The Request and Dedication Line

Every once in a while I like to throw out some of my vast knowledge of pop culture. Ok, that’s not true, though I did find myself enjoying a Lizzo song on the way to work this morning (admittedly, I have no idea who “Lizzo” is). I do, however, like to let you know when … Continue reading The Request and Dedication Line

An Obvious Point

Because we are old people, my husband and I sometimes watch part of the 10pm news in bed. A few nights ago, the anchor briefly mentioned a study proving parent’s stress can be passed onto children. My husband made a quick quip about how stressed our girls were going to be if college football got … Continue reading An Obvious Point

Why Did You Stop Fighting?

I am over the pandemic. Admittedly, I have had it very easy! My husband and I both still have our jobs and my family is healthy. I cannot (strike that – should not) complain! But I’m over it. The sense I get is that everyone around me, whether you’ve faced significant hardships or not, is … Continue reading Why Did You Stop Fighting?

Let’s Talk About Grace

If you have school-aged kids – or even younger ones in daycare/preschool – you are well aware that they have been home with you for the last 124 days. That’s four months. A third of a year. But who’s counting? I think my most-used phrases in my household and in conversations with my friends have … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Grace

Sacrifice, Deceit, and an Epic Love Story

This week we reach the end of Abraham and Sarah’s story and begin moving through the story of their descendants. This family drama has it all. Sacrifice, deceit, and an epic love story. When reading these stories, there cannot be any doubt that Abraham and Sarah’s family is blessed directly by God and that He … Continue reading Sacrifice, Deceit, and an Epic Love Story

Building On

This Sunday we are reviewing the building blocks of our faith to make sure our preschoolers who are graduating to elementary Sunday school in just a couple weeks understand (on an age-appropriate level) what it means to be a Christian.  So we’ll talk about what it means to follow Jesus, where our Bible stories come … Continue reading Building On

Jesus Had Grandparents

Jesus had grandparents. That's weird to think about. This week we'll read the Luke account of Jesus' entire lineage. If you have a curious child who wants to compare it with the list in Matthew, you'll notice some differences. DOES THIS MEAN THE BIBLE CAN'T BE TRUSTED!?!? No. Both accounts put their emphasis where they … Continue reading Jesus Had Grandparents