The power of sharing digitally

This happened this summer and I shared it on Instagram (IG @SejanaShines), but I wanted to upload it here too. I am thankful for the many ways that the Lord works and how people, even people whom we don't yet know, can be impacted by our actions. I am thinking about this now, months later,…

Struggles and faith in parenting and beyond

Woke up with a strong desire to worship and pray for specific needs and specific people today. What came out was me sharing about struggles of doubt and faith in my pre-teen child, how God responded to my prayer and plea for His help in this situation through different people, what they said that really…

Christ Followers: Keep The Faith

Download file or listen via YouTube This message is taken from Episode 20 of "Bible Time & Worship" Coronavirus Bible Study #togetherathome with my children. Go there for the full blog post and verse links. I pray this is encouraging to you. Christ followers, why are you so sad? Everything here is temporary. You've misplaced…

Bible Time & Worship Episode 11 – Fiery Furnace

In Daniel chapter 3, we read and discussed what happened to three men as they faced their certain death by defying the king's order to bow down to his golden statue. They did not know what God would do but they knew that they were not going to worship a false god, even if it…

Bible time & Worship Episode 3 – Believe God is able

Continuing with Episode 3 of our time together each day. Today's focus was mostly the reading of God's Word and encouraging those who have trusted in Christ to hold firm. May we walk in faith because God is Able to do what He has promised. (Watch the video below for details.) The kids are continuing…

VBS- Thoughts From A First Time Director Part 5/5

Part 5. Be sure to give thanks. Vacation Bible School. That’s what has been on my mind since I said “yes” on February 26th, taking on this role for the first time as Director for VBS Area IV here in South Korea. There’s a lot of things I can say about this role… but I’m…