Update: Congratulations to our winner, Carol T.!  It's Friday, so that means we're giving something away! We know that for many of you, now is the time to start looking for your next Bible study. Maybe you just finished one or are finishing up or are looking to start one for the first time! With so many great Bible studies available, we know it's sometimes difficult to pick one. That's why we … [Read more...]

It's that time of year when one Bible study is wrapping up and you're beginning to look to the future. But with so many studies to choose from, how do you pick? We're here to help. Take the quiz below to see which Bible study you should do next! (Don't worry. It's super easy.)   Which of these is most true of you: A) You got in trouble for talking too much in school, gossiping, or saying … [Read more...]

For you, we have a gift (or two). Our artist-in-residence continues to whip up beautiful designs. If you’re like us, you like a little something pretty for your desktop. As our teammate Mary Margaret says, “Everybody needs ‘little touches of fancy’.” So for you, today we offer little touches of fancy for your desktop. Here are a few of our recent favorites for your downloading … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]