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Amy Miller

Amy Miller is a stay-at-home mom and homeschools her two children, 12-year-old Tony and 10-year-old Lexi. She is the coordinator for High Tower Home School Ministries, a thriving homeschool group based in Southern Oregon. Amy is co-owner of The Writer's Friend, a writing and editing firm that provides pre-publication services for individuals and small businesses. Amy is also a second-year Bible college student and hosts a weekly women's fellowship in her home. Amy enjoys cooking, crocheting, researching and studying Biblical and historical information, and reading expositional books by Christian authors. Amy desires to have a positive impact on the lives of others by supporting and encouraging other homeschooling moms, and living her passion for God and His Word.

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Blessed are those Who are Persecuted for Righteousness Sake -- The Beautitudes To be rejected by the world means to be accepted by Christ, and honored by the Father just as Christ was honored for His obedience.
Blessed are Those Who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness -- The Beautitudes There should be no question of the necessity of spiritual food. Nor should one neglect their need for fulfillment. Instead, God desires for them to cry to Him and allow Him to generously provide for their need, just as He promised in the fourth beatitude: Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.
Blessed are Those Who Mourn -- The Beatutitudes Regardless of the source of sorrow, those who mourn will not be left without comfort. They may experience the pain, but it will not be forever.
Born of a Virgin -- Bible Prophecy Those who choose to believe in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ are elevated to an eternal right standing with God. This was the purpose for the contradictory life of the illegitimate son of Joseph, and the Son and Servant of God, Jesus Christ.
Broomball for Youth Groups Broomball is typically a winter sport played on ice, although it can be played any time of year at an indoor rink. It is a sport that combines both hockey and soccer, and is played by two teams of six to eight competitors.
Building a Solid Homeschool Curriculum Foundation The task of selecting curriculum for the homeschooled student is an important one. It may take several tries and many changes before creating a successful and efficient educational experience.
Christian Christmas Traditions of Food Next to Thanksgiving, Christmas is perhaps the biggest food-producing holiday in America. From candies to casseroles, and from homemade cinnamon rolls to roasted chestnuts, everyone’s palate can be tantalized by the tastes of Christmas.
Christian Church Valentines Day Marriage Seminar A way to honor the love of married couples within the church is to hold a marriage seminar. While this may sound like an over-used cliché, the heart of a marriage seminar can take on a fresh meaning for those who desire to present such an event with a spiritual purpose.
Christian Learning Centers Offer Educational Support Christian learning centers are becoming a viable educational option for parents wanting to personalize their child's education. Learning centers are in between homeschooling and charter schools, so they offer support and guidance to parents with busy schedules or for those with children requiring more in-depth assistance.
Christian Valentines Day Events for the Family Love is a large part of marriage and family life, especially those with young children. Kids need to know they are loved just as much as the adults. Valentine's Day presents an opportunity for families celebrate love in fun and unique ways.
Christian Valentines Day Fundraising Banquet for Your Church Godly marriages are an inspiration to those who either desire to be married or are just beginning their marriage journey. And it is the Godly marriages of the church that will be able to teach both natural and spiritual children about the importance of an “until death do us part” covenant relationship.
Church Harvest Day Events For Your Community Many Harvest Day and fall activities have very little cost, but provide a lifetime of great memories. No matter what age they are, and no matter where they are in the nation, Christians everywhere have many opportunities to celebrate the Fall season with wholesome and fun activities.
Daily Bible Study - Colossians The focus of Paull's letter was to bring the Colossians back to the foundational truth that Christ is the head, and everything and everyone else was to fall in line after Him. Christ was to be a part of every area of their lives, and His presence was to be evidenced by their obedience to His words.
Daily Bible Study - Daniel While well-known Bible stories about Daniel can bring excitement and wonder to young wide-eyed learners, and are illustrations of incredible faith and obedience under pressure, their importance is only secondary to the overall impact that the prophet Daniel had on the society that he lived in.
Daily Bible Study - Deuteronomy The Israelites are now standing at the threshold. The much longed for Promised Land that had been pledged to Abraham more than 400 years earlier, the land flowing with milk and honey, lay just a few miles away. The Israelites were camped in the land of the Moabites, overlooking Jericho and the plain of Jordan, on the eastern border of Canaan.
Daily Bible Study - Ecclesiastes all of the insights that Solomon provides in the book of Ecclesiastes are not so much what the meaning of life is, but rather what it is not. Through a series of deductions, one by one the things that seem important are labeled as nothing but vanity, or empty and fleeting. But in the end, the conclusion that Solomon comes to is simple: Fear God and keep His commandments.
