The #1 Reason Christians Need to Revisit the Ten Commandments

When was the last time you thought about the Ten Commandments? I mean, really thought about them… God’s words, carved on stone by His own hand, a gift to His chosen people. [Tweet “The Ten Commandments are God’s words, carved on stone by His hand, a gift to His people.”] I sometimes wonder what it…

Do You Believe God’s Love is Enough? | By Kate Hendrick

When it rains, it pours. We’ve all heard the saying and most of us have experienced a few emotional and spiritual floods in our lifetime.   A gentle rain quickly escalating to a full on deluge; gushing water sweeping us off our feet and threatening to hold us under the current until we’ve nothing left…

Why I take a Summer Blogging Break + 4 Simple Ways to Keep in Touch

Have you ever grown a zucchini plant? Or had a neighbor who grew a zucchini plant? If so, then you know that zucchini plants are productive little buggers, and gardeners are often searching for ways to dole out the abundance. Well, I planted NINE zucchini plants in my garden last year. I’m not sure what…

Is the Christian Life REALLY the Best Life?

A 2002 study by the Southern Baptist Convention’s Family life Council found 88% of the children in evangelical homes leave church at the age of 18. Eighty-eight percent. Of  those who leave, only 60 percent will ever return. Scary, right?!? This article was inspired by a message I delivered to the students of Rapid City Christian…

When You Feel All Alone in Your Grief | By Sabrina Chapiel

I’m sitting on the dry grass in front of the coop. The green flecks of spring are beginning to grow though the dead fall grass still lingering. Green life, reaching for the nourishment of spring sun. Kristopher always loved watching the chickens for some reason. Here, now, I’m reminded of him. This summer it will…

Summer Reading List for Christian Moms + Free Printable

I’ve been waiting ten years for this. That’s 3,650 days. 87,600 hours. More than 5,000,000 minutes. Waiting. Dreaming. Counting down…. But it’s finally arrived. A deliciously memorable motherhood milestone….. After years and years of “you must be within arm’s length” and “high-alert, don’t-look-away, poolside parenting,” I am finally going to be THAT MOM! THAT MOM I used…