Christ-like love

Sacrificial Love

Love is a Choice
Bonus Devotional

by Leslie Ludy

My five-year-old daughter, Avy, recently asked me a rather profound question.  “How do you know if somebody really knows Jesus or not?”  In modern Christianity, there are various opinions on this matter.


MarriageSacrificial Love

Secrets To A Vibrant Marriage
Modeling a Healthy Marriage to Your Kids

by Leslie Ludy

Secrets To A Vibrant Marriage: When Eric and I were first married, we heard all kinds of “doom and gloom” predictions about our romantic future. “Sure, you are in love with your husband right now,” a cynical older woman told me, “but just wait a few years. Pretty soon the romance will die, and he’ll start getting under your skin.” Another time...


Sacrificial Love

The Blessing of Children
A God-Sized Vision For Motherhood

by Leslie Ludy

The Blessing of Children: Eric and I were married for ten years before we had children. Just why did we wait so long? The official reason—meaning the answer that we gave to anyone who was nosy enough to ask—was that we were …


Sacrificial Love

Purposeful Sacrifices
Getting out of my comfort zone!

by Leslie Ludy

Purposeful Sacrifices: I’m going to be bluntly honest with you - I am not a dog person. I have never gotten warm fuzzies from cute puppy-dog eyes or fluffy doggy tails wagging. Even adorable little puppies do very little to melt my heart. . .