Rhyming Sermon Notes: Resurrection Day 2023

Why is Good Friday good? 1 Peter 3:18 – For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit. This year our church and another church restarted their tradition of celebrating Good Friday together,Continue reading “Rhyming Sermon Notes: Resurrection Day 2023”

Rhyming Sermon Notes: 2023 March

Whether just for myself, or my family, too.Rhyming notes helps me focus, and then helps us review. If they bring you a blessing, a meaningful read.I pray that by Jesus, your spirit is freed. A free man in Christ, and his bond servant, too.By His grace, as his child, is our spirit made new! ColorContinue reading “Rhyming Sermon Notes: 2023 March”

Praying Scripture: Psalm 119:1-8 א ALEPH

This morning as I woke up, God put it on my heart to set aside my planned reading in Jeremiah and to write a prayer through a Psalm. I hadn’t realized that it was the 31st, when my Psalm reading for the day would be Psalm 119. (I often include Psalm 119 on months withContinue reading “Praying Scripture: Psalm 119:1-8 א ALEPH”

Rhyming Sermon Notes: 2023 February

Whether just for my self, or my family, too.Rhyming notes helps me focus, and then helps us review. If they bring you a blessing, a meaningful read.I pray that by Jesus, your spirit is freed. A free man in Christ, and his bond servant, too.By His grace, as his child, is our spirit made new!Continue reading “Rhyming Sermon Notes: 2023 February”

Sourdough Part 4: From Dough to Bread

How does this sourdough starter become bread? If you’ve ever made bread with factory yeast, this will have similarities and differences. The biggest difference is time.  With factory yeast, when you mix the yeast with warm water it is activated. You then have about three hours to use it before it is fizzled out andContinue reading “Sourdough Part 4: From Dough to Bread”

Sourdough Part 3: Starting & Feeding

How do you make sourdough starter? As mentioned above, you can start from scratch with just flour and water. You CAN do this, but for most people, I recommend just finding a friend who already has a strong sourdough starter and ask for a bit of theirs (about 100g will do). This is much easierContinue reading “Sourdough Part 3: Starting & Feeding”

Sourdough Part 2: Our Journey & Benefits

How we got started As you may know, Elyse is Chinese and we met while I was living in China for 10 years. Bread is not very common in China, so everything was learned started a few years ago when we came to the U.S. If we can do it… you can do it! AtContinue reading “Sourdough Part 2: Our Journey & Benefits”

Sourdough Part 1: What is it? & Fermentation

Fermentation and an unseen army The past two years have been our family’s years of fermentation (both with learning, as discussed below, and in taking time to develop and grow our own family culture). It has been amazing to better understand the tiny world God created of good and bad bacteria, yeasts, and other microbesContinue reading “Sourdough Part 1: What is it? & Fermentation”

Rhyming Sermon Notes: 2023 January

Whether just for my self, or my family, too.Rhyming notes helps me focus, and then help us review. If they bring you a blessing, a meaningful read.I pray that by Jesus, your spirit is freed. A free man in Christ, and his bond servant, too.By His grace, as his child, is our spirit made new!Continue reading “Rhyming Sermon Notes: 2023 January”

Rhyming Sermon Notes: 2022 December

While I may be the only one reading these (that’s fine, and a good review for me), my prayer is that for anyone reading it could point to Christ, and perhaps be a good sermon review if you were there. Color Code: If these rhyming notes are a helpful review (or just a fun read),Continue reading “Rhyming Sermon Notes: 2022 December”