Making Room For Jesus This Year

Written by: | January 15, 2018

Practical and helpful encouragement about making room for Jesus as we evaluate our time, home and finances and make new year goals. I used to avoid making New Year’s goals like the plague.  My philosophy has long been that if I set goals for the year, I will likely...
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Raising Young Men of Integrity

Written by: | January 10, 2018

Raising young men of integrity can be challenging in today’s culture. Here are 3 Bible verses to pray over your boys and teach them about God’s ways. When God blessed us with three sons, I knew I was in for a wild ride, filled with lots of unknown for...
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Scripture Study: Isaiah 43:19

Written by: | January 8, 2018

Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:19 Writer: Isaiah Context: The prophet, Isaiah, is prophesying concerning the Israelites’ deliverance from Babylon where they were in...
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Teaching Our Kids to Have Victorious Hope

Written by: | January 5, 2018

“I don’t want to hear you say ‘I can’t.’ I just want to hear you say, ‘I’ll try!’” This is a phrase I find myself saying often to my children. Life is filled with obstacles each and every single day. Some of them are larger than others, but all...
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A Christmas Prayer for Hurting Hearts

Written by: | December 20, 2017

Pray this Christmas prayer for hurting hearts if you or someone you know is facing loss, depression or grief this holiday season. Christmas is the wonderful time of year when joy abounds and love surrounds. It’s the holiday when hearts are light, families unite, and memory-making wears its finest...
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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 Small Christmas Traditions the Make a BIG Impact

Written by: | December 15, 2017

Do you have any favorite Christmas traditions? Doing some of the same things year after year adds that special sparkle to the fun and excitement!  Besides the tree and the gifts and stringing lights across the front of the house, we have a few small traditions that make a...
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Lasting Christmas Gift Ideas For Boys

Written by: | December 11, 2017

Almost every day for the past couple weeks I hear a new Christmas present request from my kids.  There is so much excitement, and so many possibilities for what might be waiting for them under the tree!  But if you are anything like me, you are not looking forward...
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Meaningful Christmas Gifts for Girls

Written by: | December 8, 2017

Gift giving is my very favorite which is probably why I love this time of year! My youngest child, Sophia is already feverishly writing (and re-writing) her list. Her selections are your typical toys, stuffed animals and craft kits, which is okay, but I also like to add in...
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