Category Archives of : Favorite Resources


Seeds of HOPE in the PC(USA)

These are 7 signs that I simply and unashamedly share with you as to why and where I find seeds of hope scattered throughout my denomination – the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. 1. Educate a Child, Transform the World … project passed by this past General Assembly in 2014 to inspire, equip and connect Presbyterians for […]


A Verse a Book Project

I had this idea a few months ago.  I wanted to help my daughters dig a little deeper in the Bible.  They already know a lot of the stories and we have already read through a couple of Children’s Bibles with them (my new favorite HERE), but I wanted to help them look at the different […]


Walk through Holy Week

In the church calendar we are now in the last week of Lent.  Lent is a season of reflection, repentance, renewal.  Lent is a season in which you take a closer look at your life and the life given for you in Jesus.  Lent is a season we all need. And this past Sunday was […]


Minorly Pathetic Prophetic Haikus

The average length of the minor prophets: 5.6 chapters The average length of a haiku: 17 syllables I am thinking about using this as a teaching resource in the future. What do you think on a scale from #lame to #mindblown? Any suggestions? Hosea (which means “salvation”) is concerned that prosperity is bringing spiritual decline. […]


The Christmas Story

One of my favorite things to do at this time of year is to sit down and listen as people tell the Christmas story.  Almost all of them contain the essentials: Mary and Joseph being together, Jesus’ birth, angels doing some announcements, visitors showing up, and people rejoicing that God is in fact with us. […]