Prepare Your Child for BIG Church with a Bagabook

Prepare Your Child for Big Church with a Bagabook

Peanut is old enough now to transition from children’s church to “big” church.  While she has been bringing her bag of coloring books, crayons, and silly putty for some time, she really hasn’t made the transition to participating in the church service.  Thus, what transpired into an early Easter present to help her make the [continue reading…]

6 Steps to a Family Devotional

6 steps to a family devotional

Scripture says parents need to disciple their children and teach them the things of God (Deuteronomy 6:5-7; Psalm 119:6-16). The reality is that sometimes we are just short on time. How do we squeeze a family Bible study into our already hectic days? Here are some steps you can follow. Think of it as a [continue reading…]

The Chair That Changed My Walk with Christ

The Chair That Changed My Walk With Christ

This week while reading in my quiet corner, I was given another epiphany from my gracious Lord, Who has recently given me loving touches and reminders of His goodness, most especially in small, everyday graces which can easily be overlooked.  My current Bible study in Gideon (Priscilla Shirer, Lifeway publishers) has prodded me to look [continue reading…]

Are You Ready to Face the Lions for Someone Else’s Benefit?

Are you ready to face the lions in your life for someone else's benefit?

Today I am honored to share a guest post from my very dear friend and mentor, Aleta Biddy.  Last year, my Bible study group worked through a study that left me personally convicted to find a spiritual mentor to hold me accountable since my life roles often place me at the forefront of spiritual battles.  Thus, ever [continue reading…]