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We Will Not Be Silenced: Responding Courageously to Our Culture’s Assault on Christianity By Erwin W. Lutzer The Covid-19 pandemic exposed a lot of cultural baggage that had been hidden deep within the “closet” of American society. Amidst the mayhem, confusion, instability, isolation, mixed messaging and tragic deaths [from both the disease and the “other,” […]

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My family has a small obsession with M&Ms. Plain, peanut, peanut butter, almond, brownie batter, crispy, pretzel…give us all of the M&Ms! We don’t discriminate! Moreover, we buy every seasonal pack that releases and aren’t afraid to try limited flavor variations either. Sure, we eat them as sweet treat on their own (I often store […]

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Divine Disruption: Holding on to Faith When Life Breaks Your Heart By Dr. Tony Evans, Chrystal Evans Hurst, Priscilla Shirer, Anthony Evans, and Jonathan Evans (with Jamie Blaine) Have you ever had a moment when you encounter someone or something (like a song, a sunset, the right word said at the right time) and you […]

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I have five kids which means there is always someone to play with or something to do at my house! Neighborhood kids or other friends are regularly frequenting my home and I often feel like I’m in need of a light, easy and refreshing mocktail to reel them in and quench their thirsts as I […]

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My eldest child developed an interest in gardening this year. With the help of my dad (her grandfather) and her dad (my husband), she cultivated a pretty impressive home garden with a bounty our whole family was able to enjoy throughout the summer and early into the fall.  The experience taught my daughter that intentionality […]

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The gift of hospitality was put on hold during the Covid-19 pandemic. While my family has certainly enjoyed the fruits of my hospitable heart, the pandemic made me feel like something was missing because I was unable to do what brings me so much joy. I had to get creative during the pandemic but at […]

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Who doesn’t love a hot bowl of hearty soup on a cold or chilly day? This Italian-inspired soup is my own take on Olive Garden’s popular Zuppa Toscana. It’s like a warm hug that reminds you “when you’re here, you’re family” 🙂 Zuppa Toscana Serves: 4-6 Prep time: 15-20 minutes Cook time: 30-35 minutes Total time: […]

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Like many people during the Covid-19 lockdowns, I combined my added “free” time along with my love of carbs (and frustration over a local bread shortage in my community) and began researching how to make homemade bread.  After experimenting with multiple recipes, I stumbled upon one that was posted repeatedly by various food bloggers. It […]

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