About Kristen Harper

I am a Christian, a wife, a mom, a Sunday School teacher, a home school administrator, and the author of the Christian fiction novel, "Elephant in the Room." I host two websites: KristenHarperBooks.wordpress.com and SundaySchoolTeacherBibleStudy.wordpress.com

Elephant in the Book Club

Looking for a good book to read this summer with your Book Club?  Here are a few ideas to make your meeting a fun event after you read my Christian fiction novel, “Elephant in the Room.” Continue reading

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How to Host a Book Club

Pick a book.  Read it.  Talk about it.  There’s more to hosting a book club than these three steps.  Here are a few more suggestions to start and maintain a book club with friends. Continue reading

Final Count for May

Time flies when you’re having fun, and May is almost over!  I’ve jumped the gun by a couple of days to enumerate my results, share what I learned with you and set my goals.  I hope this week when you finish Counting Your Carbs in May you will share your results with me, too. Continue reading

Let’s Walk!

How are you doing on the 30-day challenge to Count Your Carbs in May?  I hope you are motivated to endure to the end.  If you are keeping a food log, then you can evaluate how you are eating and where you need to make changes.  Now that I have controlled my portion sizes and have adjusted my attitude by meditating on wisdom from the Bible, I recognize that I need to exercise more.  So let’s formulate a plan to make exercise a regular habit. Continue reading

Research: What Does God Say about Food?

Part of the process of planning and making resolutions – and keeping them – is to formulate options.  Today, we are going to do some research by looking through the Bible to see what God says about food, eating and gluttony so that we can formulate reasonable ideas to make changes in our eating habits. Continue reading

Why Keep a Food Log

I am one week into my 30-day food challenge to evaluate my eating habits by keeping a written log of all the food I eat, counting the carbohydrates, and limiting myself to 45 carbs per meal and 15 carbs per snack.  Who is with me on this?  Maybe you’re wondering…why should I keep a food log? Continue reading

Keep Your Resolution

Have you already forgotten all of your New Year’s resolutions because you didn’t write them down?  Or maybe you’ve already given up after a few weeks because you’ve blown your good intentions and returned to your bad habits.  Don’t give up yet!  I’ve made one more short video in this series about making and keeping your resolutions. Continue reading

Motivate Your Resolution

Next week we will kick of our May 30-day food challenge!  Here’s some food for thought – before you make any resolutions, think about what will motivate you to keep them. Continue reading