Daily Bible Study - Ephesians Paul unfolds the great mystery of the church like no other letter. God's secret is revealed, that those who are united by the blood of Jesus Christ all make up the Body of Christ, one that expresses the fullness of Christ on earth.
Daily Bible Study - Esther The book of Esther tells the story of how a Jewish girl became a queen, and like a graphic novella describes intriguing people, luxurious places and delicate protocol, mixed with emotions and difficult decisions, all during a turbulent political setting.
Daily Bible Study - Exodus The book of Exodus may be one of the most important books of the Old Testament. In it are the providence and protection for the people of God, whose forefathers moved to Egypt to escape a famine 430 years earlier. Exodus begins where Genesis ends, unfolding one of the greatest stories of deliverance.
Daily Bible Study - Ezekiel The book of Ezekiel portrays a prophet's agony over the waywardness of a people who persistently rejected God as their King. Despite multiple opportunities to repent, Judah remained hard-hearted and ultimately faced devastating consequences. With blunt imagery, Ezekiel accurately describes the adultery of the people of Israel, and the depths of their ruin because of it.
Daily Bible Study - Ezra The book of Ezra records the events involving the return of the captives and reconstruction of the temple.
Daily Bible Study - Galatians Through a concise sequence of spiritual logic, combining both the Law and the teachings of Jesus, Paul brings the Galatians back around to the foundation of their Christian faith, that their salvation was based solely on their faith in Jesus Christ.
Daily Bible Study - Genesis The heartbeat of Genesis is the sinful state of man and his need for a Savior. God created man so that He could have intimate communion and fellowship with him. But the entrance of sin in the Garden of Eden broke that relationship between creation and the Creator. Although Adam and Eve had to pay a painful price, their excommunication from the garden came with a promise: one day Satan will be defeated, and the relationship between God and man will be restored.
Daily Bible Study - Haggai The people of Judah had become discouraged. But God spoke through the prophet Haggai the words that the people needed to hear, "<i>I am with you.</i>"
Daily Bible Study - Hebrews As for the believers of Hebrews, they had received the salvation that the believers of old had been waiting for. For this reason, the author exhorted them to continue in their Christian faith despite the intense opposition, for to turn back to Judaism was unthinkable.
Daily Bible Study - Hosea Hosea ministered to the northern kingdom of Israel during the reign of Jeroboam II. By outward appearances, Israel was doing well. But just below the surface, spiritual and political unrest and anarchy were brewing.
Daily Bible Study - Isaiah The book of Isaiah was written during the reigns of kings Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, all of whom successively ruled the southern kingdom of Judah. During this time politically, both Israel and Judah had reached incredible wealth and power. Unfortunately, they also had declined spiritually, giving in to division, idolatry and immorality.
Daily Bible Study - James By putting into practice the things that James wrote in his letter, the believers scattered throughout Judea could experience unity and blessing, and set in motion a godly example for the generations to follow.
Daily Bible Study - Jeremiah Throughout the ministry of Jeremiah, he shed many tears for the people of Judah, knowing that they could not escape destruction without an upright covenant relationship with God expressed by obedience. It was to this end that Jeremiah prayed, interceding for the people, and speaking truth despite the intense persecution he experienced.
Daily Bible Study - Job While Job survived seemingly insurmountable experiences, the true beauty of his story lies not in the terrible tragedies of his life, but that Job passed many tests by remaining faithful despite the circumstances. Job learned true humility and dependence on God through the hard times.
Daily Bible Study - Joel Joel prophesied to the southern kingdom of Judah, during the greatest natural disaster in the history of all Israel. While the exact time of the event is unknown, the effects were devastating and long-standing. A plague of locusts had swarmed the land of Judah and destroyed not only the crops already in the ground, but also the seed for the next planting season. It was like no other event before it, including the plague of locusts that struck Egypt in the days of Moses.
Daily Bible Study - John There are multiple teachings written in John that are not found anywhere else, and there are accounts of miracles and personal encounters that are not recorded in any other book. But no other book co clearly reveals the truth that Jesus is the Son of God. This is the heart of the message of the book, and everything recorded in its pages points to this truth.
Daily Bible Study - John It is incomprehensible that such a sovereign God could love such a depraved and debauched society. It is equally incomprehensible that such a sovereign God could give such a valuable gift to such a depraved and debauched society knowing that so few would receive it.
Daily Bible Study - Jonah The story of Jonah is often told in Sunday School, but the book of the Bible is an important message for Christians who tend to disobey God. Jonah was to preach to the city of Ninevah, but his hatred for the people had him sailing away, only to be thrown off the boat and into the belly of a whale.
