Grow Faith in Jesus

Grab your favorite beverage and enjoy this collection of articles here on the blog. They share real, transparent stories paired with Biblical truth and encouragement—and they’re sure to help you grow your faith in Jesus.

The Best Christian Books on Prayer (plus 1 DVD)

The Best Christian Books on Prayer (plus 1 DVD)

I know that we can all use a boost in our prayer lives, whether we’re seasoned or new to the practice. On the week of Black Friday, I thought I’d share some of my favorite books on the topic of prayer. Perhaps they’ll make good gifts for someone on your list, perhaps they’ll serve as hints for those purchasing gifts for you, or maybe they’ll help build your Amazon wishlist and eventually make it into your library.

Wisdom From the Vineyard

Wisdom From the Vineyard

My father-in-law is a viticulturist.   In other words, he grows grapes. The vineyard he planted is among fertile fields of northern California, surrounded by miles of thriving nut orchards. My husband and I love to visit, taking time to quiet our hearts and...

The Power of a Single Word

The Power of a Single Word

Overflow.   It was my “one word” for 2018. Not as part of a trendy fad, but as a gift from Jesus, the Living Word. It entered my life through Scripture-soaked encouragement from a friend. The Holy Spirit entwined the word into my heart. He helped it take root in...

Biblical Encouragement for Rest

Biblical Encouragement for Rest

It was a tough morning. I could barely keep my eyes open and struggled to get out of bed with any level of energy. I felt mentally ready to face the day and my spirits were high, but my body wasn’t cooperating. It just wanted more sleep!   Have you ever felt that...

Worship God Daily

Worship God Daily

Springtime brings one of my favorite things—songbirds. Their lovely melodies thrill my heart, especially the meadowlarks. It’s not a far stretch to imagine that they lift their voice to the Lord in praise. After all, Psalm 150:6 says, “let everything that has breath...

A 15-Minute Spiritual Growth Challenge

A 15-Minute Spiritual Growth Challenge

I adore spring. The world is alive with the hope of new beginnings and fresh starts.   After a long winter (this year our Colorado winter stretched all the way to May) the newness of spring is a reminder of the redeeming work of Christ.  No matter how cold and...

How Faith Delivers Freedom from Fear

How Faith Delivers Freedom from Fear

I remember receiving the phone call like it was yesterday. The police in our son’s out of state college town wanted to speak with us about some trouble he’d encountered.   That moment started a cyclone of emotions and a paralyzing struggle with fear that simply...

How To Calm Anxiety & Find Sleep

How To Calm Anxiety & Find Sleep

Welcome to day 2 of the series 7 Days Toward Calming Anxiety! This time of year brings a unique level of stress, fear, and even anxiety. So together, we’re taking a close look at Scripture and using this valuable resource to calm anxiety and embrace the joy of the...

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