Faith and Family


Faith and Family | Dec. 8 2016

Faith and Family — Learning to live simply: Minimizing demands, expectations aides abundant living

By Carrie Brown McWhorter Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist In her books and speaking engagements, author Brenda Poinsett regularly encourages... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Oct. 27 2016

Faith and Family — 9 tips for working through conflict

1) Pray for God’s wisdom, God’s will to be done (even if it’s not your way) and for Him to be honored in the process (1 Thess. 5:17). 2)... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Oct. 27 2016

Faith and Family — Examine own heart when family conflict arises, professor says

By Kathryn A. Steele, Ph.D., MFT, LPC New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Opinions, values and behaviors can vary greatly from family member... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Oct. 27 2016

Faith and Family — Conflict inevitable; communication key when dealing with differences

By Carrie Brown McWhorter Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Conflict is an inevitable part of life. Unrealistic expectations, fears, competing... [READ MORE]

Children | Sep. 1 2016

Teaching children to seek God’s wisdom: Guidelines for talking to kids about salvation

By Pastor Mark Bethea Argo Baptist Church, Trussville When a child expresses readiness to follow Christ there is great responsibility and great... [READ MORE]

Children | Sep. 1 2016

Teaching children to seek God’s wisdom: Parents’ goal should be teamwork, counselor says

By Lisa Keane, MAMFC, LPC-S, RPT-S, NCC Pathways Professional Counseling Oh the joys of parenthood. It never fails to amaze me how many decisions... [READ MORE]

Children | Sep. 1 2016

Teaching children to seek God’s wisdom: Keeping lines of communication open with teens vital for difficult topics

By Carrie Brown McWhorter Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist As the homeschooled daughter of a pastor, LeeAnn was taught from an early age that... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Guilt comes from ‘sinful choices’; shame a result of ‘attack’ on self worth

Am I good enough? At the end of a very long day, Carol sits alone in her kitchen. She replays the afternoon meeting with her boss, who had suggested... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Shame functions by drawing one’s attention away from God’s voice

In the New Testament letter to the Hebrews, we are provided with a model for how to effectively approach shame: “Therefore, since we are... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Parents should seek to live out the gospel while raising children, give grace

Children make messes and mistakes. They get angry and say things without thinking. They forget our instructions and do things that cause us to... [READ MORE]