Grace, Grace, and More Grace (in unexpected places) — Melanie Redd

It started out as an uneventful day, sightseeing with friends in Sarasota, Florida. On an impulse, we turned a corner and found ourselves in front of the Marietta Museum of Art and Whimsy. Hmmm. Intriguing name. We were not on a tight schedule. Why not. Grace, Grace, and More Grace (in unexpected places) Soon we…… Grace,…

How to Create a Family Advent Celebration

Welcome to our special series, “Keeping Christ at the Center of Your Holidays.”

Over the next few weeks, you get to enjoy the wonderful words of my amazing friends as they share with you creative and practical ways you can keep Christ in the middle of all of your celebrations.

Our prayer is that you will come to know Him, worship Him, enjoy Him, celebrate Him, and share Him with family, friends, co-workers, and neighbors. People all around us need to know the love of Jesus.

May we all be bright “lights” this year – sharing hope to those who need it most!

Day 1 – 7 Days to a Sweeter Christmas – Melanie Redd

I grew up in one of those traditional southern towns where we made a BIG DEAL out of Jesus at Christmastime.

Even at my secular elementary school, we read the Christmas story from the Bible and memorized large portions of Luke 2 to recite at the annual Christmas pageant.

On every corner, it was common to see manger scenes and all sorts of religious Christmas symbols. Making a big deal out of Baby Jesus was not politically incorrect.

However, that was a long time ago – many years before people got so “goofy” about all things related to Baby Jesus.

How to Create a Family Advent Celebration

Welcome to our special series, “Keeping Christ at the Center of Your Holidays.”

Over the next few weeks, you get to enjoy the wonderful words of my amazing friends as they share with you creative and practical ways you can keep Christ in the middle of all of your celebrations.

Our prayer is that you will come to know Him, worship Him, enjoy Him, celebrate Him, and share Him with family, friends, co-workers, and neighbors. People all around us need to know the love of Jesus.

May we all be bright “lights” this year – sharing hope to those who need it most!

Words of Scripture to Help You Endure

Simply defined, it’s the ability and the power to do something unpleasant or difficult without giving up.Maybe you are having to practice endurance right no