A Widow and a Widower Start Over to Build More than Just a Home

By eth | September 29, 2016 | 8 Comments

By Sabrina McDonald Can you build a home to minister to the world for Christ? That’s the question I wanted to answer when my husband and I started constructing our new home. Both of us had previously been widowed, so we decided to start our life together in a new dwelling, where we could combine […]

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Decorate with Meaningful Truth

By Barbara Rainey | August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Your Home Is an Embassy, Part 5 Plus FREE PRINTABLE! Just like the American Embassy waves the flag to declare safety and comfort within, we need signs and sounds and recipes and attitudes that declare the haven of our homes as an embassy of the King. When the UPS man delivers, when neighbors stroll the […]

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Use Your Home for Influence

By Barbara Rainey | August 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

Your Home is an Embassy Part 4 When was the last time you hosted a gathering at your house? Sure, the church and community buildings have plenty of meeting space, and restaurants are easier than cleaning your dining room or kitchen table to make space for others to sit. But when we value convenience too […]

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An Open Door Policy

By Barbara Rainey | August 25, 2016 | 6 Comments

Your Home Is an Embassy, Part 3 Plus FREE PRINTABLE!  Your home is an embassy of the Kingdom of Heaven in this world where we temporarily dwell.  Though you are American, you are first and foremost a follower of Jesus Christ, a child of the King. We really belong to another time, another place, another […]

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How to Be Hospitable When Hospitality Isn’t Your Thing

By Barbara Rainey | August 23, 2016 | 6 Comments

Your Home Is an Embassy, Part 2 For most of our marriage my husband and I have felt like failures when it comes to hospitality. Being hospitable has always loomed as unachievable for me because I am a task person, not a people person. My husband is a people person, but at the end of his […]

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