Whether you saw it coming or not, the Great Recession of 2007-2009 hit a lot of folks hard. Almost no one has been immune to this financial setbackâ€”nearly 8 million people were forced out of their jobs and many still havenâ€™t recovered. Here are a few DOs and DONâ€™Ts to make your financial setback pass a lot quicker.
rom his humble beginnings as a child who was raised by an older aunt to the heady, multi-platinum success of the record industry, Kirkâ€™s life has been a myriad of high highs and low lows. The highs included becoming one of the most popular and successful Gospel artists in history; the lows witnessed devastating professional and personal disappointments from deals that didnâ€™t pan out, to a public admission of addiction to pornography.
Only after having a relationship with God can you have the type of relationship with yourself to produce fruitful relationships with others. You cannot love what you donâ€™t know (whether thatâ€™s God or yourself).
â€œWhat can I do to save my marriage?â€ As a counselor, this is the most frequently asked question that I encounter. If you take seriously the covenant of marriage between a husband, wife and God, it is painful to even consider divorce as an option.
As many of you (or maybe your son or daughter) graduate in the next few weeks and embark on a new life, remember that all your dreams are at arms length. The economy, people, family, friends might tell you one thing but following your dream will be the best thing to do. Here are a few tips to take as you set sail.
Are Internet â€œsingles sitesâ€ filled with mostly losers and liars? Should Christian singles avoid looking for love on the Internet?
The Internet and digital media is going to continue to grow and become more and more commonplace. Social media marketing is the way to fulfill the Great Commission to â€œGo ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creatureâ€ (Mark 16:15).
Any couple that chooses to date in a culture that still has a high degree of racism must expect some tension directed at their relationship. If you both are willing to endure the regular stuff that goes along with any relationship and also, with the added stuff because you come from different racial backgrounds, then go for it!