Following Our Family’s Rules

What rules or expectations did your family set for you that everyone still follows? Were there rules about clothing (i.e. what to wear or not to wear during certain times)? What about dietary rules (i.e. eat these foods, but __ is really unhealthy so avoid that)? What about rules about how to spend your time?... Continue Reading →


Merry Christmas

The Birth of Jesus 2 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone went to their own town to register. 4 So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth... Continue Reading →

Blood POURED out

I am so grateful that God sent his son to die; his blood covering my sins.  It is an amazingly relieving truth to know that I am forgiven.  In order for this truth to become a reality though, Jesus did have to die.  That is not a pretty sight.  It is gruesome and ugly, and... Continue Reading →

El Salvador – 1 week away

One week from today we will be landing in El Salvador! It is only in the last few weeks that it has really hit us that the trip is so close.  For today's post we want to share some of the ways that God has already been working though this trip. One of the coolest... Continue Reading →

Reading in the Old Testament

I was asked the other day if I was a Christian who used both the Old Testament and the New Testament, and I responded with a mildly confused, but affirmative answer. And then I thought about it more, and realized that since we live in such a "you-pick" culture with so many different kinds of... Continue Reading →

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