Book Notes | The Secrets Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert

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Each month, you’ll hear from one of us what we’re reading and a little bit about the book. Enjoy! A few of us have read The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: An English Professor's Journey into Christian Faith by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield. About the Book: Rosaria, by the standards of many, was living a very good life. She had a tenured position at a large university in a field … [Read more...]

Seamless Online Summer Study

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Welcome! We are excited about studying the complete story of Scripture with you this summer! We can't wait to hear what God teaches you through His Word and the words of Angie in Seamless. Here’s how this will work: Each week, you’ll come here and watch the video with Angie Smith. The videos are about 5-10 minutes long and have some fresh insight from Angie. She will lead us through … [Read more...]

What Love Is Online Summer Study

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Welcome! We are so excited to be studying 1, 2, & 3 John with you this summer! We know God is going to use this time to grow each of us closer to Him and we can't wait to see how that impacts your lives and the lives of those around you. Here’s how this will work: Each week, you’ll come here and watch the video with Kelly Minter. The videos are about 5-10 minutes long and have some fresh … [Read more...]

Lessons from Living Proof Live | Tampa

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  “God, brilliant Lord, your name echoes around the world.” Psalm 8:9 (The Message) Tampa, Florida is home to beautiful beaches, balmy breezes … and ice hockey? This week all eyes of the city are on the Tampa Bay Lightning as they battle the Chicago Blackhawks for the Stanley Cup—certainly a prize of great worth. However, this weekend over 7000 women gathered in Tampa’s Sun Dome … [Read more...]

Free for All!

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Today we have some Scripture art just for you! We think this art looks nice and cool and fun—like a swimming pool! Perfect for summer. Of course, we also love the verse in the middle. What a great promise from Jesus—He sets us free from sin and the law! Just click on the art to download it (iPhone users, hold down on the image until the option to “Save” comes up.) and use it as your Facebook … [Read more...]

How Do We Pray God’s Word?

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How do we learn to pray God’s Word? Simply put, praying God’s Word means speaking His language. It means talking to Him using His words. Don’t waste time looking for a “formula” or “right” way to pray God’s Word back to Him. This process comes from what is in your heart and on your mind. To get you started on this road, I will share my approach. Whenever you read your Bible, watch for passages … [Read more...]

Abundance

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Plenty—don’t you just love that word? More than enough, more than what’s needed or necessary, plenty implies that there is an abundance. I’m afraid we don’t walk in the plenty that is offered to us—I don’t walk in plenty, not all the time. In fact, a friend and I were talking a few days ago about scarcity—this wild and ungoldly fear that we might not have enough. Enough time, enough grace, … [Read more...]

Hospitality Hints | Hospitality Toward Your Spouse

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Hospitality Hints is a monthly feature on our blog with some helpful hints for being hospitable in everyday life. Our hints may involve inviting people over, but not always! Most of the time, they will be about having a posture of hospitality—welcoming others into our lives.  June is time for weddings! And once you're married, the most important—and perhaps sometimes the most challenging—person … [Read more...]

Talking to Kids About Modesty

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Summer is here and the weather is warm. It’s time for swimming, camp, and spending time with friends! Stores are stocked up on sunscreen, lemonade, and a wide variety of clothing options–many of them skimpy, no matter what the age. Moms across the USA and beyond are standing outside dressing rooms as their daughters try on cut-off shorts that creep so high, Daisy Duke herself would be appalled! … [Read more...]

War Room | Check Out the Trailer + Resources

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Have you heard about WAR ROOM yet? We're pretty excited about it! From the award-winning creators of Fireproof and Courageous comes WAR ROOM, a compelling drama (starring our very own Priscilla Shirer!) with humor and heart that explores the power that prayer can have on marriages, parenting, careers, friendships, and every other area of our lives. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan have it all-great … [Read more...]