The following is a review of Chapter 4 of Why Small Groups? by C.J. Mahaney. This free e-book is available on the Sovereign Grace Ministries online store and is a helpful guide for accountability groups. . . . . There are many different kinds of Christian books. There are some that you’ll enjoy reading and some you won’t. There are some that are filled with error and others that are so enlightening they change the course of your life. There are some that you’ll wish you hadn’t read, much less purchased, and others that compel you to keep reading and … Continue reading →
by Ellen Dykas While social utility tools and blogs continue to gain momentum and usership, I’m wondering if people, in general, are experiencing truly being known in deeper ways . . . or less? I’m wondering if people are feeling, in general, more rooted and connected . . . or less? I’m wondering if, in general, we feel and experience a “home” somewhere, or relational and emotional drive-through realities? Online community life is at best a shadow of the truest home we have: JESUS, our True Vine. Jesus is Home for all who will respond to His invitation to come … Continue reading →
Well, the first of the Marmot Day videos is up on YouTube. It is not being entered in the contest. Rather, it is an introduction to Marmot Day and features Ce Marmot (Covenant Eyes’ marmot) showing us the site of the original 2002 Marmot Day.
by Laura Booz Are you having difficulty forgiving a repentant husband? Do you feel like it’s just too much to receive him back into your heart, your home, your trust? You are not alone. I’ve always wondered about one particular verse in the well-known “by faith” chapter, Hebrews 11. You’ll notice it in verse 35. In the midst of ferocious battles, tortures, and deaths – the evidence of the early Christians’ unwavering faith – we read this statement: “Women received back their dead by resurrection.” This verse transitions the reader from positive “go-get-’em” faith examples (quenching fire, being mighty in war, … Continue reading →
A brand new contest has been announced for Marmot Day. How much wood could you chuck (toss) in 15 seconds? How much wood could a wood chucker chuck in 15 seconds? Well, we are going to find out! On July 27, immediately following the Marmot Deliberation at 12:45 P.M. at Covenant Eyes’ office, wood chuckers from all walks of life will gather to find out who is the best woodchucker of them all!