Alive in Christ Jesus | Romans 6:8-11

  Saturday Scripture   Romans 6:8-11   Now if we died with Christ, we believe that we will also live with him. For we know that since Christ was raised from the dead, he cannot die again; death no longer has mastery over him. The death he died, he died to sin once for all; but the life he lives, he lives to God. In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus.   {Read More}

9 Perfect Easter Books for Your Little Ones

  Easter is next week! Below I share 9 sweet Easter books to add to your little one’s Easter basket! 9 Perfect Easter Books for Your Little Ones Found | Sally Lloyd-Jones: From the bestselling The Jesus Storybook Bible, with over two million products sold, comes Found based on Psalm 23. Written by Sally Lloyd-Jones and illustrated by Jago, little ones will fall in love with this padded cover board book that reminds them of God’s Never Stopping, Never Giving Up, Unbreaking, {Read More}

It is Finished | John 19:28 – 20:10

Saturday Scripture John 19:16 – 20:10 Finally Pilate handed him over to them to be crucified. So the soldiers took charge of Jesus. Carrying his own cross, he went out to the place of the Skull (which in Aramaic is called Golgotha). There they crucified him, and with him two others—one on each side and Jesus in the middle. Pilate had a notice prepared and fastened to the cross. It read: JESUS OF NAZARETH, THE KING OF THE JEWS. Many {Read More}

Hosanna! | John 12:13

Saturday Scripture John 12:13 They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Blessed is the king of Israel!” Prayer Father God, You are the King of Kings and Lord of Lords! Thank you for Palm Sunday and all it represents—for the triumphal entrance of the king! Help me never to be afraid to shout HOSANNA, no matter which situation I’m in. Thank you for the reminder {Read More}

Meaningful Easter Basket Books For Your Kids

Easter is one of my favorite times of the year. I love celebrating Jesus and His resurrected life. I appreciate how—symbolic of Jesus’ rebirth—the whole earth breaks forth in life, budding fresh and new from a frozen world stripped bare. Easter gives us an opportunity to pause and reflect on the life of Christ. I love making Easter baskets for my children each year. Yes, I do add in candy and small personalized gifts, but the focus of each gift {Read More}

Return to the Lord | Joel 2:13

Saturday Scripture Joel 2:13 Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity. Prayer Papa God, Your word is timeless. Thank you for this reminder of your character and your call to us. Despite my shortcomings, you are always there, beckoning me to draw close to you. I don’t deserve your unfailing love, but an humbled and grateful for it. Daily build me into {Read More}

Adoption, A Mother’s Greatest Gift

I held the small baby in my arms, wrapped up in a receiving blanket to keep her warm from the chill of the delivery room, and a voice spoke to me. “Congratulations, Mom.” The congratulations came from an unlikely source—the grandmother of this child, the mother of the sweet birth mother who chose adoption for her baby girl. To say I was overwhelmed is an understatement. Thankfulness filled my heart—to God who’d answered my prayers and to the birth mom {Read More}

What’s So Good About Good Friday?

“I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you … that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, [and] that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures.” 1 Corinthians 15:1,3-4 (NIV) Today, people all around the world are celebrating Good Friday. Businesses are closed and, in some cases, school is out. Yet, when I was younger I used to wonder what was so “Good” about it. I {Read More}

Resurrection Eggs Crack Open Easter’s True Meaning

Resurrection Eggs Crack Open Easter’s True Meaning I’ve been a fan of Resurrection Eggs for many years. I started using them a few years ago with the young women in Teen MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers). Many of these young women had never heard the TRUE Easter story, and it was a great way to share the gospel in a fun and non-threatening way. This year I was excited to use Resurrection Eggs with my little kids. They are ages six, {Read More}

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