Scrapbooking is a creative way to preserve memories of family birthdays, vacations and special events. Similarly, faithbooking is keeping a book that focuses on our personal journey of faith. The process uses pictures and God’s Word to help us recall His action in our lives.
We believe the term “faithbooking” originated with Rhonda Anderson, co-founder of Creative Memories and now employed by Heritage Makers. Rhonda began creating a photo album that related miraculous moments in her life – times that God intervened, reached out, changing her and her life’s direction. She said, “Now, as my family and I look at our faithbook albums, our faith grows as never before.”
Faithbooking is sharing our past with our future; it’s a legacy for our family and friends to capture life lessons God has taught us.
Faithbooking makes us more aware of “God moments” and it glorifies Him by shifting the emphasis from ourselves to Him and His work in our lives.
Faithbooking is also a way of ‘blessing’ our children. While scrapbooking special events in their lives, we can write our prayers for them and add Scripture verses that will be reminders of God’s presence in their own lives.
While faithbooking is most often expressed through scrapbooking, for the purpose of this site, we also include any way of sharing our spiritual legacy―through letters, journals, videos, recordings or other materials―that we create in the way that works best for us.
Even some churches are incorporating faithbooking ministries within their own congregations, giving a fun and creative outlet that challenges people to grow spiritually.
If faith is an important part of your life, why not begin today to capture those “God moments” to share with others?
Here are just a few Scripture references that support faithbooking:
- Deuteronomy 4:9 – Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children after them.
- Deuteronomy 6:5-7 – Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
- Psalm 78:4 – …we will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, his power, and the wonders he has done.
There are many more verses you can find in our Scripture references. Look under the topic of “Faithbooking.”