The Shepherds’ Gospel

And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. 10 And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. 11 For unto you is born … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Share the Gospel During the Holidays

With all the hustle and bustle during November and December, it’s easy for the gospel to get lost in the shuffle. But the Great Commission never takes a vacation, and the holiday season provides some unique opportunities for sharing the gospel that we don’t have during the rest of the year. If your family does the “let’s go around the table and say what we’re thankful for” … [Read more...]

28 Names of Jesus {PLUS Free Printable}

Recently I became fascinated with all the different names Jesus has been given throughout the Bible. I should have been writing books, folding the laundry and washing my thirty-two windows, but I just could not stop digging through literature and Bible verses. I'm so glad I let my laundry pile up, my windows become more streaked and other writing delayed. I feel richer for … [Read more...]

Holiday To Do List

I have seen this Holiday to do list floating around social media for the past few weeks and just thought it would be fun to share on the blog. I love Christmas, I love giving gifts, I love being with family, I love baking but all of those things hold no eternal value. I have to continually check myself and make sure I am not making this life all about me, and what makes me … [Read more...]

8 Christmas Tradition Do-Overs (and Do Over and Overs!)

I love being one of the older writers here at STC. Reading about the other writers' young children brings back sweet memories of when mine were that little. It also gives me the opportunity to occasionally bring in the "been there, done that, here's how I would go back and do it better if I could" perspective. And that's what I'd like to share with you today. I wish I had … [Read more...]