Pastor’s Job

“The pastor should announce what God has already said through His Word. When this is done, the church hears what God has already spoken. The pastor should not use God’s Word to announce his own message. When this is done, we get motivational or morality speeches with Scripture sprinkled in.”

A lament for Heidi

Originally posted on Cindy DeBoer:
After a long 24 hour bedside vigil, I was finally able to come home, change my clothes and shower. But it’s not over. I’ll go back to her bedside shortly, and breathe in her precious smell until she smells like heaven. ? I know how this goes. My youngest sister…

30 Day Minimalist Challenge: Day 14

I’m not sure I completely followed the rules of this 30 Day Challenge today. The idea is to minimize the amount of stuff you have in your house by removing things you don’t use or love. Well…I don’t love moldy food. So I think the fourteen things I got rid of today count. I cleaned…

30 Day Minimalist Challenge: Day 13

I love to play games. Especially strategy games! One of my favorite parts of homeschooling was playing games with my children and teaching them to think. We have a large collection of thinking and strategy games. Too many, in fact. So I went through the game cabinet and gathered some to give away. I’m keeping…

30 Day Minimalist Challenge: Day 9

Do you have nine things you can throw away, shred, or get rid of from your home office? I cleaned out the storage cabinet in my home office today. Definitely more than nine items in the “Outta Here!” pile. After piling all these items on the floor, I organized what was left in the cabinet.…