5 Simple Thanksgiving Activities for Families

  Do you want to make this Thanksgiving more focused on being thankful?  Here are 5 simple, yet beautiful Thanksgiving activity ideas to promote thankfulness in your family this year. 5 Simple Thanksgiving Activies, and 5 Thanksgiving verses Make a thankful tree! Let the whole family, or group of Sunday school kids participate in showing Read More …

Pray, Vote, Rest

PRAY             VOTE           REST   With these three words, our pastor, on Sunday, gave his wise council, as a shepherd to his sheep, concerning tomorrow’s election.  Then, he reminded us all that on Wednesday morning–whatever happened–God would still be on the throne!  With all of the advice, Read More …

The Peace of God in Anxious Times

All the news, social media postings, and conversations with family and friends lately seem fraught with anxiety.  Tension levels are high as we here in the US head into Tuesday’s elections.  All of the cares of our country’s future, the protection of our freedoms, and even the dignity of our White House have been pressed Read More …

Les Cayes, Haiti –After Matthew

Somewhere, over the vast, rolling waters near the equator, warm winds began swirling, gaining strength.  Soon, the counter-clockwise rotation showed up as a hurricane on the radars of weather forecasters around the world.  They called it Matthew.  As the world watched, Matthew grew, intensified.  He adjusted his course.  To my increasing horror, each updated model Read More …

Why just “Let the Woman Choose” is not OK

At the end of last Tuesday night’s VP debate, each candidate candidly shared about not only their faith, but also how that faith influences their position on abortion.  Mr. Pence shared how his Christian faith made him stand firmly against abortion…especially the late-term partial-birth abortion and the tax-payer funding of abortion.  Mr. Kaine, on the Read More …

Carry a Bible to School!

The summer before I went to Junior High School, was a pivotal year in my spiritual growth.  The previous school year, in sixth grade, I began to think more independently.  However, what I considered at the time to be more “adult” ideas were really more “teenage rebellious” thoughts.  I had decided that I wanted to Read More …

Days of Creation Box — Craft for Kids

Here is a fun craft for kids involving stickers (who doesn’ t love stickers?) that reinforces the teaching from Genesis 1 about what God created on each of the six days of creation. How to make a Days of Creation Box: 1.  Print a folded box outline on cardstock To start, make your own foldable Read More …

Part 2- What Christians aren’t saying about Donald Trump

Shortly after I published my post What Christians aren’t saying about Donald Trump: but should be! I saw another news item that not only further substantiated the first post, but added more concerns.  The Washington Post reported on the fact that the New York Post published nude photos of Donald Trump’s wife, Melania.  These photos were taken over 25 Read More …