Silver Lining Articles

These articles were written by ACCFS staff and published in the Silver Lining. They are arranged by topic.

Hurts & Emotions

Anger: What Do We Do With You?- September 2021
Calming Our Fears – February 2017
Christ the Dayspring – December 2017
Christ and Brokenness – February 2018
Emotions: What Good are they? – February 2020
Fear of Failure – February 2011
Grief/Loss Part 1 – September 2009
Grief/Loss Part 2 – November 2009
Grief/Loss Part 3 – December 2009
Grief/Loss Part 4 – January 2010
Grief/Loss Part 5 – March 2010
How Emotional Pain Impact Us – February 2022
Lament: A Sorrow Expressed- June 2020
Loneliness Part 1 – October 2007
Loneliness Part 2 – November 2007
Loneliness Part 3 – February 2008
Miscarriage – January 2015
Navigating Holiday Emotions – December 2018
Navigating Holiday Emotions – December 2019
The Father’s Embrace- April 2020
The Prince of Peace- December 2020
Three Types of Perfectionism- January 2022
Unmet Expectations – February 2016
Where is My Hope?- February 2021

Marriage

Around We Go: Marital Cycles- April 2021
Biblical Headship and Submission – April 2018
Cultivating Friendship in Marriage – April 2016
Discipleship: Three Keys to Encourage Young Couples- May 2022
Leaving and Cleaving – April 2017
Making Your Marriage a Priority in Different Seasons of Parenting – November 2015
Reflecting God’s Connection in Marriage – May 2020
Restoration Attempts in Marriage – April 2019
Triangular Model of Love – April 2015

Men

Christian Male Friendships – August 2016
Patience: A Long View – September 2019
Spiritual Leadership – September 2015
Temptation and Worship – August 2017
The Compelling Community – August 2018

Uncommon Humility- August 2022

Mental Health

Five Ways To Beat Depression – January 2020
Five Keys to Beating Trauma- January 2021
Three Types of Anxiety – January 2019
Top Five Reasons People Do Not Seek Counseling – March 2017
Understanding Addiction Part 1 – February 2015
Understanding Addiction Part 2 – March 2015
Understanding Seasonal Depression – January 2018
Understanding Depression Part 1 – January 2014
Understanding Depression Part 2 – February 2014
Understanding the Bio-Psycho-Social Model – March 2016

Mentoring

Are You Intentional? – March 2018
Changing Beliefs- March 2022
Hide and Seek- March 2021
Mentored to Mentor – March 2020
Mentoring – May 2015

Parenting

Needs of Adopted/Foster Children Part 1 – September 2010
Needs of Adopted/Foster Children Part 2 – October 2010
Needs of Adopted/Foster Children Part 3 – November 2010
Parenting and Our Identity – November 2018
Parenting as a Refuge – November 2019
Parenting Principles: John 10 – November 2017
Parents: Pay Attention- November 2020
The Season of Grandparenting – November 2016
Three Ways to Frame Your Child’s Identity- November 2021

Relationships

Anger: What do we do with you?- September 2021
Appreciating Forbearance- August 2020
Basic Conflict Resolution Skills – November 2014
Forgiveness – December 2014
Generating Love For Others: Becoming a Person Who Says Three Things- August 2021
Gossip and Discord – October 2014
Guidelines to Effective Listening – January 2016
Healthy Boundaries Summary – August 2015
Healthy Communication Principles – September 2014
Keys to Accountability – January 2017

People Pleasing – September 2019

Rebuilding Trust – September 2017
Redeeming Transitions – September 2016
Supporting Others in Change- September 2022
Teamwork – March 2011
The Stories We Tell Ourselves- March 2019
Understanding Family Dynamics- September 2018

Singleness

A Commission to Singles – October 2017
A Greater Purpose – Marriage Decision – June 2018
A Season of Singleness: Maintaining a Healthy Mindset & Perspective- July 2022
Refining Through Relationships – June 2016
The Church and Singleness – October 2015
The Emerging Generation: Looking Forward- July 2021
The Realities of Singleness- September 2020

Spiritual Growth

Biblical Financial Stewardship Part 1 – May 2013
Biblical Financial Stewardship Part 2 – June 2013
Biblical Financial Stewardship Part 3 – July 2013
Craving for Quenching- May 2021
Delighting in the Lord – July 2017
Doubt and the Believer – February 2019
Estate Planning Part 1 – June 2014
Estate Planning Part 2 – July 2014
Estate Planning Part 3 – August 2014
God’s Promises to the Believer Part 1 – December 2012
God’s Promises to the Believer Part 2 – January 2013
God’s Promises to the Believer Part 3 – February 2013
God’s Promises to the Believer Part 4 – March 2013
God’s Promises to the Believer Part 5 – April 2013
How to Study the Bible – July 2015
Immanuel: Teaching Us What Humility Means- December 2021
Living a Life of Submission- October 2022
Maintaining Balance and Focus During the Holidays – December 2016
Scriptural Meditation- July 2018
Prayer – Placing Your Hope in God – July 2016
The Story of Our Worth – May 2019
Tragedy and Suffering Part 1 – March 2014
Tragedy and Suffering Part 2 – April 2014
Tragedy and Suffering Part 3 – May 2014

Use of Technology

A Family Technology Plan – May 2017
A Technology Plan- June 2021
Five Technology Questions to Consider – May 2016
Pay Attention- April 2022
Technology Principles – June 2015
Considering Technology – June 2019
Technology & the Heart- July 2020

Women

Cast Away To Be Found: Hagar’s Gift To All – October 2020
Encouragement For The Caregiver – October 2018
Martha & Mary – June 2017
The Storybook of Life- October 2021
Why do I Study God’s Word – July 2019