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Looking Back at 2015 – 10 Firsts in El Salvador

Looking Back at 2015 – 10 Firsts in El Salvador

I started this new year by going to El Salvador to work with an orphanage & neighborhood.  What you might not understand is these people are my friends.  Not simply a place I go to serve God, but a place to build deeper relationships & share God’s love. I am always humbled by the people’s… Continue Reading

Family-Friendly Movie on Thurs, Oct 8th

Next Tuesday, October 8, you have the opportunity to watch an outstanding documentary about the search for Noah’s ark.  My brother-in-law, Bruce Hall, is one of the explorers. Last week, I had the opportunity to meet the director/producer, Brent Baum. Brent is a former VP of Dreamworks, as well as a believer. This movie will… Continue Reading

1st SHIP Business Seminar in El Salvador

1st SHIP Business Seminar in El Salvador

Steve & I returned with the SHIP crew for a week in El Salvador. (SHIP is Shelter the Homeless International Projects) Lots of the neighborhood kids were at SHIP to meet us.  What a warm welcome we received from our friends. For several months, we’ve discussed ways we can encourage the ladies who had micro-businesses… Continue Reading

Christmas Fiesta in El Salvador – Family Mission Trips

As many of you know, Steve & I travel to El Salvador several times a year to work with SHIP (Shelter the Homeless International Projects). In fact, we’re on one of those family mission trips right now. If you’re reading this, would you nominate SHIP to win a percentage of the day’s profits. It doesn’t… Continue Reading

Family Christmas Eve Service Ideas – Kids Included

Note: This is a longer than most posts (& no pics), but I hope you will read to the end. It’s been on my heart & would like your feedback. How does your church celebrate Christmas Eve? As I was sitting in our Christmas Eve service, I thought to myself, “I sure like having all… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Family Traditions

Thanksgiving Family Traditions

Last week I had the privilege of speaking at Mom to Mom about family traditions. They asked me to talk about traditions throughout the year, but I decided to give my talk a twist. I shared our family traditions that encourage keeping Christ the focus of that event or holiday. Before I shared our family… Continue Reading

The First Thanksgiving Books for Kids {30 Days of Thanks}

The First Thanksgiving Books for Kids {30 Days of Thanks}

Read some books to give your children a proper perspective about the first Thanksgiving. A few years ago I shared the following with some of my friends. Each year I look for a new book about the Pilgrims & Mayflower to read aloud. Last year we read Landing of the Pilgrims, a Landmark book. When… Continue Reading

Free Bible Study on Thanksgiving . . . for Your Family {30 Days of Thanks}

Free Bible Study on Thanksgiving . . . for Your Family {30 Days of Thanks}

I finished the first part of my Thanksgiving Bible study and want to give it to you…for free!  It’s a word study on “eucharisteo”, the Greek word for thanks.  There are a few questions about eucharisteo in the beginning and then a chart for all the verses where this word is used in the New… Continue Reading

What Happened with Jesus on the Cross {Easter Special}

What Happened with Jesus on the Cross {Easter Special}

I hope you will take time to read through this post.  If you do, you’ll see a special price for my blog readers!   “What Happened with Jesus On The Cross?” Many wonders occurred the day Jesus died.The most important wonder is that Jesus suffered & took the penalty for my sin and your sin. … Continue Reading

Family Mission Trips (Spring Break Part 4)

Family Mission Trips (Spring Break Part 4)

Work Day #4 (Our Last Work Day) Sara reminded us during devo to finish strong this week.  It was our last day to get some jobs done. In VBS we discussed Jesus feeding the 5000 and how He can use small things in our lives to bless others. In between VBS & girls Bible study,… Continue Reading