Top Ten – My Favorite Christian Worldview Resources for Teens & Adults

worldview n. The overall perspective from which one sees and interprets the world; a set of beliefs that influences a person’s perspective, values and actions. apologetics n. The branch of theology that deals with divine origin and defense of the Christian faith Our society right now is experiencing the results of decades of a public …

The Unique Privilege of a Homeschool Graduation

Recently I had the privilege of emceeing the Lighthouse Christian Homeschool Association graduation ceremony. In addition to founding this support group 25 years ago, I served as president for 3 different terms, and also served in numerous other Board and leadership positions, including on the Graduation Committee for many years. I have continued to be …

Sunday Service Thoughts: Taking Up Our Cross – Singleness or Marriage

This morning’s church service was very thought-provoking. Pastor J.D. interviewed Patricia McLaughlin, author of the book “Confronting Christianity: 12 Hard Questions for the World’s Largest Religion”. There were several things that stood out to me in the conversation as they discussed the relevance of Christianity to contemporary culture. One was the comments about singleness, and …

Bible Journaling: The Visible Image of the Invisible God

Have you ever thought “If only I could see God.”? The Bible tells us in Colossians 1:15 that we CAN see God in the form of his Son. “Christ is the visible image of the invisible God.” We can see him and know him. From before time began, Christ has possessed the exact qualities, attributes, …

You Can’t Be Sad When You’re Holding a Cupcake

Back in the spring of 2011, my teenage daughter and I were brainstorming ideas for raising money to pay for a summer missions trip to Uganda. I’ve always enjoyed baking, so I suggested we try a cupcake fundraiser. We decided to spread the word through social media to local friends, church members, neighbors, etc that …