Has this past year left you starving? Your mind depleted, your heart fragile, and your soul weary? You are not alone. Join us for Nourish, a FREE online Bible Study Summit and be refreshed, strengthened, and filled. The best part? You can join us from wherever you find yourself! From July 26-30, 2021 you will … Read more
Have you heard the Bible verses that say something about being in the shadow of God’s wings or under His feathers you’ll find refuge? I’ve always wondered exactly how being in a shadow or covered in feathers is going to protect me from harm. I guess a shadow could protect me from a sunburn, but … Read more
Thanks for being part of my community of believers who are seeking outrageous joy from a deep relationship with God! You can study the final teaching and prayer of Jesus just before He went to the cross for 30% off right now from Moody Publishers. Click here to take advantage of this sale.
It’s “birthday weekend” at our house. We will celebrate the blessing of time. Ethan into his teenage years and Devin into his “fourth quarter.” Balloons will be blown up, candles will be blown out, but may we never forget the blessing of time. Time to treasure, love, and listen. Time to talk, make memories, and … Read more
Bragging is bad. Boasting is annoying. Yet, several times in the Bible, God tells us to boast. What does God tell us to boast about? Him, of course. But, also we are told to boast about knowing Him: “Thus says the Lord, ‘Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the … Read more
“Year after year, observe your feasts on schedule” (Isaiah 29:1). Taken out of context, this verse may seem to emphasize our organized worship of God. In context, however, you will understand how angry God is with His children’s plodding, insincere religious activities. Woe to the people, Isaiah the prophet warned. Lamenting, mourning, and destruction were … Read more
Check out this book bundle with one of the latest books by Dr. Gary Chapman, author of The 5 Love Languages! Offer ends October 31.
We were driving to soccer practice, talking about something, when my son said, “you know, I’ll see it when I know it.” It took me a second to realize he said it backwards! Usually, we hear “I’ll know it when I see it.” As we laughed about his mix-up, I realized what he said is … Read more
This morning, I decided to be more vocal, more open about something . . . there is something I’ve been keeping a bit to myself lately that I feel compelled to share with you. I was reading Psalm 86, a prayer of David, this morning. Near the end, David wrote that God helped him and … Read more
Spending your birthday in quarantine is different, but not without bonus features! Here are 10 things the Erickson’s are doing during this quarantine time and in celebration of my 50th (cannot believe it) birthday: I got to do the shopping so that I could get exactly what I wanted to have for my birthday! Lots … Read more