The Secret to Happiness: Better Relationships

The Secret to Happiness: Better Relationships

How happy are you right now? A study published a few years ago found that we’re less happy now than we’ve been in a long time. Why is that? Could it be the divisions in our country right now? War, terrorism, and natural disasters in the world? Or could it...
The Sting is Gone

The Sting is Gone

This Sunday we’re celebrating how Jesus overcame the sting of death through his resurrection from the grave. That’s something to celebrate now, because the sting of death isn’t just something we experience at the end of life. It’s something we see every day....
Why We Need the Resurrection

Why We Need the Resurrection

Our family lives at Costco. We get most of our food, supplies, furniture, and fashion from the monstrous piles in the Costco warehouse. After you pay for your 500-roll packs of toilet paper and 50-gallon drums of mayo, you head for the door. You’re ready to get...
Good News in Dicey Times

Good News in Dicey Times

Last week in our community group, we were talking about what it is in life that makes us the most anxious. And we were almost unanimous with our answer: fear of the unknown. What makes us the most anxious in life is uncertainty in life. Wondering if your paycheck can...
Here’s a REAL self-esteem boost.

Here’s a REAL self-esteem boost.

There’s nothing like teenagers to kill your self-esteem. I used to wrestle with my boys all the time. Not any more. I tried rolling with one of my teenage sons and tapped out in 30 seconds.”My back! My back!” He could only say, “Dad, you’re weak.” Later my daughter...