No one ever tells you how hard it is to be an adult.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
I remember the first time my faith was questioned.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
Getting kids to volunteer or do service projects can seem like pulling teeth. How am I supposed to teach my child the value of serving others if he groans and mumbles and complains the whole time?Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
During fall, the fields are ripe for harvest and farmers work day and night to bring in the bounty of the fields, the undeserved gifts from the hands of our loving heavenly Father. The selected readings in our Grace Bible reading plan are all about God’s grace for undeserving sinners. Like mercy, which we examined over the summer, grace is a form of undeserved love, but it is quite different.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
Bible Reading Plan grace
Each of the readings in this Bible reading plan is about mercy. Just like His grace, God’s mercy flows out of His great love. But grace and mercy are very different
from each other. Grace is in the mind; it is a decision to love someone who does not deserve that love. Mercy is in the heart. It is looking at someone’s pain and agony and having a deep gut reaction—feelings of concern, care, and pity, the
feeling that I have to do something, get involved. It doesn’t matter if the suffering is that person’s own fault or even if that person is just getting what he or she deserves.
Bible Reading Plan Mercy
This post is part 2 of a three-part series on cultivating a love of giving in children.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
Growing up, I had one of those three-part plastic banks—one third was for spending, one was for saving, and one was for tithing. It was supposed to teach youngins like myself how to manage their meager finances in a way that would, hopefully, one day translate to effective budgeting (I’m working on it, Mom!).Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
Take time this summer to be refreshed in the Word. Download this free month-long devotional and focus on the sweet Gospel of God’s forgiveness in Jesus Christ which is that spiritual water that quenches our thirst and satisfies us.
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