Daily Bible Study - Joshua Throughout the book of Joshua, there are several incredible accounts of God moving in both miraculous and mysterious ways. As the feet of the priests carrying the Ark of the Covenant stepped into the overflowing Jordan River, the waters suddenly parted and all of Israel crossed over on dry ground. Upon crossing, Jericho was the first city they reached. After the Israelite army marched around Jericho for six days, and then seven times on the seventh day, they blasted their horns and the seemingly impenetrable walls crumbled to the ground.
Daily Bible Study - Jude It was important for the believers to stay in close fellowship with those who taught the truth given by the Apostles, to avoid being led astray by the craftiness of false teachers. It was also the spiritual responsibility of believers to discern between truth and deception, to avoid false doctrines and even apostasy.
Daily Bible Study - Judges Despite the sins of Israel, God always remembered His promise to Abraham for a nation that would be His special possession. So rather than let them be completely destroyed by their enemies, God sent them a rescuer, a judge, who delivered the people from their oppression.
Daily Bible Study - Lamentations The book of Lamentations is filled with incredible human grief over the suffering of the people of Judah and the destruction of Jerusalem. Even after multiple warnings from many different prophets, God's people still chose to turn from Him completely and turn instead to their idols of wood and stone.
Daily Bible Study - Leviticus The responsibility of holy living for the Israelites was serious, and the consequences unholy living were grave. The Israelites were headed for the Promised Land, which was promised to Abraham 430 years earlier. In order to possess it, they were going to have to drive out the Canaanites who lived there. The Israelites greatly needed exact guidelines and instructions for both worship and holy living in order to survive the new land and continue to live in the presence of God.
Daily Bible Study - Luke The book of Luke, along with the book of Acts which was also written by Luke, makes up nearly a quarter of the New Testament. There are events and information recorded in Luke that are not in any other gospel book. But more importantly, the book of Luke was written from a perspective that is not shared by any other gospel book, as revelation from God and from witnesses rather than from first-hand experience.
Daily Bible Study - Malachi God had not changed; He still loved His people, and yet still hated their sin. Because of this, Malachi called the people to repentance, stating that if they returned to God, He would return to them.
Daily Bible Study - Mark Mark is a book full of action, one that quickly moves from scene to scene with everything pointing to a central theme: Jesus is a servant. Each event is given not in chronological order, but deductive order, so that one who reads it would get a clear picture that Jesus had come to be a servant to mankind.
Daily Bible Study - Matthew The phrase "kingdom of heaven" is used 33 times in Matthew, emphasizing not only the existence of a government outside of the administration of the priests, scribes and religious teachers, but also that Jesus, who is proven as the Son of David, is the King over that kingdom.
Daily Bible Study - Micah The prophet Micah lived in Moresheth, about 20 miles southwest of Jerusalem. Though a small-town prophet, Micah carried a big message to the people of God, one that had gone sorely unheeded, warning after warning. Israel had been confronted by many of God's prophets, and they were not getting the message. The words continued to fall on deaf ears, and unrepentant hearts.
Daily Bible Study - Nahum Unlike other prophetic books before it, the book of Nahum does not include a message of hope for the one receiving it. But for the people of Israel, it was a message of life and deliverance. To know that God was moving heaven and earth to defend His people, and that their greatest enemy would be crushed brought great joy and celebration.
Daily Bible Study - Nehemiah The book of Nehemiah tells of the courage of one man who withstood relentless harassment and mockery because of his love for God, and for Jerusalem. Nehemiah brought comfort to his fellow brethren by prayerfully pursuing the rebuilding of his beloved homeland.
Daily Bible Study - Numbers According to God's instructions, Moses took a census of everyone 20 years and older who could go to war. The land of Canaan was about to be invaded and it was time for the Israelite troops to be formed and ready. That is how Numbers begins. The book of Numbers does not get its name from the census, however. Rather, the entire book is a compilation of important numbers, many changing the entire course of history.
Daily Bible Study - Philemon Paul chose not to use his God-given, apostolic authority when writing a letter to Philemon. Instead, he appealed to Philemon as a brother and a friend, knowing that only through love, exhortation, and encouragement, true restoration could take place.
Daily Bible Study - Philippians The book of Philippians was written by the Apostle Paul from prison, during the first century. The founding of the church on Philippi is recorded in Acts 16:12-40. Paul's second missionary journey proved to be fruitful, as the believers in Philippi eagerly embraced the message of the gospel.
Daily Bible Study - Proverbs The book of Proverbs contains 31 chapters, all packed with insight, advice, challenges and warnings. But all of this combined is not meant to be a handbook for prosperity and success so much as a guidebook on how to order life around Godly values and morality.

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