidays

In a “normal” year, the holiday season is viewed by many as a joyful time…

John Piper Says Churches Should Kick Out Members Who Marry Non-Christians

John Piper’s Desiring God site is well-known for being an unending fount of some of…

3 Ways to Stop Stressing So Much About Money

I’ve spent the past 20 years working with a unique group of people. You may…

COVID-19 and the Church: An Emergency Physician Reflects on 2020

In March, emergency physician Dr. Chris Zalesky wrote an article for RELEVANT about his perspective…

Is It Possible to Care About Every Issue?

You’re tired. Absolutely and utterly exhausted. Slavery. Genocide. Racism. Climate change. Refugees. Poverty. Women’s rights.…

5 Ways to Stay Close to God During the Busy Holiday Season

Life doesn’t ever stop, especially during the busy holiday season full of shopping lists, Zoom…

How Should You Spend Money During the Holidays?

Americans will spend over $700 billion on Christmas this year. That’s a lot of Hatchimals.…

Beyond Fat and Thin

Whenever I work out at the YMCA, I am reminded of a great scene in…

Maybe We Don’t Know How to Rest

Being stuck inside for most of 2020 seems like it’d be pretty restful, so why…

Jennie Allen: Being Liked is Overrated

One of my earliest memories of worrying what people thought of me came in second…

How to Celebrate Advent When You’re Hurting

When I was a kid, each Christmas Eve at my house replayed the same scenario.…

What I Wish I Knew About My Body in My Twenties

I spent a good portion of my twenties focusing on my body and being critical…

Is Consumerism Consuming Us?

Recognizing that we all have the potential to become consumer gluttons.

Decorating Your Apartment for Christmas on a Budget

The leftovers are long gone and Thanksgiving is officially wrapped, which means it’s the most…

You’ve Heard About Mental Health — Let’s Talk About Brain Health

You’ve heard about your brain so often — you’ve lived with it all your life…

Gift Ideas for Every Enneagram Type

More than anything else, what would you like to unwrap this year? What do you…

Jen Hatmaker: How to Survive a Holiday Dinner With People You Don’t Agree With

A few years back, Saturday Night Live aired a sketch that became an instant classic.…

Thanksgiving Is No Time to Obsess About Healthy Eating

As you’re planning your (safe, socially distanced) Thanksgiving feast this year, you might feel the…

5 Money Mistakes to Avoid During the Holiday Season

Let me guess, your to holiday to-do list is 427 feet long already. The quarantine…

How to Find Rest in Restless Times

Most of us have been there. We wake up, somehow peel ourselves out of the…