Can I start by saying, I have zero experience actually implementing this? So...obviously I am an expert on the topic – thus – the blog post. I am currently the mother of a toddler so our main scheduling constraints are making sure to be home at noon for nap-time and we try to make Story … Continue reading Choose This Not This
We’ve cancelled elementary Sunday school today - not forever – not because we didn’t have enough teachers or because we’re lazy, but because Justin Wren, an MMA fighter is coming to speak in worship. He is not just an MMA fighter. He is also a missionary. He cares for those who are truly the least … Continue reading Why We’re Cancelling Sunday School
I’ve been extremely absent from the blog and I’m sorry about that. Two weeks ago, we had VBS. Then I preached three times on the Sunday following, and left on a family vacation on Monday morning. Needless to say, it’s been a bit of a whirlwind. Cathy’s post yesterday got me thinking, though. She is … Continue reading A Dollywood Friendship
I’m writing this after having been up from 3-5am and then back up at 6am with my teething one-and-a-half-year-old. She is now peacefully napping – which will certainly throw off her afternoon nap, which I really need her to take. God is good. I’ve recently talked with several parents who have either received or are … Continue reading God is good.
My big kid (7 years old) has a lot of questions about his faith and God. And that’s good. We strongly encourage questions at home, even if we don’t always have the answers. He often complains that God doesn’t talk to him. I think, like many of us, he’s waiting on a booming voice to … Continue reading When Your Heart Moves
Today is Mother’s Day. It’s important to remember that as joyous as today may be for some of us, it can be a day filled with pain and tears for others. And for many of us, it’s both.Preschoolers today will learn that we don’t all have mothers around to care of us, but God gives … Continue reading It Takes a Village
This may be a silly question, but do you know how to invite someone to church? Though it may be a silly thing to ask, I thought this was a good time to ask it. People are more open to attending church on Easter because, whether or not they have attended church in the past, … Continue reading I Invited My OBGYN