Nehemiah 8:8-12 says, 8 So they read from the book, from the law of God, with interpretation. They gave the sense, so that the people understood the reading. 9 And Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who taught the people said to all the people, ‘This day is holy to… More The Joy of Hearing God’s Word
We have matched some of our photos with Psalm 19 for our Bible reading in church this Sunday. We are sharing this so that you can be encouraged by Psalm 19 and our photos, and so that you can use this in your church sometime in the future. Click here for a link to the… More Psalm 19 Reading
I will meditate on your majestic, glorious splendor and your wonderful miracles. (Psalm 145:5 NLT) Over the years, we have been blessed and inspired by other Christians’ love for God’s Word and desire to grow in faith. Together, we are equipping and encouraging people who love God’s Word so much that they want everyone to… More Will You Take the Psalm 23 Challenge?
DECEMBER 2018 He causes us to remember his wonderful works. How gracious and merciful is our Lord! (Psalm 111:4 NLT) Dear Friends and Family, A very happy new year to you! God has carried us through 2018 by his grace, and we have so much to give him thanks for as we enter 2019. Here are our… More 11 Highlights of Answered Prayers in 2018 — Graham and Ellie’s December News
As we reflect on God’s love this Advent, let us pray that God will show his love anew to us. And let us commit ourselves to loving others as Jesus commands. Dear Heavenly Father, You are the God of compassion and mercy, slow to anger and filled with unfailing love and faithfulness. We rejoice in… More An Advent Prayer of Love (Psalm 85; John 15:11-17; 1 John 4:7-18; Ephesians 3:16-21)
If you are thinking about getting someone (or yourself) a book this Christmas, here are ten suggestions from Ellie based on books she’s read this year. Have you read any of these? Click on the title of each book to link to Amazon Smile. We trust you will find this helpful! 1. The Hidden Life… More Ellie’s Top 10 Reads in 2018
The need for a greener Christmas convicted us a couple of years ago as we attended the World Press Photo Awards exhibit. A striking image of a factory worker making Christmas ornaments began to haunt us. In a poorly-ventilated dark room, glitter particles are suspended in a shaft of light that illuminates a masked factory… More 11 Ways to Have a Greener Christmas
Dear Friends and Family, The last Tuesday in November has come to be known as ‘Giving Tuesday’. Giving Tuesday is a day to encourage charitable giving during the holiday season. Many consider Giving Tuesday to be the launching pad of people’s end-of-year giving. Since it is Giving Tuesday, we wanted to take the opportunity to… More What Are You Doing for Giving Tuesday?
We wish a very happy Thanksgiving to our American friends and family! And for all of us, here is a Thanksgiving prayer we’ve written, inspired by Philippians chapter 1. We invite you to pray this with us during this season. God bless you! Love, Graham and Ellie Graham and Ellie’s Thanksgiving Prayer Inspired by… More Graham and Ellie’s Thanksgiving Prayer Inspired by Philippians 1
This year November 11 marks the 100th anniversary of the hostilities of World War I ending. Here is a prayer we’ve written to give thanks to God for the sacrifices made to ensure our freedom, and to pray for peace throughout the world. A Prayer for November 11 Our Lord and Heavenly Father, You are… More A Prayer for November 11