An Important Rule for Peace

Sep 7 2017 8:11 am

It’s a commonly accepted truth: the older you get, the less you care about what others think about you. This can be a good thing, ushering in a new... Read More ›

What Does Forgiveness Look Like?

Jul 20 2017 7:25 am

Recently, I shared a few thoughts in response to a question from one of our readers: how do we deal with our emotions when another Christian sins against us... Read More ›

A New Approach to Friendship

Jan 13 2015 6:50 am

After church on Sunday I was chatting with a friend about friendships. Friends are a big issue for us as women. Our friends and family are often the center... Read More ›

My Friend, Margie

Jan 16 2014 7:30 am

I only remember two things about Margie. She had long brown hair, and she was smarter than me. Maybe she recited her multiplication tables faster or got better grades... Read More ›

Envy: Enemy of Relationships

Apr 14 2010 7:44 pm

“For we ourselves were once…passing our days in malice and envy, hated by others and hating one another.” Tit. 3:3 I wonder if part of Jesus’ motive for rebuking... Read More ›

Friends Who Need Salvation

Feb 25 2009 6:09 pm

Today we conclude our discussion on friendships for the single woman by taking a look at Colossians 4:5-6. This verse tells us to, “Walk in wisdom towards outsiders, making... Read More ›

Choosing Friends

Feb 24 2009 3:51 pm

For the single woman, friends are one of the best deals of your season. As it says in Proverbs 12:26, “The righteous should choose his friends carefully” (NKJV). Yesterday... Read More ›

Friends Who Sharpen

Feb 23 2009 1:55 pm

How about our friendships? In addition to family, who are we to pursue? Proverbs 12:26 tells us that: “The righteous should choose his friends carefully” (NKJV). What does that... Read More ›

Relationship Priorities

Feb 19 2009 5:42 pm

It’s time to take a look at the second great deal of the single season: Relationships. Women are, for the most part, relational creatures. Our world is often centered... Read More ›

One More Question

Feb 5 2008 2:00 pm

There is one more question we must add to our list of fellowship questions, and it is the most important one of all: How are you preaching the gospel... Read More ›

Fellowship Questions

Feb 4 2008 4:41 pm

Marsha, a reader and seminary wife, wrote to tell us that she and a friend are going to begin “holding each other accountable to the tough things of the... Read More ›

Are You Prepared?

Aug 1 2007 8:13 pm

Each day, the topics we address on this blog may only apply to a slice of our audience. But when it comes to the topic of conflict, everyone can... Read More ›

A Babysitter, A Friend

Sep 14 2006 5:22 pm

Twenty-five years ago a single woman named Kathy Houghton came into our home for a church hospitality. After just a few hours, my sister and I were so attached... Read More ›

Difficult Relationships

Aug 24 2006 2:31 pm

A dear friend of mine is walking through some relational challenges at present. With a longing to encourage, I emailed the following quote—a favorite of mine—to her today. I... Read More ›

In Conflict, Anyone?

Jan 30 2006 7:55 pm

Nicole has an article on’s family channel on the subject of mother-daughter conflict. However, mothers and daughters aren’t the only ones who may experience strife in their relationship.... Read More ›