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Overcoming Self-Doubt in Our Faith

No Expewses Series: Part II Church attendance in general is in decline.  There’s no denying it.  But why?  Congregations often look...

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Overcoming Self-Doubt in Our Faith

Overcoming Self-Doubt in Our Faith

No Expewses Series: Part II Church attendance in general is in decline.  There’s no denying it.  But why?  Congregations often look to reverse the trend by keeping members entertained with service events or social calendar opportunities.  What if...

The Importance of Family Farming

The Importance of Family Farming

We are the 1%.  No, not the billionaires or the millionaires but the number of families who make their living through family farming.  Why talk about the importance of family farming?  In the world of unlimited communication opportunities,...

Adventures in Kids Costumes for Halloween

Adventures in Kids Costumes for Halloween

Fall is the best. The leaves turn vibrant colors, the air is crisp, and it's completely acceptable to beg for candy on a neighbor's front porch. What's even better? The adventures in kids costumes for Halloween. Sure, the drama in their acquisition rivals a Black...

College Application Process Checklist

College Application Process Checklist

Resources to Support the College It’s the most wonderful time of the year… No really, it is!  There is an entire world of opportunity waiting out there for young people today.  Planning to apply for college early on in high school can alleviate stress and...

Overcoming Reasons for Not Going to Church: No Expewses!

Overcoming Reasons for Not Going to Church: No Expewses!

This won’t come as a surprise to you but folks my age are not showing up for church. As a card-carrying Millenial, (okay, it’s just my driver’s license) I often wonder where we all have gone?  My church’s national organization has completed multiple studies on...

Bringing Up Boys on a Farm

Bringing Up Boys on a Farm

I like to refer to them as “my boys”.  The first was due the day “Snowmagadeon of 2011” rolled into town. All the grandparents were panicked that we would be snowed in and he would be born in the living room.  I didn’t know a thing about bringing up boys on a farm but...

Meet Christy

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Aka the “Mommster”, a nickname given to me by my oldest, I’ve been blessed with five children, a challenging career, and a wonderful rural community community to raise my family.  With degrees in psychology, social work, and education, this all should be easy!

Ha.

I enjoy laughing and hope you do too.