• Etsy Made Easy

    By Hope Lum – What would Easter be without baskets overflowing with candy treats such as chocolate bunnies, marshmallow peeps and jellybeans? This Easter, let’s shake up our Easter baskets with treats that are a little more long-lasting,...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • God Can – But Does He Care?

    By Janelle Alberts – I heard a mother speaking with her son about a recess fight with his little friend. The mom said all the usual encouraging things, and then added, “And son, maybe you could talk...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • To See or To Be – Which is it Today?

    By Janelle Alberts – I was chatting with a favorite preschool teacher the other day about her skill to inspire! Create! Enlighten! I gushed, “Your life must be amazing! Your home must be a treasure!” In response,...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • I Need A Vacation!

    By Janelle Alberts – I would not have cast the strong and stoic Charlton Heston as Moses. I would have picked someone who looked easily freaked out and whose face best expressed, “I wish I could get...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • The High Pressure of Valentine’s Day

    By Janelle Alberts – For strong, smart, critical-thinking Christian women, Valentine’s Day can be a lot of pressure. We throw our shoulders back, chin up, and ridicule the silliness of all that sentiment. Affection. Overkill. We’re too...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Yes, Virginia, He Is Real After All

    By Janelle Alberts – I love the bombardment of this season’s cheery props – Advent wreaths and Christmas trees and chimney stockings and of course there’s that guy who, after all this time, kids still wonder, “Is...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • So He Says…

    By Janelle Alberts – Over a woman’s prayer breakfast the other day, I asked around the table for input about the power of God’s word. Specifically, did anyone want to comment on powerful verses they turned to...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Not So Sola Scriptura

    By Janelle Alberts – My sister teaches a class of 7th Graders about the Bible. Their parents make them come. They barely blink or smile until class is over and then they bat each others’ eyes out...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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