Jesus is the Heart of Christmas – Wise Men Still Seek Him!

Jesus is the Heart of Christmas by Grace Elizabeths

This was the year I dreaded.  Decking the halls without the girls.  Oh I remember when they were little and I had to hold back my perfectionism and let them decorate the house for Christmas. I even cleverly gave them their own tree to decorate a few years.  You know the one…beautifully adorned with[Read more]

To John, on our First Anniversary

Rings

A year ago today we said “I do!” I remember waking up that morning, not sure that I could believe the day had come – we’d been waiting for what seemed like forever! I remember the giggly giddiness welling up in me as I walked up to you for the[Read more]

Happy Father’s Day!

FathersDayFeature

Happy Father’s Day, Dad! Thank you for raising us to be the godly young women we are today! Deuteronomy 6 says, 6 And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. 7 You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when[Read more]

Happy Mother’s Day!

MomDay3

Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! Thank you for raising us to be the young women that we are today! Proverbs 31 says, 25 Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. 26 She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. Thank you,[Read more]

Throwback Thursday: Easter Dinner Menu

Lamb Cake Grace Elizabeth's

Throwback Thursday highlights a post from years past that we think you might enjoy! This post originally made its debut on Grace Elizabeth’s on March 25, 2013. Have you begun to create your Easter dinner menu for 2015?  I honestly haven’t put much thought into it yet but here are some ideas from[Read more]

I’m not crazy… just trusting

John & Courtney Engagement

People say I’m crazy. They say they would never dream of doing what I’m doing. Raising support for a short-term missions trip scares people, so raising an entire year’s budget to be on staff full-time with a ministry is just terrifying! I wouldn’t say I’m crazy, but I certainly am[Read more]

The Need is Great

Harvest is Plentiful

As I’ve been raising support these past few months, a common question that I’m asked is “What is your need?” Most people who ask that question want to know my financial needs. While it is true that I am in need of financial support during my next two years of[Read more]

My Call to Ministry

My Call to Ministry

Many of you may already know my story of God’s calling. Or maybe you have heard only pieces of it. I’d like to be able to share with you a clearer picture of what God has done in my life in recent years to call me to full-time ministry for[Read more]