Why Our Children Need to Know the Words of Jesus

Written by: | March 13, 2017

Our daughter stared at me wild-eyed, with hair disheveled and tears streaming down her cheeks. At only eight years old, nighttime was more of an opportunity to be scared than it was to get some sleep! She could never quite put her finger on it. But she felt it....
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5 Reasons Your Teen Needs a Little Jesus Every Day

Written by: | August 8, 2016

School is starting soon, and I’m looking forward to routine. One of those routines I love is having a morning devotional time with our teens. I love reading the Bible and great Christian books together. Why? Because just like me, my teens need a little bit of Jesus every...
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Happy National Rubber Eraser Day!

Written by: | April 15, 2016

Did you know that it is National Rubber Eraser Day?! There’s a day for everything now, I saw last week was National Ferret Day and before that National Old Stuff Day.  Most of the time we can just let the celebration pass us by, but HOW can we let...
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When God Seems Far Away

Written by: | April 13, 2016

I’ve been right there. Where you might be. In a place where you feel like God can’t hear you. Like He doesn’t care about your hurt or like He doesn’t see what’s going on. Surely if He were watching, he wouldn’t allow this to happen. Yet you’ve opened your...
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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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Live Like Jesus…and Your Kids Will Too!

Written by: | January 20, 2016

What does it look like to follow Jesus? I suppose the answer to this question can be different for each one of us since we each have a different purpose here on earth. When I became a mother though, I found that I had to think more seriously about...
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3 Ways to Keep Jesus in Focus this Christmas

Written by: | December 15, 2015

The house is decorated, the presents bought (but not yet wrapped) and we’ve managed to complete most of our daily Advent devotional. Christmas is just a few days away and we’re experiencing a mixture of exhaustion and excitement as we anticipate the celebration of our Savior’s birth. Do you...
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Cultivating a Love for Jesus in Your Child

Written by: | June 26, 2014

I didn’t grow up in a Christian home. My parents were (and still are) loving, supportive, involved, and hardworking. But I didn’t grow up going to church, reading the Bible, listening to worship songs, or knowing Jesus. It wasn’t until high school that a friend of mine invited me...
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