Heading off to church camp is such an exciting time. Here are my top 5 tips for preparing your kid for camp.

5 Tips for Preparing My Daughter for Church Camp

Heading off to church camp is such an exciting time. Here are my top 5 tips for preparing your kid for camp.

The line stretched out across the lawn. We waited to get my daughter checked in to her brand new church camp. Kids from middle school age through high school milled around. Many stood in groups, obviously friends, laughing and giggling and discussing cabins. Erin didn’t know anyone. She spent the time in line part of […]

Song of Solomon FREE Spring Printable

Song of Solomon 2 11-12 Printable

Watching seeds that we began in cardboard egg cartons sprout up and begin to take shape excites me to no end. My husband and daughter are the most dedicated gardeners in the family, but I love to be a part of the process. In addition to our own garden, the green of the trees and […]

Imagine what you could do if you knew you could not fail. Seek God to calm your fears and pursue a bold life of joy, peace, and love.

7 Daily Fears We Face and God’s Answers to Them

Imagine what you could do if you knew you could not fail. Seek God to calm your fears and pursue a bold life of joy, peace, and love.

2 Timothy 1:7 for God does not give us the spirit of fear but of power and of love and of sound mind. For too many years, fear held me back from pursuing all I dreamed of. I studied hard, worked and lived responsibly. But I didn’t dare follow my dreams; instead, I lived a […]

Looking for a great way to mix and mingle at your next retreat? This 'Get to Know You' activity is a super fun women's retreat icebreaker.

Get to Know You | Women’s Retreat Icebreaker

Looking for a great way to mix and mingle at your next retreat? This 'Get to Know You' activity is a super fun women's retreat icebreaker.

One of the most difficult things to do initially at a women’s retreat has to be getting women comfortable with those they don’t know well. As a child, it always upset me when the adults in charge would make me sit by someone I don’t know. Oh, I understand why they did it, but I […]

What do you do when you just don't feel you can take it anymore? Try at least one of these 4 places to go when you've hit your limit. God bless you!

4 Places to Go When You’ve Hit Your Limit

What do you do when you just don't feel you can take it anymore? Try at least one of these 4 places to go when you've hit your limit. God bless you!

Matthew 14:23 After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. Later that night, he was there alone. Where do you go when you hit that point that if one more person asks you to do something, complains to you, gossips with you, just is…with you, you think you’ll scream? […]

Join us as we study Hebrews and learn truly who Jesus Christ is.

Why Study Hebrews? And a Little Bit of Background

Join us as we study Hebrews and learn truly who Jesus Christ is.

Welcome back to our study of the book of Hebrews. This week I want to take a look at the reasons why we should study Hebrews and also give you some background information. We won’t have homework this week UNLESS you haven’t been able to read Leviticus yet. It’s important you read (or at least […]

How is God calling us to make the Earth His kingdom?

But HOW Do We Make the Earth His Kingdom?

How is God calling us to make the Earth His kingdom?

We  know God is calling us to make the Earth His kingdom just as Heaven is. Matthew 6:10 your kingdom come, your will be done, on Earth as it is in heaven. We know God is love. 1 John 4:8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. 1 John 4:16 […]

Cooking for a large group? Try this delicious simple chicken recipe and make everyone happy!

Another Super Simple Chicken Recipe for a Large Group

Cooking for a large group? Try this delicious simple chicken recipe and make everyone happy!

It’s important to have a varied menu when cooking for retreats. While I know many of us want to watch our calories, I just think having a weekend away needs to be a time when we don’t worry about things like that (maybe that’s just my wishful thinking).  We make the Simplest Shredded Chicken Recipe frequently, […]