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Five Minute Family – Inappropriate Images

Good morning, Five Minute Families. What a week this has been! No matter which end of the political spectrum you are on, all of us are affected by the current events going on around us. Sometimes, we can live in blissful ignorance, at least for a time, but we are impacted whether we realize it… Continue Reading

Five Minute Family – Broken Trust

Good morning, Five Minute Families! Thank you for allowing us into your home (or car) for these five minutes a week. Here at Clear View Retreat, blessings abound as we see families’ lives impacted for Christ, yet, all of us will experience disappointment at the hands of someone we love. Our spouse will miss a… Continue Reading

Five Minute Family – What Is a Stick?

Good morning, Five Minute Families. How was it tumblin’ out of bed this morning after a long, relaxing weekend? If it is anything like our house, this week is going to seem longer than a four-day week, that’s for sure. But, alas, we will all find the effectiveness and helpfulness of our alarm clocks soon… Continue Reading

Five Minute Family – Submission

Good morning, Five Minute Families! Thank you for joining us this morning as we explore God’s great truth for families in bite-size, five minute, nuggets. Our desire for families is to learn more about God in their family’s unique way, based on where they have been and where God is taking them. We do that… Continue Reading

Five Minute Family – The Three Cs

Good morning, Five Minute Families! How has this week been treating you? Have you had a conversation (or two or ten) about your or another’s thoughts and feelings about the pandemic and all the changes that have happened? Did those discussions center on emotions or facts? While our conversations about the pandemic mask-wearing and socially… Continue Reading

Five Minute Family – Discipleship

Good morning, Five Minute Families! How is your family handling this new school year? Please share with us your challenges or triumphs on Clear View Retreat’s facebook page, or head over to clearviewretreat.org for more information about us. Five Minute Families are to devote time to each other, intentionally and abundantly, and we know that… Continue Reading

Five Minute Family – Humility

Good morning, Five Minute Families! This might be slated to be a rainy week, but we have a light that shines brightly through all the norms and storms of life, and we are so glad that you let us bring a bit of His truth to you each week. Let us start with a quick… Continue Reading

Five Minute Family – Sharing

Good morning, Five Minute Families! How has this week been for you? It’s been a bit crazy for us! Let’s dive back into our discussion about biblical community. Listen to this story. A man went to church. He forgot to silence his phone and, of course, it rang during prayer. The pastor scolded him. The… Continue Reading

Five Minute Family – Self-reflection

Good morning, Five Minute Families! We hope your week was filled with sweet blessings of fellowship and kindness. We had a wonderful weekend here at Clear View Retreat with a group of volunteers coming to help us continue to get the facility able to be open in the winter time. Believe it or not, winter… Continue Reading

Five Minute Family – Koinonia

Good morning, Five Minute Families. How has your week been so far? We pray that the Lord meets you today in a mighty and wonderful way so that you know His power and His hope and His glory. Alongside our key concept of intentional intimacy here at Clear View Retreat, we always encouraging families to… Continue Reading

Five Minute Family – Family Freedom

Good morning, Five Minute Families! It is wonderful to joining you this first Tuesday of July 2020. This year has brought so many challenges and difficulties as well as unexpected blessings. We pray that God has shown you His power and might through all the unknowns. This morning we would like to chat about family… Continue Reading

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