This is the season of Advent, the season in which we reflect on the birth of Christ and anticipate His return. There is no better news. The God who made us, the God we’ve run from, the God we’ve disappointed and sinned against—that God is coming for us. Our eternal and limitless God is coming to us, stepping into our mess, heart-set on our irrevocable rescue. He’s coming. That’s why we … [Read more...]

December Family Time Calendar 1 Peter 1:5 James 1:17 Matthew 6:33 … [Read more...]

  Update: Congratulations to Laurie Cox for winning the Jesus>Religion Leader Kit!  You may have heard of Jefferson Bethke or seen his YouTube videos. A couple of years ago, he posted one that got just a few views (over 28 million) called "Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus." That video taught him a lot. We'll let him tell you: It also started the conversation that he continues … [Read more...]

This summer, we asked women to share with us about one verse from Scripture and how it has impacted their journey. We’ll be posting some of their answers here on the blog. We pray you’ll be encouraged in your own journey as you read about those of others.  This testimony is from Ashleigh in Milton, FL.  Now faith is the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen. For our … [Read more...]

  I WAS TRAINED to write thank-you notes. Whenever someone gave me a gift or showed me an act of kindness, my mother would sit me down and watch me as I wrote my thank-you note. The penmanship had to be up to standard; the wording was precise and sincere. Now, if someone gives me a gift, I can’t enjoy it until I sit down and write a thank-you note. Recently, my mom came to Nashville for … [Read more...]

  Update: Congrats to our winners: Beckey Wolfe, Rebecca Mitchell, Beth Hahn, LaShay Blansett, and Lindsay Hall!  Happy Friday! Today we're giving away some copies of our latest devotions CD. Leave your name in the comments for a chance to win! This 2-disc LifeWay Women's Devotional Audio CD set includes 12 devotional segments from LifeWay Women authors' original studies and … [Read more...]

Eeek! 43 days until Christmas! Whether you're making your list or looking for the right thing for one of your favorite people, here are a few ideas—things we've spotted online. But first, the latest LifeWay Women Devotion Audio CD screams perfect stocking stuffer, don't you think? As for the rest of the world wide web, well, here's what we found. Links are provided below each group of … [Read more...]

It’s yours for free! Simply right-click on the art and save it to your computer. Then, make it your Facebook cover photo, pin it to Pinterest, or post it to Instagram! Facebook Art     Pinterest and Instagram Art   … [Read more...]

Update: Congratulations to Jessica Willoughby, Kimberly Thomason, and Julie for winning!    Freefall to Fly examines our callings, how they grow from the place where your burdens and gifts collide. Discover your gifting in the context of community. God wants women to wake up to their birthright, their gifts, and become what He created them to be. It is a unique place when you discover that your … [Read more...]

Recently, the HomeLife editors were looking through their archives and found some gems worth sharing. If you're on social media, you know Thursdays are for throwbacks (You may have seen the hashtag #tbt floating around. It stands for ThrowBack Thursday.). We thought we'd participate with some fun throwbacks, too! Anne Graham Lotz has graced the cover of a few of our magazines. She is the … [Read more...]