Eight Things Healthy Couples Don’t Do

Last week, I saw a woman slam the car door in her husband’s face and…

How to Move Beyond Instagrammable Bible Reading

In our world today, news and media comes in short, easy-to-read snippets that get the…

Four Pieces of Dating Advice That Are Actually Helpful

As I’ve noted before, if you’re single, you’ve most likely received your fair share of…

Ruth Chou Simons on How to Stop Striving for Self Improvement

Our world is inundated with a message of self improvement. Books on self-help or living…

There May Never Be a Better Time to Pursue Your Passion

Economists are calling it the “Great Resignation” — the record-breaking number of Americans who have…

20 Ways to Change Your Life in Your Twenties

When we speak with the twentysomethings we work with, they often ask us: “What is…

The Big Lie Everyone Believes About Having Kids

About a week before I found out that I was pregnant with my first child,…

The Secret to Feeling Less Lonely in Your Twenties

Every Monday we would gather at our favorite grimy, beach-themed restaurant to eat, drink, and…

Michelle Williams on Taking Time to Check in With Your Mental Health

Sometimes, the hardest part of maintaining a healthy mindset is taking the time to ask…

Here’s How to Ask Someone Out Without Being Creepy

There is nothing creepier than telling a woman God told you, “we should be together!”…

Five Habits That Will Help Make Joy a Regular Part of Your Life

Well, for many of us, in-person church is still touch-and-go. Even if you live in…

Four Ways to Find Your Dream Job

The world has fundamentally changed since the great recession of 2008. In 2013 alone, 77…

Five Tips for Finding a New Church

I slipped into the service a few minutes after 11 o’clock, weaving my way through…

Today’s Devotional: The Gift Of Singleness

Now to the unmarried and the widows I say: It is good for them to…

Why Can’t Other Christians Understand I Am Happy Being Single?

As a lifelong single person, I’ve had a lot of time to come to terms…

Dr. Caroline Leaf: ‘You Are Not Your Brain. You Control Your Brain.’

For most of us, our brain is an unknowable thing, and the landscape and pattern…

Your Calling Doesn’t Define You

I have not written an article in over a year. My keyboard has been silent.…

What the Bleep Does the Bible Say About Profanity?

One of my favorite and most uncomfortable memories as a Bible professor was when I…

How Worry Warps Your View of God

A couple weeks ago, I started having trouble sleeping. This wasn’t normal for me. But…

Is Debt a Sin Issue?

Debt has a strangling effect on the soul, does it not? It rakes up emotions…

Have We Made an Idol Out of Sexual Purity?

I’ll never forget the look on her face as she shared the story of her…

Seven Signs You’re Way Too Busy

Have you noticed “busy” has become the new “fine”? When someone asks you how you…

The Key to True Self-Confidence

There is nothing more transformative in human life than suffering. Whether it be from significant…

Is Loving Others Without Loving Yourself First Even Possible?

It had been one of those weeks. By Friday night, my inbox was full, my…

Morgan Harper Nichols and Jamie Grace on Using Creativity to Stay Mentally Healthy

Everyone’s mental health journey looks different. Talking with a therapist is some people’s version of…

Five Dating Mistakes You’re Probably Making

There are so many mistakes to be made when it comes to dating and relationships.…

The Life-Changing Connection Between Stewardship and Self-Care

The birth of my daughter was a life-changing event for me. Many agree that the…

Don’t Confuse Your Diet for a Fast

Diet plans like intermittent fasting have gained popularity within the last few years, as people…

Four ‘Humble’ Things That Aren’t Actually Humble

When Ben Franklin turned 20, he was determined to become virtuous. He put together a list of…

Jon Acuff: Three Questions to Ask When You Hate Your Job

When I was in my twenties, I thought I would be given my dream job. …

How to Rest for Real

As I glanced at my calendar for the week last weekend, I felt a sinking…

What to Keep In Mind When You’re Struggling With Grief

Several years ago, a pastor who was a longtime mentor and friend of mine did…

So, Your Parents Let You Down. Now What?

Your parents will mess you up. Do you already know this? Is this the reality…

Stop Trying to be Perfect

Try harder. Achieve more. Make no mistakes. Produce perfection. These are the messages the world…

Where God’s Purpose and Your Passion Meet

You know that feeling when you look back at what you wanted to be when you were five (doctor, ballerina, rocket scientist) and where you are now—working the late shift, paying rent and overwhelmed by the prospect of what’s next? Dan Miller has something to say to you.

‘Quiet Time’ Doesn’t Have to Be So Boring

Does anyone else ever feel guilty when you don’t “feel” like having quiet time with…

Marriage Isn’t About Your Happiness

Did you ever think someone could show you love through a bologna sandwich? I didn’t…

What to Do When Work Is Taking Over Your Life

Work used to be something about you, not something that defines you. Now, we ask…

What to Do When You Don’t Feel Like You’re Making a Difference

Some people are determined to have a job that changes the world around us. Whether…

Why Is Christian Dating So Weird?

My unmarried roommate Charlie was climbing into his late thirties when a woman invited him…