Enjoy some family fun with this collection of nativity crafts for every age that includes each character and symbol commonly found in the Christmas story.

Angels & Shepherds & Wisemen, Oh My! A Nativity Crafts Collection

  My kids love to make crafts and do projects. Since we're focusing on the Christmas story this Advent season, I've compiled a list of Nativity crafts for all ages. Each one of these depicts characters or a symbol commonly found in the Christmas story. There's a great variety here, so kids of all sizes can find one that's age or ability appropriate. Scroll through and find something fun to create with your family. If you're not a fan of traditional crafts, then maybe you'll … {Read More}

Being thankful is a learning process. The secret to being thankful in any circumstance is to rejoice in the Lord, always!

Learning to be Thankful in All Circumstances

Learning to be thankful in all circumstances? Why do we need to learn to be thankful? Shouldn't thankfulness be as natural to us as breathing? I believe thankfulness comes from a heart that knows and loves God. I know God and I love God but I am not always thankful. How about you? This I am learning, God puts us in places tailor made just for you and just for me to teach us thankfulness  and to … {Read More}

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Homosexuality Should Not Polarize the Church

My husband and I have been married for almost 10 years. I am a work-at-home-mom to two precious girls that the Lord blessed us with through the gift of adoption. He is a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Student Pastor at a local Southern Baptist church here in South Metro Atlanta. We Believe The Bible is inerrant and infallible. Homosexuality is a sin (as is … {Read More}

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What Blessings Do We Have in Christ?

What blessings do we have in Christ? There are certain blessings that all regenerate believers have in the spiritual realm. I'm part of a Facebook group that was just discussing how misused or misunderstood the words "anointed," "favor," and "blessings" are today. I think so many times we tend to think of blessings as immediate, physical, carnal, or temporal (in the here and now, which actually … {Read More}

Surviving the Holidays with Infertility

The holidays. For almost five years, the day before Thanksgiving - as I baked multiple pies for our huge annual family gathering - marked the beginning of my least favorite time of year. When you are infertile, and the one thing you want most in the world - but God isn't giving to you - is a child, the holidays are incredibly difficult. No one seems to want to acknowledge it. I … {Read More}

Prayer: An invitation to call home.

Prayer: An Open Invitation To Call Home

  We live during unstable times in an unstable world. And that's okay because, as Christians, this world is not our home. Not the place we go for comfort, reassurance or answers. Our home is with Jesus who is preparing a place for us in His Father's house. In My Father's house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you.   … {Read More}