HSE Blogs

What is “Margin Time?”

Posted in Random but Relevant by Matthew Lewis on February 24, 2018
Our last email newsletter focused on "margin time." After it went out, we received some email informing us we'd assumed too much; it seems we should have taken time to explain what exactly "margin time" is before we got into why it's so…Read

Need Encouragement? Look Behind You!

Posted in Mom Time with Kari by Kari Lewis on February 22, 2018
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you don’t know what to do?  I certainly have (actually more often than I like, in fact!).  And, I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one this happens to! Sometimes we find ourselves in a…Read

Victory in Weary Struggles

Posted in Mom Time with Kari by Kari Lewis on February 05, 2018
Do you ever get weary, as a wife, a mom, a friend…a Christian?  I know I have.  Sometimes life can feel big and difficult.  And when that happens, it’s easy for our problems to pretty much become all-consuming—which just makes us feel…Read

Why Your Worldview Matters

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on February 02, 2018
Although the subject of worldview has become a hot topic among Christians, there are many in the church who still don’t understand what a worldview is and why it matters. At best, it can often seem like an entirely theoretical topic with…Read

How I’m Changing My Life This Year (And How You Can, Too)

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on January 25, 2018
Is there some area of your life you’re dissatisfied with? Some area you’d love to make progress in but you can’t seem to figure out how? For the past few years, I’ve been dissatisfied with how little reading I’ve done. I believe reading…Read

Farmer Mom

Posted in Mom Time with Kari by Kari Lewis on January 25, 2018
Have you ever looked at various seeds?  I must say, I’m not a farmer.  In fact, I’m not much into gardening of any sort.  But, I have seen many seeds in my day.  I can recognize some, like corn or sunflowers—they’re pretty easy to spot!…Read

Crying out to God

Posted in Reports from the Trenches by Cindy Puhek on January 04, 2018
Two of my children memorized the first 31 verses of Psalm 107 this fall.  As I listened to them recite, the beauty of this Psalm washed over me and I learned some lessons about God.   The first lesson is God's mercy endures forever.  We…Read

The Beginning of 2018

Posted in Mom Time with Kari by Kari Lewis on January 03, 2018
A glance in the rearview mirror of life shows 2017 quickly retreating into the distance while 2018 fills the windshield.  No matter how we strain our eyes in either direction, we can’t change the passing of time.  We can’t shift into…Read

Silent Night?

Posted in Mom Time with Kari by Kari Lewis on December 15, 2017
It’s the middle of December, which finds many of us in the thick of our hustle-iest bustle-iest time of the year! The other day on the way to church I was pondering where the season has already gone and what all I still had to do.  I…Read

Goals for the New Year: Focus on Improvement, Not Perfection

Posted in Editor's Notes by Jonathan Lewis on December 14, 2017
A new year is quickly approaching, and many of us start thinking about hopes and goals for the months ahead. I don’t know about you, but it’s easy for me to start imagining all sorts of lofty achievements and aspirations that will create…Read