Bible journaling is a pretty popular activity—but the perception seems to be that it’s only for women. And while it might seem like a female-only practice, all Christians can benefit from Bible journaling!
I’ve been pondering the phrase holy dissatisfaction lately within my ministry context. Many of our ministry volunteers express a longing for more impact in our kids’ and students’ lives but wonder how to step into the gap. I have been reading and praying through their longing as I lift them up, and the term holy dissatisfaction continually crosses my mind.
Spring is here, and so is the Everyday Faith Calendar for April!
Sometimes I’m not a nice person.
Sometimes I just need to say those words out loud and admit them.
My son brought home a craft project from his kindergarten class the other day—the outline of a heart filled in with torn scraps of construction paper, titled, “I love you to pieces.” It is an adorable piece of art, and it is in serious contention for inclusion in The File I’m compiling with specially chosen items saved from his early schooling, home crafts, Sunday School memories, and the like.
Spring is just around the corner, and with it, spring break! This week can be a restful time and help your family “spring” into the next season.
One year for Lent, I gave up Pop-Tarts.
The flight is canceled? Of course it had to be the one time I decided to bring the exhibiting and marketing materials in my luggage. Two large suitcases and one very heavy carry-on. I would be saving money by not shipping the materials, and it wouldn’t be so bad traveling with three bags. I could just check two of them at the gate. It was a great plan, until I found out my flight scheduled to leave at 9 a.m. was now leaving at 5 p.m.
“What do you do?” the lab tech asked as we waited for the equipment to charge.
The Book of Proverbs is known for its wise sayings about faith and life here on earth. We get nuggets of wisdom like Proverbs 1:7, where we’re instructed on the difference between those who fear the Lord and those who don’t: