The Woman Whose Miracle Began an Evangelistic Explosion

I was going through an old memory drive because I have been updating high school transcripts for college entrance (home-schoolers), and I ran across devotional notes. I had forgotten about them, but as I read through, I rediscovered a gem. The Bible tells us of many real people, often times in what seems like just […]

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These Noah Days & a Challenge for 2021

How are you today? So many have expressed their anxiousness to put 2020 behind us, and yet here we sit in the new year and not much has changed. When feeling down, it is good medicine to look outside of ourselves and really see other people. My friend Sheila in Italy has barely been outside […]

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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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Baked Rotisserie Style Chicken (or Turkey)

Do you ask the Lord to help you be a good steward with your grocery budget?  I do.  Cooking for 11 is a lot, but doable.  Staying within the grocery budget in order to cook for 11 sometimes feels like a mountain, but God is faithful to provide in unexpected ways! A couple months ago […]

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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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