How to Deal Effectively with the Impossible People in Your Life
The world is filled with difficult people. It is impossible to avoid them. (You may have one, in particular, in your life right now.) In dealing with such people, we often try a number of coping strategies. Unfortunately, our best attempts at making peace often fail. This is because the difficult people in our lives are ...read more
The Five Keys to Compatibility for Life
Prepare Yourself for Lasting Love
You’ve searched a lifetime for that special person, but how can you be absolutely certain that you’ve found “The One”? And more important, how can you hold on to that love for the rest of your life?
More Than a Match explores the ...read more
Experience the Blessings of an Imperfect Marriage. We all–at one time or another–have the opportunity to act right when our spouse acts wrong. There are no perfect marriages or perfect spouses. We know that having a good marriage requires effort and hard work. Yet we often don’t know how to continue to ...read more
Seven Keys to a Life of Predictable Miracles
What if you missed a miracle yesterday?
Do you believe that if God still works miracles, He only works them through a select group of people-not you? Then it's time to discover the truth. You were created to help others experience personal miracles on a regular basis. You were born to ...read more
Restoring Lost Intimacy in Marriage
Do you ever wonder why marriage can seem like the end of intimacy and sexual desire instead of the beginning?
Ever wonder why it was so hard to resist sex before marriage–and so easy to resist it now? If so, you’re not alone! Many married women genuinely want to feel more desire toward their ...read more
Faith in the Midst of Suffering and Evil
Suffering is, in the end, God’s invitation to trust him.“As he did in his best-selling book, Heaven, Randy Alcorn delves deep into a profound subject, and through compelling stories, provocative questions and answers, and keen biblical understanding, he brings assurance and hope to ...read more
A Blueprint for Building a Love that Lasts
Marriage begins with visions of eternal love, hope, and happiness. Yet, even among Christians, hope too quickly fades. The happiness dims. And love seems too hard to sustain.
It doesn’t have to be that way. God designed marriage to be a satisfying, ...read more
Discover the Purpose and Power of Fasting
Do you desire to feel His presence, hear His voice, sense His pleasure?
Since ancient times, fasting has been considered an essential means of drawing near to God. But this spiritual discipline involves much more than abstaining from food; it goes right to the ...read more
When painful or frustrating circumstances invade your life, it’s easy to wonder why. Why does life so often seem unfair? Why doesn’t our all-powerful God stop the pain and suffering–not just for you–but for all His children
The truth is, we live in a fallen world filled with fallen people, ...read more
In these days of economic uncertainty, and in a society that values financial security, money is an emotional topic. Appearances and lifestyle matter to us. And money–or the lack of it–often determines whether or not were content. The truth is, our attitudes toward money and possessions reflect the quality of ...read more
Does God really care about your sex life?
In a culture saturated with sex, many find it hard to believe the Creator of the universe cares about this facet of their lives. Others are confused about where to draw the line to avoid going “too far.”
Married or single, you need to know what God ...read more
A Woman's Quest for the Soul of Friendship
Why are women’s friendships so tricky?
During a particularly painful time in her life, Sarah Zacharias Davis learned how delightful–and wounding–women can be in friendship. She saw how some friendships end badly, others die slow deaths, and how a chance acquaintance can become that enduring ...read more
The Shape of Motherhood in the Grip of God
In the everyday stretch and squeeze of motherhood, Tricia Goyer often feels smooshed by the demands of life. In Blue Like Play Dough, she shares her unlikely journey from rebellious, pregnant teen to busy wife and mom with big dreams of her own. As her story unfolds, Tricia realizes that God has more in store for ...read more
Christian men are in the midst of a life-long process. They’re being transformed by the renewing of their minds, and through the power of the Holy Spirit, they’re crucifying the sinful nature with its passions and desires.
But the world, the flesh, and the devil go to great lengths to thwart the ...read more
99 Ways to Entertain Your Family for Free offers a variety of opportunities to both entertain and educate family members of all ages. The major categories of free activities include “Around Town”, “Just Imagine”, “With Nature”, “Rituals and Routines”, and ...read more
The 99 ways to cope and rise above worry and stress are grouped into categories that include “Guard Your Rest”, “Dream a Little”, “Pursue Healthy Diversions”, and “Dive Into Truth”.
Elsa Kok Colopy is the associate editor for Focus on the Family ...read more