Pride comes before a reality-check

Hey moms, this post is for you. It’s been three weeks of university teaching, and I feel like I have no idea what I’m doing. Sometimes that’s how I feel about being a mom of young boys. I know I’m getting better at it, and some things are getting easier, but it doesn’t feel easy. And when it does feel easier, look out! The other … Continue reading Pride comes before a reality-check

Rocks, fire and water — a Sunday school lesson to remember

Today the kids learned about Elijah versus the prophets of Baal. It is an exciting story, and personally one of my favorites in the Old Testament. I always try to make our Sunday school lessons more than just me talking to the kids. While telling the story, I ask a lot of questions to see how well they are “getting it.” I also try to … Continue reading Rocks, fire and water — a Sunday school lesson to remember

“For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.”

As we’ve been reading the story of Elijah and the prophets of Ba’al to our boys, I wanted to find a Scripture that really sums of the heart of the story. This is the one I found.  In today’s culture, it is seen as narrow-minded and downright offensive. What makes you think that your God is true God and someone else’s isn’t? What I hear … Continue reading “For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.”