Maundy Thursday Activity: Pretzels of Prayer

This week’s Creative Devotion is called Pretzels of Prayer and comes from the Lent and Easter Family Activity Guide I put together for you and your kids. Last week, we made soft pretzels using this easy recipe. My kids truly enjoy being in the kitchen with me, and I’ve found it gives us lots of time to talk while their …

Lenten Wreath Ideas

To help your family count down the weeks to Easter Sunday, consider using a Lenten candle wreath during family devotions each week. On Ash Wednesday, light all the candles. On each of the following Sundays, snuff out one candle, making sure they’re all extinguished by Good Friday, leaving darkness to commemorate Jesus’ death on the cross. Then on Easter morning, …

NIV Life Application Bible

My Honest Review: NIV Life Application Study Bible

My Honest Review: NIV Life Application Study Bible With so many Bibles on the market, how do you know which one to choose? Is there a “best” Bible? What about all the extra features? What do you really need in a Bible? These are all good questions, and if you’ve had your eye on the Life Application Study Bible, I …