Showing Gratitude in Your Family

Do you remember when Thanksgiving was just about gathering as family, eating good food, taking a nap, and maybe playing a game of football, or watching one on TV?  You didn’t even start thinking about Christmas shopping until after all the leftovers were gone. Nowadays, many stores are opening for Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving …

Spotlight on Mizzou!

I wanted to do something a little different this month for the newsletter and shine the spotlight on some of the other things FamilyLife’s parent organization (Cru) is doing around the world.  Formerly known as Campus Crusade for Christ, Cru is a huge organization with many ministries that come under it’s oversight. What started as …

Looking for 50! Are you one of them?

For 6 years we have been an integral part of the ministry at FamilyLife. Whether it’s through video creation/editing, organizing events, or involved in strategy meetings about what the future looks like we think it’s an exciting time to be a part of the ministry of FamilyLife.  At the same time, through both increased expenses …

“I came with my ex-husband…”

God continues to work in people’s lives through the ministry of FamilyLife. Here’s a couple stories of what God has done: “This weekend opened up some very old wounds that needed to be opened so God could get in there and heal them. It’s been painful with many tears and much conviction. But instead of …

Transforming the NEXT GENERATION

Prior to joining the staff of FamilyLife we were on staff at a church as associate/youth pastors for 9 years. It was there that we saw first-hand the effects that stress in the home can have on today’s young generation. We ministered to kids who came from single parent homes, divorced homes, and teens with …

FamilyLife’s Art of Parenting

If you think parenting is easy…you’re doing it wrong. That’s not to say that there aren’t moments of joy, laughter, and fun cuddles. But from the moment your child comes into the world a little part of your heart is walking around outside your body. And it is exhausting trying to keep them safe, to …

FamilyLife’s Biggest Content Launch In Our 42 Year History

Do you remember the first time you held a baby? So small and fragile, so cute and cuddly. And if it was your own child perhaps you tried to soak up the moment so that it would be seared in your memory. You tried to imagine what they would be like as they grew from …