Five Truths for Teens in Broken Families

Whether you know it or not, if you work in youth ministry you are likely serving one or more children from broken homes. Here are five truths to encourage your teens in dysfunctional families

The Loneliness of Parenting Alone

I pulled into a parking space outside the high school gym and grabbed my purse. I didn’t want to be late for the first varsity football parents meeting. My son had sweated through years of football to get…

Caring for Teenagers of Divorce

On Ask Alice today, we hear from Melody Lovvorn. After her husband’s pornography addiction was exposed, Melody was left as a divorced single mom, wondering how to manage the pieces of her family. In this heartfelt episode, Alice…

What the Gospel Means to Me as a Mom

When my oldest son turned thirteen, I suddenly felt unsure about parenting this boy who was rapidly becoming a man. No longer could I strap a disobedient child into a car seat and carry him where I wanted…