Opening your door means that there is something inside worth inviting someone in to see and experience. Opening your door means that you don’t desire to keep it all for yourself but that sharing with others is a priority. True hospitality isn’t only sharing with others who are like you, but also with others who need you. While we should always be ready to open our doors for traveling missionaries, … [Read more...]

Welcome back! We have so enjoyed reading your comments from last week. Thank you for sharing your stories!  Just a refresher on how this works (we'll probably post this each week, so skip it if you know what to do!): Each week, you’ll come here and watch the video with Rebekah Lyons. The videos are about 7-10 minutes long (this one is shorter) and have some fantastic insight from Rebekah. … [Read more...]

Update: Congratulations to our winners, Janet Alboszta, Harriet Renner, and Lesli Kohout! It's Friday! This week we're giving away 3 copies of the Seven Realities for Experiencing God Member Book! We're excited about this study from Henry and Richard Blackaby. Seven Realities for Experiencing God examines seven scriptural realities—those Moses experienced in Exodus 3—that teach believers … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Freefall to Fly Online Bible Study! We are so excited to be doing this and to have you participating in this study with us! We're sure God will use this time to help us grow closer to Him as we learn to embrace the fall and discover what He has created each of us to do. Here's how this will work: Each week, you'll come here and watch the video with Rebekah Lyons. The videos are … [Read more...]

Calm down, Margaret. It’s probably nothing to worry about. Who gets breast cancer in her thirties? she said to herself when she felt a lump on her right breast. Life is full of twists and turns. Margaret Feinberg, author of Wonderstruck, was diagnosed with breast cancer in the summer of 2013. Following her diagnosis, she had to undergo months of chemotherapy and multiple surgeries. As she … [Read more...]

  Update: Congrats to our winner, Denise Matthews!  We're so excited about this new study with Margaret Feinberg! Fight Back With Joy is a 6-session Bible study that will help you embrace a life that's richer and fuller than you've ever known before—a life radiant with joy. Learn to practice joy, defiant joy. Sooner or later, we find ourselves on the battlefield of life and … [Read more...]

Perhaps you made a New Year's Resolution to study God's Word this year. Or maybe you chose a word, a characteristic of God, you would like to study in 2015. We have several Bible studies that would be perfect for the New Year. In no particular order, here are seven we recommend for starting off 2015. 1. Fight Back With Joy by Margaret Feinberg. This 6-session Bible study will help you … [Read more...]

We could pretend it isn't the case, but the truth is we use our phones for everything. They're one of the first things we look at in the morning (we even use them as our alarm clocks—how can we not look at them!) and they're with us at all times. That makes them perfect vehicle for staying in God's Word. The new year is a great time to start new habits, so we thought we'd list a few of our … [Read more...]

We are coming up on a brand new year and we thought, why not try something new? We're excited to announce our first ever online Bible study! Beginning January 15 and each Thursday for seven weeks, we will meet here to discuss the new study, Freefall to Fly. Rebekah Lyons, the author, will lead us in our study. This great opportunity is an excellent way to start 2015! Freefall to … [Read more...]

“What are you doing for Christmas?” We hear this question a lot at this time of year. Assumed in that question is that we certainly are planning something around the holiday, whether it is traveling to celebrate with family or friends, buying gifts for everybody we know, hosting or going to parties, preparing special kinds of food, or any number of other things. How would you handle your … [Read more...]