Redeeming Halloween: Going Batty! …by Susie

batty brothers

Welcome back to the RaisingDeepRoots Redeeming Halloween : Costume Devotional Series!  In this post we are GOING BATTY!!! For 3 years in a row, by God’s grace, I managed to find at least one devotional activity to go along with the Halloween costume of choice for my boys.  The year they decided to be matching … Continue reading

Redeeming Halloween: Let it Shine Lesson Plan {part 3} …by Susie

it glows

Welcome back to our Redeeming Halloween series : Let it Shine!  In case you are joining us for the first time, the Redeeming Halloween series was birthed out of the tension I felt when my boys were still very young and I felt myself becoming stressed out about the graphic Hallowe’en displays in EVERY store … Continue reading

Redeeming Halloween : Let it Shine Pumpkin!

Just had to share this great photo with you all!  A beloved friend sent me this picture tonight in honor of our “Let it Shine” theme this year.  If you are looking for some pumpkin carving inspiration…here you go! “God once said, ‘Let the light shine out of the darkness!’ And this is the same God … Continue reading

Redeeming Halloween: Let it Shine Lesson Plan {part 2} ….by Susie

October is almost over,  Halloween is around the corner, and with the sun dropping quickly in the evenings now, we have a precious 30-60 minutes of darkness before bedtime in which to play with all our glow-in-the-dark toys and slip in a lesson or two on Letting our Light Shine!  There is plenty of time … Continue reading

Redeeming Halloween: Let’s shine Jesus’ Light…by Susie

shine your light book

It’s October friends!  Let me guess.. your kids are already wearing their Halloween costumes around the house?  Our costumes are ordered but we await shipment and so my boys are instead squeezing themselves into one size too small costumes and running around roaring like lions, squeaking like bats, wielding swords as noble knights, and rattling … Continue reading

Redeeming Halloween: Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones! by Susie

There are 12 boys on our block. Count them  – TWELVE!!!  It is such a delight to watch them running around, scooting along, riding bikes, climbing the tree in our yard, and generally being boys.  Not surprisingly, when one boy comes up with an idea, it spreads like wildfire to the others, just like it … Continue reading

Redeeming Halloween: The Noble Knight by Susie

Knight and Dragon

Join us during the month of October as we explore some fun ideas and suggestions on how to turn Halloween into a fun time of exploring the truths of God together as a family! I don’t know about where you live, but here, Halloween is huge. I mean HUGE! People go all out decorating their … Continue reading