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  • Waiting: November Everyday Faith Calendar

    Waiting: November Everyday Faith Calendar

    There are forty-one days until Thanksgiving, forty-four days until the start of Advent, seventy-one days until Christmas morning, and seventy-eight days until the beginning of the new...

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  • Responsibility: October Everyday Faith Calendar

    Responsibility: October Everyday Faith Calendar

    “I hope we are going to learn about Jesus!” These were the words my three-year-old, and newly minted preschooler, spoke to me as we chatted about what she might do at school the next...

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  • Focus: September Everyday Faith Calendar

    Focus: September Everyday Faith Calendar

    Back-to-school season feels full of possibilities this year. The possibility that school will feel a little more “normal” this year seems within reach, as some schools shift away from...

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  • Communication: August Everyday Faith Calendar

    Communication: August Everyday Faith Calendar

    Do you usually write or speak when you communicate with another person? With rapid advances in technology and widespread use of social media, you probably switch back and forth between...

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  • July 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    July 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    As a mom to two children under the age of five, I am constantly in the throes of laying groundwork for what I expect and teaching boundaries in a world that doesn’t seem to expect...

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  • June 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    June 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    My son, who loves to spend time drawing, has a hard time with his drawings not turning out exactly how he envisioned them in his mind. For a long time, he would only spend time drawing...

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  • May 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    May 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    I will be what one Christian author and speaker would call a pioneer parent. Pioneer parents are mothers and fathers who did not have the examples of Christian parents to follow in...

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  • April 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    April 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Last year, our church celebrated Easter with a drive-in Easter service. In-person gatherings were not an option, but not gathering at all was not an option either. After weeks of...

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  • March 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    March 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Recently, on social media, I have engaged in a weekly conversation about worshipping with little people. On Sundays I share what my family and I are up to as we go throughout our...

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  • Celebrating Black History Month in a Christian Classroom

    Celebrating Black History Month in a Christian Classroom

    A year of changes brings a year of adaptations. How blessed we are to serve our God, who is unchanged in His love, care, and provision for us. He even provides ways for us to spread His...

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  • February 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    February 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    There are plenty of times while raising a child that, as the parent, you have control over the choices being made. One area where this does not apply is the day that your child is old...

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  • January 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    January 2021 Everyday Faith Calendar

    In our house, we have two little people, and they seem to be constantly going through growth spurts. Lately, my four-year-old has started using his growing as an opportunity to always...

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  • Creating Engaging Video Content for Your School

    Creating Engaging Video Content for Your School

    Whether you are coping with a global pandemic or living within a “new normal,” knowing how to make a video for your church and school is a valuable skill. Videos allow prospective...

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  • December 2020 Everyday Faith Calendar

    December 2020 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Over the course of this year, I have had countless conversations that ended with lamenting the difficulties this year has held. When something difficult happens, it has been easy to...

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  • How to Make a Video for Your Church and School Social Media Accounts

    How to Make a Video for Your Church and School Social Media Accounts

    Although many churches and schools would agree that the use of video is important, those same churches and schools may still be trying to figure out the best way to integrate video into...

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  • November 2020 Everyday Faith Calendar

    November 2020 Everyday Faith Calendar

    “How are you?” I rarely ask that question in a conversation without receiving a response along the lines of “fine” or “doing good” or “so busy these days.” Rarely does someone respond...

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  • October 2020 Everyday Faith Calendar

    October 2020 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Lawyer: “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus: “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?” Lawyer: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and...

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  • Just for Decoration

    Just for Decoration

    Special thanks to the ministries of St. Lucas Lutheran Early Childhood Center and Word of Life Lutheran School in St. Louis, Missouri, for taking the time to educate my children and...

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  • Distance Learning: Daily Routines to Save Your Sanity

    Distance Learning: Daily Routines to Save Your Sanity

    Many families are beginning this new school year with some version of distance learning taking place in their homes. How can we make this challenging situation a little bit easier for...

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  • Jesus: Our Normal This School Year

    Jesus: Our Normal This School Year

    This fall will be full of muffled sounds. The voices of our students will be muffled by the masks they wear. Teachers in face shields will project even more than usual to get their...

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