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"Christmas Album Tradition"

December 7, 2018 by: Kevin Burkholder

A few years ago I remember reading an article challenging dads to exercise some creativity in leading their homes at Christmas time. Since then, we've attempted a couple which happen to fit in the busy schedule of our lives. Some examples include: a specific time aw... Keep Reading

Resources from 11/29 Technology Seminar

November 30, 2018 by: Kevin Burkholder

Resources from our technology seminar on 11/29: Sites/Articles Stats used in seminar: https://www.bankmycell.com/blog/smartphone-addiction/ Tech workers raising their kids tech free: https://www.businessinsider.com/silicon-valley-parents-raising-their-kids-tech-f... Keep Reading

13 Thanksgiving Questions

November 23, 2018 by: Kevin Burkholder

These 13 Thanksgiving questions were posted by speaker and author Paul Tripp this week in his email communication. They are too good not to share and I hope they will help you think deeply about Thanksgiving! Would the people who live nearest to you characterize ... Keep Reading

The Third Miracle

November 16, 2018 by: Doug Knox

Luke 4:38-5:11 Getting Our Attention When God calls a man for particular service, he shreds his everyday world.  Luke 4:38-5:11 records a series of three miracles by Jesus.  During the first two, Jesus’ disciples just take everything in. &... Keep Reading

Acceptance

November 9, 2018 by: Ryan Lawrence

We used to have a reverse osmosis filter for our kitchen sink. This water filter has such a tiny membrane to filter the water that it even gets out bacteria, let alone sulfur, minerals and any other impurities. The water that came up from the well without any filtrati... Keep Reading

"Five Encouragements For This Election"

November 2, 2018 by: Kevin Burkholder

1. Discern Elections make for a great opportunity to learn and practice discernment. Do you get all your info from T.V. ads? If so, I'd encourage you to deepen your pool of information. Read both sides of issues. Read the history of candidates and their decisions for... Keep Reading

From ERLC Parenting Panel: Prayers Drawn from Scripture for Your Children Praying Scripture is a tool I’ve come to use and treasure.  Some days I’m too tired to come up with the words (although, yes, God can hear and smile upon my incomplete thoughts... Keep Reading

Sticks and Stones...and Real Weapons

October 19, 2018 by: Doug Knox

Selections from Proverbs   The Destructive force in Angry Words We all have recited the playground ditty, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.”  Hogwash. Welts heal.  Broken bones mend.  The... Keep Reading

"The Monopoly Life"

October 12, 2018 by: Ryan Lawrence

I used to love the game Monopoly. My brother, friends and I used to play it over the summer and the same game would last for weeks. For those who don’t really understand Monopoly, maybe because you’ve been warned away from haters, it essentially involves y... Keep Reading

God, Trees, Fruitfulness

October 5, 2018 by: Kevin Burkholder

Have you ever thought about trees? If you don't grow them or it's not Christmas or you're not undertaking a landscaping project, then probably not. I recently read an article that made me think a lot about trees - and the Bible. Here's the link. Please read it: ... Keep Reading