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What has the Truth Cost You?

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on February 23, 2017
What has the Truth cost you? The Truth always comes with a price tag, but for many of us, following Christ has not cost much.  While all who follow Christ will suffer persecution, many of us had a safe haven at home with parents who…Read

Testimony

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on February 19, 2017
I was challenged recently to write an under 5-minute testimony.  Thought I'd share the results with y'all here: I was not always a Christian.  I was blessed to be born into a home where God was sought and worshiped and learned about God…Read
Don’t Miss the Story!

Don’t Miss the Story!

History isn't just a collection of events.
Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on February 17, 2017
I’ve always enjoyed history. As a boy, I enjoyed reading biographies and historical fiction about the American Revolution, Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone, and so on. And as a homeschool student, I typically claimed history as my favorite…Read

Periodic Perspective

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on February 15, 2017
“Remember his marvellous works that he hath done; his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth.” Psalm 105:5       It's only once a year that I have occasion to visit this area. And even then, I usually just complete my errand, and then…Read

Praising the Lord

Posted in Mom Time with Kari by Kari Lewis on February 14, 2017
Problems and stresses have been piling up around here lately—in our lives and in the lives of extended family and close friends.  Praising the Lord is important all the time, but especially when we’re facing problems, so lately, I’ve…Read

Fulfilling the Duty to Honor

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on February 07, 2017
My 92-year old mother-in-law passed away earlier this month.  I can count on my two hands the number of times I was actually with her.  My husband chose to keep me and his children far from his family of origin.  In many respects, it…Read

Follow Your Heart?

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on January 26, 2017
A message permeates our culture.  It influences adults and it indoctrinates our children.  It seems innocent enough, perhaps even pure.  Constant encouragement is given in our music, in our movies and even through our retailers to…Read

While it’s Fresh in Your Mind

Posted in Mom Time with Kari by Kari Lewis on January 19, 2017
Psst…hey you!  Yes, you!  Can we talk a minute?  The end of January may seem like a strange time to talk about Christmas, but I want to let you in on a helpful little secret or two now, while there may still be a few pine needles in the…Read

The Value Of Remembering

Posted in Homeschool Devotionals by Maribeth Spangenberg on January 16, 2017
“I will remember the works of the LORD: surely I will remember thy wonders of old.” Psalm 77:11        “Do you think they'll remember?” I asked my husband one morning as he dressed for the day.        “Remember what?” he responded.      …Read

As Unto the Lord

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on January 11, 2017
What does it mean to do something as “unto the Lord?”  In Colossians 3:23-24 we are admonished  “whatsoever ye do, do it heartily as to the Lord and not unto men.  Knowing the of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance,…Read