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Faith in the Face of Harvey

Hurricane Harvey 2017 (AP photo)

If you haven’t heard, Hurricane Harvey has been wrecking destruction on the Gulf Coast. My sister and her family live in Houston. I got word Sunday that my sister (a flight attendant) was unable to… Continue reading

What to Expect This Summer

What are some fun ways you can keep kids thinking about spiritual matters this summer? We have some ideas.

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Are you glad summer is here? Part of me says “YES!” while part of me says “Already?!” I know… Continue reading

Are We Prepared?

What would you do if someone verbally attacked you for your faith in Christ? How should we respond or should we even be concerned about such possibilities? Let’s explore the Bible together for direction/answers to these questions.

“Finally,… Continue reading

How to Minister to the Grieving

Still waiting for Grandma, 3 months later

Grief is a tricky thing. You’re doing ok and then it sneaks up on you. How do you minister to the grieving?

When I lost my sister in early 2003, my whole world… Continue reading

A Prayer for Families This Easter

Lent has begun and Easter is just around the corner. Can you believe that Resurrection Sunday is only six weeks away?

Would you join me now in praying for God to do a great work in families this… Continue reading

How to Talk to Your Kids About the Election Results

People across the nation are still reeling from last week’s election results. This affects children too. Children have been listening for months to parents, the media, and other sources engage in passionate comments and arguments regarding Donald Trump and Hillary… Continue reading

Are You Trying to Do God’s Job?

In disciple group the other day, I was reminded of a truth that blew my mind. I felt like I was in a Jet.com commercial: “Poof! Mind blown.” The first time I head this truth, it changed my life.… Continue reading

6 Steps for Dealing with Rambunctious Children

It’s test season in public schools across America. This is the third year I’ve been an elementary school test monitor. Honestly, I love it! It gives me a great opportunity to encourage and pray for students, teachers, the schools, our… Continue reading

God’s Mercy Toward Literal-Minded Children

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I reel in amazement at the price Christ paid for my sins on Calvary. It is one of the reasons I love Easter so much. But, did you know there is danger lurking for children in this… Continue reading

Are you lovable this Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is in four short days. If you’re like me, you pour over cards to choose just the right one to tell each family member just how much you love them. You debate with yourself over chocolates, flowers, and… Continue reading

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