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Loving Your Mother to Death: Honoring Your Mother While She Is Alive and Vibrant Is Crucial in the Kingdom

Loving Your Mother to Death: Honoring Your Mother While She Is Alive and Vibrant Is Crucial in the Kingdom

Loving a mother is forever, from the first moment you become aware of her presence to the last breath you yourself take on this planet. The most difficult time to love her is, of course, at the time of her demise and death. Honoring your mother while she is alive and vibrant, providing thoughtful gifts, phone calls, shared meals, and loving cards, is important.

The Break Down of the Family Has Lead to a Lack of Morality

The Break Down of the Family Has Lead to a Lack of Morality

We are raising a generation that lacks male role models. The family has broken down. These kids aren’t learning character. Where does character come from? It comes from habits that you learn in the family first. That’s the first basic structure that Aristotle once said is the first school of human instruction. It comes from associations that you become part of, where you find your identity—you find role models and other people. That’s how character forms.  

What Is Radical Monogamy?

What Is Radical Monogamy?

The newly minted term “radical monogamy” reflects a culture that tends to think of freedom only as freedom from any and all restraint. If free people are to choose monogamy, they have to consider, or maybe even try, every possible alternative. But life doesn’t work like that.

Christian Author Randy Alcorn Asks for Prayers as His Wife Grows Weaker from Cancer

Christian Author Randy Alcorn Asks for Prayers as His Wife Grows Weaker from Cancer

Former pastor and Christian Author Randy Alcorn recently announced that his wife, Nanci, is nearing the end of her life amid a years-long battle with cancer.

Ben Roethlisberger to Launch Father-Son Retreat in Retirement: 'I'm Living for Jesus'

Ben Roethlisberger to Launch Father-Son Retreat in Retirement: 'I'm Living for Jesus'

Ben Roethlisberger spent the first four decades of his life becoming one of the greatest quarterbacks in football history while standing firm on a foundation of faith. For his next 40 years, he says, he wants to use his platform to expand God's kingdom, which will include the launch of a father-son retreat near his home.

Surrogacy in the Time of War

Surrogacy in the Time of War

In recent years, Ukraine has become “an international surrogacy hub.” In the last few weeks, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, surrogate mothers across Ukraine have been forced to choose between doing what’s right for themselves and their families, and following the contractual demands of paying “parents” thousands of miles away. Many of these women have refused to move since that would separate them from loved ones in harm’s way. Others fled after the clinics in charge of their pregnancies were forced to shut down.

Five Lessons from 48 Valentines Together

Five Lessons from 48 Valentines Together

This year my husband Greg and I celebrate our 48th Valentine’s Day as a married couple. After being married that long, you realize that neither you nor your husband are the same people you were initially. For a marriage to grow strong and healthy, each person has to change to meet the other’s needs. Doing this is not easy, but here are five lessons that have helped me over the better part of the past five decades:

Kevin James Embraces PG Comedy: 'I Just Love Doing a Lot of Family-Based Stuff'

Kevin James Embraces PG Comedy: 'I Just Love Doing a Lot of Family-Based Stuff'

In an interview with Christian Headlines, Kevin James emphasized the importance of spending quality time with your family.

'Cherish Those Times' with Your Children, Kevin James Says of Message in Home Team

'Cherish Those Times' with Your Children, Kevin James Says of Message in <em>Home Team</em>

While talking to Christian Headlines about his new film Home Team, actor Kevin James opened up about the importance of spending time with family.

A Conservatism without Marriage & Family Is No Conservatism at All

A Conservatism without Marriage & Family Is No Conservatism at All

Any political vision that treats marriage and family as optional or fungible, even if it goes by the label “conservative,” is destined to fail. This isn’t a matter of updating our definitions. If we lose our belief in marriage and the family as the foundation of a healthy and flourishing society, there will soon be very little left for “conservatives” to conserve.