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Author Archives: Robin Sampson

Refreshing Theological Fire Hydrant

A few years ago I immersed myself in lectures by Dr. C. Baxter Kruger of Perichoresis Ministries—one of the best contemporary theologians of this century. His lectures were like  the refreshing, invigorating  spray of a fire hydrant. The cleansing waters helped set me free from dry, parched legalism.  I recently began listening to them for the third time—I just can’t ... Read More »

Dancing with the Trinity, Unity, & Humility

Before the creation of the world, there existed the eternal dance of the Trinity. The Father, Son and Holy Spirit have always enjoyed a beautiful, responsive dance of love in perfect harmony. “The great dance is about abundant life—love, passion, joy, fellowship, and creativity. It is the fellowship of the relationship of the Father, Son, and Spirit. The incarnation is ... Read More »

Which Foods to Buy: Organic Cheat-Sheet

The Environmental Working Group’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides identifies 12 fruits and vegetables with the highest levels of pesticide residues and the 15 with the lowest levels. I made this cheat sheet card to carry in my purse. Click image to download the PDF printable card (three size cards on one page). Choose a card size to laminate and carry to the grocery store. Read More »

We Survived the Nashville Flood

We are stuck in Nashville. We live in Shelbyville (1.5 hour from Nashville). I was visiting my daughter on Friday with plans to go home Saturday morning via Highway 24. At the last minute we decided to go to a community play at 2:00 and then go home. The flood water started. We went back to my daughter’s house and ... Read More »

Free Book, Free Magazine & More!

WOW! Free ebook, free magazine, free Bible study, free journal and more. The Hebraic Christian Global Community mission is to facilitate the move of God to restore the Hebraic foundations of the Christian faith to all believers. They offer this fascinating information free. If you’re just beginning your search for the Hebraic foundations of your Christian faith or if you’re ... Read More »

Free Bible Drill Printable Games

We are working on Children’s Bible Drill at our church. I made this Card Game for the first nine Bible verses. This is a free printable 6 page document (1 page instructions 5 pages of cards) you can print from your computer. I printed them out on card stock and laminated them for durability before cutting out. We are working ... Read More »

Resurrection of Jesus & Free First Fruits Guide!

Firstfruits speaks of resurrection. When the Pharisees asked Jesus for a sign (a miracle or wonder), Jesus rebuked them and then said the only sign would be three days and three nights in the center of the earth as Jonah was in the belly of the whale. Jesus died on Passover. Death could not hold our Messiah. On the third day He arose triumphantly from the grave! Read More »

Holy Cow: Does God Care What We Eat?

This simple-to-understand book uses basic hermeneutic principles to properly interpret what the Bible says about eating meat. Eagan is clear that our diets are not a salvation issue, while at the same time encouraging obedience to God’s Word. HOLY COW! Does God Care About What We Eat? begins with the author’s attention-grabbing personal story. The author was raised as a ... Read More »

We Are Hybrid Homeschooling!

We are hybrid homeschooling. I homeschool at home three days a week and send my children to a private homeschool one day and to fine arts classes one day. A hybrid is the combination of two or more different things, aimed at achieving a particular objective or goal. For example, I hybrid scrapbook, meaning I use traditional paper scrapbook methods ... Read More »

God is Better than Google: Found a Christian Doctor

I don’t know why I’m always amazed how God answers my prayers. He always does and I’m always amazed. The Bible says we are not to receive counsel from the ungodly (Psalm 1:1)—however, most of us go to doctors without a clue of their spiritual condition. I prayed for a Christian doctor and  found Dr. Josh Axe. Dr. Josh Axe-Testimonials ... Read More »

Fruitcake and Ice Cream

I am at Belinda’s house (my oldest daughter)  sobbing over a DVD we watched together by Louie Gigglio titled  FruitCake and Ice Cream. Watch a clip by clicking the preview button below: That’s the story of Ashley, a somewhat typical college senior–loving life, partying hard and trying to balance it all with success in the classroom. Disengaged from God and turned ... Read More »

