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What Does It Mean for Families to Take the Sabbath Seriously?

In the state of Texas, a person who “intentionally or knowingly causes the death of an individual” is subject to the death penalty.  The state of Texas takes murder seriously. In 2019, nine people suffered the fate of the death penalty. 


In God We Trust

In 2012, God led my family to leave our home.

We left Michigan, our home, family, friends, and moved to the very different land of Texas.

Battling a Pandemic: Wisdom from a Hobbit

In J.R.R. Tolkien's classic, The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins is a character who loves peace, quiet, and comfort. He plans his days around the meals he will have and the friends he will see. He hates the unexpected. But somehow one day, the wizard,...

Choosing Faith Over Fear

Do you know that the Bible says FEAR NOT ninety-five times?

People were told not to fear when angels showed up in their full glory right before their faces. People were told not to fear when they were persecuted for their faith. People were told...

Lessons in Football and Faith

I jokingly (not jokingly) say "when I grow up, I want to be a 19-year-old defensive end, ideally starting for my beloved Texas Aggies." I’m a 42-year-old wife and working mom, so this is a ridiculous ambition! But a girl can dream, right?!

Why You Should Take Your Kids to Church

If your childhood was anything like mine, you probably have memories of piling into the family vehicle ( likely a Station Wagon) wearing your nicest ironed apparel. The aroma of hairspray and peppermint permeate the car as the family heads to...

Be Anxious for Nothing


This past summer, I spent time seeking GOD's direction for my next prayer assignment at CCA. For more than 30 days, I heard nothing. Finally, amid a very difficult time for my family as we suffered the loss of my aunt, the LORD told me to pray...

10 Books Every Christian Teenager Should Read

“Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.”  Jim Rohn

My children often want to earn extra cash in the summer. While I don't typically pay for normal household chores, I have been known to offer a summer reading stipend,...

What Does It Mean to Live with Open Hands


The 2019 Covenant Christian Academy Graduation Commencement Speech:

Headmaster Castello, CCA Board of Trustees, my amazing colleagues, alumni, friends, proud parents and members of the class of 2019, I’m genuinely honored to be with you this...

What is More Lovely Than Teaching Our Kids to Worship?

"Worship is an ordered way of acting and living that sets us before God so He can transform us….it is a lifestyle. It is to permeate the daily fabric of our lives." Richard Foster in Celebration of Discipline

Dr. Christopher Perrin is widely...