This week’s passages talk a few times about the compassion of Jesus. Many of these stories are relatable to our kids, and are a good opportunity to talk about the ways Jesus is the same as us and the ways he is different.** **Small disclaimer: don’t let your children try to convince you (as my … Continue reading Bible Reading: No Is Not an Option
Genesis is hard! But, honestly, so is marriage, and learning a new skill, and raising a child, and basically everything else that’s important. Genesis is important because it’s the foundation of our faith. It’s where God’s relationship with humanity started and we get to learn what happened. This week is no exception. Honestly, it might … Continue reading Sacrificing Isaac
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FtCTW2rVFM I’m sorry I’m late. I’ve always been a freakishly punctual person. This blog post was supposed to go up Monday, but then my baby threw up on Sunday. This, of course, halted all forward progress in the Pedigo house for at least 48 hours. Hopefully you can forgive me – baby vomit and all. … Continue reading Shrek and the Parables
A number of times over the last couple of years, I have had the privilege of getting to talk with our new mom’s groups about marriage. The funny thing is, the class is rarely held in the same room within the church. So inevitably, I have to ask someone, “Where is the new mom’s class … Continue reading Guest Post: Message For Valentine’s Day
In Sunday School, our preschoolers have been working through a series on Jesus’ miracles. We’ve been talking a lot about faith. They may need a little prodding, but your preschoolers should know the word FAITH and what it means. (We’ve been using a paraphrase of Hebrews 11:1 – faith is believing in something you can’t … Continue reading Do You Still Have No Faith?
I recently had an interesting experience – I was chosen to sit on a jury. I’ve been called for jury duty many times – I might even say, more than my fair share. I’ve experienced voir dire questioning a number of times, so I didn’t think anything of it when I, along with 76 of … Continue reading Your Least Favorite Topic, But Read it Anyway
We hope you have been engaging your entire family in our daily Bible readings. It doesn’t matter if you have a 6 month old, a 6-year-old, or a 6th grader, all children can benefit from these readings. Even if your little one is truly too young to understand, we still believe it’s fruitful to include … Continue reading Keep On Reading