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The Secret Weapon in the Battle for Your Child's Heart

I was teaching 7th-grade math at Covenant Christian Academy. One of my sweet students was struggling with anxiety. How did I know? This amazing school is a small, tight community. I moved up with this group of students after teaching them the...

7 Reasons Your Child Should Read the Bible

Nine out of ten households own a Bible. However, very few families actually dust off their Bible for regular reading. If the adults in the home are not reading the Bible, it is safe to assume the children are not either. This is unfortunate since...

A School Where Loving Jesus is Normal

I grew up in Washington, the third most unchurched state in the United States at that time. For several years I lived in Moscow, Russia. The prevalent mindset there is that you are born Russian Orthodox, and if you are not Russian Orthodox, you...

What Are You Trusting God For?

Almost one year ago, the world came to an abrupt halt. Shelter in place? Air droplets? What’s a Zoom, and how does that work? If you know me at all, you know I’m a planner. I like to know what’s coming so I can prepare for it. Organization and...

God's Provision in the Ordinary

“They wanted to kill you.”

What CCA Means to the Fishpaw Family

When asked to write a blog about what CCA means to me, my first instinct was to reply and say, “goodness no, not me, surely there is someone else who is more qualified?” But, as quick as I heard those words in my mind, I felt God speaking to my...

The 2020 Paradox

On the anniversary of her 40th year on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II gave a speech to Parliament. It was to be a year of celebration. No ruling British monarch had achieved a 40-year reign since Queen Victoria in the 1800s. England’s economy was...

One Day at a Time Sweet Jesus!

My grandmother became a widow at a young age and was left alone to raise four young children and run the family funeral home business. In addition to her faith and support from her community, she often credits the old hymn “One Day at a Time”...

Choosing Gratitude

Every day we have a choice. We choose to be thankful or to complain. What type of person do you want to be?

Can a Parakeet Lift a Heavy Heart?

An incredible thing happened in my family last August.My daughter, Eden, had been asking for a parakeet for about a month. We told her "No way." By no means did this deter her from her goal. She prayed for a parakeet every night. She even asked...