Archive of ‘Bible Study’ category

Lent Challenge Week 1 and 2 Recap

What in the world was I thinking? Ok, giving up desserts for one week was a good way to ease into Lent, but did I really tell the blogging world I would deny myself coffee for an entire week? Did I forget I have a baby? What about the fact that this baby wakes up […] Read more…

Advent Series: Joy

On the third week of Advent we light the Shepherd Candle, or Joy Candle.  It is a reminder of the Good News of Great Joy brought forth by a heavenly host of angels to all people, even the most unlikely of characters, the shepherds. This Sunday, our pastor reminded us about the shepherds, who they […] Read more…

Advent Series: Peace

The Candle of Peace was lit in our service Sunday morning, symbolizing the peace God brought to His people through Jesus. This particular service had special meaning for Jess and me because our daughter, Amelia, was christened in front of her fellow church members, family and friends. There is something so unique about infant baptism during the […] Read more…

Testing the Limits

Before ever becoming a passionate believer I recognized the saying “God never gives you more than you can handle.” I would hear this from friends and from pastors and I found myself silently chanting this mantra anytime I faced my most difficult trials in college. When my circumstances exceeded my ability to manage them I would […] Read more…