Teaching Bible in Your Homeschool

For many homeschooling families, Bible education is a double-edged sword. On one hand, parents desire to teach their children about Scripture: its wisdom, values, and revelation of the power of God.  On the other hand, I've noticed a hesitation, maybe even a fear associated with bringing children into the Word.  The other day, I was talking with a discouraged homeschooling mom.  She and

The Habit of Joy

One spiritual habit that has changed my journey is seeking the joy of the Lord.  That sounds a little nebulous, doesn't it?  Maybe a little too common sense?  Let me explain.   I grew up in a traditional, Protestant church – and for the record I still go to a traditional, Protestant church.  I saw theology, but

Service: Small Effort, Meaningful Results

Sometimes, God speaks to me in little whispers.  Sometimes, He is silent.  Right now, though, He is shouting in both ears.  I read an article this morning that briefly mentioned sacrificial living.  Even though that wasn’t the topic of the article, those words stood out big and bold to me.  Sacrifice and service are difficult

Are you Jesus?

This morning, bleary-eyed and rushing around to get everyone ready for Sunday School and Church, I took a moment for a morning email check.  This is an excerpt from an email I received from my in-laws.  In all of the craziness of the morning, I have to share it.  Many of you may have already

SoulStretch: Centering Your Spirit

Point A – "So much to do, so little time."  True enough. Point B – "The more you do, the more you do."  Also true. So, what is the secret for taking your mindset from Point A to Point B?  In my Walk the Donut post, I touched on the significance of recognizing and focusing

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