Let’s Be Real: “I Don’t Do it All”

Today I have the privilege of sharing some of my personal realness at the blog, Baking Humble Pie, run by Bethany, a virtual friend of mine whom I met here, as she as read and commented over the years. As she recovers with her new baby, she has posted a fabulous series called, “I Don’t […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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5 Reasons You Think You Can’t Homeschool, And Why I Think You Can (Read at Your Own Risk)

I would have hoped Christians saw the many reasons to pull their kids from public school before Obama started inviting boys and girls to share bathrooms and dress in the same locker rooms. But, if that’s what it takes, we’ll take it. You see the government just simply doesn’t need to be educating our children. It can’t […]

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For Mother’s Day: Your Parenting “How-To” Manual

For Mother

(And isn’t my sweet little Zane so precious?) What I would love for Mother’s Day is a how-to manual. I know there’s the Bible, but I mean a practical “what on earth do I do and say right here right now” manual. As my first born was growing up, I was the best parent ever. I […]

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15 Ways Grandparents Can Invest in the Next Generation

Because here’s the thing: Our generation (and several before it) has completely lost sight of the big picture. That our job here on earth is to keep serving, keep discipling, keep working for the glory of God, though it looks different in every season, until He calls us home to rest. I’ve seen two unhealthy […]

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A Mother’s Worst Enemy (And What to do About it)

Perhaps the title should read, “Satan’s best tool” but it’s just a title, and sometimes Satan gets blamed for things we do to ourselves. As a 43 year old mother of eleven, I feel like I’m just really grasping some simple, yet profound gems that make this journey a bit easier, and I’ll just cut […]

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If You Want to Change the World

I absolutely loved the article, On Thinking Generationally, as it reminded me of why we pour so much of ourselves into our children. We need reminded. Raising the next generation is incredibly exhausting, often frustrating, discouraging and sometimes heart-breaking, even amid the tremendous joys. And the fruit is not instant, which is difficult in our […]

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