The Power of Advanced Decision-Making | Episode 72

All too often, we look at the future and are full of ideas, plans, and dreams for what we want to accomplish. But if we fail to make advanced decisions about those goals, they likely will never actually happen. As we approach the end of the year, this is the perfect...

Life on the Edge of Normal (A Life Update!) | Episode 67

Mark and I often get asked a lot of personal questions over social media, through email, or sometimes even in-person. They range from our relationship, marriage, parenting, hobbies, to the more personal side of our lives. So today we are doing something we’ve...

Moving From Your Past to Your Purpose with Pat Layton | Episode 63

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I have to work through a process to make peace with my past. I have to ask myself, “How can I make sure I don’t get stuck here? How can I move forward?” Maybe you’ve even felt like parts of your past are looming over you and that...

10 Ways to Use Scripture to Pray for Your Child

I remember sitting in the church nursery nursing my firstborn. Another mom and I were visiting as we rocked and nursed our little ones. “Are you praying for her future spouse?” the other mom asked me. I was surprised by her question. I had never thought to...

Finding Hope When Things Are Dark with Ginny Owens | Episode 53

“We have to rehearse God’s greatness.” Those are words of wisdom we all need to hear. If this is a hard season or even just a hard day, I want you to know that we are talking about hope in this episode. And we all need hope, don’t we? Today, I...

When Abortion is Part of Your Story with Pat Layton | Episode 52

Today we’re talking about how things that happened in the past sometimes can put a cloud over the future. You may sometimes wonder: Can I really heal? Can I move forward without shame? Can God really use me? My guest really understands these questions. She has not...

What Does it Mean to Live a Life of Surrender?

This week on the blog, we thought we’d answer a question recently sent to us via email about surrender. No matter who you are or what stage of life you’re in, true surrender is something we all need to understand! Dear Mark and Jill,  When you guys share...