Posts filed under: Firmly Rooted Friday

10 Ways to Celebrate Jesus at Christmas

This week, we are joined by guest, Beth Runkle who shares with us 10 practical ways to celebrate Jesus at Christmas, no matter where you’re stationed. A Life-Giving Christmas: 10 Ways to Celebrate Jesus at Christmas by Beth Runkle I...

When You Long to be Home

As a military woman, you have more than likely experienced a holiday season when you long to be home. We know what that’s like, but we also know the Psalms can be balm for our souls any time we ache...

Feelings of Loss Over the Holidays

If we’re honest, most of us have feelings of loss over the holidays this year. Join Kristin for some encouragement from the Psalms as we head into this holiday season feeling less than festive. Feelings of Loss Over the Holidays...

Stories of Hope Despite Racism

In our final week of our series on Racism in the Military Community, Planting Roots staff members share a stories of hope despite racism and how they have seen Jesus amid their struggles. Question #5: Share a story that gives...

Heartbreaking Racism Stories

This week Planting Roots staff members discuss their most heartbreaking racism stories as part of our series on Racism in the Military Community. Question 4: Share a story that breaks your heart.  Voice #1 – Claudia Duff Goodness there are...

How to Encourage Diversity in the Military Community

As we continue our discussion on racism in the military community, Planting Roots staff members share their suggestions for how to encourage diversity in the military community. Question #3: How do we encourage diversity within our community of Christian military...

Not Seeing Color

Our Planting Roots volunteer staff members discuss the idea of not seeing color as we continue our discussion on racism in the military community. You can read their backstories here. Question #2: Many of us have applied the idea of...

Racial Integration in Military Community

As we continue our series on Racism in the Military Community, this week we are discussing racial integration in the military community. Last week you had the opportunity to meet some of our Planting Roots volunteer staff as they shared...

Racism in the Military Community

Here at Planting Roots, our vision is that military women will be deeply rooted in Christ. In order to encourage and equip our community, we have fun with inter-service rivalries, we examine principles and practices for navigating everyday military culture,...

Infant Loss Amid Military Life

Andrea shares about the unexpected blessings she experienced during her family’s infant loss amid military life in this final installment of her four-part series on parenting. Don’t miss a single nugget of wisdom from her first three posts: Raising Young...