5 Fears We Need to Help Our Girls Overcome

Written by: | January 29, 2018

One of the verses I often quote to my children is “the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom” (Prov 9:10), hoping they pick up on the “wisdom” part. Unfortunately, not only have I found that verse hard for young minds to grasp unless it is unpacked...
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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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