Questions related to Endurance vs. Giving Up
Receiving Precious Gifts
learning to rejoice in God’s gift of children
In 2003, our home was filled with growing children. Things were always in motion—children playing, fighting, enjoying the freshness of life, and getting into mischief. Our oldest daughter was nine while the youngest of our seven children was still nursing.
Finding God’s Best in Love
the blessings of seeking God’s will in marriage
As a young man, I was committed to finding God’s best in marriage. I had learned about the principles of courtship and was eagerly anticipating what God would do in this area of my life.
Build Loving Family Relationships
nuturing acceptance and understanding within the family
One of the major struggles that most families experience is in the area of family relationships.
Living Demonstrations of God’s Love
learning to minister through God’s strength
Do you ever look back over the years and find yourself marveling at something amazing that God has done? If so, you’ll understand where our family now stands as we look back and see a special work God has done, and is still doing, despite our inadequacy.
Compromise Destroys a Good Name
a challenge to live with integrity
A good name may come under attack at any time: accusations arise, pressures build, and crises happen. However, difficult circumstances alone cannot destroy a name. These challenges provide opportunities to demonstrate inner character qualities or reveal the lack thereof.
Resting in the Master’s Hands
learning to thrive in God’s will
When I was younger, I dreamed of doing something important with my life. When ATI newsletters arrived in the mail, I pored over the pictures of smiling young people involved in exciting ministry opportunities, and I longed to be in their shoes.
Establish a Ministry Mind-Set
developing a joyful place of ministry for family and others
Reaching out to others and seeking to help those in need are important aspects of a Christian’s life and character.
How a Businessman Chose to “Stand Alone”
a man sacrificed financial gain because of his conviction
William*, a Christian man who owned a motel, had established his business on certain convictions. Among them was his conviction not to sell or serve alcohol on his property.
Keep the Hearts of Your Children
sharing struggles and resolving conflicts
Before we can keep the hearts of our children, we must win their hearts.