Making a Difference in Other’s Lives

Hello friends! How is your summer going? Mine is going. This summer most of my kids participated in our family ministry, a year-round Christian camp and retreat center, nestled in North Central Minnesota. The older kids worked and the younger kids loved taking their turns as campers. After youth camps wrap up, it is pretty […]

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Growing Legacies

I recently became acquainted with the term “Legacy Ministry.” What do you suppose that is? It’s not the name of the ministry but what it is made of. A legacy ministry has been build by leadership who carry strong vision and values while being able to transmit their vision and values to others, providing stability […]

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Does God Behave Badly??

The conversation at the breakfast table got very lively this week. “That’s not fair!” “God was mean!” “Why would God do that?!” I took a deep breath and mentally stepped back. I hadn’t expected the children to respond this way to our Bible study, but okay, why not? Lets tackle this head on. And I […]

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God’s Promise When the World Falls Apart

I drove my husband’s car yesterday. The radio was on and I’m not sure whose program was on, but it was talking about decisions that are coming before our Congress, and this man’s opinions were scary. Couple that with Beauty Beyond Bones post about what is happening on the streets of New York City, and […]

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Is Your Life Well Frapped?

My husband is a veteran Navy man. Something I have learned about his time in the military is that the Navy has a whole vocabulary unto themselves. They have literally invented new words. Some are not appropriate for anyone to hear, but others are a useful tool to draw attention to concepts that every person […]

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