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21 02, 2017

Better Than Food

By |February 21st, 2017|Church, Family, High School, Horizon Families, Kids, Middle School, Parents, Youth|

Do you see the Bible as…

old? Outdated. Nothing to say about Snapchat, dating, Geometry, or
family drama.
difficult? It’s a HUGE book. And it was written before Shakespeare. Not exactly easy reading.
work? It’s like Math homework or sit-ups. You need to do work to be okay
with God.
rules? […]

9 02, 2017

#adulting101

By |February 9th, 2017|Church, Culture, Family, High School, Horizon Families, Middle School, Parents, Youth|

If you happen to be like me, you have probably found yourself in a whole mess of trouble, (Don’t worry, there is hope!) and you know that trouble looks different to everyone, but for me it usually meant I got suspended… again. (Remember, I said […]

24 01, 2017

The 3 P’s

By |January 24th, 2017|Culture, Family, High School, Horizon Families, Kids, Middle School, Parents, Pre-School, Random, Toddler, Uncategorized, Youth|

Let’s decide to start the New Year off right. After spending many days straight with my girls during several snow and ice events, I realized we can all work on behaving more like we want others to behave (do unto others as you would want done to […]

9 01, 2017

Your Best Day

By |January 9th, 2017|Church, Elementary, Family, High School, Horizon Families, Kids, Middle School, Parents, Pre-School, Random, Toddler, Youth|

Do you have a hero?

Now, when I say hero I am not talking about a superhero like Batman or Superman. I’m talking about a person that you look up to. Someone that if compared to, would be a huge honor for you.

For me, that person was […]

14 12, 2016

Four Christmas Crafts

By |December 14th, 2016|Christmas, Elementary, Family, High School, Horizon Families, Kids, Middle School, Parents, Pre-School, Random, Singles, Toddler, Youth|

Decorating for Christmas is the creative outlet of the year for me. I love taking simple (free!) items and using them in such a way to bring joy and whimsy to the halls of my home for Christmas.

I figured it would be fun to share […]

12 12, 2016

Portland’s Top 5 Family Christmas Attractions

By |December 12th, 2016|Christmas, Elementary, Family, High School, Horizon Families, Kids, Middle School, Parents, Pre-School, Random, Toddler, Youth|

The holiday season is upon us! We just finished the first full week of December and so it is assumed that your entire home has been consumed with the smell of a Christmas tree, the colors red and green accent your walls and classic Christmas […]

5 12, 2016

Why Kids Church?

By |December 5th, 2016|Church, Elementary, Family, Horizon Families, Kids, Parents, Pre-School, Toddler|

Why does your child benefit by being in “their” church each week?

I recently spent a couple weeks in awe watching and tearing up at my daughter’s participation in a Christian Youth Theater program. She truly was amazing. I was reminded by Pastor Stan that back […]

30 11, 2016

Who Do You Say I Am?

By |November 30th, 2016|College, Family, High School, Horizon Families, Leadership, Middle School, Parents, Youth|

 

Have you guys ever heard the phrase, “Born in the church?” That describes me. I was blessed to have parents who put me in church and surrounded me with people who gave their lives to Christ and were living for Him. Growing up, my faith […]

30 11, 2016

Words Revived

By |November 30th, 2016|Church, Culture, Family, Horizon Families, Kids, Parents, Pre-School, Toddler|

My oldest who is typically full of joy and loves school had a complete look of sadness and defeat when I picked her up from school the other day. When I asked her what happened she was hesitant to tell me. Then, after a little […]

28 11, 2016

When Things Get Really Painful

By |November 28th, 2016|Culture, Family, Horizon Families, Leadership, Parents, Youth|

The other day I decided to do something I’ve never done before: Read the entire book of Job, front to finish, in one sitting. 

If you’re new to the Bible, the book of Job (pronounced “Jōb”) isn’t only a really long book in the Bible, but […]