Now that I’m a grandmother, I’m realizing how important it is to start taking your kids to church when they’re little, as young as possible. When you find a church with an active and happy children and youth ministry, your kids will learn early about Jesus and be more likely to stick with it through … Read more Taking Your Kids to Church
It’s a well-known adage: “When it rains, it pours.” Unfortunately, it’s usually said when things seem to keep going wrong, one rotten incident after the other. Things seem to happen in clusters, too, and you’ll eventually hear someone blurt it out: When it rains, it pours. When It Rains It Pours – On Our Cars … Read more When It Rains It Pours – Jesus Is Your Umbrella
“The fool has said in his heart, there is no God.” Psalm 14 (NKJV) Now, I don’t anyone who would actually call the famous Steven Hawking a “fool.” He was a brilliant scientist but he seemed to have lacked a certain level of logic. Why do I say that? Because logic and reason do not … Read more There is No God? It’s Still a Matter of Faith
“… that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love…” Colossians 2:2 (NKJV) I never thought I’d actually enjoy knitting until several years ago a good friend of mine taught me how. She and I would either sit outside at my place or over at hers and knit together for hours. She had … Read more Knit Together in Love
I don’t know about you, but I have a hard time reading the Bible on my cell phone, especially in church. Yes, it’s probably more convenient than bringing a physical Bible with you, especially since you already have your phone on you. But, besides my aging eyesight, there’s just something about holding a real Bible, … Read more Reading the Bible – On Your Phone?
There are a lot of searches for the term “church clothes” out on Google. The results are stylish dresses for women and nice suits or casual and crisp slacks and shirts for men. The old phrase “Sunday Go To Meetin’ Clothes” comes to mind when I see those pictures. When I was growing up, you … Read more Church Clothes – What Are You Wearing?!
Everything is digital now; our church band plays contemporary worship music with guitars, keyboard, violin, and drums. I’ve never seen a hymnal anywhere… The first time we visited our church, we walked into the sanctuary and saw a band on stage – the Worship Team – consisting of 8 to 10 band members with … Read more Contemporary Worship Music
What are God Winks? According to the dictionary, a God wink is “an event or personal experience, often identified as coincidence, so astonishing that it is seen as a sign of divine intervention.” I first heard this term from my stepdaughter’s mom when telling her about little “signs” I’d seen at the new church I … Read more God Winks
When I was growing up, going to church on Sundays with my mom was mandatory unless you were deathly ill. No getting out of it. Sunday was go-to-church day. Going to Church as a Kid I grew up in a Baptist church – Sunday school on Sunday mornings, worship on Sunday evenings, Tuesday was “visitation … Read more Going to Church – The Right One