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Refresh Bible Study Magazine
The mission of Refresh is to connect God's Word to life today.
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Katy’s Blog - Grace for Every Downpour
One day when I was on my way to a college class, I encountered a downpour unlike any other I can remember. My windshield wipers couldn’t move fast enough for the onslaught of water. I thought about pulling over and waiting it out, but I wasn’t sure where.
Then I saw a pickup truck ahead of me. ... Read More
The Lighthouse Connection - Writers Newsletter
Join our network of writers! Does your writing need a little TLC? Sign up for Katy Kauffman's free, monthly newsletter called The Lighthouse Connection (TLC), filled with writing tips, inspiration, & submission opportunities. Katy likes to sprinkle in a giveaway here and there, too. Sign up today: The Lighthouse Connection
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.”