Resource Recommendation: Get a Sense of the Resurrection

Hi Friends, Kellye and I were thrilled with so many of you giving us the “thumbs up ” on our announcement that there will soon be a new and improved RaisingDeepRoots.  Thank you for your ongoing encouragement and enthusiasm!   One of our great joys is to share with you other wonderful resources that we … Continue reading

Hosting a Happy Birthday Jesus Party by Susie

I’m writing this on the eve of hosting my 5th or so Happy Birthday Jesus Party.  My sweet five year old couldn’t fall asleep tonight he was so excited!  “Daddy, guess what tomorrow is?  It’s our happy birthday Jesus Party!”  And you know what friend?  I’m pretty excited too!  This one of those special times … Continue reading

Gift Giving Part 2: What’s in the bags?! by Kell

The bags.  Time with Jesus.  Rest for their little souls.  Peace from the boyness (aka punching, name calling, whining, and other *brotherly love*).  Oy.  Sometimes space is necessary.  For ALL of us. 😉 So here is how I did it and what is in them and I pray that this gift of meaning brings ALL … Continue reading

Ask We Whooo music series!…..Guest post by Amy

I am THRILLED to share we have a guest post today by one of my nearest and dearest mommy friends.  Transplanted from Florida to Texas, mom of 4 littles, part home schooler, lover of all things women’s ministry & english & ohhhhhhhhh, how you would love her scratch made chunky cheese bread!!  She is a true … Continue reading

The Action Bible by Kell

People.  There has yet to be a children’s Bible that trumps The Jesus Storybook Bible for me.  Wait for it….wait for it.  Until my 8-year-old read SEVEN HUNDRED AND FORTY THREE pages in TEN days.  Face buried in The Word.  The only time (not true statement) I have ever ignored the fact that he was ignoring me.  Or … Continue reading

Tabletop Truths : making mealtimes meaningful…by Susie

I’d love to share a teaching tip with you.  Are you ready for it?  Teach while your kids are eating!  Seriously!  It’s almost foolproof!!   I’d love to say I learned this strategy in a “childhood development” or “teaching biblical concepts to children” class but, honestly, I learned this in sheer desperation as a volunteer … Continue reading