Football and discipleship, what do they have in common? How can looking at the most disciplined coach in football history equip you to disciple new believers? I have never been a football fan. Honestly, for most of my life I really couldn’t care less about professional sports. After living in Wisconsin, I discovered the commitment of the Packers fans to follow and support this team is unlike anything I have ever experienced before. Wisconsinites make it difficult to not love the Green Bay … [Read more...] about Becoming a Discipleship Coach
It's a brand new year. Last year was hard, and by the looks of things, the challenges of 2020 may linger a little longer. A global pandemic affected everyone in some way, but not in the same way. But one thing become a norm in 2020 for parents. More than any other year in history, homeschool life nearly doubled. Last year, many parents that never considered homeschool, were forced to bring their children home. Families with school age children experienced some type of schooling at home, and … [Read more...] about Homeschool, the New Normal
It is no doubt that 2020 has been a hard year. You probably experienced much needed time of rest and family connection through the pandemic and shut downs earlier this year. For a brief moment there was peace in the transition. There was even a little humor. Toilet paper jokes took over our feeds. Then doubt, isolation and disconnect set it. The burden to your faith journey might have been hard New Year, New Goals The beauty of the new year is that God’s mercies are new. Just like each … [Read more...] about Grow in your faith in 2021!
The year is coming to a close. After a year like 2020 your probably thinking that this year can end as quickly as it started right? It has been a hard year for most of us. Despite a hard year and the challenges that came with it, it is not uncommon to be feeling the burnout in life, ministry, business, homeschool, kids, marriage and ALL THE THINGS at this point in the year! This kind of burnout encourages you to start looking towards the new year because, well, your ready to feel fresh and new … [Read more...] about Overcome Burnout in 4 Simple Steps
You might be expecting to read about all the things you should believe about the Bible. As a teacher, I understand the temptation to tell Christians what to believe. It is known that Christians that learn to study the Bible themselves often times become more productive in service work to the church. They also become more effective at living out their faith so others can know Jesus too. As a teacher, there is more eternal impact when I teach you how to learn rather than just what to believe. … [Read more...] about 5 Things Every Christian Needs to Know About the Bible
With thousands of Bible studies to choose from, Christians still find it difficult to learn the Bible. iWrite Bible is a chronological, scripture writing Bible study created for you to learn the Bible with confidence. Christians need a plan to learn the Bible At iWrite Bible we know that Christians just like you want to understand the Bible and study it on their own. In order to do that, you need a plan to learn the Bible. The problem is there are thousands of Bible studies to chose … [Read more...] about iWrite Bible’s Scripture Writing Bible Studies
Do you remember the days when your child was excited to sit down for tea time and devotions with mom? You know, back when object lessons were the greatest entertainment. How about singing silly songs to memorize scripture. I mean seriously! We were crushing it as parents. Our kids loved Jesus with all their hearts. And then something weird happened. They turned into teenagers. Their priorities shifted and all of the sudden your teen is a mini adult complete with their own identities. They are … [Read more...] about Engaging Teens in Independent Bible Study
Many Christians struggle with memorizing scripture. So, is it really important to memorize verses? Scripture memory plays a vital role your spiritual growth as a Christian so YES, it does matter! The most creative way to memorize scripture is through hand writing. When you commit God’s Word to memory, you are hiding God’s Word in your heart, SO THAT you will not sin against the Lord. Your word I have hidden in my heart, That I might not sin against You. Psalm 119:11 (NKJV) Memorizing … [Read more...] about How to Memorize Scripture