Family Devotions: Fruit of the Spirit Series- Gentleness & Self-Control

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This Week’s Topic: Fruit of the Spirit- Gentleness & Self-Control This Week’s Goal: Understanding the role of Gentleness and Self-Control when led by the Holy Spirit This Week’s Bible Reference: Galatians 5:22-23   Family Devotional:   Activity: (For All Ages; feel free to do one or both activities) Option 1: Get a rock (preferably a smooth one) and […]

Family Devotions: Fruit of the Spirit Series- Goodness & Faithfulness

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This Week’s Topic: Fruit of the Spirit- Goodness & Faithfulness This Week’s Goal: Understanding the role of Goodness and Faithfulness when led by the Holy Spirit This Week’s Bible Reference: Galatians 5:22-23   Family Devotional:   Activity: (For All Ages; feel free to do one or both activities) Option 1: Cup Full of Goodness – (2 large clear cups, […]

Family Devotions: Fruit of the Spirit-Patience & Kindness

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This Week’s Topic: Fruit of the Spirit- Patience & Kindness This Week’s Goal: Understanding the role of Patience and Kindness when led by the Holy Spirit This Week’s Bible Reference: Galatians 5:22-23   Family Devotional:   Activity: (For All Ages; feel free to do one or both activities) Option 1: Take some time to list the […]

Family Devotions: Fruit of the Spirit Series-Joy & Peace

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This Week’s Topic: Fruit of the Spirit- Joy and Peace This Week’s Goal: To understand God’s definition of joy and peace and how they should look in our lives as Christians. This Week’s Bible Reference: Galatians 5:22-23 (and other verses on that trait of Joy and Peace)   Family Devotional   Activity: (For All Ages; feel free to […]

Family Devotions: Fruit of the Spirit Series-Love

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This Week’s Topic: Fruit of the Spirit- Love This Week’s Goal: To understand how God shows love, defines love, and asks us to love Him and others This Week’s Bible Reference: Galatians 5:22-23 (and other verses on that trait of Love)   Family Devotional   Activity: (For All Ages; feel free to do one or both activities) Option […]

Family Devotions: Fruit of the Spirit Series: Introduction

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This Week’s Topic: Introduction to the Fruit of the Spirit (Lesson 1 ) This Week’s Goal: Understanding the overall message behind the Fruit of the Spirit This Week’s Bible Reference: Galatians 5:22-23   Family Devotional  Activity: (For All Ages; feel free to do one or both activities)  Option 1: Guessing Fruit Trees: If you are in […]

Family Devotionals-#1 Solid Foundations (Luke 6:46-49)

This Week’s Topic: Solid Foundations This Week’s Goal: Understand the importance of a solid foundation. This Week’s Bible Reference: Luke 6:46-49   Family Devotional  Activity: Younger Children: Use blocks or Legos to build a few different towers; be sure to have one with a small (weaker) base and one with a large (stronger) base. Older Children/Teenagers: […]

Introduction to Family Devotions

What are Family Devotions? Family Devotions is a time for a family to come together, at home, for a time of prayer, Bible reading, and focusing their hearts together on God. It is a time set aside, each week to allow for the family to seek God.   Why? “Love the Lord your God with […]

Favorite Christian Resources (continuously updated)

Baby-Toddler Resources: 1. The Bible In Pictures for Toddlers- Ella K. Lindvall 2. Read Aloud Bible Stories- Ella K. Lindvall Children Resources: 1.  The Jesus Storybook Bible- Sally Lloyd-Jones Teen Resources: 1. Experiencing God; Youth Edition- Henry Blackaby 2. Growing Up Christian- Karl Graustein Parenting Resources: 1. Sheperding a Child’s Heart- Ted Tripp 2. The […]

Intentionally a Family

Intentionally a Family We are intentional about being a family. Since my husband and I have begun working in the field of education and Christian ministry, we have seen a wide spectrum of family dynamics. Both of us feel blessed to have come from families that are stable and remain intact, however, some of the […]