This issue might touch on include use of time, care of our bodies, attention to important relationships, and, of course, nurturing our spiritual lives.Order Now See Inside
The new year offers a good opportunity to evaluate what is really important. What does the way we live say about what we truly value? What may be getting crowded out? How does what we see and hear in the world around us confuse our priorities? These may seem like adult questions, but advertising has invaded practically every area of our lives and continually tells us what is important. Popular culture inundates us with images that we’re told we should aspire to. Children are at least as susceptible to these influences as we are! How can we help children understand that God’s priorities are different than the world’s priorities? more
01/25/2016 at 02:37 pm
Lent/Easter prayer calendar
Lent is the six-week period before Easter when we get ready to celebrate Christ’s resurrection by looking carefully at our lives and making changes that can help us get closer to God. Lent begins this year on February 10 and continues until Easter. This calendar has ideas of people to pray for, scriptures to memorize, and activities for Lent and the first few days of the Easter season.
01/25/2016 at 02:21 pm
Leader: Lent is a special time for prayer, for reading our Bibles, and for looking at our lives to see if there is anything we do that is not pleasing to God. So let us tell God about the things that we need God to forgive us for.
All: O God, we confess that sometimes we have let other things be more important than you are to us. Forgive us, God. more
01/25/2016 at 01:26 pm
We’ve discovered that an ingredient was left off of the pumpkin bread recipe in our November issue. Here’s the corrected recipe. We apologize for any inconvenience!
This recipe will make two loaves of pumpkin bread or 24 muffins, so there’s plenty to share! This uses canned pumpkin; but if you have fresh cooked pumpkin, that would be delicious. more
11/06/2015 at 01:19 pm
Fascinating Facts about Colombia
This country located in the northwest coast of South America is home to about 45 million people. It’s the only South American country with coasts on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Colombia is named after the explorer Christopher Columbus.
08/28/2015 at 01:17 pm
Summer is vacation time for many families, so it’s a good time to pray for those who are traveling. This litany would be appropriate to do before the family departs on a vacation or when friends or loved ones are traveling. Begin by having someone read this passage from Psalm 139:7-12: more
06/26/2015 at 07:25 am