Homeschooling the Next Generation

I'm so proud of my girls. Let me tell you a little about them. They each think outside-the-box and have entrepreneurial attitudes. Two of them operate homeschool businesses. Belinda is the director Family Christian Academy a private Christian School and Homeschool in the Nashville TN area. Rebecca, .my second daughter and hubby Scot homeschool their five children and live in the Nashville area. Read More »

A Scrapbook for Grandbaby #14

My son Danny and his wife Ashley are expecting their second child. It will my 14th gandbaby! I made this scrapbook for baby shower. Once he is born I’ll fill in the photos. Ashley decorated the baby’s room with monkeys so I used Noah Scrapbook Kit from StudioGraphics.com and had the little monkey hanging around each page. Better look at ... Read More »

Digital Scrapbooking to Learn

Scrapbooking methods are a super creative outlet for school work. Scrapbooking is incredibly rewarding, Students show enthusiasm about almost any subject if there are able to scrapbook. Even computer novices can make great looking scrapbooks in little time. Start with a ready-to-use scrapbook layout, and then rearrange everything to make it your own. Here are sample pages made by children ... Read More »

Is "The Shack" Heresy?

I received a few comments of concern because I  promote The Shack and Wayne Jacobson’s books on this blog. The Shack by William Paul Young is a popular Christian fiction that has been a best seller for over 70 weeks. Wayne Jacobsen worked on the book and helped get it published. The people concerned should be complimented for being careful ... Read More »

Can We Control Spiritual Growth & Emotional Healing?

Darin Hufford, author of The Misunderstood God: The Lies Religion Tells About God, discusses the topic of  Involuntary Spirituality on his blog and podcast. This topic really made me think and question myself. Darin explains that spiritual growth and emotional healing are involuntary, like physical growth and physical healing. We don’t control it. He uses the term involuntary spirituality in ... Read More »

What if We Just Started Loving People?

What if we just started loving the people God puts before us each day, can you imagine what would spill out of that in terms of opportunity, ministry and even growing fellowship? —Wayne Jacobsen The following is adapted from articles from BodyLife Love is often considered an emotion, but for God, it’s a commitment and a commandment! Everyone alive want ... Read More »

Bring the Rain!

This song is a long time favorite because my life has had much more rain than sunshine. But ya know what? God is restoring the years the locust ate! The storms were worth it because I am closer to my savior. Read More »

Home from Blissdom 10

I had wonderful fun packed weekend at Blissdom with 499 other mom bloggers at Opryland Hotel. It was amazing. It was terrific getting to hug my bloggy friends and I learned a lot in the class sessions. Read More »

Billions of Reasons to Take Probiotics

I began taking probiotics a few months ago to help with digestive problems. Probiotics, when translated, literally means “for life.” They are living microorganisms—“friendly” or “good” bacteria that, when consumed in sufficient numbers, can provide health benefits that go beyond basic nutrition. Yogurt contains probiotics. You can also take in pill or capsule form. If you want to get probiotics ... Read More »

7 Amazing Benefits of Fish Oil

Hubby and I have been taking Omega 3 fish oil tablets for years as recommended by our cardiologist. It makes perfect sense. Mankind was meant to live near the water and fish was to be a mainstay in our diets. Our American culture doesn’t have a habit of eating fish, which means that we don’t get enough omega-3 fatty acids. ... Read More »

Common Ingredient as Addictive as Cocaine

The number one source of calories in the American diet might cause obesity, high blood pressure, and a number of other common diseases. Fructose corn syrup isn’t natural. It’s been chemically altered to enhance its sweetness. And it certainly isn’t part of a healthy diet. High-fructose corn syrup is a common sweetener and preservative. High-fructose corn syrup is made by ... Read More »

Blissdom Pocket Planner

I will be attending the Blissdom conference Feb 4-6 in Nashville. I made this Blissdom pocket planner for the Blissdom ladies. You can easily folded into quarters and slipped into a jeans pocket. Extra space is provided for your personal notes. Read More »