Outside the Zone of Ability: MosesExodus 4:10-31; Hebrews 11:23-29As Christians, God gives us spiritual gifts and uses them uniquely. He equips each of us individually; but what do we do when the task He is calling us to do is not a part of our comfort zone? What if it seems to be completely outside our abilities or skill set? When this happens, we must have the FAITH to step out and … [Read more...] about Lesson 4 Outside the Zone
So I looked up the Women of Faith blog hop for this week and the question was: Have you ever been to a Revolve event, or is there a teenage girl in your life you'd like to take? Well, the answer is no to the first question. I've never been to a Revolve event; however, after viewing the link for the Revolve tour, WOW! How cool would that be?At this point, my daughters don't fit the age bracket, … [Read more...] about Revolve Tour for Teen Girls…
Ever get a book that you just know you were supposed to read? I love it when God gives me affirmation of following His will.I've been teaching and writing a Bible study entitled "Outside the Zone." The study is all about people in the Bible who took a leap of faith and stepped outside their comfort zone. Last week and this week, we are studying Moses. And guess who just happened to be a part … [Read more...] about Cast of Characters by Max Lucado
Outside the Zone of Ability: MosesExodus 4:10-31; Hebrews 11:23-291. What are the "new" excuses Moses uses to excuse his God-assigned task?2. How did the Lord respond to Moses' reasons for desiring to skip out on the job?3. Who enters Moses' era of leadership in this passage?4. What are the first four words of verse 31? What are the words that contrast these in verse 1 of this same … [Read more...] about Looking Forward to Lesson 4
Outside the Zone of Appeal: MosesExodus 3 and 4:1-11In the last post about stepping out in faith, outside of our comfort zones, Moses was the central character. Briefly we compared Moses and David; they held the common boot camp assignment: shepherding.A very interesting point we have yet to cover:David was a shepherd for years, but probably about fifteen years total. He grew up herding … [Read more...] about Lesson 3 Outside the Zone Part 2
Outside the Zone of Appearance: MosesThis week in our study of stepping outside of our comfort zones and taking the leap of faith, we looked at Moses, beginning in Exodus 3 through 4:11. The first point in the study was how somewhere between verse 3 and verse 11 of chapter 3, Moses went from "Here am I" to "Who am I?" The description of the task God chose for Moses overwhelmed him and he felt … [Read more...] about Lesson 3 Outside the Zone Part 1
Every July for the last seven years, our family has graced the grounds of King's Island amusement park, courtesy of A Kid Again. We've experienced thunderstorms, lost shoes and sippy cups, and all in all, made tons of memories over the years. And this year was no different, other than the near 100 degree weather. Whewww!So how did we beat the heat?1. Spray bottles for quick bursts of cooling, … [Read more...] about Our Family’s Success at Beating the Heat…
Today was the day. Samuel, my four yr. old, will turn five next month. Just before school begins again. And he's headed to kindergarten. A bit on the young side, but on his four year checkup, the pediatrician said his size was that of an average six year old. Needless to say, we don't want him to be bigger than his teacher by second grade... so off he goes.And he's ready. Well, now he is. … [Read more...] about Those dreaded Kindergarten shots….