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Knowing and Loving God December 1, 2017

Three Simple Steps to Find Peace and Joy at Christmas

Every year as Christmas creeps closer and closer, I am filled with anticipation for the joy of the season, but also anxiety sets in as I wonder if I will be able to get everything done in time. From preparing kids for Christmas plays, to hosting and attending parties, to determining the perfect gifts for each family member… it’s a crazy time of year! 

Knowing and Loving God December 1, 2017

Best Christmas Resources to Focus on Jesus This Holiday Season

What do your kids love about Christmas?  Mine love decorating the Christmas tree (my husband’s least favorite part), making, icing, and eating Christmas cookies, and spending time with their cousins…  Christmas is fun and full of exciting activities, but with so much to look forward to, if we are not careful, it can become easy to loose sight of the main reason for Christmas.

Knowing and Loving God November 7, 2017

Best Thanksgiving Books for Young Children

With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s fun to think of something special to give our kids to celebrate the occasion. I enjoy giving my kids Thanksgiving books and books about thankfulness. Reading books together on thankfulness is a great way to encourage our kids to be thankful and get them excited about celebrating Thanksgiving!

Knowing and Loving God October 19, 2017

5 Special Baby Gifts That Make an Eternal Impact

One of the things I enjoy most is picking out the perfect gift.  I want the gift to leave a lasting impression on both mom and baby, whether practical or sentimental.  Gifts that plant seeds of faith and teach little ones how special they are to God are by far some of the most precious treasures they will ever receive.  Here are a few gift ideas to make an eternal impact the next time you are looking for just the right gift for a baby shower.

Knowing and Loving God September 2, 2017

Four Ways to Pray with Our Children

One of the most profound gifts that we can give our children is to teach them to pray.  It is such an honor that the God of the entire universe wants to have a RELATIONSHIP with us.  And this relationship can only happen through prayer, communing with God… I believe one of the best ways we can encourage our children to have a relationship with Jesus is to teach them to pray.  And the best way to teach them to pray is to pray with our children.  

Knowing and Loving God May 19, 2017

The Importance of Teen Discipleship: Interview with Pastor Sterling Archer

I enjoy working with teenagers in ministry and believe that teen discipleship is so important because they are at a pivotal point in their walk with God. By this age, teens have heard a lot of information from the many influences around them, including parents, youth pastors, peers, music, media, teachers, and education, and they are coming to their own conclusions about life. If they do not have the foundation of knowledge about what they believe, coupled by a growing personal relationship with Jesus, they are more apt to fall away from their faith.

Knowing and Loving God November 13, 2016

My Story

Being a mom is not easy. I never knew the depth of my sin, my pride, my lack of patience, and my need for control until I became a mom. I have never been so humbled and so in need of God’s help until I became a mom.