Happy 4th of July!

Happy Independence Day! Hopefully your family will be together for the holiday! In the United States today we’re remembering the day we declared our independence and claimed our freedom. But we remember too that Christ set us free first. And that Truth is something we can ALL celebrate! How will you celebrate today?

Happy Heavenly Father’s Day

For me as a single mom, one of the most difficult things about Father’s Day is purchasing the card. It’s agonizing standing there looking at all the “Dad! You’re the greatest!” cards, knowing that they simply don’t apply. My children don’t choose them. That makes me sad and angry. I want my children’s dad to be their hero. Continue »

Forget the Bunnies

Rabbits, eggs, candy, and chicks have nothing to do with Easter. Nothing. Really. We Christians have creatively found meaning in eggs—they represent new life. An empty shell, the empty tomb. With FamilyLife’s Resurrection Eggs® children learn the Easter story through a familiar tradition of the egg hunt. But Paul famously said when he became an Continue »

What Day Is Easter?

The answer: April 20, 2014 The challenge: Easter can get away from us, especially when it is later in the year. Our schedules are full. There are prom dresses to buy. Graduation parties to plan for. Weddings to attend. And white pants waiting to be worn … well truth be told, I’ve worn mine already. Continue »