Before we could set goals, routines, and fun activities for the weeks ahead, we needed to unpack the burdens of our hearts. We needed to remind each other that we are going to make it. My family is, and so is yours.
Community in Christ
Hygge is self-edification, creating the feeling of comfort and security. But Christian hospitality focuses outward, creating a safe place for weary souls.
Coming Home: An Invitation to Join God’s Family Rushing off to work. Coming home tired. Paying the bills. Fixing the car. Raising the kids. Doing your taxes.Have you ever wondered, “Is that all there is? Is life just an endless cycle of eating, sleeping, buying, selling, getting, losing and growing older?”Does your heart ever long …
The availability of church-based support groups for women with unplanned pregnancies, as well as strong partnerships with local pregnancy centers, can provide the hope that a young woman needs in order to choose life.
We know that our time with Pearl will be brief, so we do everything we can to prepare for our daughter’s birth.
Distrust of the church’s response to an unplanned pregnancy is widespread. Many women believe church members are more likely to gossip about a woman considering an abortion than to help her understand her options.
From the neighborhood picnic to the family table, food has the power to bring people closer. Several writers tell how the experience of preparing and enjoying food has been important to their family.
Author Laura Schupp and her husband, Thom, have been building community through hospitality for more than two decades. Laura hopes to pass along her skills and knowledge to her children.
The emotional and practical support offered by pregnancy clinic staffers can have the biggest impact on abortion-minded women and their partners.
Family and friends have an active role to play in marriages. What can you do to build a community that encourages healthy relationships for husbands and wives?