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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What Happens When Women Pray

Every year or so, there is a theme that God chooses to teach me.  One year it was Biblical Womanhood, another it was Gratitude, yet another was Being Established.  The past 2 years have been on the topic of Prayer. Have you ever shopped for books written about prayer??  Oh, my goodness, there are SO […]

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