Summer is so close you can almost taste the ice cold lemonade in the air. As the season that’s best known for beach days, summer BBQs, and music festivals approaches, it’s time to start planning your festivities. Christian Musical Festivals are a time to enjoy days full of music from your favorite groups, listen to thoughtful commentary from guest speakers, and engage with fellow faith-centered individuals. Overall, experiencing a taste of the festival life makes for a summer well spent. With an abundance of options to choose from, read on for 5 Christian Music festivals that rock. SonRise Music Festival May 20-22 Virginia Beach is hosting its third annual SonRise Music Festival this summer. The concert, produced by the Christ-centered team at SonRise Ministries, has five exciting headliners, including Building 429, Blanca, Jeremy Rosado, Citizen Way, and Brightwork. A handful of local rock acts and inspirational guest speakers will also…Keep Reading
The church does so much for us: It’s a safe haven where you’ll always be welcomed with open arms, regardless of who you are or what you believe. When you need a place to collect your thoughts and find peace in your day, the church is always there. So how can we show our appreciation for this sacred place? We can give our time and attention by lending a helping hand and keeping it as beautiful and special as God intended it to be. Here are five thoughtful ways to give back to your church: Welcoming Members Every church has a few friendly faces that come before everyone else to greet members as they arrive for Sunday mass. There’s always a need for more church greeters and it’s a nice way to send a warm welcome to new or potential members. Since you’ll be attending church anyway, all that’s required…Keep Reading
If you’re over the frigid temperatures and jumping for joy about the sunny spring and summer seasons ahead, you’ve probably got the travel bug like the rest of us. We get it. The sun is out and you’re ready to explore! Not only is traveling fun, but it’s a chance to get out of your usual environment and enrich yourself in another city’s culture. Consider visiting one of these beautiful churches on your next North American adventure: 1.) Cathedral-Basilica of St. Louis King of France New Orleans, Louisiana If you’re planning a trip to New Orleans, make sure you set aside a day to visit the St. Louis Cathedral, also known as the oldest Catholic Cathedral in continual use in the United States. Immerse yourself in the church’s rich history that dates all the way back to the 1700s and enjoy a view of Jackson Square and the Mississippi River,…Keep Reading
Easter morning can be pretty hectic. Between getting your family dressed in their special pastel-colored outfits and making it to church on time, the last thing you want to do is worry about getting brunch prepared. This Easter, make it easier on yourself by whipping up one of these flavorful make-ahead brunch recipes. They’re simple, satisfying, and taste like you’ve spent all morning in the kitchen!
If you’ve hit up every fish fry in your area and are looking for something a little healthier for this Lenten Friday, we’ve got you covered. From burgers to tacos, these seafood recipes are not only easy to make, but they’re extremely delicious. Go ahead and give them a try!