Lessons from Living Proof Live | Cincinnati

LessonsLPL750x600

A Woman of Substance - The Understudy What does the city of Cincinnati, Ohio and the ancient town of Shunem have in common? A woman of substance. In Shunem, one woman. In Cincinnati, close to 10,000 - all gathering at the US Bank Arena for the Living Proof Live this past weekend. If you love a good story you may also love the stage. Perhaps you love the drama of watching a narrative … [Read more...]

We Love Wednesday

Wednesdays700x500

Here are links to some things we're loving this week. We love the hand lettering on this site. This print is one of our favorites. We know a few foster parents and so appreciate their willingness to invite children into their lives for unknown periods of time. We love this article on fostering as a single woman. We love Ellie Holcomb (we may have mentioned that before) and we love this … [Read more...]

War Room Excerpt

War_Room_800x600_1

“So if I asked you what your prayer life was like, would you say that it was hot or cold?” ~Miss Clara, WAR ROOM Perhaps the most common understanding of prayer in the life of a believer is communication with God. We talk and He listens. He speaks and we heed. At least that is how it should work, right? Many times that communication is reduced to nothing more than a list of requests begged of … [Read more...]

Book Notes | The Secrets Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert

BookNotes_700x500

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

67912_SummerOnlineStudies_seamless_750x500

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

67912_SummerOnlineStudies_WhatLoveis_750x500

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

LessonsLPL750x600

  “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!

67698_John8_32_600x600

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?

Banner 750x500

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

abundance

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...]