Starting the School Year with Jesus!

Starting the School Year with Jesus!

Matthew 6:33 New Living Translation (NLT) Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. As we begin the daunting task of distance learning this year, it is ever so important to start each day with Jesus.  Seek...
Romans 8:31 | Overcome!

Romans 8:31 | Overcome!

SRomans 8:31 New Living Translation (NLT) If God is for us who can stand against us? These days it seems like there are so many negative things we are battling.  A global COVID-19 pandemic, loneliness, isolation, fear, injustice, just to name a few.  As parents and...
Talking to Kids about Racism

Talking to Kids about Racism

Jesus is the potter and we need to let him mold us and our children while the clay is still wet. That is why it is crucial if you haven’t had conversations about race and racism with your children that you begin now. Start with just asking them, “what have you...
Screen Time During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Screen Time During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Who knew that every kid in the state of Oregon would be doing school from home right now!? Amidst the toilet paper shortage and stay-at-home orders, our kids are spending hours on a computer doing school from home. While this is a necessity due to the current...
Lord, Hear Our Prayer

Lord, Hear Our Prayer

Jesus loves for our children and grandchildren to talk to him. In Matthew 18, Jesus’ disciples ask “Who is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?”  Jesus calls a little child to him and puts the child among them.  Then he says, in Matthew 18:1-4: “I tell you the...
Faith Over Fear

Faith Over Fear

Matthew 14:29-31 New Living Translation (NLT) 29 “Yes, come,” Jesus said. So Peter went over the side of the boat and walked on the water toward Jesus. 30 But when he saw the strong[a] wind and the waves, he was terrified and began to sink. “Save me, Lord!” he...