Category: christian living

How Being a Christian Should Change My Home

Sometimes I need to give myself a good old-fashioned "talkin' to" and you may as well eaves drop 'cause this is gonna be good. I find it easy to talk about this or that virtue of being a Christian--"be kindly affectionate to one another...", "in lowliness of mind, let each consider others better than himself...", and ...

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Are You Wasting or Living Life?

"The most important work you and I will ever do will be within the walls of our own homes." -Harold Lee Do you ever feel like you're just busy waiting for the next phase, the next season, the next step? Once we arrive *here*"...life will be easier, slower, better. But... We are here. Now. Life is where we are in ...

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What to Do When You Can’t Get Past the Hard in Your Day

  Lean in hard and listen. We know all the verses, don't we, about rejoicing in adversity and taking joy in trials? But on those very hard days when you have a thousand things coming at you without the mental strength to process or deal with them all, those verses can seem more like a distant fairy ...

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Gratitude…At Any Cost

  (From a woman who woke up with both arms and legs amputated after contracting the flesh-eating bacteria, Strep A, after giving birth): "I'm so grateful....I'm so grateful." It starts right here with the "Queen of Blame."  I'm set like flint on a mission to root out attitudes of ungratefulness, victimization and blaming in myself and in my ...

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Character: What it is, & How We Encourage it in Our Children

We can’t be disillusioned by our children’s choices, blaming ourselves. God is the perfect parent and He has had prodigals since the beginning.  But I’m telling you, Satan wants to use it to tell you you’re a failure and cause you to be dismayed to the point that you feel like giving up on your other ...

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For Such a Time as This–Helping our Daughters Love God’s Word

  "Our greatest hope for this book is that girls will come away with a deeper understanding and love for Scripture." -Breezy Brookshire Oh how I love this book. Every square inch. "Stories of Women from the Bible, retold for girls." Written by Selah singer Todd Smith's wife, Angie, and magically illustrated by a friend of mine, Breezy ...

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Here’s Your Code for 1/2 Off our Scripture Songs CD!

By Heart Scripture Songs An easy and beautiful way to memorize Scripture! One of the most important things you and your family can do is memorize Scripture. For that is the "secret weapon" for guarding against sin. By Heart Scripture Songs was recorded to make it easy. You know that Scripture memorization is one of the most important ...

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The Secret to Life–the Safeguard Against Sin

"When men don't fear God, they give themselves to evil." Ray Comfort "Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this [is] the whole [duty] of man." Ecclesiastes 12:13 Sin is ugly, destructive and it surprises us in our own lives. When we consider why sin seems to get ...

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How to do the “Hard” in Your Mission Field

There are few ministries or pursuits more noble than the mission field. Any parent is proud to say of his adult child, "My son or daughter is a missionary in _____." The mission field is one of those places where the harder the conditions, the scarcer the resources, the more seemingly noble the mission. We admire ...

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The Noah Conference: Engage, Disciple & Launch Your Kids (Let’s Meet!)

Noah Conference — 3 Essentials for Raising Godly Kids

You and your family might feel like you’re swimming upstream. But have you ever tried swimming against a flood? I would  like to personally invite you to attend the Noah Conference this year on August 19-20. Based on lessons from the life of Noah, the conference will explore three essentials for raising godly kids: how to engage your kids, ...

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