ADVENT-BANNER

Advent is more than a kids craft

A couple of years ago I took the better part of a day designing and planning out a month of Advent activities for my kids… I wrote a blog post over on my mom’s blog and was pretty proud of myself. You know how many activities we ended up doing??? ZEROOOOO… but hey it looked…

JOY

A Joyless Journey:: Addicted to saying YES.

A few years ago after coming out of the most disastrous 3 years of our lives, my husband gave a keynote speech titled “Destinations are Overrated.”  It is the message God has given him to carry… being present, finding joy in the mundane and at times down right painful are gifts he lives and breathes.…

madewithover-1

S C A N D A L …

I love a good scandal… not the trashy kind we read in the tabloids in the supermarket checkout line… but true earth shattering, mind bending, counter culture… S C A N D A L. I love it when people go outrageously against cultural norms .. even when it’s Christian Culture. GASP!! My favorite stories in…

Staysha

OUR PROBLEM… by Jenna Benton

There was a time when I would have read the last post by Rebecca Bender and I would have been pretty interested to hear her speak. I would have put FIGHT NIGHT on my calendar and looked forward to an evening of food, friends, education and connection. I would have given it a brief nod,…

RB

Saved for Something More… by Rebecca Bender

I can’t wait for Fight Night. Just the title gets my heart racing. Maybe cause I’m a fighter, a Warrior Bride… Do you have that? Do you have something, one word, one idea that just fans something in your heart into flames? When I first got saved, there were certain words that I’d hear over…