It began when we were experiencing conflict in a place that I’d always felt safe before. The darts were coming from both sides and I felt like I stood in the middle, redirecting arrows and praying the damage would be minimal. It wasn’t my fight, but I witnessed the whole destruction of a place my […]
These 12 songs will help you to focus on Jesus and to prepare your heart for Easter this Good Friday.
Childrens choirs sing, palm branches adorn sanctuaries, bunnies line shelves, families dye eggs and gather around tables. Easter is like a breath of fresh air after a long winter, reminding us all that He makes all things new. Just a short season after we have sung songs with the theme, “God is with us,” we […]
My earliest Easter memory is not of an egg hunt, although traditional festivities were abundant in my childhood. In my heart, my idea of Resurrection Sunday has made a great difference. For that, I’m quite thankful. Our memories shape us in some small way, I think. I truly cherish my first memory of Easter and […]
Day after day, I tell my Fifth and Sixth Grade students the importance of hiding God’s Word in their hearts. I tell them of children in countries where they cannot have their Bibles sitting on their desks. I remind them that this is a freedom and that freedoms are not always forever. They may always […]