battling little boy giants

So David triumphed over the Philistine with only a sling and a stone, for he had no sword.  1 Samuel 17:50 David and Goliath. One of my favorite Bible stories. Every time I read, tell, or hear this story I get excited. I am reminded of so many of God's truths. It is a reminder to [...]

Praise Him Anyway

I will praise the Lord at all times. I will constantly speak his praises. Psalm 34: 1 In my daily work, I often find myself moving from one crises to another. It is for this reason that I often have to forget or put aside my own crisis that may have occurred outside the school [...]

He Is There…Do You Believe It?

“I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” This is the message that was posted on the projects that our children worked on this weekend during VBS, and it’s the verse from Matthew 28:20 that was the focus of two short nights. As God prepared my heart each nightly service, I [...]

Together We Have Him

The Lord directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives. Though they stumble, they will never fall, for the Lord holds them by their hand. Psalm 37:23 I love snow. Well, let me rephrase that. I love "looking" at the snow. I love watching the dense white flakes fall [...]

Rejoicing for Unanswered Prayers

"Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you." Matthew 7:7 A few weeks ago we took a family trip to the National Aquarium-one of the trips we had promised our shark lover for some [...]

The Season of Doubt

Now faith is confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. Hebrews 11:1 A few months ago, I had the honor of presenting the Sunday message at church. After spending a week ministering to kid's through VBS, it had been revealed to me that my [...]

Just Go With the Flow, Mommy!

The Lord directs our steps, so why try to understand everything along the way? Proverbs 20:24 It's about 7:15 in the morning. I am getting ready to chaperone a field trip, and honestly have already started dreading every minute of it. See, my creature of routine and habit that is Hunter, does not do well [...]