This Christmas video made by Southland Christian Church is the best ever. "Christmas According to Kids" has been viewed over a million times, and it just keeps getting more loved and shared. If you're reading by email, click over to this post to view, and Merry Christmas to you! (Southland Christian Church is an evangelical Christian Church of 4 campuses in Kentucky. You can out … [Read more...] about Christmas According to Kids: Best Video Ever!
(A Guest Post by Jason Soroski) This week A Charlie Brown Christmas aired on national prime time television for the 5oth time. In a world where the latest greatest technology is outdated in a matter of months, and social media trends come and go in a matter of days, 50 years of anything becomes quite meaningful. I am a fan of all things nostalgic and all things Christmas, and so when the two … [Read more...] about That Powerful Moment in A Charlie Brown Christmas: Just Drop the Blanket
Freedom is powerful. It's a gift. A treasure. The most significant, important gifts in life are always worth fighting for. And often, they come with a great price. They're not free. Somewhere along the way, someone paid dearly for the liberties we enjoy so freely today. But sometimes, we forget. It’s easy to take them for granted. We enjoy freedom, but most of us alive today, have always had … [Read more...] about A Veteran’s Day Prayer: For Those Who Protect Our Nation
We have so much to be grateful for in this life, each and every day. But reality is that sometimes constant life demands, struggles, and worries give more room to defeat than to a heart of thanks. Or we forget, in the midst of busyness and pressures, just to pause and give thanks, for all that God has done, and continues to do in our lives. Sometimes it really is a sacrifice to offer praise and … [Read more...] about The Power of a Grateful Heart: 21 Verses of Thanks to God
Summer break is almost here, finally. And around our house, that’s thrilling news! You may relate too. Time away with family and friends…laid back days…staying up late…catching up on things we’ve wanted to do all year…a much-needed break from the busy lives that we so often lead. But as much as we love the days of summer, fun vacations, and the times that rest and relaxation with those we … [Read more...] about 20 Verses of Rest and Peace for Your Summer
It was a Sunday morning a few years back. I had a headache. I really didn't feel like going to church that day. I thought of all the reasons it would have been nicer and more convenient to just stay home. I pressed through, got there, but not with a very "worshipful" attitude. Walked in late and took a seat towards the back. Took a deep breath, headache better, but heart far away. Distant. I … [Read more...] about Thoughts for When You Really Don’t Feel Like Going to Church