Gayla McKinney serves as a simulcast specialist for LifeWay. She, her husband Blake, and their three children live in Missouri where Blake serves as the pastor of First Baptist Church Lee's Summit. When Gayla's not busy being a wife and a mother, she spends some of her time connecting with women's ministry leaders in the midwest to tell them about LifeWay simulcasts. Read Gayla's story of how … [Read more...]

Priscilla Shirer's new Bible study, Gideon: Your Weakness. God's Strength is hot off the press. Here are a few fun, behind-the-scenes facts and pics from the taping. 1) Which LifeWay author, TV star, and Survivor participant attended one of the tapings? Lisa Whelchel 2) How many different states were represented in the audience? 6: Louisiana, Texas, Florida, Illinois, California and … [Read more...]

How many of you are starting Gideon soon? We'd love to hear from you. In the meantime, hear from Priscilla in her own words about why she was inspired to write a Bible study about Gideon. If you don't already have your own copy of Gideon, you can get one here. … [Read more...]

It's release day!  Introducing, Priscilla Shirer's new Bible study, Gideon: Your Weakness. God's Strength. For a free sample of Gideon, click HERE! This study is designed for anyone who has ever felt insufficient, ill-equipped, incompetent, or outnumbered.  It shows women how to find the God-given strength to face their fears and do what God is calling them to do, instead of hiding from … [Read more...]

The following post is an excerpt from Priscilla Shirer's new Bible study, Gideon: Your Weakness. God's Strength. Gideon's story highlights many elements of God's character. Seeing the Midianites unleashed on the Israelites shows the judgment of God. Raising up a deliverer reveals the mercy of God. The victory of Gideon's 300 over the enemy points to the power of God. But the story … [Read more...]

This month's episode of The Chat with Priscilla is now available ON DEMAND! For a limited time only, you can catch the latest episode - Are There Really 50 Shades of Grey? - whenever it is most convenient for you. This particular episode deals with topics of romance and sexuality as portrayed in popular culture. It is intended only for adult women. After you've watched it, we'd love to … [Read more...]

We're excited today to introduce you to another one of LifeWay's simulcast specialists: Shari Chamblee. Shari, her husband Steve, and their four children live in Tucson, Ariz., where Steve serves as lead pastor of Grace Fellowship. Shari spends countless hours connecting with churches all over the southwest region of the country to tell them about LifeWay's Living Proof Live and Priscilla … [Read more...]

Did you know? There are more slaves in the world today than at any other point in human history, with an estimated 27 million in bondage across the globe. Men, women, and children are being exploited for manual and sexual labor against their will. The average age of trafficking victims is 12 years old, and another person becomes a victim every 30 seconds (Source: thea21campaign.org). In 2012, … [Read more...]

Did you catch part one and part two of The Chat with Priscilla last week? If you missed it, it's not too late! We monitor our children’s music, what they read, what they watch. But what about us? Are we just as affected by what we let enter our minds? What about the hottest book out there right now, 50 Shades of Grey? What’s the deal? Some people say we shouldn’t read it. Others say it will … [Read more...]

We are so ready and excited about the upcoming release (May 1!) of Priscilla Shirer's new Bible study, Gideon: Your Weakness: God's Strength. Priscilla's ministry, Going Beyond, is doing a six-week countdown to the release of the Bible study over on their blog, and you don't want to miss it. Every Monday leading up to the release, Priscilla will take you on a behind-the-scenes look inside the … [Read more...]