7 Ways to Stick With Your Daily Bible Reading

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It's August. And if you're like me, this means your New Year's Resolutions are all but forgotten. Maybe one of your resolutions this year was to read the Bible every day. Maybe you've stuck to the plan (you need a trophy!) or maybe you didn't and you're a little behind your goal. Or a lot behind. It's OK! We understand. And guess what? Even in August, there is still time to start reading your … [Read more...]

Hospitality Hints | A Make-Ahead Party from I Am Baker


Hospitality Hints is our monthly feature where we give tips for being hospitable in our everyday lives. We asked Amanda Rettke of iambaker.net permission to use her post on A Make-Ahead Party, perfect for after-church showers and get-togethers. Be sure to check out her other posts, too!  My hubby recently started teaching Children’s Church on Sundays at 9:00 am, and I’ve been helping him. This … [Read more...]

Walking Boldly Into Your Calling

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We talk a lot about what we are or aren’t “called” do to, but when’s the last time you truly sought the Lord about your calling? This is something I really wrestled with last summer. I turned 30 in May of 2014, and just felt like my life was in some sort of a transition when it came to my calling. In the midst of praying about this, my campus pastor was preaching a series on spiritual gifts and … [Read more...]

Summer Study Recap and Announcing Our Fall Online Bible Study


  This week was the last week of our What Love Is and Seamless Online Bible Studies.* We loved getting to be part of your lives this summer and are so thankful you chose to study Scripture alongside us and each other. We hope you learned about and grew closer to Jesus by learning from His beloved disciple and/or learning how the entire story of Scripture points to Him. Here are a few … [Read more...]

We Love Wednesday


Here are links we're loving this week! We love jewelry here at LifeWay Women so we think Rocksbox is so fun. Basically, it's a jewelry rental-subscription service. Think of it like old-school Netflix. You rent three pieces of jewelry, wear them as much as you like, then send them back for all new pieces! You may have noticed, we love Periscope (follow us @LifeWayWomen). We're having fun … [Read more...]

Book Notes | Fear and Faith


I’m reading Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves by Trillia J. Newbell. My sweet daughter, Kali, gave me the book for Mother’s Day. A great gift for the mom who loves to read. And a great gift because the truth is I’ve struggled with fear most of my life. If you name the fear I’ve probably experienced it. Everything from spiders, mice, and sharks to fearing people, God, and … [Read more...]

Free Art


This free art post is big, y'all. Not big as in size, but big as in quantity. We have five different wallpapers to give you. Five! And four of them are for your phones. Because, let's be honest, that's what you have with you at all times. What better place to have reminders of God's truth? So, our talented designers made several wallpapers from quotes in Priscilla Shirer's new study The Armor … [Read more...]

The Armor of God | Excerpt


Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth. 3 For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God. Colossians 3:2-3, NASB Renewing our minds and deflecting the enemy’s advances to control them is not for the faint of heart. It requires vigilance. Aggressive, proactive attention. I know one woman who has taken the concept of wearing her helmet very … [Read more...]

What Love Is Online Bible Study | Session 5


  I have loved reading all your comments about what stands out about meno to each of you. How lovely and loving that God embraces us and we get to abide in Him! Thank you for continuing to share and study with us! Here’s how this will work: (We’ll post this every week as a refresher, but if you already got the hang of it, feel free to skip to the video.) Each week, you’ll come here and … [Read more...]

The Armor of God | Giveaway!


Update: congratulations to our winners, Katie, Maegan, and Devan! Some days feel like a battle from sunup to sundown. You sleep through the alarm, your presentation at work doesn't go well, your children (or you) really need a nap, and your exhaustion trumps cleaning the house. Can anyone relate? The struggle is real on those days. And we feel the tension in our souls. But there's an … [Read more...]