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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How God Can Use Kids to Do Big Things for Him

Written by: | December 6, 2017

And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 18:2-4 Jesus makes it very...
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3 Ways to Connect with Extended Family This Christmas

Written by: | December 4, 2017

I was blessed to grow up with an extended family who gathered regularly. My mom had five siblings and they have continued to gather for holidays, adding children and grandchildren over the years. Our Christmas gatherings have always been particularly epic, with up to 50 of us celebrating together...
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