How Do We Pray God’s Word?

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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

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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...]

Hospitality Hints | Hospitality Toward Your Spouse

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Hospitality Hints is a monthly feature on our blog with some helpful hints for being hospitable in everyday life. Our hints may involve inviting people over, but not always! Most of the time, they will be about having a posture of hospitality—welcoming others into our lives.  June is time for weddings! And once you're married, the most important—and perhaps sometimes the most challenging—person … [Read more...]

Talking to Kids About Modesty

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Summer is here and the weather is warm. It’s time for swimming, camp, and spending time with friends! Stores are stocked up on sunscreen, lemonade, and a wide variety of clothing options–many of them skimpy, no matter what the age. Moms across the USA and beyond are standing outside dressing rooms as their daughters try on cut-off shorts that creep so high, Daisy Duke herself would be appalled! … [Read more...]

War Room | Check Out the Trailer + Resources

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Have you heard about WAR ROOM yet? We're pretty excited about it! From the award-winning creators of Fireproof and Courageous comes WAR ROOM, a compelling drama (starring our very own Priscilla Shirer!) with humor and heart that explores the power that prayer can have on marriages, parenting, careers, friendships, and every other area of our lives. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan have it all-great … [Read more...]

Book Notes | Wherever the River Runs

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This is the first of a monthly feature about what we're reading. Each month, you'll hear from one of us what we're reading and a little bit about the book. Enjoy! I'm reading Wherever the River Runs by Kelly Minter. Kelly Minter is, of course, one of our authors. She is a writer, Bible teacher, and musician. She also partners with Justice and Mercy Amazon. She lives in Nashville, … [Read more...]

We Love Wednesday

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  Here are links to a few things we're loving this week! First of all, we love this picture of our Vice President, Eric Geiger, and his wife Kaye after their makeovers from their daughters' "salon." We just had to share! This week was the Gospel Project Live event. If you missed it, that's OK! All the content is available right here. You just have to enter your email address. We … [Read more...]

Hot Off the Press: Our NEW Catalog

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We are so excited to share the 2015/16 LifeWay Women Catalog with you! Please thumb through here, and read on to see how we did it. http://issuu.com/biblicalsolutionsforlife/docs/2015womenscatalogsinglepgs?e=1846786/12797186 The Process: There’s a lot of hustle—our strategists wrangle details on the newest releases and events while the creative team combs through pages of copy and art. … [Read more...]

InstaFavorites | #DotMomGiveaway

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A week ago, we asked to see your favorite Mom Moments—funny, sweet, cute, silly—in anticipation for dotMOM this fall. We couldn't pick out of all your fun pictures, so we used a randomizer to award @katiek4e with a free ticket to dotMOM 2015! While we only had one ticket winner, we wanted you all to see some of these cute Instagrams (to see all entries, click here, because we just couldn't post … [Read more...]

Family of Jesus Online Bible Study | Session 5

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Week 5! Can you believe we're almost done? Just a refresher on how this works (we post this each week, so skip it if you know what to do!):  Each week, you’ll come here and watch the video with Karen Kingsbury. The videos are about 3-6 minutes long and feature Karen leading us through the Bible study as if we were in her home. Once you watch the video, we have some questions for you to answer … [Read more...]