Read More Books With These Reading Hacks–Link-up #24

During my college days, there were times I planted myself on the couch of the local coffee shop, and read for hours. I also worked a number of jobs that allowed me to bring a book, and read during the down time. Today, with four energetic daughters at home, and a job with ever increasing responsibility responsibilities, finding time to read is […]

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Dear Church, Will You Help My Children Discover a Love For Jesus That Sticks?–Link-up #23

Learn how parents can team-up with the church to build a faith that lasts a lifetime!

Dear church family, I have a favor to ask. I need your help with something that is far too big–and important–to accomplish on my own. Will you partner with me in helping my children develop a love for Jesus that lasts a lifetime? This tops my list of things that matter! The good news is that encouraging children to walk […]

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Goals, Detours, Shark-bites, and Learning to Trust the Process–Link-up #22

The quickest way between two points is a straight line. This is why traveling by airplane is so much quicker than driving. Planes aren’t hindered by windy roads, stop-lights, or traffic-jams. In my mind, the journey to achieving my goals should progress in a smooth, straight line, much like a non-stop flight. This year, however, I am reminded […]

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Me–Link-up #20

A personal post with insights I don't often share!

It has been a busy week with baby Emma, and I’ve had this post in the queue for a while. So, I thought this week was the perfect opportunity to share this with you. With top-ten lists being the ever-popular thing to do, today, I thought I’d pull back the curtain, and give you a […]

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My Faith Adventure, Roller Coaster and Experiment!–Link-up #19

Faith is an adventure, a roller coaster, and an experiment. It is most certainly not a dot-to-dot. Let me explain: Faith is an Adventure Hebrews 11, is referred to as, “The Hall of Faith.” It describes a group of men and women who, “Were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive […]

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Coffee Shop Conversations: Psychology and the Bible–Share Page

What do you get when you combine the Bible, with psychology, and great coffee? Coffee Shop Conversations: Psychology and the Bible, is a highly-caffeinated book for Christ-followers that will help you live, love, and lead well! Solving The Love Problem Loving others is easy when people act nice and life is smooth. When life gets […]

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Mission Statement For Bloggers: Finding Your Lighthouse–Link-up #18

The best way craft a mission statement is to start by listing qualities and ideas that matter to you now. Then look for themes that you believe will be an important part of your life ten, twenty, and even fifty years from today. Ideally, the way that you fulfill your mission statement will change over time, but your overall mission will remain steady. For example, […]

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Email List Building: Making the Process Simple and Pain-free!–Link-up #17

An honest look at what it takes to grow an email list!

Building an email list sounds easy. Start with an irresistible offer–This could be an e-book, a video, an online course, or something as simple as a one-page PDF. As long as the offer–commonly referred to as a “lead magnet”–adds value to the lives of others, you are doing it right. Next, build a squeeze-page–a simple, one-page website […]

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Welcome Baby Emmalynn, A Free Date Night, and Link-up #16

A quick update on life and a gift for you!

Today’s post is shorter than usual, because our family is busy celebrating the arrival of baby Emmalynn! Right now, sleep and free time are rare commodities around our home. But Jenny and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Emma arrived on April 12–her exact due date–and weighed in at 8.8 lbs. She is happy, […]

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