Dancing Through Life by Candace Cameron Bure {Review and Giveaway}

Dancing Through Life Review and Giveaway

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be Candace Cameron. Well, I wanted to be DJ from Full House. I was a big sister, but I always wanted sisters that were closer to my age like Stephanie was, and I wanted cool clothes, a horse and the amazing hair! Living in California sounded amazing – and she got to sing with the Beach Boys! Her life looked perfect! … Continue reading

Ministry: It Isn’t About Me {Acts 20-21} WITH LINK UP

Why do you minister to others? Is it about you- or is it to grow the kingdom of God for the glory of God? That is what ministry should be about!

Why do you serve in your church? Why do you go to prayer meetings, help fed the poor, serve in the nursery, usher, work with teens or lead Bible studies? The answer might seem obvious- to help the church, the advance the kingdom of God. However, lets look deep in our hearts and examine ourselves – because ministry isn’t about me. I have to confess. There have been many times … Continue reading

Teaching Our Kids About Columbus Day

Columbus Day can be a fun day for homeschool kids!

Columbus Day is right around the corner! This is a great day to have some fun in your homeschooling! I love fun days that has lots of great ideas and activities. These are the days we make the most memories as well as learn! Below are some great resources to help you have a memorable and educational Columbus Day – as well as a free printable pack for you to … Continue reading

Making Your Home a Haven When the Storm Rages

It is when the storm is raging that we need a haven - and our attitudes can be the place of peace.

All around me is complete devastation. I have seen trees on bridges. The road that I take every day is washed away. Devastation has happened to my beautiful state of South Carolina. On a day when I am suppose to be focusing on my home- I have no power. The candles that were bought to pray for peace in my home now remind me to pray for peace for those … Continue reading

Crunchy Pumpkin Spice Bars

Crunchy Pumpkin Spice Bars

    Crunchy pumpkin spice bars are a wonderful treat to those who enjoy pumpkin pie. Confession time: I don’t like pumpkin pie. I know, I’m sorry. I enjoy all things pumpkin, however. Pumpkin bread, pumpkin cookies or pumpkin bars (with cream cheese frosting, of course). I enjoy it all.  The pumpkin pie has an odd texture to me.  I just does. My husband, completely enjoys pumpkin pie. It is … Continue reading

When My Heart Says No

There are times when our hearts are screaming No, when we need to be saying Yes to God.

You know the end of sermon drill. The Pastor starts winding down the sermon, and your hands start to sweat a little. His message has been convicting, and God is asking you to make a change. Or maybe He is asking you to do something BIG for Him. Maybe He wants your obedience. Yet, it isn’t what you want. It’s okay to say it. Sometimes, we don’t want to do … Continue reading

Make Your Home a Haven 2015

Making your Home a haven1

Welcome to October! It truly is my favoirte month of the year. The weather is cooling down, there is pumpkin everything, and the holidays are right around the corner! It is the perfect time to focus on our homes – and this challenge is sure to do that for you! What is a haven? By definition: a place of safety or refuge. This is what our homes are suppose to be. … Continue reading

Tools for the Gospel {Acts 18}

Tools for the Gospel

When you are working on a project, the most important thing you need is the right tools. If you are baking a cake, you shouldn’t need a hammer- but a hand mixer will do you a world of good. If you are building a house- you will need the hammer, not the mixer. Tools are so important when we are doing projects. Sometimes though, we have to use the tools … Continue reading

Five Minute Bible Stories for Kids (With Giveaway)

Bible Stories

My daughter loves to read. Since she has started reading, she reads everything. I have had to keep good reading material at hand all the time because she is always wanting to read something. As part of her homeschool curriculum, I have wanted her to read books that will have an eternal impact on her, all while being enjoyable. Five Minute Bible Stories for Kids has been one of those … Continue reading

Turn The World Upside Down {With Link Up}

The Early church turned the world upside down with the gospel. Lets turn our worlds upside down!

Have you ever had your world turned upside down? Maybe life has thrown you a ball you weren’t expecting, and all of the sudden, things are different then you ever thought they would be? Often, those moments are life defying. They can be scary – but they can be good as well. What would happen if we, as the church, started turning our world upside down for the gospel of … Continue reading