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Katy’s Blog - What's at the Heart of Your Faith?
They called it the “boss.” In the center of a Roman shield was a round piece of metal or wood, and it wasn’t just for decoration. The boss acted as a weapon in close combat. Any opponent who could get close enough to a Roman soldier was in danger of being stunned with the heart of his shield. What’s at the heart of your shield? ... Read More
Beebe’s Blog - Responding to Fear and Disorder
Disorder and violence seem predominant in the news today, and we can be tempted to fear what will happen next. I heard the following message online recently, and it encouraged me greatly. Below are some of the notes I took. May they bless you in these uncertain days. ... Read More
The Scrapbooked Bible Study
Bible studies don’t have to be dry and boring—they can be “scrapbooked”! Scrapbooking a photograph is all about visual appeal using background papers, journal entries, and embellishments. You can also add bling—anything that sparkles or shines. We love bling. Bible studies can be scrapbooked for greater reader appeal, using such “background papers” as the context of the message or the customs of the times. The “journal entries” are application for today and discussion questions. “Embellishments” such as stories or a fresh approach to the subject create interest; and comparisons, examples, and definitions build understanding. Spiritual insight is the bling. So the brand of Lighthouse Bible Studies is, “The Scrapbooked Bible Study.”