The season of Advent brings with it pleasing rituals of happy anticipation. Open a door on the Advent calendar and find a piece of chocolate. Light a candle in the Advent wreath and know that you are one week closer to Christmas.
When I teach women how to study the Bible, one of the things that I ask them to do is to look first for what the text says about God. And what I have found over the years is that that's a really hard question for women to answer a lot of times.
Women today find themselves pulled in many directions: work, family, ministry, fitness, and other activities all tug at our schedules. The more we are tugged, the more we have to work to guard the time we give to personal study of our Bibles.
Nothing is more important than what a person believes about Jesus Christ. To understand Christ correctly is to understand the very heart of God, Scripture, and the gospel. To get to the core of this belief. . .
Have you failed miserably, whether in secret or in public? Join the club! Maybe you let loose on your kids recently or your past is filled with promiscuity. Maybe you grew up being the "good girl" but secretly succumbed to temptation.
Does the idea of communion with God draw you in or push you away? There is much in our lives that distracts and prevents us from experiencing genuine communion with God. Living in a fast-paced society with endless demands
We live in a world that was created to rejoice in beauty. We reflect on beauty by rejoicing in a colorful sunset, a breath-taking mountain, a well composed photo, or a cute child. Sadly, sin has corrupted even this thing that should be a beautiful way we respond to our Creator.
Every woman ought to study God’s Word, seeking to know the heavenly Father, to understand His principles for godly living, to discover His solutions to problems and disappointments, and to equip herself for service in His kingdom.
According to early American history, a red door signified that a home was welcoming. The red door was a way of communicating to tired travelers, traveling by horse and buggy, that this was a safe place to rest for the night and have a warm meal.
Have you ever wondered, “Does God’s Word have anything to say about the church?” You don’t have to look very far before you can answer this question with a confident “yes!” That’s why it is so important that any believer, whether male or female, commit themselves
For all its diversity, Scripture fits together as a marvelous unity because it consists of God’s own words, revealing God’s own thoughts and acts. Sound doctrine brings together all of Scripture’s teaching on every subject the Bible addresses.
My whole life I felt pressured to be perfect at everything I did, whether it was martial arts, school, or day-to-day activities. I felt the weight of the world on my shoulders as a young teenager, and I thought it was in my power to control how I performed.
I’ve been a writer for most of my life. In fact, I’ve always had a knack for writing, so when it was suggested that I begin journaling, I figured that it would be an easy way to get my thoughts out and talk to God. Over the years I filled many pages with frank thoughts and questions to God.
We excel in implementing our children's programs, our women's luncheons, and our family retreats. As the young women of the Church, we are often the heart and soul of these endeavors. With our Lilly Pulitzer planners, we artfully color-coordinate our prayer meetings
It is easy to be adrift in the sea of marital bliss when all is going well and passion is running high. Before too much time has passed, we get glaring reminders that the one we have pledged our lives to is not perfect and we aren't cutting the mustard either.
We are living in some very wicked times. When you turn the television on there is always bad news. Crimes in community, police brutality, political scandals and chaos. Then we have the trials and pain that happens in our very own lives.