Christmas Gift Ideas based on what we’re gifting our children

Years ago we heard the idea of giving gifts that fit into these categories... something you wantsomething you needsomething to wearsomething to read For the most part, this guides our gift-giving for our children, although there are times when something we want to give them doesn't necessarily fit into these categories...and that's fine. ūüėČ I'm …

What do Christian faithfulness and Christian friendship have in common? Part 2: True encouragement in friendship

In Part 1 we talked about Christian faithfulness and how obedience in our work glorifies God. One of the ways our work can be God-honoring is through it's implications for how it affects the church, too! I've been learning through this webinar that one of the greatest ways we can encourage others around us is …

What do Christian faithfulness and Christian friendship have in common? Part 1 – Faithfulness in our work

One of our pastors preached on the parable of the talents recently, and the truths in this teaching seemed to coincide with several ideas that God has been teaching me lately regarding faithfulness in my work. Be sure to check out the sermon here. If you're not familiar with this parable that Jesus tells, it …

To the married, Christian woman: Submitting to your own husband vs. all the other women

It sounds odd, right? Most Christian women wouldn't claim to be submitting their time and energy to other women rather than their husbands. However, about a year ago, a friend shared a podcast with me that convicted me to see how I was doing that very thing. Now, if you ask most Christian women who …

Intentional holiday plans…both for homeschooling and non-homeschooling families

I know the busy season of holidays can come upon us rather quickly, but I wanted to share a resource that my family will be using for the weeks leading up to Reformation Day (October 31), Thanksgiving and Christmas. Christmas, and sometimes Easter, tend to be holidays that Christ-followers try to celebrate in an intentional …