Machsi – Word Nerd Wednesday

In this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday, Sherry Stahl shares with us what a privilege it is that we can call on the Name of the Lord, Machsi, our Refuge. Jehovah Machsi—The Lord My Refuge This week’s Word Nerd Wednesday word evokes a deep sense of safety, security and love.  In this world of unknowns, constant […]

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When You Wonder if You’re Too Messy for God

Have you ever wondered if you’re too messy for God? I know I have. But I thank God He never left me feeling defeated. We are never too messy for God to make us His masterpieces! When I Saw Myself in a Messy Pan “Ewwww!! Throw. That. Away!” My son scrunched up his face and […]

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HaShophet – Word Nerd Wednesday

As we study the names of God each Word Nerd Wednesday this year, I’m struck by the variety of ways His Word describes His character. Admittedly, some are more palatable than others… Love. Peace. Righteous. Provider. Healer. Redeemer.  But what about Judge?  If I’m honest, this aspect of God’s character tastes a little bitter in […]

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Finding the Freedom to Mess Up

I’m excited to share with you some wise words about finding the freedom to mess up, written by my dear friend (and Chat & Craft partner) Beth Kutcher of Life Seasons Support and Counseling Service. Do it Wrong the Right Way! by Beth Kutcher God speaks to me in a lot of different ways but […]

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Kabodhi – Word Nerd Wednesday

In this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday, Elisabeth Warner shares with us what it means that God is our Kabodhi. Kabodhi Biblical Reference Psalm 3:3 But you, Lord, are a shield around me,     my glory (כְּ֝בוֹדִ֗י), the One who lifts my head high. Dictionary Definition glory /glɔr i,/ very great praise, honor, or distinction bestowed […]

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Elohenu – Word Nerd Wednesday

For this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday, Katie asks us dome direct and deliberate questions about Elohenu, Our God. Elohenu: Our God This name of God, used often throughout the Bible, is used first in a very important moment in Israel’s history. The Israelites are enslaved, they are crying out to God and he hears them […]

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