Jul 14 2005 7:48 pm

Thanks so much to everyone who has emailed us with an encouraging word, a funny story, a suggestion, or a question. We are sorry we aren’t able to answer... Read More ›

So Much to Do

Jul 14 2005 4:40 pm

“What do I do when there is so much that needs doing?” It’s a question I’ve been asking myself a lot lately in the midst of the countless chores... Read More ›

Message Link

Jul 13 2005 8:53 pm

Hey all. Just in case you were wondering, the audio message that I mentioned in my last post (“In Every Season of Life”) can be found by clicking here. Read More ›


Jul 13 2005 2:29 pm

I don’t like to fly. This wasn’t always the case. My dad’s ministry responsibilities took our family many places over the years, so I am a veteran airline passenger.... Read More ›

Personal Retreat

Jul 12 2005 11:30 pm

Yesterday, Mom encouraged us to run our race for the glory of God (Heb. 12:1-2). One key aspect of running the race is to live intentionally. And a simple,... Read More ›

Blueberry Muffins

Jul 11 2005 7:09 pm

Last week, Mom, Nicole, and I decided to go blueberry picking at a local fruit farm. So we loaded Jack into the car seat and drove off. Upon arriving... Read More ›

Running the Race

Jul 11 2005 1:52 pm

My friend Sandra Groveman asked how she could pray for me. “You know that this is a season of transition for C.J. and me,” I began. Yes, she knew.... Read More ›

Friday Funnies

Jul 8 2005 6:10 pm

This week’s “Friday Funny” comes to us from Anne in Seattle, WA.Anne’s husband Dave offered to serve her by going to the grocery store. He succeeded in finding all... Read More ›

Still in the Middle

Jul 8 2005 11:16 am

You already know that I’m in the middle of motherhood. Well, I’m also in the middle of moving. Brian and I have been blessed with our first home—a townhouse—and... Read More ›

He Orders our Steps

Jul 7 2005 4:13 pm

The phone rang early this morning. It was my daughter informing me that there had been multiple explosions in London’s transport system today. I immediately experienced fear. My husband... Read More ›

The Valley of Vision

Jul 6 2005 5:58 pm

My husband gave me a gift this past week that I must tell you about. It is The Valley of Vision on cd. If you are not familiar with... Read More ›

Fighting Fear

Jul 5 2005 1:19 pm

On Saturday, I had breakfast with two of my close friends. While sipping our hot drinks and eating our bagels, the conversation turned to the struggles we have at... Read More ›

Independence Day

Jul 4 2005 10:04 am

On July 4 each year, we Americans may pause (perhaps only for a moment) in between barbecues and beach balls and “bombs bursting in air” to think about the... Read More ›

Friday Funnies

Jul 2 2005 1:55 am

As we sign off each Friday, we want to send you into the weekend with a smile. Proverbs says, “A joyful heart is good medicine” (17:22). To inaugurate this... Read More ›

Andrew’s Favorites

Jul 1 2005 4:06 pm

I thought I’d follow Nicole’s summer reading recommendations (see post dated June 21) with my favorite picks for little people. Brian and I have enjoyed reading these books to... Read More ›

Nephew Prayer

Jun 30 2005 7:07 pm

This is a prayer that I adapted from The Valley of Vision which I pray regularly for my four adorable nephews and look forward to praying for my little... Read More ›


Jun 29 2005 6:09 pm

I have never been a big fan of the month of February. I know, how can I like one month and not another? But stick with me here. February... Read More ›

Spurgeon on Serving

Jun 29 2005 10:10 am

Yesterday we talked about using our God-given gifts to serve others. Who are the people in your world that you have the privilege of serving today? Remember—as you serve... Read More ›


Jun 28 2005 4:05 pm

I thought you might enjoy this recipe for fresh-squeezed lemonade that I served at my luncheon. Fresh Lemonade Syrup 3 c. sugar1 c. boiling water3 c. lemon juce (about... Read More ›

Thank You Luncheon

Jun 28 2005 3:50 pm

On Sunday, I hosted a luncheon for twelve women in my church (Covenant Life Church, Gaithersburg, MD) who have faithfully and sacrificially served in the Titus 2 Women’s Ministry... Read More ›