Kathy Burrus


As a self-proclaimed Scrabble diva and spy novel aficionado, Kathy has always had a love for words. So when God gave her the idea to mesh craft supplies and Scripture, she thought it was, literally, a match made in heaven. Now, after seeing the Lord use this vehicle to encourage and disciple women over the past sixteen years, it is her desire for more women to try their hand at Scripture memory made easier by applying a little glitter and glue.


The Giftfeatured

Anyone else have gifts on the brain today? Ones I need to find, make, order, wrap or hide. In fact, the UPS truck just drove by. Apparently, he forgot to leave mine. But it didn’t surprise me when the word gift jumped out at me as I read from Romans 5. I was surprised however, Read more


Preach Itfeatured

Having repeatedly heard the phrase lately, “Preach the Gospel to yourself,”  I was curious as to what this meant. And the more I thought about it, the clearer it became: Make sure to stay conscious of your own, ongoing spiritual need and God’s constant ability to meet it. At first glance, this may seem like Read more



I read a magazine recently stating we are about to commemorate two remarkable anniversaries. October 25th is the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution and October 31st is the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. 1 I realize the motives and outcomes of these two occasions were nearly polar opposites, but hang on for a second. Read more


Game Strongfeatured

As Halloween looms closer—surely you’ve noticed the Wal-mart displays—I enjoy remembering many, many years of costumes waltzing out my front door. From puppies and princesses to pumpkins and pirates, dressing-up was thoroughly relished at our address. But a particular outfit came to mind today as I was reading 1 and 2 Thessalonians. You may call Read more