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Christmas for Christians

This is a good time at any stage of one’s life to ponder the significance of Christmas

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What to Do With Differences?

What happens when you just can’t agree with your spouse?

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Words That Hurt, Words That Heal

Being misunderstood is an awful experience, especially if you are a teenager and the person doing the misunderstanding is your parent.

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Looking for Hope

How can we handle anxiety during this pandemic?

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Let’s Not Waste the Pandemic

One year into our current world health crisis, it may be the time to ask “what,” not “why.”

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Stay Together

Everything that is a meaningful accomplishment takes effort, patience, and dedication.

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Ministering to Grieving Children: Jesus’ experience of grieving and restoration

Learning from the example of Jesus, church pastors, and members alike can aid in the healing and long-term spiritual health of a child who has experienced a significant loss.

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In Need of a Do-over!

Have you had the kind of day where you just wanted to stop and have a do-over? I have certainly experienced a few of those during this pandemic.

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Fundamental Belief on Marriage and the Family

Marriage was divinely established in Eden and affirmed by Jesus to be a lifelong union between a man and a woman in loving companionship. For the Christian a marriage commitment is to God as well as to the spouse, and should be entered into only between partners who share a common faith. Mutual love, honor,…

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Keeping Our Homes Abuse-Free

Understanding domestic violence to keep homes free from abuse.

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Ambiguous Loss

Emerging theories of grief, such as ambiguous loss, may help us understand what you’re currently experiencing with your daughter who was recently diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI).

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What’s the Big Deal With Homosexuality?

Marriage and Family experts, Willie and Elaine Oliver tackle a challenging topic.

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Hope in the Face of Divorce—Part2

The following is continued from last month’s column.

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Hope in the Face of Divorce—Part 1

After 10 years of marriage, my husband just asked for a divorce. We disagree about almost everything we speak about. As a Christian, […]

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Where to Spend the Holidays

You are facing one of the common dilemmas most newlyweds face, at least in the United States. While not every family is big on the holidays, many are, especially about Thanksgiving and Christmas. As you already know, with marriage come significant changes and adjustments with which one has to adapt. If not handled properly, this…

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Comforting the Grieving

How to comfort someone who lost a loved one.

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Frequent Family Dinners

Frequent family dinners have multiple benefits to children and teens that aid in positive youth development.

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