MostlySensible

107 Flips | 6 Magazines | 20 Likes | 3 Following | 34 Followers | @BekahSchrep | My name is Rebekah Schrepfer, and I am a conservative, traditional, independent Baptist wife and mother. My husband is a preacher and I enjoy supporting and helping him in his ministry in our local church. We have four beautiful children, ages 3-7. The MostlySensible blog is my way of sharing my thoughts and ideas with other ladies who have similar convictions and values.

Smoked Salmon Spread

Ingredients<p>4 half fillets of Smoked Salmon, chopped (about 4 oz of meat)<br>• 8 oz. cream cheese, softened<br>• 2 dill pickles, chopped (or 1 Tbsp dill …

Food

Spotting the Counterfeit

I like to learn. I like to spend some time each day reading articles and books and listening to radio broadcasts. There are so many good thoughts and …

Deep and Wide

Scripture gives us this juxtaposition of getting out our telescopes and viewing the vastness of His Word and yet using the microscope to really …

Hiking

Best Pasta Salad

Ingredients<p>1 pkg. maple cured bacon, cooked crispy and crumbled<br>• 1 lb. hard salami, cubed<br>• 1 lb. cheddar cheese, cubed<br>• 1 cup dill pickles, chopped<br>• 1 cup …

Pasta Salad

Simplest Trout Recipe

No fuss. Nothing fancy. Sometimes the simplest things are the best. This recipe was born out of necessity. I was out camping with some teenagers and …

Cooking

Tomato Parmesan Tortellini Sausage Soup

Ingredients<p>3 cups chicken broth or stock<br>• 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained<br>• 12 oz. dried cheese tortellini<br>• 1 lb. pork sausage, browned & crumbled<br>• 2 cups …

Pasta

Wide-Eyed Moms and Rowdy Dads

I’m guilty. As a mother of one boy and three girls, I admit that I cringe and have to turn away when my husband is rough with my son. Just the other …

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Customer Service

Honor Widows Indeed

Honour widows that are widows indeed …she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night …

Satire

In Times Like These

It is tempting to despair. In light of the violence and corruption and blatant disregard of the rule of law, I was beginning to despair. What can one …

Theology

God Created A Woman

Genesis 1<p>The woman was made of a rib out of the side of Adam; not made out of his head to rule over him, nor out of his feet to be tramped upon by …

Theology

The Fall of Women

In my previous post “God Created a Woman”, we reviewed the nature and purpose of women as we studied through Genesis 1 and 2. I’ve made the point …

Theology

The Implanted Word

<b>“Receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls”</b><p>(James 1:21).<p>This Wednesday night, I happened to pull out the lesson …

Gardening

BOOK REVIEW: Alice Dalgliesh books

I discovered Alice Dalgliesh’s when her Thanksgiving Story was recommended to me. My kids enjoyed that story so much that I looked to see what other …

What About Deborah?

Deborah is one of the most famous of the Old Testament women, for she is the only woman among several men in the book of Judges. She comes on the …

Theology

Homemade croutons

Ingredients<p>Baguette cubed into 1/2" squares<br>• Generous olive oil<br>• 2 Tbsp onion powder<br>• 2 Tbsp garlic powder<br>• 2 Tbsp parsley<p>Instructions<p>Cube the bread into …

Homemade

Vaccines, Abortion & Fetal Tissue

LifeNotes:<p>Vaccines, Abortion & Fetal Tissue<p>(Updated: October 27, 2017)<p>For several years now, information has circulated among prolife groups and …

Proslogion-Vaccines: The REAL Story - Vaccines DO NOT Contain Fetal Tissu

Vaccines DO NOT Contain Fetal Tissue<p>Dr. Jay L. Wile*<p>Of the many lies told by anti-vaccination advocates, this is one of the worst, because it hits on …

Finishing Jeremiah

It is September, and I just finished reading Jeremiah. I was so blessed! Really. I know the book of Jeremiah can be a difficult read, but it is also …

Theology

Of Dispensations and Parenting (#2)

In Part 1 of this article, we looked at The Child of God under Law. I drew a correlation between Law and Childhood because that’s what Paul did in …

Harvest

Through circumstances recently, I’ve been reminded of the gaping hole in the human heart that only God can fill. In an earthly sense, we have to wait …

BOOK REVIEW: Give Them Grace

I suppose I would recommend this book. Overall, I liked about half of the book. I was in hearty agreement with the authors until I got to Chapter 9. …

Of Dispensations and Parenting (# 1)

Yesterday it seemed like my children were in trouble all day long. It was a long day. I wondered if I’m doing this right. Are my expectations too …

Parenting

Be Still

One of my favorite verses of the Psalms. The Psalmist reminds us that it is alright to stop our overloaded schedules and take time to meditate on …

Semi-Homemade Tomato Soup

Ingredients<p>3 Tbsp butter<br>• 1/4 cup flour<br>• 1 1/2 cup milk<br>• 1 large jar spaghetti sauce<br>• Water<p>Instructions<p>Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Add flour and whisk …

grilled cheese

Spain Has First Case Of Diphtheria In 28 Years Thanks To Anti-Vaxxers

A six-year-old boy who had not been vaccinated is Spain’s first case of diphtheria in 28 years. The young boy, from the Catalan city of Olot, is …

Encouragement for Busy Moms

This verse is often an encouragement to me! With four little kids running around. Cleaning the house is like shoveling snow while it’s still snowing! …

He’s Been Faithful

During this Easter season, we are reminded of how faithful God is and how fickle we are. From the beginning of time, God has always been ready to …

Theology

Frozen Broccoli Cheese Soup

That is … Broccoli Cheese Soup made from frozen broccoli. No, I don’t make my family eat frozen soup. Of course, you could make this recipe using …

Broccoli

Finishing Deuteronomy

It’s almost the end of March, and many have just finished reading Deuteronomy…finally. We’d rather have been reading Joshua and some historical …

Theology