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Fiction Friday: Good Reads for March

Spring is springing! Is your book bag ready to be refilled before vacation? Is your nightstand eager to be piled high with new reads for this month? We've got something ...

Meditate on the Word

Turn to the Bible for inspiration in your meditation.  The concept of lectio divina is an ancient practice of taking a piece of Scripture — a parable, a verse, part ...

The Grace of Your Story

I have been incredibly privileged. I grew up a pastor’s kid at a huge church in Houston, Texas. I was raised in a Christian home by two incredibly loving parents ...

Praying against Self-Harm and Suicide

The Lord has chosen you to be His treasured possession. — Deuteronomy 14:2I first heard about the practice of cutting when our oldest daughter was in middle school. We lived ...

The Prompting of the Spirit

How to Be Sure It's His Voice Give her the four hundred dollars. Jared and I were standing at the rental car counter in Colorado Springs, and the Holy Spirit ...

Fight: You Don’t Take Me Seriously

Note: Not one single marriage in the history of marriages has run perfectly all the time. At our worst, when our fights reached critical mass, we were miserable. We knew ...

Dig In

The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention. ~ Richard MossHaving written this book before COVID-19, I want to hug you, to pull you near ...

It’s a One-Woman Job

Finding the Courage to Choose May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by ...

Prayers for Family and Friends

God our Father, You see Your children growing up in an unsteady and confusing world. Show them that Your ways give more life than the ways of the world, and ...

Hear the Applause of God

Reflect on God’s WordLudwig van Beethoven stood facing the orchestra as the last notes of his Symphony no. 9 faded away. After it was over, he continued to face the ...

It's Fiction Friday!

Ready for new books? We are! All of us fiction lovers are ready for new deals! Mystery, romance, a coming-of-age-story… Yes please! Cozy up to these great reads on sale ...

Go Through to Get Out

There is no way out of one’s inner life, so one had better get into it. On the inward and downward spiritual journey, the only way out is through. ~Parker ...

Rely on Prayer

We constantly pray for you. — 2 Thessalonians 1:11When Jesus was preparing to face the cross, He prayed. He told His disciples to pray too.My heart is full of sorrow, ...

Friendship: God Made You Good

1 John 4:7-21 Psalm 139:13-16 Proverbs 27:17 Genesis 1:27Working for love is exhausting to the bone, through and through. I can’t think of anything that will leave us high, dry, ...

John 3:16 — Let God Love You

In 1997, the two-year-old son of Guo Gangtang was kidnapped. Gangtang is a resident of eastern China. Child abduction has long been a rampant problem in his country.Childless couples desire ...

Gratitude Trumps Attitude

I will give thanks to the Lord because of His righteousness; I will sing the praises of the name of the Lord Most High. — Psalm 7:17Some days I wake ...

Free Resources

The 28-Day Prayer Journey Online Bible Study with Chrystal Evans Hurst

The 28-Day Prayer Journey Online Bible Study with Chrystal Evans Hurst

Learn to pray and experience intimacy with God like never before! Join author Chrystal Evans Hurst as we walk through four postures of personal prayer called out in Scripture with the acronym P.R.A.Y. — thanksgiving & praise (P), repentance (R), requesting/asking (A), yielding (Y). Reserve your spot now and receive free access to 5 study videos and other free prayer resources when you sign up. Study starts 10/24!