Grapevine Giveaway


“Mom – can you print me off some more Grapevine Bible study pages?” That’s a common request around here. Jenny absolutely LOVES Grapevine Studies, and it was just before we moved last month that I… Read More »

Seeking Peace, No Personal Space, and Persistent Pleas


You know the scenario. It’s been a busy day, filled with little people hanging from your every appendage. You just want to get away from all the chaos and noise for a brief moment to… Read More »

“Shockingly Sticky” [A Game to Celebrate Spring]


The arrival of Spring is symbolic of the arrival of God’s light in greater measure via Jesus His Son and the Holy Spirit. “Shockingly Sticky” is a game of trying to get balloons to stick… Read More »

Bracelets for Boxes: Operation Christmas Child February Challenge


Are your kids completely taken by the latest fashion accessory, rainbow loom bracelets? Or maybe they got a friendship bracelet kit for Christmas? Do you have piles of these bracelets around your house? Bracelets for… Read More »

How to Memorize Scripture in the Car


Driving back and forth between Michigan and Indiana almost every weekend since September, we’ve been spending a LOT of time in our van. A few weeks ago, it occurred to me that I could be… Read More »

Praying for Boys


If you’re the mother of a boy (or boys), you understand what I mean when I say that raising godly young men is tough to do. And when you realize that you cannot change their… Read More »

Try Love. It Never Fails. [a guest post]


Ok, so you know that whole 1 Corinthians 13 thing where you’re “supposed” to plug your name in the place of the word love? So instead of, “Love is patient, love is kind,” I would… Read More »

Operation Christmas Child: January Challenge


One of the suggested items when packing a shoebox for Operation Christmas Child is a bar of soap. My friend Heather makes soap – goats’ milk soap. She wants to make 3000 bars of soap… Read More »

Clean Out Your [Spiritual] Closet


When the disciples asked Jesus to teach them to pray in Matthew 6, one of the first things he told them to do was to go to their closets to pray. “But when you pray,… Read More »

Slow Cooker Recipe Linkup


I love my slow cooker… so much so that I bought a second one (and I’m thinking about upgrading to this one)! I’ll be using my slow cooker all winter long to prepare quick and… Read More »