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Forsaking the Familiar

Posted on October 3, 2019 in

by Deb DeArmond I lived in one house 18 of my first 20 years. I knew the neighborhood (and the neighbors) intimately, including the best hide and seek spots, and that Mary Jane’s mom baked every Saturday, and often passed ou…

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Three People in Church History We Should Know

Posted on October 1, 2019 in

by Dr. Sandra Glahn Priscilla The apostle Paul mentions the Jewish Priscilla in his writings, along with her husband, Aquila. They instructed a preacher named Apollos, bringing him up to date on the events about Jesus (Acts 18:26)…

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The Story Behind the Story in Elizabeth Goddard’s Novel Always Look Twice

Posted on September 30, 2019 in

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Growing Servant Hearts in Children

Posted on September 26, 2019 in

by Karen Whiting My granddaughter loves to serve. She has served meals to homeless people, helped in Sunday school, and when I entertain family, she usually asks, “Grandma what can I do to help?” She likes learning to cook but…

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The Story Behind the Story in Rachel Fordham’s Novel Yours Truly, Thomas

Posted on September 23, 2019 in

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First Day of Kindergarten

Posted on September 20, 2019 in

by Grace Fox I nearly worried myself sick in the weeks leading to my son’s kindergarten debut. How will he manage? Will he be okay? “I don’t want you to drive me to school. I want to ride the bus,” Matthew announced the da…

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The Story Behind the Story in Tari Faris’s Novel You Belong with Me

Posted on September 19, 2019 in

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The Mailbox

Posted on September 18, 2019 in

by Dianne Neal Matthews When I visit my mom in another state, I usually drive her to the rural community she grew up in to visit my grandparents’ graves. A couple of years ago, we added a visit to my great-grandparents’ graves…

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