Trapped. Disgusted. Hate. Discouraged. Frustrated. Frumpy. These are all words women have used in a recent survey to describe how they feel about their bodies. ...

How can one meaningfully come alongside those who don’t have access to healthy food and are undernourished? Would you be surprised to learn that in 2013 an answer could be gleaning?...

Owning another’s cause. This is the essence of partnering. The giving of oneself, sacrificially and through relationship, to promote and support the dreams, goals, and causes of someone else....

The ability to bring forth and nurture life is one of the great blessings of women. Yet, this encompasses much more than physical life giving....

To be an ezer naturally implies relationship. We invite, nurture, and partner with others. We do not ezer in isolation. Relationships require intentionality, particularly when we are engaging people outside our normal sphere of influence....

If your church no longer existed, would it be missed? Phrased another way,“Is your church essential in the community?” Is the body of believers that make up the local church so involved, so essential in the community that for them to leave would be a...

A woman struggles with spending too much money. She is an out-of-control shopaholic and it is wrecking her family’s financial health as she keeps going deeper and deeper in to consumer debt. Her husband has asked her to stop spending many times but...

Carrie was a hot-headed mom who yelled at her kids when they didn’t behave just as she wanted them to; then she became angry at herself for being angry with them....

“I’m throwing a neighborhood party next week. Who should I invite? Definitely the Smiths, the Williams, and the Goldmans; they are so much fun! Just my neighbors who I really like and know well. What about that new lady from up...

In the Bible, we see examples of women who did not live Spirit-directed lives because they were not following God. Their primary goal seemed to be to direct and manage everyone around them to get what they wanted....

When you don’t have time to say much or your words are limited, do you use your words to encourage or criticize? To build up or tear down? What is your legacy with your voice?...

I blew it…AGAIN! As we left the church parking lot, I was in a hurry to get to Lowe’s. This elderly couple in front of me had the audacity to drive five miles less than the posted speed limit. ...

In the midst of a recent crisis, God showed one of our readers how he can use all things for his glory and for good, even the most painful situations....

Putting on a bathing suit is the bane of my summer existence!! I am not at all excited about moving from being fully clothed to wearing a swim suit!...

The definition of transition is a process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another. Words used to describe a transition are passage, change and crossing. We transition from school to summer. For most, it’s a welcomed and...

She had so many things running through her head during the Ezer conference. She had spent years trapped in the guilt, shame and remorse she felt from sexual sin in her 20’s. Praise God that he had set her free indeed!...

He works so hard every day. She can’t imagine the pressure he feels from bearing the weight of his job along with leading his familly. Sometimes she is in awe of the godly man he is!...

She stays up late almost every night, telling herself she has chores to do, emails that need responses, and her favorite show to watch. But really, she’s just avoiding a sexual encounter....

Her mother was abused, wounded and discarded. Her mother associated sexuality with evil and passed that down to her daughters. Her mother would tell her that she had a prostitute spirit and that giving herself to a man was dangerous and wicked....

She just can’t seem to get that old flame out of her mind. That relationship was so much more exciting than this one, she thinks. Her husband is steady, but life has gotten boring and predictable. Their sex life is ho-hum. ...

“How can he be upset?” she thinks to herself. Wasn’t she thinking of him when she wrote on her list, “make time for hubby?” She doesn’t know what he expects of her. He should be happy that she recognizes that she must...

It all began innocently for Miriam. She received a message on Facebook from an old crush that simply said, “Beautiful family. You’re looking better than ever.” It brought a smile and even some butterflies to get a compliment from this man who...

She was out with a man with whom she enjoys spending time. Together they watched what initially seemed like a “harmless” movie....

She puts the kids in bed after a long day and is anxious to sit back with a drink and watch her favorite drama on TV. She feels like this is exactly what she needs after a long day. ...