Invite Jesus to Your Wedding

“On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no more wine.”   “Dear woman, why do you involve me?” Jesus replied, “My time has not yet come.” His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.” “Nearby stood six stone water jars, the kind used by {Read More}

About Cheryl Moeller

Cheryl Moeller has been married to her best friend Bob for 30 years. They are the parents of six children, one son-in-law, and three lively dogs. She uses her over-the-counter-top stand up comedy at women's groups and retreats, prays like it's her full-time job, writes a syndicated humor column, blogs about life with lots of kids at www.momlaughs.blogspot.com, and authors books such as Keep Courting: 100 Ways to Keep Courting After Marriage (purchase on their website) and Marriage Miracle (Harvest House 2010). Bob and Cheryl's passion is to connect two hearts for a lifetime. They have co-founded For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries www.bobandcherylmoeller.com.

Hosting a Bridal Shower

Laura Leathers Copyright 2005 The Invitation: (Insert the Name of Bride) is the Bride-to-Be. It’s a time of celebration you see. A Bridal Blessing Tea is planned for Three, On (Insert Date) at the home of (Insert Location) it will be. So write from your heart to hers, your best marriage advice, It can be a note in a book or simply a card would be nice. For in the years to come, there are sure to be times that {Read More}

About Laura Leathers

Laura is a wife, mother, and grandmother. She is the founder of Tea Time Treasures, a ministry promoting Biblical Hospitality (www.teatimetreasures.net). Currently she is employed as an administrative assistant within a detention center—ministry in the marketplace. Laura received her Women's Ministry Certificate Advanced Degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary. She is a graduate of Speak Up with Confidence Seminars (Basic and Advanced) and CLASS (Christian Leaders, Authors, and Speaker Services). Over the years she has served as a Bible teacher, conference speaker and a free-lance writer.

Showering the Bride with Prayer

Molly Evert Counter Cultural Mom A bridal shower is a special opportunity to cover a new bride with loving prayer.  Ask the bride for any specific requests she has.  Then read each of the following prayer points aloud, and ask for a volunteer to pray for each request.  After each request has been assigned, pray through them as the Spirit leads.  The Bride-to-Be will feel showered, indeed. Pray for her relationship with her husband-to-be for pre-marital counseling sessions, for clear {Read More}

About Molly Evert

Writer Molly Evert is a wife and homeschooling mom to 6 kids, who range in age from 2 to 18. She runs an educational website, My Audio School (http://www.myaudioschool.com), providing access to the best in children's audio literature. She also blogs at CounterCultural Mom (http://www.counterculturalmom.com) and CounterCultural School (http://www.counterculturalschool.com).

Prayers & Blessings with the Bride-to-Be

Teresa Snipes I started doing bridal showers differently several years ago.  I wanted to have a bridal shower for a dear friend’s soon to be daughter-in-law who lived in another state.  I prayed and asked God to give me an idea of how to make her feel welcome and a way for her to see how many people had been praying for her for years since we had been praying for her fiance. God gave me an idea for a bridal {Read More}

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Letter to a New Bride

My younger sister found an old letter from me this week, full of advice about her upcoming marriage.  I was a young wife myself when I penned this letter to a new bride, having only been married four years at the time. I wrote, “Christians must commit themselves to marriage ‘as long as we both shall live’.  You two are the kind of people who will work to make your marriage last—with God’s help!  The first part of a lasting {Read More}

About Molly Evert

Writer Molly Evert is a wife and homeschooling mom to 6 kids, who range in age from 2 to 18. She runs an educational website, My Audio School (http://www.myaudioschool.com), providing access to the best in children's audio literature. She also blogs at CounterCultural Mom (http://www.counterculturalmom.com) and CounterCultural School (http://www.counterculturalschool.com).

Designer Placemats

Loi Palmer With just five, six-inch straight stitches you can make these functional place mats. Materials needed: tea towel, 34-inch ribbon, sewing machine. Fold the end of the tea towel up to form a six-inch pocket. Stitch along the edges. Stitch a three-inch pocket on the left side for the silverware pocket. Stitch a five-inch pocket on the right side for the napkin pocket. Fold ribbon in half and stitch to the top of the right napkin pocket. Optional: Personalize {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.