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If Your Husband Hits You chistian familyabuse

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This took place several years ago. My husband and I were attending an academic conference at the University of Hawaii on Oahu. During a break in the conference meetings, we decided to do some sightsee

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Last post October 09, 2015, 08:16:10 AM
by Seeker
When Your Husband Doesn't Like to Talk chistian familyhusband

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People who process internally don’t like to share their opinions and thoughts until they’ve had time to think about them. You might look in your man’s eyes and see the wheels churnin

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Last post October 08, 2015, 07:01:35 PM
by Cfamily
Is Marriage Just Free Sex and Housekeeping? chistian familymarriage

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From a purely pragmatic perspective, my friend is right. Marriage is an arrangement of bartering goods and services. Even in a less traditional marriage, the husband may provide nurturing, sex and chi

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Last post October 08, 2015, 10:49:30 AM
by John
Why Does God Allow Suffering? chistian familysuffering

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My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from my cries of anguish? My God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer, by night, but I find no rest

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Last post October 07, 2015, 01:41:39 PM
by Guardian
How to Improve Your Small Group chistian familysmall group

Started by Cfamily


Nobody signs up for a Bible study because they want to be bored or lonely. We join up with others to study Scripture, first of all, because it is the life-changing Word of God.

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Last post October 06, 2015, 07:00:36 PM
by Cfamily
The Beautiful Truth About Being a Burden chistian familyburdon

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the ministry cause of Christianity Today, is compelling to me in its challenge to the way we view love and community. Rich theology and biblical conviction confronts our assumptions, inviting us into

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Last post October 06, 2015, 03:48:30 PM
by Serenity
Is Prayer This Hard for Everyone? chistian familyprayer

Started by Cfamily


As a little girl who grew up in the heart of the Bible Belt, I actually used to pride myself on my prayers, at least in public. They were eloquent and moving, evoking my own tears and even tears from

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Last post October 04, 2015, 07:01:22 PM
by Cfamily
Full-Color Faith chistian familyfaith

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key elements of the gospel message: our sin, Christ , death and resurrection, grace, and eternal life.

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Last post October 04, 2015, 01:43:31 AM
by Serenity
How to Talk to Your Kids About Homosexuality chistian familyhomosexuality

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Until recently, my plan for talking with my children about sexuality followed a linear approach. Introduce the basics, I thought. Help them understand their bodies and the fundamentals of God’s

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Last post October 03, 2015, 07:09:32 PM
by Cfamily
The Gift of Darkness chistian familythe gift of darkness

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A team from my church had been in the Dominican Republic for just over a week. Toward the end of our time there, our hosts took us to visit the medical clinic. As we were finishing our tour, we passed

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Last post September 30, 2015, 07:00:53 PM
by Cfamily
The Danger of Mothering Alone chistian familymothering

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Seth Godin as “a group of people connected to one another, connected to a leader, and connected to an idea.” Godin points out that throughout our history, “human beings have been par

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Last post September 27, 2015, 07:08:57 PM
by Cfamily
Are You A Button Pusher? chistian familybutton pusher

Started by Cfamily


Oh, how I dread the days and seasons in which my three boys are at each other constantly. They are set off by the slightest statement or incident, making it impossible to peacefully finish a meal.

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Last post September 26, 2015, 07:11:34 PM
by Cfamily
Are You Spiritually Starving? chistian familystarving

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A few months ago, I was surprised to find myself dealing with some issues that I thought had long been resolved. Despite fervent prayer and careful action, I found the problem cropping up in ways that

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Last post September 24, 2015, 07:01:16 PM
by Cfamily
United in Marriage, Divided by Faith chistian familymarriage

Started by Cfamily


A friend of mine is in this very situation, and I’ve watched her handle it with grace. She and her husband met in college. They now have a daughter together. Although she has been a believer sin

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Last post September 24, 2015, 11:54:49 AM
by John
Feeling Vulnerable? Good. chistian familyvulnerable

Started by Cfamily


Why has her lecture on vulnerability become a global phenomenon? Because it resonates with many of our own insecurities, fears, and deep desires.

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Last post September 22, 2015, 07:04:40 PM
by Cfamily
How to Comfort a Grieving Friend chistian familygrieving

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I don’t mean that you arrive unannounced at the home of the exhausted grieving mother who’s just stood for hours at the funeral home making awful small talk. I mean that you communicate

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Last post September 21, 2015, 07:04:47 PM
by Cfamily
Confessions of an Un-Fabulous Mom chistian familyconfessions

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A soccer mom, a hockey mom, a softball mom, and a cheer mom. I have been a stay-at-home mom and a working mom. A cool mom and a strict mom. A fun mom, a worried mom, and a tired mom

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Last post September 19, 2015, 07:05:27 PM
by Cfamily
Banning “Bossy” in Church chistian family

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Last post September 18, 2015, 07:01:46 PM
by Cfamily
Single and 40: Dealing with Disappointment chistian familydisappointment

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Let me assure you that this post is not a bitter, depressed, 40-something waxing on about being single. (And by the way if you are bitter and depressed, I feel you; those feelings can be so intense. K

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Last post September 17, 2015, 07:10:37 PM
by Cfamily
The Silent Act That Speaks Volumes chistian familysilent act

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my daughter Annie said, clearly exasperated. And she was right. I had started our conversation fully focused on her, but as soon as I had the gist of what she was saying, my mind started to wander to

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Last post September 12, 2015, 07:15:13 PM
by Cfamily

 

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