Stained Series – James 1:27

How does a Christian today remain “unstained” by the world? Sometimes, it seems to be a goal that is unattainable.  Whether political, moral, or philosophical, the secular world has a way of slowly creeping into our homes and churches. This semester, journey with us through the Book of James.  Renew your mind, as James gives us the hard truth in a very … Read More

ennieStained Series – James 1:27


“Do not conform yourselves to this age but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and pleasing and perfect” (Romans 12:2).   “Transformed” a blog from our newest Missionary in Houston, Matthew Blake I do it. Every time I do it. In fact, I did it … Read More


What is the reason for the season?

Do you have a Nativity scene set up in your home? We do. It’s our family tradition to set it up in the living room on the first Sunday of Advent. Together with hot chocolate and advent songs, this has become a highly anticipated Advent event for us. There is something funny about the common Nativity scenes though. I mean … Read More

ennieWhat is the reason for the season?


As the oldest of three boys, I grew up calling the shots. Whether it was Legos, G.I. Joe, or He-man, whether we were going to pull a prank on the neighbor or sneaking on to the roof, I was the lead man. I was Hannibal and they were my A-Team. This behavior, as it does with many oldest children, translated … Read More


Father Will You Hold Me?

Friend of Adore and Author of The Daily Verse, Kat Davis, recounts one memorable Easter Sunday…

ennieFather Will You Hold Me?