• When you don't have a church home, you can feel lonely and far from God. Learn how to keep your faith strong and keep walking in faith without a church!
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    Staying Connected to God When You Don’t Have a Church

    Being part of a church church community is huge part of keeping your Christian faith strong. Hearing sermons and being surrounded by people all striving to be Christ-like… There’s a reason there are so many churches! But what about when you don’t have a church? Keep reading to find out how to stay connected to God and keep your faith strong when you don’t have a church home. Why We Don’t Have a Church Since moving to Indiana, we’ve tried a whole lot of churches! And each one has had a reason that we didn’t feel comfortable making it our church home. Some were unwelcoming to certain members of society,…

  • I wrote a devotional! This devotional about peace explores the promise of peace throughout the NT, and how to bring peace into your busy life.
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    Peace in the New Testament: a devotional about peace

    I’m so excited to announce… I wrote a devotional! This has been a huge goal of mine for the last few years. This started as a Bible study for my women’s group. You can read more about my experience being a small group leader here. I’ve reworked it into a devotional about peace, perfect for women to do individually. This devotional dives into the complex subject of peace in the New Testament! In John 14:27, Jesus said: “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” This…

  • I want my daughter to know the stories of the Bible and all about God’s love for her and others. Here’s how I’m sharing my faith with my daughter! | Fulfill & Thrive
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    How I’m Sharing My Faith with My Daughter

    I didn’t grow up in a Christian home (here’s the story of how I came to Christ). I want Emma to start off her life knowing the stories of the Bible and all about God’s love for her and others! But… how exactly am I supposed to do that? It’s a big job to be a good example when those curious eyes are always watching. Other than letting her see me do the work every day, here’s how I’m sharing my faith with my daughter. A Note about Faith My faith is not Emma’s. I can’t do anything to guarantee she’ll decide to be a lifelong Christian. And growing up…

  • Is becoming a small group leader right for you? If you have the opportunity, check out this post where I break down the real qualifications you'll need. | Fulfill & Thrive
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    Are You Cut Out to Be a Small Group Leader?

    Are you wondering is being a Bible study or small group leader is right for you? I was faced with that same question just a few years ago. I wasn’t sure that I was qualified to lead, especially since all the members of my group were older than me. At the encouragement of my mentor, friends, and the Holy Spirit, I decided to step into leadership. Here’s some encouragement for you, that I hope will give you some clarity and confidence about becoming a small group leader! Psst: I have a few devotionals in my Resource Library, just for you! I wrote these as Bible studies for my small group.…

  • I'm sharing my testimony of how I came to Christ! Read to find out what you and all Christians can learn from the story of my conversion.
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    How I Came to Christ (and what ALL Christians can learn from my story!)

    You may not know this about me… I haven’t always been a Christian! In fact, I’m relatively new to this whole Christianity thing. This is the story of how Jesus introduced himself to me at the scariest moment of my life. My hope is that the story of how I came to Christ will give you some insights into helping people draw nearer to God and into a life of authentic faith! My Story I grew up in a pretty secular family. As a little girl, my family didn’t go to church. Though we had a few years going to a Unitarian Universalist church, nothing really stuck! I didn’t learn…