What is Lent? Should Our Family Observe It?

Written by: | February 7, 2018

This time of year you may be asking the questions, What is Lent? and/or Should our family observe Lent? If you are asking these questions, you probably already know all about Easter. Easter is a time to remember that Jesus died on the cross for our sins and rose...
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3 Steps to Growing a Family Prayer Life

Written by: | December 18, 2017

Before I got married and had kids, I used to have dreams of sitting around as a family, possibly holding hands and praying together (cue the Kum ba ya music). I thought our family prayer life would be fruitful because I married a Godly man and we agreed that...
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5 Fun Ways to Memorize Scripture as a Family

Written by: | August 14, 2017

We talk about God and do Bible studies regularly in our house but earlier this Summer, I realized something concerning. My kids didn’t really know scripture. Oh, they could pray and tell you how much God loves them. They could talk about Bible stories and how to apply the...
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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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