No, that’s not a typo in the title. This Christmas, instead of giving presents, give presence. That’s the message the people behind the Advent Conspiracy want you to hear. Let’s make this a Christmas where we [...]
Last night I went to my ladies Bible study at church. We’re studying John, the beloved disciple, but last night there was a little section on Peter. A section that spoke to me. After Jesus died [...]
Some might say the timing is a coincidence. Some might say it’s irony. I fully believe it’s the hand of God. On Monday I wrote how I’ve been struggling. Struggling with frugality, struggling with time for [...]
Sometimes it’s good to look back. As I was sitting in church yesterday, listening to our pastor teach on Jesus feeding the 4000, I was reminded of a time when God’s provision was evident in our [...]
This is a guest post from Kevin, who writes about how to get out of debt, stay out of debt, and build wealth at No Debt Plan. You’ve saved diligently and always spent less than you [...]
As most of you know, I headed up to Portland for a homeschooling conference over the weekend. I learned a great deal about homeschooling, though that’s not what I’m going to talk about today. The one [...]
God’s ways might be mysterious, but they are not necessarily “miraculous” in the common understanding of the term. He does not always raise the dead, heal the lame or part the Red Sea. Sometimes He gives [...]
We can learn a lot from ants. Yesterday as I was thinking about what to write about today, I came across a great list of scriptures pertaining to personal finance at ChristianPF. (If you haven’t read [...]
Yesterday I spent the morning at the soccer fields, watching my kids play soccer. As I watched my 10 year old daughter’s game, I thought back to when she started playing soccer in 2nd grade. You [...]
Mistaken Identity is the story of the Cerak and Van Ryn families. Warning: This is a completely off-topic post. I tend to post whatever is on my mind on Sundays, whether it has to do with [...]
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