How to Get $1.49’s Worth of Writing Advice

Jean Fritz. If you know her work, you’ll be smiling at the mere mention of her name. Her humor has wooed and wowed millions of kids into learning American history. I want to be her when (if) I grow up. See that book below? You can get it for $1.49—what are you waiting for? Didn’t … More How to Get $1.49’s Worth of Writing Advice

A Take On Making Short Videos Part IV by Guest Blogger, Hadassah Murdock

Hadassah explains how to edit a video and gives some helpful links. … More A Take On Making Short Videos Part IV by Guest Blogger, Hadassah Murdock

A Prayer for Our Country: A Picture Book Review by Gail Cartee

My friend recently introduced me to the picture book A Prayer for Our Country (Zondervan, 2022) written by our senate Chaplin Rear Admiral Barry Black (Ret.) I immediately fell in love. I kept thinking this is exactly how we need to teach our children to not only love our country but to pray for our country. It’s also … More A Prayer for Our Country: A Picture Book Review by Gail Cartee

Trouble in Obedience

Have you ever followed instructions – doing exactly what you were told to do – and failed miserably or had the whole thing blow up in your face? Or maybe you went out of your way to help someone else, having the purest motives, only for them to end up in a worse situation than … More Trouble in Obedience

10 Ways to Use Mentor Texts to Write Better Devotions by Guest Blogger, Tammy Brown

10 ways to use mentor texts when you’re writing devotionals. … More 10 Ways to Use Mentor Texts to Write Better Devotions by Guest Blogger, Tammy Brown

3 Books Guiding Christian Teens to Make Wise Decisions – by Sally Matheny

Sally Matheny recommends 3 books for Christian teens. … More 3 Books Guiding Christian Teens to Make Wise Decisions – by Sally Matheny

Book Coaches, Pt. 2

Take a careful look at the painting below. Would you hang that in your home? Neither would I—and I painted it. That’s my artwork I created at a Painting with a Twist party. Can you tell I copied a “masterpiece.” To get better at painting, I’d need an instructor. Obviously, I need to learn the … More Book Coaches, Pt. 2

Greater Love Hath No Man by Gail Cartee

A Memorial Day devotional that points to Christ. … More Greater Love Hath No Man by Gail Cartee

Bronco and Friends: A Party to Remember by Guest Blogger Michelle Weltz

Everyone likes a good party, especially one that gives you a personalized invitation in the shape of a puzzle piece. This is how Tim Tebow’s debut picture book, “Bronco and Friends: A Party to Remember,” begins. The animals in the story each receive their own unique puzzle piece with the invitation stating: “Come find our special … More Bronco and Friends: A Party to Remember by Guest Blogger Michelle Weltz

Leaving a Legacy

Six years of upstairs and downstairs entanglements and drama. Six years of pomp and circumstance. Six years of loyalties and betrayals. Six years of secrets and celebrations. All ending in 2016 at the end of season six. But it didn’t end there. Downton Abbey, the movie, released in 2019. And another Downton movie releases this … More Leaving a Legacy