Bail Buckets and God Moments

Focus on the Family called me this week, asking for donations to help families who have been hard hit by the pandemic. Last week it was Family Life who called. I hated to tell them no, but the truth is that our family is also feeling the effects of Covid-19. Most camp ministries either closed […]

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You Are Ezer; Praying God’s Will, Ephesians 5:15-33

Does God ever have you camp out in a particular area of the Bible for a long time? That’s me with Ephesians. There are so many good things to learn, and every time I go through it God unpacks a little more. In chapter 5, verses 15-21, Paul admonishes the Ephesians to live under the […]

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How to Develop a Working Budget

I recently shared how our family started tithing, and even more recently, how God enabled us to begin giving a portion of what is left every month (a total miracle). In order to be responsible with our finances, I learned to look at our monthly financial picture and devise a budget.  It is the only […]

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Tithing and Hilarious Giving

The first ten years of marriage, my husband and I gave to the church, but we didn’t tithe. Tithing traces back to the Old Testament, when God commanded his people, the Israelites, to give ten percent of what He gave them back to Him.  This tithe provided for the tribe of the Levites who served […]

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