Family

When Mother’s Day Is Difficult

Your mother’s wonderful example motivated you to have children of your own, which you did, and now everything is grand. Your children are a blessing and love you well. You have perfect family photos taken in a sunny field, complete with a letter board spelling out your family name. Or maybe not. Maybe your brush …

7 Life Lessons Billy Graham Learned from His Mother

“The influence of a mother upon the lives of her children cannot be measured. They know and absorb her example and attitudes when it comes to questions of honesty, temperance, kindness and industry.” —Billy Graham As we celebrate Mother’s Day this year, Billy Graham is no longer missing his beloved mother, Morrow, who passed away in …

3 Ways to Simplify Your Christmas

The Christmas blitz has begun and already you’re overwhelmed. Maybe your to-dos are longer than a 4-year-old’s Christmas list, and you have no idea how—or when—they’ll get done. Is your Christmas shaping up to be more of a hassle than a Christ-centred holiday? What can you do to cut the stress and find the joy of Christ …

Billy Graham: A Christ-Centred Home

In the absence of sound moral teaching in our schools, it is more important now than ever for parents to teach their children by word and by example how to live for Christ in today’s world. This message by Billy Graham offers some basic principles for a godly home. The family used to be a …

4 Biblical Reminders About Tough Relationships

“Love bears all things, believe all things, hopes all things, endures all things.” – 1 Corinthians 13:7 Perhaps you’re one of many who refers to 1 Corinthians 13 as the “love chapter.” It is certainly one of the most descriptive passages in the Bible on how to nurture our relationships with others and care for …

Quotes and Guidance from Billy Graham

Throughout his life, Billy Graham preached thousands of times to millions of people all over the world. He authored more than 30 books and was known for his simple, clear Gospel message. Here’s some of the direction he had to offer for living a Christian life. Love “God didn’t make Adam and Eve because He …

Billy Graham’s Granddaughter Speaks on Godly Living and Family Legacies

Following in the Graham family footsteps, Rachel-Ruth Wright encouraged Christians to leave a legacy honouring to the Lord during the weekend-long seminar at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove on Saturday. The day before, Wright’s mother—also known as best-selling author and renowned evangelist Anne Graham Lotz—inspired attendees while teaching for the first time since her …

A Sacred Institution

The home is basically a sacred institution. The perfect marriage is the uniting of three persons–a man and a woman and God. This is what makes marriage holy. Faith in Christ is the most important of all principles in the building of a happy marriage and a successful home. The secret strength of a nation …

Live Creatively for Christ

Living creatively for Christ in the home is the acid test for any Christian man or woman. It is far easier to live an excellent life among your friends, when you are putting your best foot forward and are conscious of public opinion, than it is to live for Christ in your home. Your own …