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Women of the Bible Free Zoom Study

We are offering three Women of the Bible videos and resources! Join Ann Spangler and Jean Syswerda, authors of many bestselling Bible studies, along with seven of their friends, as they discuss women from the Bible who lived thousands of years ago...

For the Ways We Live Now is the Way We Live | Ann Voskamp

Dear friend… Haven’t we met before? I’m the lady around the corner trying to keep up with all the kids and the laundry and the bills and the dishes and who can never find the last library book that was due yesterday, the one finding the planet all...

Experiencing the Holy Spirit as a Constant Companion | Anne Graham Lotz

Weather permitting, early each morning that I am home, I walk and run for about two and a half miles. This has been my routine for over thirty years. As I grow older, I also grow more grateful for the physical ability to maintain this exercise. I...

The Very Worst Thing to Lose | Shauna Niequist

Think for a moment about the word perfect. For far too many years, that’s all I did: I thought about perfect; I worked toward perfect; I held up “perfect” as my prized ideal. I wanted perfect holidays and perfect vacations, perfect dinner parties...

Free Women of the Bible Zoom Study

Earlier this year, when many of us were sequestered, Ann Spangler had what she thought was a simple idea. Why not invite a few women to a Zoom Bible study based on her book Women of the Bible ? She knew they needed to ground ourselves in God and...

Real Women, Real Faith

Don’t you just love authentic people? Aren’t you drawn to women who are transparent and real? There is something fresh and wonderful about women who have nothing to hide and who are not ashamed about who they are . . . even the tough parts. Real...

Join the Known by Name: Hagar Online Bible Study

In the face of rejection, God stops and says that you are significant Join the free Hagar Online Bible Study! STUDY BEGINS NOVEMBER 2 nd ! Even when life doesn’t affirm you, God does. What is unresolved is not unseen by God. In this FREE online...

How Do We Grow in Prayer?

Prayer is something everyone knows is important and also likely feels they could be better at. But how do we grow in prayer? The best way is to just do it. Be in constant communion with Jesus. Another way is to learn from others. Below are Bible...

Don’t Become a Spiritual Sluggard | Jada Edwards

Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest. How long will you lie there, you sluggard? When will you get up from your...

Chase After the Heart of God | Jennie Allen

My husband, Zac, always says, “Changed lives, change lives.” If you are not first aware of your own need for life change, the women around you won’t see their need. If you allow God into the inner struggles of your heart, the women following you...

Find Freedom from Stress and Anxiety | Rebekah Lyons

Anxiety and loneliness are on the rise, with 77% of our population experiencing physical symptoms of stress on a regular basis. We feel pressure chasing careers, security, and keeping up. We worry about health, politics, and many other complexities...

What is Verse Mapping? Kristy Cambron

Mapping Bible verses isn’t new; it’s been a topic of conversation for years. You’ll find endless examples with a simple online search. And you guessed it—Bible journaling images and methods are popping up all over social media. But what is Verse...

Do I Belong Anywhere? | Candace Payne

I avoid crying in public as often as I can. I don’t know when or where I felt this importance emerge in me, but since its’ arrival, I settle into its’ demand for solitude every time. And, still. There I was. Sitting on a row of friends, authors,...

We Need a New Normal | Jennie Allen

The first time I taught the Get Out of Your Head study, I gathered a room full of women in my local church to talk about what’s going on in our heads. We met for six weeks, and lives were changed. The first night those women streamed into the...

Where You Are Is Not Who You Are | Chrystal Evans Hurst

As a young girl, my parents encouraged me to live with wonder. My teachers gave me the courage to explore, my friends allowed me the chance to play, and my world offered me the opportunity to learn and grow. I had hopes and dreams and a picture of...

The Most Profound Change in My Life | Shauna Niequist

One Saturday, in 2013, I stared at the ceiling of a hotel room in Dallas, exhausted. I said to myself, “If anyone else wants to live this life I’ve created for myself, they’re more than welcome to try. But I’m done. I need a new way to live.” I was...

Free Resources

Using How (not) to Save the World with your church or small group?

Using How (not) to Save the World with your church or small group?

Here are some tools to help: 

The Small Group Tool Kit includes two mobile-friendly invitation cards, reflection cards to enhance your small  group experience, and a worship song playlist curated by Hosanna Wong that can beplayed during small group meetings or personal Bible study time. 

The Church Tool Kit includes a downloadable poster, bulletininsert, invitation card, and Power Point slide.

Is your church talking about anxiety, depression and mental health issues? You should be.

Is your church talking about anxiety, depression and mental health issues? You should be.

Shawn Johnson, lead pastor of Red Rocks Church, gives a
searingly honest portrait of anxiety and depression and shows readers how to fight back and live free. He also has put together three free tools pastors can use to help their congregation have a productive conversation around mental health, including a discussion guide, sermon notes and key Scripture verses.