Spiritual DNA by Priscilla Shirer
I shamelessly took out my iPhone during dinner to take notes one night. I couldn’t help it. The conversation Jerry and I were having with our new friends Jentzen and Cherise Franklin shimmered with wisdom and insight. These two seasoned parents and partners in life and ministry took time to share a meal and enriching conversation. Both of us, along with my brother Anthony, sat intently (over several baskets of salty tortilla chips and bowls of fresh guacamole. Hallelujah!) listening to every single word in hopes of catching a glimpse of the lessons they have learned along the way. When the conversation turned to parenting children, I leaned in even more closely.
Always a Mom: Embracing Life with Our Adult Children by Karen Ehman
Eight women sat sipping coffee on my back deck that sunny spring afternoon, having just finished our women’s Bible study for the week. Our conversation turned more informal as we caught up on what was happening in each of our lives, especially in our homes and with our children. One of the women, my friend Bonnie, was busy planning her youngest child’s graduation party. His finishing high school meant that she would soon be an empty nester.
Distinguishing a Boss From a Leader by Ron Edmondson
Are you a boss or a leader? I hate the term boss. Whenever someone refers to me as their boss I almost feel like I’m doing something wrong as a leader. I want to ask forgiveness for making me think I’m the boss. There are so many differences in a boss and a leader.
When Work Stinks by The Gospel Coalition
God made you with a wonderful job to do that brings meaning and purpose into your ordinary life. Every day, we have the incredible opportunity to bring the holy love of God into the life of the world around us by the way we do our daily work. We are carrying out the calling to take good care of God’s world, and to shape ourselves in ever-greater Christlikeness.
The Collision of Marriage and Money by Art Rainer and The Money Challenge
Does the collision of marriage and money have to create relational havoc? I believe it doesn’t. In fact, I believe that money doesn’t have to divide a marriage. Money can bring a couple closer together.