Bear + Squirrel Prayer Calendar

There are 3 ingredients in family worship. 1. Reading Scripture 2. Worship through song 3. Prayer One of the ways our family loves to keep track of our daily prayer time, and the people that we’re praying for is through the Bear + Squirrel Prayer Calendar. It’s a beautiful resource—my kids spend so much time…

Be Thou My Vision – January 2019

The dawn of a new year inspires hope, optimism, and for many people, a renewed resolve to do something better than we did it the year before. The ambition to do better and be better can be a good thing. And yet, we have a tragic history of being self-centered, self-serving, and self reliant. We…

In Christ Alone — April 2019

Do you ever find yourself saying, “If I can just make it through this tough week, I’ll be okay,” or I have just got to keep going ‘till our vacation–or ‘till I my home is properly Marie Kondoed–or ‘till my child is healthy–or ‘till my marriage heals–or so on… I do. I may not even…

And Can It Be — March 2019

“Why me?” The first line of this month’s hymn might sound strange at first glance: “And can it be that I should gain an interest in the Savior’s blood?” But the author Charles Wesley is simply saying, “Why me? How did I get so crazy blessed, that I would seek after the saving work of…

My Jesus I Love Thee – February 2019

I’ve just come away from a Facebook post that I wish I could forget. I’m sure you know the kind of post I’m referring to… They’re pretty common these days. The ones that put an ache in your heart and fire in your veins and you just want to lash out and tell this commenter…