I am rarely the first to know about something. I don't share secrets and I don't really care about gossip, so people often don't feel any reason to tell me the latest and greatest. My favorite musical artists are Dolly Parton and Whitney Houston and my favorite movie came out in 1992. Clearly I'm just … Continue reading In the Know
If you keep one routine going for the summer let it be reading your Bible as a family. Here is our reading for this week. June 3: Mark 9:42-50 Today’s Takeaways: Sin is very serious. We should do everything we possibly can do to make it harder for ourselves to sin. Today’s Talking Topic: Why … Continue reading Camels, Kingdom and Crowds
Who is the most impressive, exciting person you've ever been around? I shook hands with Matthew McConnaughey once. That's the best I can offer. But this week we'll read about The Transfiguration, a time when a few disciples get to hangout with Jesus, Moses and Elijah as they pow-wow. Can you imagine? Incredible. May 27: … Continue reading I Shook Hands with Matthew McConnaughey.
I am so happy that by now doing our reading at bedtime has become a habit for our (and I know many of yours) kids. Yes, maybe it is a means to delaying bedtime at times, but whatever the means I like the end result. Our Thursday reading is especially relatable, we spend a LOT … Continue reading Check Your Heart
I’ve heard a lot of people say things in the arena of, “well of course I would believe if I had seen Jesus perform miracles.” This week’s readings are full of reasons to believe. Casting out demons. Raising people from the dead. Healing chronic illness. The list goes on. The truth is, the empty tomb … Continue reading Icing on the Cake
Last week Wednesday we had a great time celebrating the kick off of reading the Mark gospel together. Both preschool and elementary children learned what it means to be a follower of Christ. Preschoolers in particular talked about why it is important to read the Bible and remember the stories. If you still need to … Continue reading Sometimes You Wear Waders To Make A Point
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWJo2EZW8yU As Willy Wonka said, “Strike that. Reverse it.” I know you have so little time and so much to do. Isn’t that the case for everyone? I guarantee the 10 minutes you spend reading Mark excerpts and discussing them using your Mark Family Guide, will be some of the most meaningful minutes in your … Continue reading So Much Time. So Little To Do
Because our Easter celebration in Garret Park was so awesome, we thought we’d share some highlights with you! We had so many friends stop by our MungerKids table and make egg maracas so they could joyfully join in Easter worship. We handed out hundreds of Family Guides to the Gospel of Mark. We hope you … Continue reading What’s Next?
This Friday we start reading the Mark Gospel. This is the perfect time to either continue what you have been doing with Matthew or jump in and join us for the first time. If you haven't picked up our booklets on Easter Sunday, please get your Mark and Mark Family Guide this Sunday at church. … Continue reading Daily Bible Reading…A Personal Experience
This is your last week of Matthew! I hope your time spent in Scripture has proven to be well worth it. This week’s readings fall right in line with what we’ve just learned through Lent, Holy Week, and Easter. So, while I’ll give you a question to discuss for each day, I’d like you to … Continue reading A Quick Transition