I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned before that I run the Awana program at our church. (If not, well, I do!) For those who aren’t sure what Awana is, it’s a Bible memory and discipleship program for kids from 2 years old through high school. And it’s fun! Awana comes from 2 Timothy 2:15 and stands for Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed. I love Awana. I grew up doing Awana and I’d say better than 80% of the Bible verses I know by heart without having to think about them are rooted in the time I spent memorizing for club as a child. So I’m so grateful that our church has the program and that I’m able to serve in it.
Awana starts at our church tonight. We have just over 100 kids pre-registered and, if this year is like any of the past six years I’ve been doing this, we’ll close to double with walk-ins. That’s a lot of kids. It needs a lot of leaders. And while I have the very best crop of Awana leaders (seriously y’all, they’re awesome people), we’re low this year. So if you think about me at all today, I’d really appreciate your prayers. We could use some parents who bring their kids and decide to stay and help out.
Both of my boys love Awana, too. And I love that working with them each week to memorize their verses helps me keep memorizing (or refreshing) Scripture as well. Do you do any Bible memory work?
Winners this Week
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The Back-to-School Giveaway is Here!
If you’ve been hanging around here at InspyRomance for long, you probably know about (and hopefully look forward to!) our two big giveaways each year. The second of those for 2018, our Back-to-School giveaway, will kick off mid-August. Because we know we have several international commenters and we like to share the wealth of paperbacks as much as we can, there will again be a special paperback prize package just for international readers. This year, however, rather than asking you to tell us in a comment (and then hoping we see it and update our spreadsheet), we’ve created this little form. If you’re an international reader (meaning you don’t live in the United States, just to be 100% clear on that definition from our perspective ;) ), please take two minutes and fill out this form. That way we know who to enter in our international giveaway!
Last Week on Inspy Romance
On Monday, Krista Phillips talked about living happily (mostly) ever after.
On Tuesday, Kimberly Rose Johnson talked about the art of balance.
On Wednesday, Jolene Navarro took us from the hills to the coast of Texas.
On Thursday, Lindi Peterson invited us along on a journey.
On Friday, Annalisa Daughety talked about her work to be kind to herself.
On Saturday, Brenda Anderson brought us a character interview.
Next Week on Inspy Romance
Monday: Shannon Vannatter
Tuesday: Autumn Macarthur
Wednesday: Alexa Verde
Thursday: Valerie Comer
Friday: Carol Moncado
Saturday: Deb Kastner
Place Called Home (The Potter’s House Books 11) by Brenda S. Anderson
Flavors of Forever (Urban Farm Fresh Romance 5) by Valerie Comer
His Healing Touch (Sweetapple Falls 2) by Autumn Macarthur (re-release of Love’s Healing Touch)
Love’s Choice by Liwen Y. Ho (re-release)
A Reservation for Romance (Homegrown Love 3) (Arcadia Valley Romance 19) by Annalisa Daughety
Season’s End (Madison Creek Bed & Breakfast 4) by Jackie Castle
Heart Healed (The Potter’s House Books 10) by Alexa Verde
Marrying Chrissy (Brides of Clearwater 3) by Melanie D. Snitker
Imperfectly Proverbs 31 (Huckleberry Lake Book 2) by Autumn Macarthur (formerly in Picnics & Promises)
Midnight Clear (Huckleberry Lake Book 3) by Autumn Macarthur (formerly in Snowflakes & Snuggles)
Come to the Lake (Huckleberry Lake boxed set) by Autumn Macarthur
Graceful Harmony (Lavender Vale Farm 2) by Jackie Castle (re-release)