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...]

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...]

This recipe has been around awhile in various forms, but let's face it you can't reinvent the cookie. Nor should you want to. Essentially this recipe takes everything you love in the world of cookies and merges it into one fantastic experience. I hope you love these as much as I do. Mom’s (raised four kids) Monster Cookies Recipe can be halved Ingredients 3 cups flour 1TBS baking … [Read more...]

Update: Congrats to our winner, Theresa Swartz!  It's Friday and What Love Is by Kelly Minter officially releases tomorrow. Two perfect reasons to have a giveaway!   We're so excited about this study and what it will mean for those who use it to study 1, 2, & 3 John. We can't wait for you to get your hands on it! So, what are we giving away? A VIP Kit! Contents of the … [Read more...]

  It’s yours for free! Simply right-click on the art and save it to your computer. Then, post it to your Facebook, Pinterest, or Instagram or set it as your computer wallpaper! Today's free art is from Kelly Minter's What Love Is Bible study. Here's a free sample of the study! Facebook Cover Art   Pinterest and Instagram Art       Computer … [Read more...]

In real estate terminology, John’s letters do not enjoy the benefits of location, location, location. They’re small, tucked back by the concordance, somewhere after Paul and before Revelation. While they’re often quoted, full of bite-sized nuggets you can grab in a pinch, as a whole they aren’t as well known. Furthermore, John’s letters can be hard to understand. I’ve often struggled with him: … [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! Today’s free art is a quote from Priscilla Shirer’s new Breathe Bible study. Here’s a free sample of the study! Facebook Art Pinterest and Instagram Art … [Read more...]

Kelly Minter discusses details about her new book, Wherever the River Runs, as well as her hope for all those who read it. LifeWay Women: What was your inspiration for writing this book? Kelly Minter: A man named John Paculabo (president of then-Kingsway Music, now Integrity) invited some of his artists to the Amazon to see the work of a ministry he was involved in there. I instantly fell in … [Read more...]

The Sabbath day was both an opportunity for the children of Israel to have some margin that would enhance their enjoyment of their new life and an exercise in showing a heightened respect for Yahweh. But they didn’t appreciate the gift. Israel likely felt about the same as we do about taking a space of time to simply appreciate God. By the time of the New Testament, it got worse. The religious … [Read more...]

I hope all of you are enjoying the somewhat lazy days of summer. The heat and humidity of the South remind me of my trips to the Amazon jungle—without the breeze of being on the riverboat, without the piranhas, pink dolphins, and Irish green toucans. (Okay, so it’s kind of not at all the same.) For any of you who may have gone through my Bible studies on Ruth or Nehemiah, you’ve read … [Read more...]