Pieces; Uniquely You

When my husband’s grandma died, the church that hosted her funeral had a picture hanging in the foyer. From a distance, it was obviously an interpretation of the face of Jesus, but when you looked up close you could see that all the “pixels” were made from portraits of each member of the congregation and […]

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Teaching Children the Gospel

I was loading whites into the washing machine when four-year old Charis came up behind me. She watched for half a minute, and then she said, “Mommy, you taught us to love God?” I don’t know where the question came from. Her question gripped me because I had just read a post from a mom […]

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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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Growing in the Fruit of Faithfulness

~This devotional was used by our women’s group in conjunction with a study from Elizabeth George’s book, A Woman’s Walk With God, Growing in the Fruit of the Spirit.~ George calls her chapter on Faithfulness, “Following Through in Faithfulness”.  She has built this picture of how love, joy and peace change hearts. As a result, […]

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