Celebrating Epiphany with Kids

Every year as I clean up our Christmas and begin putting decor and toys away, I feel a twinge of regret. No matter how strong we start December with Advent activities, special Christmas books, and traditions that encourage my children … Read More

Mary, the Mother of Jesus

“But Mary kept all these things like a secret treasure in her heart. She thought about them over and over.” Luke 2:19 (NIrV) “So God throws open the door of this world—and enters as a baby. As the most vulnerable imaginable. Because … Read More

Partnering with God this Christmas

“Nevertheless I am continually with You; You have taken hold of my right hand. With your counsel You will guide me, and afterward receive me to glory.” Psalm 73:23-24 (NASB) “Christmas can’t be bought from a store… Maybe Christmas means … Read More

The Memories Are All That’s Left

“But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:13b-14 “And what happened then? Well, … Read More

The Shalom Peace of Jesus

“Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” Luke 2:14 “A great many people are trying to make peace, but that has already been done. God has not left it … Read More

Whose Birthday are We Celebrating?

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does … Read More

Fall in Love with Jesus this Christmas

“Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!” 2 Corinthians 9:15 “The Son of God became a man to enable men to become the sons of God.” C.S. Lewis   Christmas is here! The celebration of Jesus’ birth is upon … Read More

A Note from Your Father to You this Christmas

“The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love.” Zephaniah 3:17 (ESV) “God loves each of us as if there were only … Read More

Christmas Prayer

“In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The … Read More

Christmas Advent House Devotional for Kids

Merry Christmas sweet friends! Are you looking for a Christ-centered Advent activity to do with your children? Look no further! This Christmas Advent House will add a dose of truth and beauty to your children’s lives all during Advent! You … Read More

Baby Jesus — The Gift of Love

“God showed how much he loved us by sending his only Son into this wicked world to bring us eternal life through his death. In this act we see what real love is: it is not our love for God … Read More