Teaching Kids about Communion

Written by: | April 10, 2017

Some of my earliest church memories involve communion plates. Watching those shiny discs pass by me for years before I could partake of their contents drove me crazy. At the time I had no idea how sacred they were. As a young child I simply wanted a snack, and...
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I Don’t Want You to Be Happy

Written by: | March 8, 2017

Dear One, You may not know this, but I stand at the window almost every day to watch you walk down the street from the bus stop. Of course, I do it to make sure you are safe but mostly, I do it so I can read your face...
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The Trouble with Grace

Written by: | October 5, 2016

I’ve been passionate about the idea of grace for most of my adult life. Grace is kinda my thing. I even started a whole website and community for moms about it. You see, I grew up in a pretty legalistic church atmosphere and as soon as I realized that...
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How to Help Your Girl Find Her Place

Written by: | July 22, 2016

Several months ago I found myself very emotional about my daughter’s season of life. I wanted so badly to guide her as she navigated her way but I often didn’t know what to do or say as she sought to find her place in this world (cue the Michael...
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3 Simple Faith Lessons for Preschoolers

Written by: | June 22, 2016

It can often seem like our preschoolers aren’t yet ready to understand big faith concepts but I have come to learn that planting simple seeds in the soil of their hearts will yield big fruit as they grow in greater understanding of God’s truth. Our friend Max Lucado offers...
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Will All The Good Fathers Please Stand Up?

Written by: | June 13, 2016

As I near the end of my fourth decade of life, I’m getting more and more weary of stereotypes. I’ve lived enough life to know the “rules” don’t apply to everyone. And by rules I don’t mean those we find in the Word; our guidebook for living. The rules...
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5 Ways Moms Can Experience New Life in Christ

Written by: | April 11, 2016

We planted it 6 years ago around Mother’s Day. I wanted an arbor to grace the entrance of our backyard and I couldn’t think of anything more perfect to adorn it. I dreamed of vibrant, purple Wisteria hanging above our heads as we walked through the gate. Years later...
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