3 Things Christians Should Stop Saying

ShareTweet By Carey Nieuwhof One reason people stay away from Christianity is not because they don’t know any Christians. It’s often because they do. Our actions and our words as followers of Jesus have the power to attract or repel people from…

Sometimes I Feel Crazy

ShareTweet Sometimes I feel crazy. I suppose that’s not a very politically correct thing to say, but when I find myself cursing and crying within the same block, it seems to be the best adjective that comes to mind. I…

12 Things Your Christian Teenager Needs to Know

ShareTweet I haven’t been a teenager for several years, but I still remember those days like it was yesterday. I reflect back on junior high and high school with mixed emotions. Part of me feels joy for all the things…

Dear Husbands, Lets Talk About Porn

ShareTweet Dear husbands, I need your attention for a minute or two. I want to talk about something important. It’s so important that it keeps me up at night trying to figure it out. I can promise you this, it…

A Path for the Searching Husband

ShareTweet I am tired of the sickening pace. Of the disgusting effect social media has on people, on me. Of the rancid effect today’s rhetoric has on the Christian witness, on my witness. Of the muting of beauty through entertainment…

“I Killed My Baby for a Matter of Convenience”

ShareTweet By the time he was just 12 years old, Bob had already entered into sexual relationships. At 15, he had his first abortion. By 16, he’d already “destroyed and murdered two lives.” “It was a matter of convenience,” he…

If God Could Tell the World One Thing, Its This

ShareTweet There’s a big world out there. We forget that part. Somewhere between back-to-school clothes shopping, Girl’s Night Out, and getting your tag renewed we forget that. We get so caught up in our own spacious lawn that we miss…

Is Marriage Really a Gift?

ShareTweet By Liz Wann All my girlfriends were in a desperate frenzy to find a husband, and I was the fish swimming against the current. I gave a resounding “yes” to Paul when he said, “I wish that all were…

My Netflix Had No Chill

ShareTweet Let me tell you a story: A girl comes home after a long day. She sets her things down, throws her hair up and changes into comfy clothes in record time. Breathing a deep sigh of relief from taking…

Why God Made Jesus Ugly

ShareTweet I noticed something deflating the other day. I was playing around on Google doing some research for my blog. I typed “Why did God. . .” and then I stopped. I noticed a question that appeared: Why did God make…

The Text Message That Killed My Son

ShareTweet There’s a phrase that many of us learned as kids: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words could never hurt me.” If you’re anything like me, your parents or teachers taught it to you — almost like…

Why Did God Make Me Ugly?

ShareTweet I noticed something deflating the other day. I was playing around on Google doing some research for my blog. I typed “Why did God. . .” and then I stopped. I noticed a question that appeared: Why did God make…

Good Sex Is About God

ShareTweet Years ago a friend named John met with a group of young men. He was the only married man at the time, and the rest were dabbling with pornography. In a moment of brutal honesty, one of them said…

Sex Trafficking Is the New Church

ShareTweet In 2013, The Sunday Assembly opened their doors for the first time. in the five years since, they have planted congregations in over 70 cities, with an emphasis on justice, social care, and loving community. They meet on Sundays,…

20 Prayers to Pray Throughout a Busy Day

ShareTweet Prayer is our primary means of communication with God, and it is only through God that we have the strength, abilities and wisdom we need to face a busy day. But when we’re so busy, when is there time…

Why Worrying Is Good for Christians

ShareTweet I woke up lazily yesterday morning, stretching, and taking in the sunshine that pressed against my bedroom blinds. Almost immediately I noticed the ebb of anxiety that flowed beneath the surface, and I realized I was worried about something,…

16 Totally Amazing Blogs for Wives

ShareTweet I have the wonderful opportunity of writing for Unveiled Wife, and the amazing privilege of writing with a very talented, passionate group of women. I am always blessed by their articles on Unveiled Wife, and most of them have blogs…

21 Marriage Memes That Are So Accurate it Hurts!

ShareTweet It’s the age-old question that everyone wants an answer to: “What’s the secret to a long-lasting marriage?” Some might tell you something corny, like “Happy wife, happy life.” Others may get sappy and say, “We never go to bed…

The Gateway Drug to Infidelity

ShareTweet Opinions will differ. Some women will be flabbergasted at the thought, but many others are more accepting. The majority see it as an innocent substitution for when they cannot please their spouse, or perhaps even a great way to…

A Prayer for When Your Marriage Is Hurting

ShareTweet Dear Father, You are so good to us. Thank You for being faithful to us—even when we aren’t faithful to You. Thank You for holding us near to You—even in the most difficult seasons. I know it’s easy for…

The Real Reason Jesus Was Naked on the Cross

ShareTweet A couple years ago at my college, a student group put on an event to educate students about pornography and the sex industry. I paced through it, thinking I had already seen all this before. The exhibit opened with…