BONUS: Intent vs. Impact | Episode 170

Welcome to another bonus episode of the podcast! Mark and I like to share these bonus episodes every once in a while, and their purpose is to give you some quick encouragement and support that you can apply to your life. In this episode, we want to share something...

Thriving After an Unwanted Divorce with Brandi Wilson | Episode 169

We often talk about restored marriages on this show because that is a core part of our story. However, we recognize this is not the case for every couple. Restoring a marriage takes two willing people, and if there is only one, the marriage may end in an unwanted...

Why We Choose Samaritan Ministries

As a full-time missionary ministry family–health insurance is not a given. When Obamacare became available we bought a policy through the marketplace. We quickly learned, however, that the “Affordable Care Act” was anything but affordable. Insuring...

Finding Your Place with Katy McCown | Episode 168

Are you feeling disconnected? Struggling to know the next steps to find your tribe of people? I was what you might consider a “late bloomer” when it comes to female relationships. I never seemed to click with the whole girlfriend thing and it wasn’t until I became a...

Your Guide to Attachment Styles | #MarriageMonday

Did you know that your attachment style will determine how you form relationships, interact with others, and respond to conflict? We talk about attachment styles often because it was the number one thing that helped us understand how we relate to one another within...

When Your Heart Breaks for Your Child

Dear fellow parent, Today I want to share a letter with you for those days when the weight of your heart feels heavy for your children. For the days when you can’t help but feel like their life is turning out in heartbreaking ways. For the days when the...

Overcoming Father Wounds with Kia Stephens | Episode 167

I am a girl who had a daddy who loved her like Jesus loves us. My dad passed away almost four years ago, and although he wasn’t perfect, he exuded Christ in his daily life and it showed in the way he expressed his love for me. Not everyone has a good relationship or...

7 Negative Actions That Can Hurt Your Marriage | #MarriageMonday

Mark: When Jill and I look back at what contributed to the dark season in our marriage, we found that it wasn’t the big things that made a difference. It was actually the little things that simmered under the surface. These things began an unraveling that gained...

3 Perfect Fall Recipes You Should Try

One of my favorite summer activities is gardening! It’s become one of my favorite empty nest hobbies to watch the plants and flowers bloom and grow. They make the perfect backdrop while enjoying summer evenings on our porch. Now that the seasons are changing,...