Category: FYI

Deuteronomy 6_4-12     

We humans need every reminder we can get that the Bible contains the very words of God, spoken from the same mouth which created us and which continually sustains our lives. In the Bible song I’m sharing this month (Deuteronomy 6:4-12) God essentially tells his people to do whatever they need to do to remember his word. Tie it around your wrist. Strap it to your head. Graffiti it on your front door if that’s what you have to do. Which is why this devout Israeli soldier looks like this:

I’m not telling you to dress like this guy, or to confine yourself to a study all day and copy the Bible in calligraphy. The gospel, we are told, has accomplished much more than any phylactery (also called tefillah.) “I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts,” God promised in the days of Jeremiah. And that is just what he has done by the presence of his Spirit in us, continually speaking the word of God–his word–to our hearts (Hebrews 10:15-25). Read More…

logo (small)Hello friends! I’m pleased to announce the launch of my new blog and author website. My hope is that these will become useful tools for you, my fellow parents and disciples of Christ, to be encouraged, challenged, and inspired as you make disciples at home.

I’m just a mom who wants to follow Christ along with my husband and lead our children to do the same thing. It’s not an easy job, and I’m far from being the world’s expert on the matter. I’m not finished with the job yet, and I don’t have a PhD in parenting. But that’s not going to stop me. In fact, I’m starting to think this is how it works… Read More…