Stories from the Ranch of Rescued Dreams
Kim Meeder has seen horses go where no one else can tread - stepping through the minefield of a broken child's soul in a dance of trust that only God can understand. From a mistreated horse to an emotionally starved child and back again, a torrent of love washes away their barren places. Kim's ranch is a place where this ...read more
How I Conquered My Fear of the Proverbs 31 Woman
It’s Time to Laugh Away the Myth of the “Perfect Woman.” Women juggle endless responsibilities these days, from bringing home the bacon and frying it up in the pan to making sure husband and kids have a good supply of pork rinds—and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Whether we’re ...read more
From the television to the Internet, print media to videos, men are constantly faced with the assault of sensual images. It is impossible to avoid such temptations…but, thankfully, not impossible to rise above them.
Shattering the perception that men are unable to control their thought lives and roving eyes, ...read more
A Personal Look into the Hidden World of the Chronic Dieter
Frustrated by the often unrealistic standards of beauty presented by today’s media, many women have become trapped in a never-ending pattern of chronic dieting. Daily they endure destructive self-talk such as “I can’t eat that or I’ll get fat” or “If I could just lose a few more ...read more
Isn’t your desire to overeat really spiritual hunger?
“I can stop in the middle of a candy bar and have no desire to eat the second half if my stomach is not calling for it.”
- Gwen Shamblin
Do you eat and eat and never feel full? Rise above the magnetic pull of the refrigerator ...read more
The Path Away from Sin
Struggling with life's dark side? Longing for change?
Begin the journey toward a transformed life!
Many of us look at our lives and wish we could experience lasting life-change. We long to live in the light of our relationship with God, but find that we often reside in the troubling darkness of ...read more
Eight Lessons that Will Change Your Life
Kathy Ireland first gained recognition as a supermodel, but today she is respected for her design talents and business acumen as CEO and Chief Designer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide. Ireland, independent and strong-minded, has an entrepreneurial drive coupled with the desire to break free of the skewed standards of the ...read more
Meditations for a Deeper Prayer Life
Since the release of Janet Holm McHenry’s PrayerWalk, thousands around the world have embraced prayerwalking as an enjoyable and effective way to improve physical health, nurture spiritual growth, and intercede in prayer for their loved ones and communities. Now, blending biblical truths with the lessons ...read more
A Month-by-Month Guide to Surviving (and Loving) Your Pregnancy
“This is your brain…This is your brain on progesterone!”
Have the hormones of pregnancy pushed you slightly over the edge? Here’s permission to give in and have a few belly laughs as a mother of two and a panel of experienced moms revel in the humorous side of pregnancy. ...read more
A Spiritual Celebration of Oneness in Marriage
For years, Christians have been told that sex is God's creation, designed by him as a gift to husbands and wives. Yet few couples actually experience sex as a spiritual, God-ordained experience. Rather than admit their lack of fulfillment, many couples hide their disappointment and confusion, while others attempt to solve ...read more
Foundations and Practice of Compassionate Soul Care
The authoritative new reference guide that equips counselors, pastors and church leaders, and caregivers for an effective ministry of soul care.
Under the guidance of the highly respected American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), more than 40 leading Christian professionals have come together to ...read more
Seeing Yourself as God Sees You
From celebrated Hollywood starlets to the covers of Cosmo, our society seems obsessed with beauty. Actress and Main Floor host Nancy Stafford (best known for her starring role as Michelle Thomas on Matlock) digs below our culture's fixation on outward appearance to show you that true beauty is more than skin-deep. "Every ...read more
An Artist's Response to the Way of the Spirit
Perhaps you're a "closet writer" who's been scribbling in journals for years. Maybe you once had a passion for playing the piano or violin--a passion that is still flickering somewhere deep inside you. You may have a knack for photography, drawing, gardening, cooking, or some other creative gift. Or you may long ...read more
Reflections on the Agony and the Ecstasy of His Relentless Love
Is There a Purpose to Suffering And Loss? We only have to live to see or experience how agonizing life can be. We are surrounded by child abuse and neglect, starving families, premature deaths of those we love, natural disasters and global disease. How could a God worthy of respect and worship allow such a world to ...read more
A Plan for Healthy and Active Living
According to former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, inactivity among Americans is reaching crisis proportions. Sixty percent are not active on a regular basis, and one in four are not active at all. Yet medical science has proven that keeping fit is the key to staying young, and as you get older, regular exercise and good ...read more
Finding God's Peace in the Hurts of Life
When trying seasons come -- as they often do -- women seek firm ground on which to stand. Author Susan Wales shares wisely from a lifetime of personal experience and communication with other women who have coped with the sometimes-piercing hurts within marriage, motherhood, infertility, divorce, financial loss, career, ...read more