Rhyming Sermon Notes: BSF Week 1 “Genesis – Malachi”

We had the first regular study this week for People of the Promised Land 2, which will be studying from the time of Solomon through the prophets, until the end of the Hebrew (Old) testament. The study for this week was more of an introduction and overview study to get things going. The way BSFContinue reading “Rhyming Sermon Notes: BSF Week 1 “Genesis – Malachi””

Praying Scripture: Psalm 33

Today is September 3, 2022, this makes our Psalm readings for the day Psalm 3, Psalm 33, Psalm 63, Psalm 93 & Psalm 123. (To turn that into an IQ test, what would the next Psalm be… if it existed?) Today’s readings come at a time when I have much on my mind and inContinue reading “Praying Scripture: Psalm 33”

Rhyming Sermon Notes: 2022 August

The following are my rhyming sermon notes from the month of August 2022 (scroll down just a bit). Our family has been using these as part of our weekly sermon review after church, and it has been a fun blessing. A few weeks ago, Pastor Dean asked me what I think is an excellent question,Continue reading “Rhyming Sermon Notes: 2022 August”

Rhyming Notes from Family Camp 2022

A few weeks ago we joined a Christian homeschool conference camp. What a blessing!  Our family was talking with the camp manager, who didn’t know the details about the group renting the space, and he asked if it was a family reunion. Even though we had just met everyone a few days before, my initialContinue reading “Rhyming Notes from Family Camp 2022”

Rhyming Sermon Notes: 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 & 1 Peter 3:18-22

This month I tried taking notes during sermons, Sunday School, etc. as rhymes. I wasn’t sure how it would go. I found it to be a wonderful way to push me to pay close attention and process the text, as well as a fun review with my family. With requiring full attention and thought forContinue reading “Rhyming Sermon Notes: 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 & 1 Peter 3:18-22”

Rhyming Sermon Notes: Psalm 125

Grace Church of North Olmsted – Wednesday, 2022-07-27Phillip AmosPsalm 125 (Series: Psalms) Relying exclusively on our powerful Lord,stable, unchanging forever adored. Jerusalem, an ancient fortress on high,set firm on the mountain may your springs not run dry. The walls all defended by lame and by blind,but David did conquer, the people did bind. In theContinue reading “Rhyming Sermon Notes: Psalm 125”

Rhyming Sermon Notes: Philippians 1:9-11

In a previous post, I introduced that I am going to try to take sermon notes as a rhyme. Here are my Sunday School notes from my first week. Actually, these are my first rhyming notes, since Sunday School is before the main service, even though I posted my notes for main service first. GraceContinue reading “Rhyming Sermon Notes: Philippians 1:9-11”

Rhyming Sermon Notes: Philippians 4:10-20

Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth. Psalm 96:1 A few days ago we were at a missions conference at Grace Church in Middleburg Heights. At the end of the evening, the leader gave a summary in the form of a rhyme he had written that included manyContinue reading “Rhyming Sermon Notes: Philippians 4:10-20”

Freedom, Communication & Walkie Talkies

Main topics in this post: Walkie-talkies as a way to enhance family walks, give freedom to explore, keep connection and have fun! Balancing Freedom & Safety the Value of Communication Getting out into nature is a natural way for children (and adults) to exercise, learn and have fun. It is also a great chance forContinue reading “Freedom, Communication & Walkie Talkies”