God is… Wonderful!

Wonderful means exciting wonder – marvelous and astonishing… Psalm 98:1 O sing to the LORD a new song, For He has done wonderful things, His right hand and His holy arm have gained the victory for Him. Psalm 96:3 Tell of His glory among the nations, His wonderful deeds among all the peoples. Psalm 119:129 […]

Presents Without Bows Are Just Wrong (A Gift Wrap Bow Tutorial)

In case you’re like me and haven’t wrapped ONE present yet (yes, I know, it’s Christmas Eve!), here’s my favorite way to embellish a gift! I originally published this last year and love it so much I thought I’d share it again! When my dad was growing up, he and his family were very poor. […]

God is… Holy

Holy means exalted or worthy of complete devotion, as one perfect in goodness and righteousness.  God’s holiness is not simply the best we know made infinitely better.  God is absolutely untainted. His holiness stands apart—unique and incomprehensible. Isaiah 6:3 And one called out to another and said, “Holy, Holy, Holy, is the LORD of hosts, […]

God is… our Healer

Jehovah-rophe means “Jehovah heals.” God alone has the remedy for the healing of mankind. The Gospel is concerned with the physical, moral, and spiritual healing of all people. Exodus 15:26 And He said, “If you will give earnest heed to the voice of the LORD your God, and do what is right in His sight, […]

No More Santa Claus: Guest Post by Heather at Not a DIY Life

This is another guest post about Santa–this time from the perspective that by taking Santa out of Christmas we are keeping Christ at the center. It is from another one of my great bloggy friends, Heather from Not a DIY Life. She’s such a good mama, a strong woman of God and a servant in […]

Last Minute GIVING Idea!

When we were Children’s Pastors in Birmingham we took our 5th and 6th grade kids on a special Christmas outing to Build-a-Bear. Sounds fun, right? Everyone brought $10, made a bear and then…gave it away. Yep, we made the kids go through the whole fun adventure of picking out an animal, stuffing it, pushing a […]

Advent Calendar Ornaments: Days 15-19

Looking for our Advent Ornaments? Our new ebook, Truth in the Tinsel: An Advent Experience for Little Hands is coming Black Friday, November 25, 2011! Stat tuned on facebook and twitter some amazing launch-day deals!