Conflict has the potential for beauty but, at the same time, there is also a "beast" lurking in it if we mishandle our conflicts.

It's Not Healthy to Keep the Peace at 'Any Price'

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“When we think about love, we think about commitment and sacrifice and hanging in there.

Cherish raises the bar a little bit higher.

Cherishing is a skill that can be learned.
It can be practiced.
We can choose to cherish.

Infatuation comes and goes, but cherishing is something that we can build.” – Gary Thomas

Cherish Your Spouse, Change Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

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"What probably began as a genuine desire to connect with others through showcasing life’s simple moments—sharing our 'mess' with the world—has potential to become something unhealthy and even spiritually dangerous.

The type of manufactured 'authenticity' we pursue so heartily, both online and off, comes with a cost, leaving very little room for the actual depth and connection we crave."

Why the Gospel of ‘Authenticity’ Has It Wrong

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What are you cherishing?

Author Gary Thomas describes what it means to truly cherish your spouse, offering practical advice to help you build a more satisfying and fulfilling marriage.
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The question of the ages.

(Or at least of the moments we find crayon on the walls.)
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A good reminder for both adult children AND their parents.

When Your Parents Treat You Like a Child

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God uses ordinary people to carry out His extraordinary plan. What has He called you to do?

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Who’s talking to your daughter?

More importantly ... who is she listening to?

As parent, grandparent or mentor of a teen girl, you know culture bombards her with messages about her clothes, body, relationships, values and faith. It’s in magazines, music, books, movies and more.

But Brio Magazine has your back.

Brio Magazine, a powerful resource for teenage girls, is coming in Spring 2017

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Parenting is serious business.

...but come on, let's be real, parenting is also a lot of funny business.
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"The biggest under-covered story in the NFL every year is how huge a factor faith in God and Jesus Christ is in the playing and coaching of the sport."

NFL Columnist: Faith Is the 'Biggest Under-Covered Story' in Football

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"Fear dissolves in close proximity. Our stereotypes and vain imaginations fall away when we labor side by side. This is how a house gets unified." ~ Chip and Joanna Gaines

Chip Gaines: "Fight for a world that knows how to lovingly disagree"

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“Kindness means you open yourself up and you allow your imperfections to be exposed.

When that happens, it welcomes others into your life and that’s how you make yourself receivable.” – Barry Corey

Using Kindness to Open Doors in the Culture

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A good reminder on Inauguration Day ... and every day.
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"It wasn’t always easy, but I’m glad God pushed me in these ways because they taught me three things about what it means to be an active part of His plan."

3 Life Lessons About Walking in God’s Will

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Two words that secular culture often uses to describe Christians are "judgmental" and "hypocritical." Too often the church isn't seen as a place of grace or honesty, but as a place where hypocrites pretend to be better than they are.

"The Resurrection of Gavin Stone" wants to turn those stereotypes upside-down.

The Resurrection of Gavin Stone | Review

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Are you practicing kindness?

Biola University President Dr. Barry Corey sheds light on the Bible's definition of kindness and describes how Christians can more effectively practice kindness in their daily lives.
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“The very last thing we expected, ever, was that one of our children would come home with an unplanned pregnancy.

However, in January of 2008, that's exactly what happened.” – Yvette Maher

Tune in as Yvette Maher offers an encouraging reminder about God's grace and mercy as she shares her testimony of coming to faith in Christ as a prodigal who endured a turbulent upbringing.

Basking in God's Mercies (Part 3 of 3)

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