Author Archives: Kingdom Crossing

Why I Homeschool

If you could be a fly on the wall of my house sometimes when we’re doing school, you might wonder why in the world I would choose such a path. It can be quite chaotic and stressful at times. We … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Encouragement | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

My Couponing Haul

My dear husband surprised the kids last night by bringing home a movie from the Redbox. So after I fed them all supper and they started their movie, I slipped out for a little R&R at the grocery store. Yes, … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Couponing, Stewardship | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Barefoot and Pregnant

When I was a senior in high school way back in 1992, a group from my senior class, maybe the yearbook staff—I don’t quite remember—assigned a “Most Likely To….” title to everyone. These titles were things like, “Most Likely to … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Encouragement | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Jesus Obeyed His Mama

Do you know how sometimes as we’re reading a familiar passage of Scripture, something new and profound jumps out at us? Something that’s been there all along, obviously, but the Holy Spirit just opened our understanding to it for the … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Our Story on Zpolitics and 103.7 FM

Trevor and I were interviewed this morning by Martha Zoller of 103.7 FM for a 30-minute radio program that will air on Sunday, February 23. I’ll post a link to the show when it’s available to stream online. We had … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Mammograms and Colonoscopies

I recently passed that magical age at which the “powers that be” have decided that I’m suddenly in need of a certain medical screening. You women know which one I mean. When I went for my yearly check-up last month, … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

My Thoughts on the Ken Ham/Bill Nye Debate

I watched the highly publicized debate tonight between famous creationist and CEO of Answers in Genesis, Ken Ham and evolutionist Bill Nye, “The Science Guy.” The debate was civil and calm, even humorous at times. Each man presented his case, … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Creation | 3 Comments

Esther’s Wild and Crazy Life

My favorite Bible woman is Esther. Her story was just so very cool. It was like the ultimate fairytale, only it was real. She went from peasant girl to queen in no time flat–and she went on to become a … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

16 (Now 17) Years

On the day I graduated from high school, in June 1992, I remember looking out of my bedroom window and thinking to myself, “This is it. The next thing I know, I’ll be graduating from college, then getting married, raising … Continue reading

Posted in Family | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Few Creative Ways to Earn and Save Money

The recession of the last few years has produced several forms of pay cuts for my husband, a public school teacher. First came a 2.4 percent across the board reduction. Added to that came furlough days, starting out as just … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Lessons from My Goldfish

I, er…I mean my kids, have four pet goldfish. We’ve had them for almost a year now, and their names are Creamsicle, Creamsicle Jr., Butterbean, and Peaches. They’re fun little creatures. My husband thinks I’m crazy because I talk to … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Encouragement | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Maximize Your Gas Budget with Gift Cards

The high gas prices we’ve experienced in this nation the last few years have taken a toll on the average family’s budget; I know they’ve certainly hit us hard. Because my husband and I have four children, we drive large, … Continue reading

Posted in Couponing, Stewardship | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Southern Savers Reviewed Debt-Free Living in a Debt-Filled World

Jenny at the wildly popular Southern Savers couponing site posted an excellent review of Debt-Free Living in a Debt-Filled World this week. Check out the review here.

Posted in Christianity, Couponing, Stewardship | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Having Fun on a Post-Christmas Shoestring

In the early weeks of a new year, it’s easy to become discouraged because of a lack of extra funds for entertainment….eating out, movies, shopping, and so forth. If you’re like our family, your property taxes were due in December, … Continue reading

Posted in Couponing, Stewardship | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Southern Savers to Review Debt-Free Living in a Debt-Filled World

The very popular couponing website, Southern Savers, will be doing a book review and giveaway of Debt-Free Living in a Debt-Filled World next week! There will be a two-day sale on the Kindle version to go along with the giveaway. … Continue reading

Posted in Couponing, Stewardship | Leave a comment

“Why 2014 Is the Year to Get Out of Debt”

Check out this article from CNN Money about “Why 2014 Is the Year to Get Out of Debt.”

Posted in Money, Stewardship | Leave a comment

Howard Dayton endorsed our book!

BIG NEWS!! Our first significant endorsement…. Howard Dayton, co-founder of Crown Financial Ministries, author, and founder of Compass- finances God’s way, had this to say about Debt-Free Living in a Debt-Filled World: “Nothing is more authentic or powerful than people … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Our book is available!

http://www.amazon.com/Debt-Free-Living-Debt-Filled-World-encourage-ebook/dp/B00GOXGMPO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1384788175&sr=8-1&keywords=debt-free+living+in+a+debt-filled+world

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment