No Lone Wolves

What have we learned throughout the pandemic? One of the common trends is that, while quarantined, many of us picked up some new skills. Some individuals have turned to baking and sourdough ad nauseam. Others have turned to the arts - whether they be crafting, painting, or even music. One other thing that has been … More No Lone Wolves

Kids Need Worship Too

My family and I like to read through the Bible together. It has become a great habit of ours to read the Bible at the end of a meal, think about it aloud together, sing a hymn or psalm, and pray. This tradition is not unique to us, and is typically called “Family Worship.” Recently, … More Kids Need Worship Too

A Family Prayer

Jesus wants His disciples to know how to pray. So often people struggle to pray because they think God demands a select vocabulary in order for prayer to be acceptable. But what Jesus wants His disciples to know is that prayer is between a person and the true God. Jesus desires for us to understand … More A Family Prayer

Worship As a Family

Our children and grandchildren are precious gifts. As parents and grandparents, you may know that that children are not an indifferent matter. They need food, water, shelter, and clothes. But even more than that, a child needs to feel safe, to be loved, to know that they are heard. Just as we are comprised of … More Worship As a Family

Ways to Grow While at Home

Stuck inside, and want to make the most of your time? Consider some of these options. Here are some recommendations courtesy of Messiah's Reformed Fellowship (URCNA). Communicate- Flip social distancing into distant socializing! Write letters to each other, especially to the older men and women of CRC Alexandria, and other members of other churches you … More Ways to Grow While at Home

When Home Isn’t Safe

For many of us, home comes in various shades and lights. Home may be a simple farm in an open field, or an urban city block where kids play handball. Whether or not your home was in the field or the city, home should be a place of joy and rest. Sadly however, this is … More When Home Isn’t Safe

Forgetful at Heart

Our memories are fickle things aren't they? Have you ever thought about what blessings they are? We take for granted the ordinary things: "I left my keys by the door," "I've already locked the door," etc. Indeed, there are tremendous lessons and experiences housed in the three pounds that dwell between our ears. We've all … More Forgetful at Heart

The Family of God

Jesus says many unexpected things throughout His earthly ministry. Without a doubt, if you've read through any of the four Gospels you've come across something Jesus said which has left you scratching your head; Matthew 12:46-50 is one such section. Jesus had been speaking to the crowds, teaching them about the Holy Spirit, Himself, and … More The Family of God