5 Simple Prayers to Start Your Day Well

Starting the day off well is essential for many of us. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that the first few minutes of the day shape how the next 24 hours will play out. If I wake up frazzled and overwhelmed, my day is likely to feel rushed. If I wake up fearful and anxious, my thoughts tend to linger in the unknown. But when I wake up joyful and confident in the Lord? … [Read more...]

Identity In Christ: Worship Songs

Knowing your identity in Christ can bring you hope, peace & joy even in the midst of trials. Remember who you are with these Scriptures & worship songs.

Celebrate your identity in Christ with worship songs that proclaim unchangeable truth.   When Jesus' disciples learned that He would not remain with them to the end of their lives and ministries, they were distressed. Jesus wasn't trying to scare them with His promise of impending trials. Rather, he wanted to prepare them to live securely in the knowledge of … [Read more...]

Life Verses for a Radical Modern Faith

What does the old testament mean for the faith of Christians today? Here is a good starting point from Shirley at Satisfaction Through Christ

Israel's Prophets Speak Out to Your Modern Faith The Old Testament isn't exactly the most joyous chunk of books to camp in. It's judgement heavy and light on mercy. The OT standard for living is set at practically perfect while the list of "Don'ts" is insurmountably long. And let's not forget those downright creepy moments that we all just want to gloss over. Of course we have … [Read more...]

3 Life-Impacting Books for Christian Growth

3 Life-impacting books for Christian growth; resources for encouragement, writing, or impacting truth from God's Word. Biblical wisdom for godly living.

What are the three most life-impacting books you've read concerning Christian growth?  Your regular go-to resources for encouraging others, writing blog posts, or reminding yourself of impacting truths from God's Word? God's Word remains the ultimate life-GIVING book.  But if you don't have life-impacting books on file, it's time to start your collection! Here are mine in … [Read more...]

Marriage And Friendship – Practical Tips for Becoming Your Spouse’s BFF

Becoming Best Friends with your Husband - Practical Tips for Turning your Marriage into your Best Friendship - From Shirley at Satisfaction Through Christ

Yesterday we chatted about Ruth - it reminded me of how much I love her story! - but it also brought to light a basic fact about marriage. Marriage is easier, and more worthwhile, when you have friendship with your spouse. After all who wants to go on weekend getaways with a grouch they can't stand, let alone face the day to day challenges that face every marriage? If you … [Read more...]