Hey Mama, Today, focus on building up. I saw a cool meme on Facebook which said something to the effect of, “You can tell who the strong women are . . . they’re the ones building others up instead of tearing them down.” It’s easy to do this with ourselves (Eeyore Syndrome), but we also
Summer is upon us, and many families are open to new adventures and challenges. If you’ve never considered the possibility of a short-term mission trip, now would be a good time to examine the options. It may be too late to make it happen this summer, but you could begin planning for next year.
What is your blessing location? The place where you live is what we like to call our blessing location. Where has your family been placed in order to serve others? Sometimes we need to find fresh purpose in our living circumstances and in those around us. For our family, we have been placed in
The reflection in the dirty, lead-stained mirror is a me I’m glad only strangers will see tonight. Leaning my forehead against the mirror, I let the steaming water wash over my hands. We’ve been here for hours. Tears roll down my face. Choking back a sob, I turn and look at my twelve-year-old son in
To prepare for a life-mission furthering the Great Commission, God’s Word is our one infallible teacher. When it comes to practical application, history is brimming with examples of the teaching Word and the human student in action, one of which is missionary George Muller. Almost 220 years after his birth, the German-born pastor is
Whatever and wherever a believer in Christ labors, his greatest desire is to see others reconciled to God. Many teens take that pivotal step, wondering how they can prepare for such a great mission. By mission, we mean seeing life as a missionary does, whether we are one professionally or not. It means recognizing
Why do we homeschool? What is the ultimate goal for our children? We hope they are happy, safe, healthy, and successful. But, there’s a deeper desire that drives us forward? Christian homeschoolers have an enormous opportunity to provide a spiritual foundation for their children. In fact, many Christian homeschoolers would say that the spiritual
As Clarissa grows, one of my goals is for her to have a heart that wants to serve others and not just herself. At first it seemed hard to find ways for her to serve others since she is only five. But I have found that one of the best ways to do this,