purposeful faith

Pumpkin Patch Parable Activity Pack!

The Pumpkin Patch Parable by Liz Curtis Higgs is one of our favorite fall books! I’ve read it with my kids every year for the last five years (and even the older ones still listen in ;) ) This story walks children through how a farmer grows a pumpkin patch and then carves his pumpkins […] Read more…

15 Scriptures to Pray in the Darkness

The diagnosis was devastating and yet not unexpected. My grandmother had been sick for a long time, but because she never wanted to go to the doctor, her symptoms puzzled us all for almost a year. Then, finally, an answer. Pancreatic cancer. Death would come within months. She had lived a long and blessed life….but […] Read more…

Bible Verse Lunchbox Notes for Early Readers!

A few weeks ago, I created Bible verse lunchbox notes for elementary and older children. I wanted to know if any of you could use lunchbox notes for your early readers too! The response was an overwhelming “yes!” so I made six Scripture verse lunchbox notes with simple verses that are designed for children who […] Read more…

Spring Cleaning Your Spiritual Life: Tips for Doing Family Devotions (plus a Giveaway)!

Winter is almost over–hooray!!–and so our minds naturally start to shift to “spring cleaning” or “decluttering”. Many times spring cleaning is focused on renewing and refreshing our physical homes, but since I share mostly about family life and teaching Scripture to your kids here on the blog, I thought it might be fun to share […] Read more…

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