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Why Your Life Needs a “Red Door”

By on November 7, 2017 in Theology with 0 Comments

According to early American history, a red door signified that a home was welcoming. The red door was a way of communicating to tired travelers, traveling by horse and buggy, that this was a safe place to rest for the night and have a warm meal. In Scotland, homeowners would paint their front door red […]

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Burnt Aprons and The Gospel

By on January 10, 2017 in House and Home, Ministry with 3 Comments

My Anthropologie apron and I have been through a lot together.  Its charred yellow polka dot fabric, singed teal ruffle, and frayed fuchsia waist ties tell stories of my many battles with macaroons, meringue pie, and Crock-Pot Mac ‘n cheese.  And while I should probably retire the ratty looking thing, I cannot bring myself to […]

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The Cornerstone for Practicing Biblical Hospitality: A Well-Maintained Refrigerator and Freezer

By on October 9, 2014 in House and Home with 0 Comments

What is your first reaction when you open the door to your refrigerator or freezer? Attractive and orderly or like the mature stages of a science project? Maintaining a well-organized refrigerator and freezer is a way we “look well to the ways of our household” (Proverbs 31:27) and practice good stewardship. It is also the […]

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Decorating for Real Life

By on April 12, 2012 in House and Home with 2 Comments

A home straight from the pages of House Beautiful.  I had just moved into my first apartment and I could not wait to start decorating.  Never mind that the space was only 492 square feet with retro fixtures, century-old appliances, and…wait for it…mustard tile.  It was all mine and I had big plans for my […]

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