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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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The Story of Esther - Purim The desire of every woman should be to fulfill her Godly purpose, and carry it out with humility and submission, in order to have a life-changing impact on the lives of those she loves. Esther is an example of just such a life mission.
The Story of Ruth and Naomi Though grieved by the death of her husband and sons, God eventually brought Naomi great joy and restoration through the marriage of her daughter-in-law Ruth to Boaz. God used Naomi to graft Ruth into the lineage of Jesus Christ. In return for her selflessness, Ruth cared for Naomi in her old age.
The Women at the Tomb on Resurrection Day In most versions of the gospels, women were the first know and see that Jesus had risen from the dead. In Luke, several women went to the tomb to prepare Jesus' body with spices, only to find it empty.
Tips For Pastors - Preaching A Great Sermon When it comes to a Christian message, there is no substitute for excellence. Excellence should involve every aspect of both design and content of church marketing materials.
Tithing as a Christian Principle Christians who practice the principle of tithing understand the abundance of God and trust in the law of sowing and reaping.
U.S. History of Labor Day Celebrations Across America, Labor Day signaled the time for picnics, barbecues, firework displays, and even public art events. The legal holiday that was introduced as a national day of rest for the working American has, over the years, become a day of both traditional recreational pastimes, and spontaneous, fun-filled activities that Americans of all ages can enjoy.
Virtue of Courage and Fortitude in The Bible Every Christian woman needs to understand that courage is not necessarily the absence of fear, but rather the presence of faith in action. But despite fear, the Spirit of God moving in and working through a believer can accomplish incredible things.
Volleyball for Youth Groups Volleyball is not just a summer sport. Nor is it just for the professionals. A well-organized volleyball tournament, whether played outside in the blazing sun or inside in the dead of winter, is a great way for a church youth group to break the ice with new members, or to invite teens from the neighborhood and surrounding community.
What does Harvest Day in the Christian Family Look Like? To the Christian family, Halloween represents more than just chocolate skulls and a plastic R.I.P. headstone in the front yard. It symbolizes an observance of the darker side of the spiritual world, and for this reason many families have chosen to celebrate the harvest season with more positive alternatives.
What does the Bible say about Angels - The Book of Hebrews The book of Hebrews has some of the most straightforward teachings on angels in the Bible. Every Christian should read and apply the correct perspectives when it comes to angelic beings to avoid holding them at a higher heavenly level than they should be.
What is a Godly Woman? The Virtue of Diligence Every believer has been given the task to love God with all their heart, soul, mind and strength, and to love their neighbor as themselves. This requires constant effort on the part of the believer.
What is A Godly Women? - The Virtue of Discretion Rather than a pig with a ring of gold through its snout, a discreet woman is a like a rare gem that is quarried from deep within the earth, hidden for a time until discovered by those who recognize her true beauty and value.
What is Easter Sunday - Resurrection of Jesus Christ The Resurrection of Jesus Christ goes beyond a paranormal event in history. It divided those who opposed its miracle from those who desired and desperately needed the restoration, salvation and redemption it promised.
What is Epiphany - the Star of Bethlehem Epiphany is celebrated as the day that this star had finally led the Magi from the East to the child Jesus. But the greatest significance of the Star of Bethlehem was not its brightness, but its part in the heavenly announcement of everything that Jesus was.
What is Harvest Day and Did It Replace Halloween? The Christian community has become increasingly aware of not only Halloween's origins, but also its implications. As a positive alternative, many have chosen to celebrate the holiday as Harvest Day instead.
What is the Bible? The Bible is made up of 66 individual books, written by 40 different writers, over a 1600 year period, all with one Author, God Himself. Each book has a distinct Messianic undercurrent, often in surprising locations.
What is the Biblical Value of Virtue? Believers are called to filter every difficult decision through the Word of God and choose to do the right thing based on those standards, even in the face of opposition. That is what set the believers apart from the world.
What is the Christian Bible? The Bible can be divided into seven distinct sections, with each section building on the truths and developments of the previous. While some theologians may have differing opinions as to the names of the divisions, they include book of psalms, books of prophecy, books of gospels, books of poetry, books of the law, books of the epistles and books of history.
What Is The Lords Prayer? Prayer was going to be a vital part of the success of the future Apostles. For this reason, Jesus took great care to not only teach them the message of the gospel, but to teach them how to have a personal and intimate relationship with the Father.
