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This article is part of our Preach the Gospel to Yourself Article Challenge. We know that phrases like “preach the gospel to yourself” are used so frequently in Christian circles that they can become Christian gobbly gook. You kind of get what it means, but don’t know how to actually do it. This series of […]

This article is part of the Preach the Gospel to Yourself Article Challenge. We know that phrases like “preach the gospel to yourself” are used so frequently in Christian circles that they can become Christian gobbly gook. You kind of get what it means, but don’t know how to actually do it. This series of […]

[Editor’s Note: This article is adapted from Kristen’s new book Humble Moms.] The infamous woman in John 4 was unexpected: a Samaritan, and a female nonetheless. She had been in five marriages to five different husbands, all of which had dissolved, leaving wounds and insecurities and, in all likelihood, deeply-entrenched bitterness. Her shame ran deep. […]

You feel stuck and don’t know where to start. You open the Bible and distraction upon distraction saps away the time you set aside to study. I get it. Reading God’s Word can be a battle at times. So you go days, weeks, months, even years without consistent, sustained, fruitful time in the Word. And […]

[Editor’s Note: The Lenten season begins on Ash Wednesday next week, and our new Bible study Confident: Enduring by Faith in Christ begins on Monday, February 28. We hope you’ve planned to join us in studying Hebrews 11 and 12 over the next seven weeks. Let this article serve as a heart check for you […]

What’s your first reaction when the unexpected comes your way? Some of us grip tight to an illusion of control, only to lose patience and sleep as we anxiously deal with the challenges. Others escape to what’s comfortable, avoiding reality at all costs. Many of us cower in fear and shame, silently blaming ourselves for […]

“I thought I’d be over this by now!” Whitney* exclaimed as she sat at my kitchen table. It’s been two years since Whitney started going to counseling. And while the presenting issue at the time had nothing to do with sexual sin, the journey to get healthy in one area of her life shed light […]

Has a relationship in your life become messy? Has something that started as encouraging eroded into an obsessive, painful web of emotions? Your new BFF insists on knowing everything about your daily activities. It felt so amazing initially, but now you feel trapped. Your mentor or someone you’ve been discipling has stepped back from needing […]

Confession: I created the Give Me Jesus Journal to help women study the Word daily, and some days I don’t use it or finish my entry. There are days when I linger for a long time in the Word, and there are days when I only read one verse. Some days I start reading my […]

Waiting is hard. I am impatient, and I also love control. It feels like I’m always waiting for something: completing the fostering license process, going back to school, my husband finishing dental school, or going on the next vacation. Always Longing for Something  One of the most difficult waiting periods of my life was when […]

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