Entries by ericawigg

Handling Halloween As A Christian

Handling Halloween as a Christian family is starting to get tricky at our house. With a middle school girl and boy at home, the Disney princess and super hero costumes have lost their allure. What’s left to choose from is either scary or frankly, a bit more seductive than I prefer. Ask Yourself Questions Yesterday, […]

5 Super Simple Ways to Encourage Your Pastor

October is pastor appreciation month- so here are 5 super simple ways to encourage them. 1. Acknowledge Their Presence I know it sounds weird, but so often after stepping out from behind the lectern or off of the stage, pastors feel invisible. People hesitate approaching them. A simple, “Good to see you!” or “Thanks for […]

How to Find Joy In the Unexpected, Turtles In the Road

Through the month of September, I’m highlighting some of my favorite authors. Rhonda & Kaley Rhea, a mother-daughter dynamic duo deliver the whole package: suspense, laughter and sweet biblical truths to soothe your searching soul when it comes to finding God in the midst of the struggle. Haven’t laughed this hard in a long time! […]

Why We Can Approach God With Confidence

Praising God—focusing on who God is—builds our trust because we believe more strongly in His loving intentions for us. The example of the heart connection between Moses and God can inspire us to praise God confidently. God wants you to know Him. God seems so huge and distant we can wonder if He cares enough […]

Combatting Back-To-School Anxiety with the Power of Prayer

This week on the blog,  guest blogger Edie Melson, shares practical tips combatting back-to-school anxiety with the power of prayer. She is the author of While My Child Is Away, a power packed book offering prayers of protection and peace when our children leave our care and comfort. — Erica When I was growing up, back-to-school was an […]