Restoring the Lost Petal

The Power of Praying With Your Spouse, Plus Printable Prayer Cards

Prayer is pivotal for your marriage. Each spouse should spend time praying for their mate, praying for their family and speaking protection over the institution of their marriage (and the marriages of their friends and family). Great! I got that! I pray often for that kinda stuff! Don’t close this post just yet…. How often […]

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What Running the Track Can Teach You About God

How many times can a 4 year old run around a ¼-mile track in one hour? Wyatt recently participated in The Race for Education for the Christian school he’s been going to. A ¼ mile track seem awful long for pre-k legs to run. As the kids lined up at the start/finish line they were […]

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*Rethinking The Sinner’s Prayer: What It Really Takes To Be Saved

“And Jesus said, ‘say unto God the Sinner’s Prayer and ye shall be saved.’” If you’re looking for a scripture reference for that quote you won’t find one because Jesus never said it. He said many things about a relationship with Him, about knowing God and living a changed live but not about saying a […]

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*9 Ways to Normalize Faith in Your Home

Building good habits at a young age is one of the most important things we can do with our children. They need this foundation of healthy social, emotional and personal habits that they will build upon as they grow. Godly character and strong faith are also foundational principles for a thriving life. As we navigate […]

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God Knows – A Reminder For The Times When It Doesn’t Go Your Way

How often do we struggle in knowing God is in control? When I look over my life I can see Hi whispering reassurance that He’s got it yet still I question. Our beautiful black truck and precise plan are another whispering, this time for Brad and me. We had a good plan. Brad diligently searched and […]

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7 Benefits of Playing Music in the Home

Even wonder if there are benefits of playing music in your home? Me neither, it never really crossed my mind.  I have played music from time to time on and off during different season of my life, especially when I was a new Christian.  I love worship music and always have the radio on in […]

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Shaped By God: Having A Cheering Section Because We All Need Encouragement

We’re wrapping up week three of the Faithful Finish Lines Challenge and I’m so impressed by the lay out of this program and the ongoing support and encouragement that is available. We all need encouragement from time to time. No matter how determined we are or how focused we stay there are days when the […]

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Changing Lanes: Practical Changes For Overcome Sexual Impurity

Sexually purity means more than waiting until the veil goes back to have sexual intercourse. Sexual purity and integrity reach broad into many areas of your life like roots of a firmly established tree. If you’ve been living a sexually impure life how can you change? Is it too late? Will you ever be able […]

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Change Your Prayer Life Forever

I was compensated for this review with a copy of Before Amen. The opinions expressed below are my own. Deep in repentant prayer, tears hit my Bible like icy rain on a winter day. I have been so wrong about so many things. My shortcomings flashing across the screen of my mind. “Father, forgive me for losing […]

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Winter Jam 2015

I was compensated for this post with 2 passes to Winter Jam 2015.   I love music. I don’t really need television but I love to have music playing. There’s something about singing that awakens my spirit. Concerts, well that’s not something I get to do very often. In fact, I’ve never been to a […]

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