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god's word in 2015

Reading the Bible Together as a Family

I always feel sad after Christmas. I linger in packing up the boxes of decorations, just wanting to hold onto Christmas a bit longer.  I think some of it is that I am sad to go back to "reality."  School and activities start up again.  A routine and discipline is needed. But mainly, I am sad that the Jesse Tree is over...the cuddles, the conversations, and the meaningful moments that were … Read More


Jesse Tree AT A GLANCE :: Jonah Hides to Mary and Joseph

We have rounded the half-way point of the Jesse Tree and every day are inching closer to the pinnacle of the story--the keeping of a promise--Jesus. Only ten days until Christmas. Whether you have joined us this month from the beginning or just now are jumping into the Jesse Tree--welcome! It is not too late to take some time focusing on the true meaning of Christmas this season with your … Read More


Jesse Tree AT A GLANCE :: Joseph and His Coat to Elijah and the Big Fire

It's been one week of the Jesse Tree now--how's everyone doing? Maybe this was a week where you had time to carve out each day and tell the story.  OR maybe you were lucky to get in one or two stories.  Maybe you couldn't do anything this week. It's OKAY FRIEND.  Advent is not too far gone. No matter what your week and time look like, or how full or empty your plate is this season, God … Read More