Through fun and engaging storytelling, Theo teaches children God’s word and how they ought to live in light of it.
During November, the weather turns from sweltering hot to bracing chill; the leaves, once ablaze with color in October, now fall en masse in the blustery winds. It’s the season of shorter days, for sweaters and scarves and fires in the hearth, hot soup, warm bread and baked pies. It’s a month for taking walks, for breathing clean, rain-washed air—a time to carry your binoculars into the parks and woodlands to observe the autumnal flora and fauna. And then, November kicks off the season of the four Fs—family, friends, food, and football. Great month! First Priority But November also has some challenges. With the holidays fast approaching there may be heightened anxieties. Get-togethers need to be planned, meals prepared, gifts... Continue Reading →
I believe that Halloween gives Christ followers an opportunity unlike any other celebration during the year. Before you stop reading, let me explain. Christmas and Easter, of course, celebrate the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and are my all-time favorite holidays (a conjunction of holy days). Thanksgiving celebrates God as our Provider, as well as for all His many blessings upon our lives. And though our culture has tried to remove the religious significance of each of these holidays by commercializing them, they still retain among the sparkly trappings the historical reality and significance of our faith. Now how can I include Halloween in this hallowed camp? Many Christians get the willies during Halloween (if you don’t know... Continue Reading →