Throughout reading Karen Kingsbury’s newest book, Leaving, I was called to examine my own heart and faith in God. Many of the characters are going through an unimaginably difficult time in their lives and must rely on God to see them through. Everyone will go through trials on this earth; Jesus even told us we would. But, He also promised never to leave us to face our troubles alone. More… »
- These cookies are designed to be made just before sending the kids to bed the night before Easter. Read on and you will understand why. We have been using this recipe about 15 years. I am not sure where I got it. These cookies are a great kitchen activity for parents to teach their children or grandchildren what happened to Jesus on Resurrection Sunday. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees. More… »
Categories: Recipes-Kids in the Kitchen, Resources.
Sweep the Word News Letter November 19, 2010
Thanksgiving is less than a week away. I added a new section called Thanksgiving Thoughts in the Resource section. I talk about the Family Dinner Table and give suggestions to help you eat with family around the table not just on Thanksgiving. I reviewed a great book in this section called Thanksgiving: A Time To Remember by Barbara Rainey. The book goes in More… »
Categories: SWEEP Newsletters.
This time of the year our family reflects on the meaning of Thanksgiving with the help of the book Thanksgiving, A Time To Remember by Barbara Rainey. We have read the book as a family for the past 8 years. A couple of weeks before Thanksgiving we start reading a little bit every day. The book is all about why the Pilgrims left England, their voyage to Plymouth, More… »
Categories: Recommended Books, Thanksgiving Thoughts.
The Importance Of Eating Together As A Family Around The Table
As we approach Thanksgiving in America, we plan a meal with family and friends around the table. The conversation around the Thanksgiving table is usually about what we are thankful for. Most of the time, we all say that we are thankful for our families, but we are too busy to take the time to really get to know our children or our spouse. Eating around the table is a great way to open up More… »
Categories: Thanksgiving Thoughts.
Sweep the Word Newsletter October 31, 2010
Below is an update for the week about SWEEP. If you would like to continue to receive this newsletter please be sure to go to sweeptheword.com and sign up. It is quick and easy.
I know so many of you have been spreading the word of God by sharing www.sweeptheword.com with all your friends and family. I just wanted you to know how far God has taken this website in just 4 weeks. The website has been viewed in 50 states and 42 countries. Children are not only learning God’s word with Noah, but adults are reading encouraging stories and getting ideas and recipes for sharing God’s Word with their families. People are also viewing the Christian fiction review section, and lots more. More… »
Categories: SWEEP Newsletters.
I want to fill this section with our favorite desserts made with fruit. I also wanted to try to encourage you to talk to your children about the Fruits of the Spirit found in the Bible. I have related each Bible fruit with a piece of fruit to help explain the fruits better to your children. Have fun and enjoy these recipes. More… »
Categories: Fruit Desserts - Fruit of Spirit. Tags: Fruit Desserts - Fruit of Spirit.
Please read the story about the Fruits of the Spirit before baking this dessert. It will give you biblical ideas about what to talk about when discussing the Fruits of the Spirit. Baking things with fruit is a wonderful time to discuss the Fruits of the Spirit. More… »
Categories: Fruit Desserts - Fruit of Spirit.
Baking bread can be a great opportunity to pass down the Word of God. The word Bread or Manna was used over 200 times in the Bible. I have included a few verses that talk about Bread. The next time you bake some bread have a discussion More… »
Categories: Bread Recipes | Bible Bread, Resources. Tags: Bread Recipes - How were used in the Bible?.
Gaiennie says faith helped her win the battle
Judy Gaiennie has beaten breast cancer twice, and she said her faith and her family got her through the ordeal both times. More… »
Categories: Relying on God During Cancer.