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“I Know Their Names”—School Resource Officer Warns Parents About Sex Trafficking & How Our Kids Are Being Groomed Online

A high school resource officer has spent years observing first-hand the ways our children are being groomed for sex trafficking online. It starts young, it's relentless, and it's happening right under our noses.

Patrick Mahomes Leads Kansas City Chiefs to Super Bowl, Gives God All the Glory

After a week of being questionable for Sunday’s AFC Championship game due to an ankle injury, Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback Patrick Mahomes, is giving God the credit for helping him lead his team to victory.

Summit Ministries: A Peak Time of Fellowship and Learning

In the summer of 2022, our oldest son, Ezra...

Brie Gowen

Brie Gowen is a 30-something (sliding ever closer to 40-something) wife and mother. When she’s not loving on her hubby, chasing after the toddler or playing princess with her four-year-old, she enjoys cooking, reading and writing down her thoughts to share with others. Brie is also a huge lover of Jesus. She finds immense joy in the peace a relationship with her Savior provides, and she might just tell you about it sometime. She’d love for you to check out her blog at BrieGowen.com.

The Conversation I Had With My Child That Totally Rocked My Motherhood

I can understand that young children won’t remember things like the fully-balanced meals every night or what grade they got in their school subjects, but they will remember Oreos and snuggles.

I Kissed My Tired Husband as He Left for Work — When I Later Saw His Text, it Hit Me

"As I rocked our baby down for a nap I heard my phone vibrate as a text rolled in. It occurred to me then as I saw my spouse’s number pop up on my phone that I had not texted him earlier as I intended."

Lifehack: How to Toddler-Proof Your Christmas Tree

"We had gone through the terrible twos three times, and made it through the Threenager Tornado in triplet. Through that time we had suffered zero tree incidents and absolutely no, I repeat no broken ornaments. So what’s our secret? We did it without barricading the tree or putting it on a table."

My Husband Didn’t Get Me a Christmas Gift

"After a few Christmas gatherings, and after seeing gifts other spouses gave one another, I thought about my nonexistent present on Christmas night."

Where God Guides, He Provides

If not to testify to God’s goodness, then why else am I here?

I Told My Husband I Hate Him, And He Didn’t Even Care

"Love doesn’t change people."

It’s Not How Much Time You Spend With Your Kids, but the Quality of Your Time That Counts

I can understand that young children won’t remember things like the fully-balanced meals every night or what grade they got in their school subjects, but they will remember Oreos and snuggles.

Don’t Underestimate the Significance of Your Calling as a Parent

It’s easy to see parenting as a chore. It’s work! It’s the hardest job you’ll ever love. It’s moments of ridiculous frustration mixed with moments of surpassing joy. It’s a love/hate relationship that you’d never let go. This is the calling.