Pray for Rain

by Rebecca Kocsis Several years ago, in 2015 to be exact, when CHEA was in a financial crisis much like we are today, the Lord ministered 1 Kings 17 to me. The prophet Elijah had just declared to King Ahab there would be no rain or dew in Israel until he gave the...

Homeschooling: Sprint vs. Marathon

by Michaela Roekle I am not fond of running. If you ever see me running, it’s because something is chasing me or I am chasing after something (or someone). I will never forget the day I was stepping out of the shower and heard our front door swing open … I grabbed a...

Out of Steam

by Rebecca Kocsis It’s right there on your calendar, circled in red. The last day of school. It’s coming quickly, and yet seems so far away at the same time. And you are tired. Rather than pushing forward, full steam ahead, you’d much rather pack it in and call it a...

But If Not

by John McGowan When I was 36 years old, I was diagnosed with advanced stage colon cancer. It came at a time when my personal and professional life was full, thriving even. I was busy running a small law firm with a growing practice. My wife and I were heavily...

Homeschool Hindsight

by Carrie De Francisco Last spring I was sitting in one of my favorite homeschooling spots. I was outside under our Crepe Myrtle tree sipping an iced mocha latte while looking over my son’s senior portraits. I was overwhelmed with all kinds of emotions. I remember...