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Nothing But the Blood

Nothing But the Blood

Since my childhood, I’ve sung this song hundreds of times. What can wash away my sins?    Nothing but the blood of Jesus. What can make me whole again?    Nothing but the blood of Jesus. Singing this song last night at Good Friday Service, opened my eyes to a Truth I had not considered…. Continue Reading

Maundy Thursday – 9 Family Friendly Activities

Maundy Thursday – 9 Family Friendly Activities

This is a bit late, but I wanted to post it anyway. Maundy Thursday (or Holy Thursday) is today. When Steve was in seminary, I learned alot about Passion Week. I wasn’t taught much about Passion Week, growing up in the southern Bible belt.  Maundy Thursday is one of those items  I missed out on…. Continue Reading

Joy & Hope at Easter

On Mom’s Monday Lunch Bunch yesterday I shared the 8 stations of the Cross that Protestants could use with their family. I didn’t stop at the Cross, but moved ahead to share joy and hope … joy and hope at Easter, even when we are suffering, rejected, depressed or overwhelmed. How can you have hope… Continue Reading

Feeling Overwhelmed as a Mom with Easter?

Want to know a secret? I have an organizational secret weapon in my family & homeschool to reduce feeling overwhelmed as a mom at holidays. It’s called my vision or goal. For example, when it comes to celebrating Easter, I stay focused on my goal of keeping Jesus the center. When I keep my eyes… Continue Reading

Easter Bible Bundle – 3-Day Flash Sale

Easter Bible Bundle – 3-Day Flash Sale

I got to thinking yesterday about keeping Jesus the center of Easter and making Easter as big a celebration as Christmas, and I asked myself… “What’s the ONE thing I could do to help simplify Easter and still be consistent and intentional with Christ the center of Easter?” As I said in my email to… Continue Reading

13 Ideas in Preparing for Easter

13 Ideas in Preparing for Easter

Easter is less than three weeks away. Have you thought about preparing for Easter celebrations? We spend so much time preparing and celebrating Christmas that we often neglect Easter. Easter is the most important holiday Christians can celebrate.  It’s the day Christ defeats death and offers each of us a way to heaven and God’s… Continue Reading

How to Teach Money Management for Kids

How to Teach Money Management for Kids

If you’re like me, you spend hours upon hours teaching your kids academic subjects. But how much time do you spend teaching money management for kids? Money is the most often talked about subject in the Bible. Remember, eleven of Jesus’ 39 parables are about money. That’s almost one-third of Jesus’ parables. With the launch… Continue Reading

How Do You Love the Unlovely?

How Do You Love the Unlovely?

Do you know someone who isn’t walking with God? …….…hurting others along the way? Do you have a spouse who isn’t following God? Do you have kids who are making unwise choices? Do you have friends who mean well, but hurt you with their words or actions? Is your heart broken over a relationship in… Continue Reading

When I am Weak … Are you tired of being weak?

When I am Weak … Are you tired of being weak?

Earlier this summer I was in El Salvador at the end of our last SHIP trip.  God showed me that when I am weak, He is right there? What about you…are you tired of being weak? Heads up … August will be a bit full here on the blog. Get ready for encouragement from God… Continue Reading

Fun Bible Lessons for Kids – Bible Story Snacks

Fun Bible Lessons for Kids – Bible Story Snacks

Here in El Salvador we’ve had some fun Bible lessons for kids … with Bible story snacks to reinforce the lesson of the day. How can you use these Bible story snack ideas? Or, you might want to use this outline to create your own Bible lessons for kids with any Bible story. Choose a… Continue Reading