One Proven Way to Control Technology Overload

Scripture admonishes us to “think on these things,” to “meditate day and night” on truth, and to “study to show ourselves approved unto God.” And yet, the very technology that made it easier than ever to do so, can also make it harder than ever to do so—if we don't control technology overload.Our easy access to information and connection creates an “always on” lifestyle that leaves little time for introspection, meditation, and the sort of intentional thinking required for intentional liv … [Read more...]

Is Shame the New Silent Killer in America?

Protesters were everywhere. I recently pulled into a private event for one of our Georgia Congressmen to find sign-holders yelling out chants of “SHAME! SHAME! SHAME!”The signs were held high and venom was pouring from their lips, and as soon as I was recognized to be a woman, the shouting got a little louder. Apparently, I was supposed to be ashamed for attending an event for one of our Congressmen, because somewhere in the recesses of the Left’s mind, I had violated an unspoken oath of sex … [Read more...]

Take the 7-Day Family Challenge from Ziglar

You know the name—Zig Ziglar.A beloved, motivational genius who helped millions of people around the world experience unprecedented success.He also spoke extensively on the subjects of marriage, faith, and family.I've been working for the last year on something really cool for families with my Ziglar friends.Now Ziglar Family continues Zig's legacy by offering FREE help in 7 key areas of family life:Relationships Communication Spiritual Work-Life I … [Read more...]

Straight Talk for Women When Jesus Isn’t Enough

Privileged to feature this guest post from Monica Matthews is the mother of one amazing daughter, a Grammy-nominated vocal artist, musician, Christian ministry leader, EQ consultant, author, speaker, and host of The Monica Matthews Show. Her new book When Jesus Isn't Enough releases February 14, 2017! Follow her on Twitter @monicaonairtalk  Many of us don’t really know whose, who, and what we are. Sadly, I’ve found that to be true through doing ministry with Christian women.Subsequently, we … [Read more...]

Campus Outreach: A Story of Abundant Faith

Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to keep walking by faith when you’ve almost reached your destination. In spite of God’s previous blessings, why is it the mountain in front of us in the here and now always seems to be the biggest one we’ve ever faced?Recently, I was privileged to share a conversation with Morgan Rogers, a young lady whose life has been transformed in the last several years by the Gospel. As a student heading out of college with a business degree, she sensed God calling he … [Read more...]

Christina Grimmie: The Story Behind the Other Orlando Shooting

Every now and then, we cross paths with someone whose life story is simply profound.  My friend Dr. Mark McDonough is just such a person.He is a true survivor, having overcome and survived Guillain-Barre Syndrome as a child, and later, as a teen, surviving a house fire that claimed the lives of several family members and left him with extensive burns over 60% of his body.  As an adult, he survived a stroke, in addition to heart valve disease and other non-physical diseases and mental cha … [Read more...]

7 Steps to Help You Pursue a New Life Direction

So you want to step out in a new life direction. But you’re afraid. That’s normal. Fear often keeps us from moving forward.What if I showed you the steps needed to move forward with clarity, confidence, and abundant faith to live an authentic life adventure?First let me acknowledge that I did not follow all of the steps I am about to share with you—not intentionally anyway. Some I had to learn the hard way.When I stepped away from a secure paycheck as the principal of a Christian … [Read more...]

5 Suggestions For Finding Your New Life Direction

Do you know where you are headed next in life? Do you know where you should be headed next? If you’re like a lot of us, you may have accidentally fallen into a life direction instead of intentionally choosing your best path.But it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, it shouldn’t be that way.God created each one of us with unique strengths, passions, and skills sets. He gave us each unique relationship connections that open doors of opportunity unavailable to others.And He expec … [Read more...]