The Bible – Full of Plot Twists

This is one of those weeks when you can feel something coming – even if you had never read the Bible before or had never even heard whispers of the story, you’d feel something coming. It’s like when that eerie music starts to play during a movie and you know a surprise plot twist is … Continue reading The Bible – Full of Plot Twists

Bible Reading: No Is Not an Option

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

Keep On Reading

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

Building a Foundation – One Week at a Time

So I’m sure you probably noticed, but the temperature dropped like 40 degrees overnight this weekend.  Friday afternoon my kids were playing outside in shorts and t-shirts and Saturday morning we walked through light snow flurries on the way into Einstein Bagels. Once I got past my unending confusion over Texas winters, I got to … Continue reading Building a Foundation – One Week at a Time

Teaching Your Kids to Read…the Bible

Today would have been my grandfather’s 93rd birthday. He came to faith later in life, and, in his later years, served his church faithfully as an usher, photographer, treasurer, and part of the lawn-care team. He also attended worship and a weekly Bible study where he diligently marked up his Bible. Since I worked at … Continue reading Teaching Your Kids to Read…the Bible