Category Archives: Holidays

The Little Colt that Could: A Ride Fit for the Lamb of God–A Palm Sunday Bible Story

Welcome to the third installment in this special coronavirus series of stories. My hope is that kids can find this to be a unique way to worship and study while we’re all staying away from our normal places of worship. … Continue reading

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The Great WHO’s Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies revisited

Every year, I notice that someone in Australia searches for this old post. The hazelnut cookies must be pretty good! Maybe you’d like to try them this Christmas, too. I’m going to! They are Sophie Topfeather’s favorite cookies, made by … Continue reading

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Play “What If?” and Change the World

Ramadan starts today. What can Christians do to love their Muslim neighbors? Click on the link to read my post on the Christian Children’s Author website:

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Happy Mother’s Day to Moms (and Some Other Special People)

Happy Mother’s Day my mom and all the other moms out there! I love you! You are amazing! Happy Mother’s Day, also, to all you women out there who love other people’s kids with a mother-like passion: mothers-in-law, aunts, stepmoms, godparents, … Continue reading

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In a “Rabbit Hole” with Phyllis: An Easter Miracle

Image Credit: Happy Easter, Blog friends and family! As I reflect on Easter, and Jesus’ empty tomb, my mind keeps turning to a resurrection story of sorts–the recent release of missionary Free Methodist missionary to Nigeria, Phyllis Sortor. After … Continue reading

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“Even a Child is Known by His Actions” (Prov. 20:11): A Valentine’s Day Tribute

This post started out as a mini-rant about how appalling it was that a group of sixth graders couldn’t agree on any game to play together except for a certain gun game. When I reminded them (for the zillionth time … Continue reading

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United Airlines’ Safety Video and an Old, Old Story

Happy New Year! Did you do any traveling this holiday season? I flew to Ohio and found myself riveted to the UA safety video. I even chuckled embarrassingly aloud in more than one place. Somehow, it just feels more fun to … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word to the Free: Merry Christmas!

 Jesus stood up in the synagogue and read from the scroll of the prophet, Isaiah, which had been handed to him: “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to preach good news to … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Celebrate Hanukkah?

Happy Hanukkah to any Jewish readers who might stumble across my post today! Christians are usually aware that Jesus was a Jew, but many of us don’t often think about what that might have meant to Jesus’ daily life. Did … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Thankful If? Thankful When?

When nothing seems to go your way, when problems stand in the way of your dreams and goals, can we still be thankful? When the world seems shaken by evil, confused by poor judgment, and too blind to know the right … Continue reading

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