When Welcome Home is Just the Beginning

What’s better than a Welcome Home ceremony? Not much, right? But what if I told you military families keep secrets about what happens after the color guard retires the colors and the commander of troops dismisses the formation? The truth is, a Welcome Home Ceremony is just the beginning of the hard work needed to […]

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El Qanna – Word Nerd Wednesday

For this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday, my dear friend, Hope, shares with us what it means for God to be called El Qanna, or Jealous God. El Qanna (7065) and El Qanno (7067) = jealous God: used of God as not bearing any rival; the severe avenger of any departure from himself (not to be […]

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El Hakkadosh Katie Chew Word Nerd Wednesday

El Hakkadosh – Word Nerd Wednesday

Katie is back for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday with this powerful look at what it means for us that God is El Hakkadosh, or holy. El Hakkadosh Holy. Set apart. The root word of Hakkodosh is qadash or qadosh. It means to be set apart or different. It is regularly used to describe God, […]

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How to Survive Transplant Shock

With summer being a season of transition for so many people and so many reasons, I’m excited to share my friend Beth’s encouraging words about how to survive transplant shock. How to Survive Transplant Shock by Beth Kutcher I do not consider myself to have a “green thumb” or an artist’s eye for landscaping by […]

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El Shaddai – Word Nerd Wednesday

El Shaddai is this week’s name for God in our Word Nerd Wednesday series. Patricia Willoughby helps us understand what it means that God is our Lord Almighty! El Shaddai The Lord God Almighty God appeared to Abram in Genesis 17 and said to Abram, “I am God Almighty,” which in Hebrew is El Shaddai. […]

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5 Reassuring Verses When You Wonder About the Future

I don’t know about you, but I wonder about the future. A LOT. I am a planner by nature and I believe God designed me this way.  So it often feels a little cruel when He doesn’t share with me exactly what I can expect to happen in the future. When He doesn’t provide a […]

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