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"Family begins with the union of two people from different planets, being made one." Read Steve Demme's blog post.

62: We Are All Changed

When you receive this newsletter, I will be in St Louis speaking at a homeschool conference. Joining me on this trip is Ethan, who is speaking several times, and John, who wants to be like his brother and dad and “talk”. John will be speaking…

"We should spend more time in the bible, give more, pray more, serve more, volunteer more. Instead of focusing on who we are in Christ, we are exhorted to try harder." Read more from Steve Demme's blog post.

60: Double Whammy

Double Whammy   Congratulations!   If you are still functioning, you have endured one of the most difficult seasons of the year, Christmas and New Years. You have successfully run the gauntlet of photoshopped Christmas cards revealing how wonderful they look. But the result is…

"The passage of scripture that I find myself thinking about and meditating on more than any other this year is found in the 5th chapter of Romans." Read Steve Demme's blog post.

59: My Scripture of the Year for 2014

My Scripture of the Year for 2014   The passage of scripture that I find myself thinking about and meditating on more than any other this year is found in the 5th chapter of Romans. I have been so encouraged reading the 4th and 5th…

“Praise God we were able to complete all 40 days! And plan on continuing 40 more days, and then some. Hope you have a great weekend!” Read Steve Demme's blog post.

58: The Culmination of the 40 Day Challenge

The Culmination of the 40 Day Challenge   I have already begun hearing from some of you about your experience meeting together as a family for the past 40 days. Here is what one family shared:   “Praise God we were able to complete all…

"Throughout this year, God has been steadily, and persistently, encouraging me to spend time with Him each day, before "doing." Read Steve Demme's blog post.

57: Above All, Put On Love

Above All, Put On Love        Throughout this year, God has been steadily, and persistently, encouraging me to spend time with Him each day, before “doing”. He has been having me focus on “being still” and “waiting on Him”. I find myself reveling…

"This new contest is to encourage those who are just beginning to have regular times of family worship." Read Steve Demme's blog post.

56: New 2014 Labor Day Family Worship Contest

New 2014 Labor Day Family Worship Contest        Many of you reading this letter have just signed up to receive the newsletter in 2014. This new contest is to encourage those who are just beginning to have regular times of family worship. We…

"As Christians we have three enemies, the world, the flesh, and the devil. I find that the most subtle foe and the hardest to discern, is the world." Read Steve Demme's blog post.

55: Building a Family by Faith

    As Christians we have three enemies, the world, the flesh, and the devil. I find that the most subtle foe and the hardest to discern, is the world. The most succinct description of the “world” is found in 1 John 2.    …

"Communication is the fodder of relationship. It is the lifeline of connection with another person." Read Steve Demme's blog post.

53: Communication from the Heart

Bible Contest       For those who are keeping track of how many days you have read the bible in 2014, either as families or individually, we are having trouble fixing the website for you to log in your numbers. At the end of…