Make God the Ultimate Parent – Part III Tips for Single Moms

I am so thankful that I have never been alone in my parenting journey; although it has been tough at times. God has been by my side every step of the way; he always leads, guides, directs, and comforts me. # 3 – “…and a little child will lead them” (Isaiah 11:6 NIV). In the […]

Make God the Ultimate Parent – Part II Tips for Single Moms

As we continue to strive to be godly mothers and role-models for our children, we must remember to make God the Ultimate Parent. Last week we looked at how we need to cast our cares on the Lord and allow him to deliver us from every trouble. Let’s take a closer look at how we […]

Make God the Ultimate Parent – Part I Tips for Single Moms

Prior to my single parenthood, I, like many Christians, had a casual relationship with God. I faithfully attended church on Sundays and prayed when I needed something from Him. My most intimate moments with Him were those when I needed a miracle. I considered myself fairly independent and self-sufficient economically, psychologically, emotionally, and physically. Most […]

Tips for Energizing Your Time Together

Go for a long, scenic drive together: In the winter, take a drive around the city to look at all the Christmas lights (don’t forget to bring your thermos of hot chocolate). There is so much beauty in Colorado year-round. Take a long, scenic drive to view the fall colors, or drive up to Mount […]

Making Decisions as a Couple – Part 3

We previously reviewed the three crucial disciplines that need to be in place as a couple makes a Godly decision: Knowing the Word of God, Developing the Mind of Christ, and Submitting Your Will to Christ’s Will. Now, there is a final principle that must be applied to bring it all together…praying as a couple. […]

Making Decisions as a Couple – Part 2

Last week we looked at the first step in making a decision as a couple, which was to know the Word of God. This week we will look at the next two important steps, developing the mind of Christ and submitting your will to Christ’s will. Discipline Two: Developing the Mind of Christ Developing the […]

Making Decisions as a Couple – Part 1

Married couples face decisions on a daily basis. Some decisions are small and have little impact (like where or what to eat tonight). While other decisions, such as a job or career change, are monumental and have a significant impact on the couple’s life, future, and family. Unfortunately, if the husband and wife don’t come […]

Three Fun Dates for You and Your Valentine

By: Angelique Matthews I believe in the power of date night because it focuses your attention on each other as a couple and away from the distractions and pressures of life.  Valentine’s Day should be no exception. The Song of Solomon talks about a couple spending time together and sharing in the joy of being […]