Your Questions

Rekindling the Magic

August 2020 | Published in Romance and Marriage

Question: My wife and I have been married for 11 years, and though we still love each other, our relationship has grown stale. What can we do to put the magic back in our marriage?

Why Is Loving Others Often So Difficult?

August 2020 | Published in Love

Loving others can be extremely difficult at times. A common phrase to refer to those people that we consistently find ourselves challenged to love is “extra grace required” people. But even people we generally like can sometimes be difficult to love. The main reason we run into difficulties in loving others is sin, both ours and that of those we try to love. … Battling both our own selfishness and sin tendencies and dealing with the selfishness and sin tendencies of others can make love a chore.

Keeping the Faith

April 2020 | Published in Faith

Question: My family and most of the people I’m around every day aren’t interested in spiritual matters. How can I “keep the faith” in what seems to be an increasingly skeptical world?

Answer: Faith is at the core of our spiritual lives, so it’s worth fighting for. Here are a few tips that can help your faith not only survive, but thrive:

Resolutions

January 2020 | Published in Success

Question: I make resolutions that I feel will help me to be a better person, but no matter how well I start off, I can’t seem to keep up the momentum. What can I do to stick with my resolutions and get the results I want?

Why Is It Important to Spend Time Alone with God?

June 2019 | Published in Prayer

All relationships take time. A relationship with God, while unlike other relationships in many ways, still follows the rules of other relationships. The Bible is filled with comparisons to help us conceptualize our relationship with God. For example, Christ is depicted as the bridegroom, and the Church is depicted as the bride. … Such intimacy involves time spent alone with one another.

Working Well with Others

March 2019 | Published in In the Workplace

Question: I was recently promoted to a managerial position that I’d had my sights on for a long time, but now I’m not sure I’m cut out for this job. It seems that everything I say or do results in a misunderstanding between my fellow managers and me. Any advice?

How to Grow Spiritually in the New Year

January 2018 | Published in New Year

Question: Many of my friends are making resolutions for the new year, most of which involve some physical change such as losing weight or breaking a bad habit. While those are good, I would like to resolve to grow in my spiritual life this coming year. Do you have any suggestions as to how I can accomplish that?

Answer: From God’s perspective, we’re all a work in progress. He wants to see us make as much progress as we can and will help us as much as we let Him. “‘I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’”1 Here are five ways to grow and mature spiritually:

Nine Financial Fixes

February 2015 | Published in Success

Under financial pressure? Struggling to stay on top of your bills? Here are nine fixes that just might help bring you through.

Trust in God—He wants to take care of you and supply your needs. “God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:19).

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