What is the symbolism behind the Crown of Thorns in the Passion of Christ As a last act of humiliation against Jesus, the Roman officers twisted a crown of thorns and placed it on his head. Taking up the reed they had given him as a mock scepter, they repeatedly struck Jesus in the head with it. Then they bowed in mockery to the King of the Jews, and led him away to be crucified.
What is the The Last Supper? At The Last Supper, Jesus knew that those sitting with him around the table would be among the first to receive forgiveness and the promise of eternal life. Despite their character flaws, Jesus knew that through them, the gospel would spread to nations around the world for generations to come. Knowing that his disciples would make history and turn the world upside down with the Good News of the Gospel, the joy was set before Jesus, which helped him Jesus face and endure the cross.
What is the Twelfth Night Christmas Season? In America, the celebration of Twelfth Night originated with the colonists who brought their traditions with them from England. Of course, they adapted them to the new country, adding variations throughout each generation.
What Various Christmas Traditions of the Nativity Are There? It is true that the Nativity scene represents more than just a religion. It memorializes the birth of Jesus Christ. It captures that single moment in time when God, because of His mercy, sent the Savior of the world.
When Parents Become Homeschool Teachers From the very beginning, God designed, appointed and anointed the parent to be the one to fulfill the role of teacher, coach, mentor and guide. This is a long-term commitment that can take on many forms, one of them being homeschooling.
Where did the Ascension of Christ take place? The Ascension of Jesus not only closed the chapter of his ministry on earth, it also welcomed in the kingdom of God. The work that Jesus accomplished on the cross assures Christians today that the price for sin has been paid.
Who Is Jesus From The Bible? Jesus traveled with his parents, Joseph and Mary, for their annual pilgrimage to Jerusalem for the Passover celebration. However, when it was time to return home, Jesus lingered behind to spend time in His Father's house, the temple. It was not until a few days later that Joseph and Mary even realized that Jesus was not among the group they were traveling with. When they returned to Jerusalem, they found Jesus sitting in the temple among the teachers, listening to and talking with them.
Who Was Abigail From The Bible? Near the end of the book of First Samuel, a story immerges, a beautiful one of submission and deliverance. Abigail is a lesser-known hero in the Bible, a humble woman who was married to a wealthy scoundrel. She combined her wisdom with her wealth to appear before an approaching enemy to plead for the safety of her husband's household.
Who Was Bathsheba From The Bible? Though Bathsheba participated in adultery with King David, God restored her because of her humble and submissive heart. As a result, she saw her son Solomon established on the throne.
Who Was Mary Magdalene The Disciple? True discliples willingly accept Jesus as Lord of their life, and as such allow Him to change them from the inside out. But they also have a desire to live out the things they have been taught. When they let go of the burden of their broken and sinful past, they can then freely reach out to those around them and show them how to walk in repentance.
Who Was Mary Magdalene? Mary Magdalene lived in quiet desperation. The woman God had created her to be was lost somehow, hidden within a body held captive by the influences of Satan. She must have known that she was not like other women. She was unclean, and unprotected.
Who Was Pontius Pilate? There are those who come face to face with the truth, and though they recognize it, they also choose to reject it. Pilate believed that Jesus was innocent, and did not want the moral responsibility of condemning an innocent man. Although Pilate had the power to set Jesus free, his fear of insurrection prevented him from making the right moral choice.
Who Was Rahab The Harlot? With her acts faith and obedience when she protected the spies, God provided protection for Rahab and her family. In addition, He offered a chance for a new life with His people, and the privilege of being named in the genealogy of the promised Messiah.
Who Was The Prophet Deborah? Deborah was not just a representative of righteousness. She arose as a prophetess among her people, bringing peace to the children of Israel and glory to the name of the God she served.
Who Were The Women at the Resurrection? Through Jesus, women mentioned in the Bible following the resurrection had been touched by the heart and hand of God. These followers of Jesus dedicated their lives to service ... preparing meals, washing Jesus' feet, providing money and giving their time.
Zealous for the House of God -- Old Testament Prophecies of the Messiah Jesus Christ was the Son of God, the complete embodiment of who God is, the expressed image of His character and persona. And just as David took to heart the reproaches of man against God, so Jesus displayed righteous indignation at the blatant and careless manner in which men were handling the things of God.

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