Lost in the Backcountry. How do we have great faith especially when we're struggling? Bible verses, prayers for women to get rid of fear and doubt and start walking in faith in God.

Lost in the Backcountry

  When I was a teenager, I went hunting with my boyfriend.  He did the hunting, and I went to spend time with him. We were hunting in an area where I had never been. Of course, I suggested I could drive the deer to him, isn’t that what good…

The Best Tips for Running the Race of Life as a Champion. It's so easy to give up and admit failure. How can we run this race of life with a winner's mindset?

The Best Tips for Running the Race of Life as a Champion

Today I am guest posting at Crystal Twaddell’s site. It’s an honor to be able to share what God planted in my heart after a recent trip to Kentucky. Crystal is a cheerleader and an encourager. She says, “We’d brave the difficult hurdles, stare fear in the face, and we would…

A Month in the Wilderness. How do we have great faith? Bible verses, prayers for women to get rid of fear and doubt and start walking in faith in God.

A Month in the Wilderness

For October, I want to spend “A Month in the Wilderness.” In all honesty, being out in nature exploring isn’t really my cup of tea. For one thing, I dislike wild animals. For another, I like flushing toilets. The woods held me captive a few years ago. I had forgotten a…

Can you Break Your Piggy Bank? Insight on how God wants us to use our money.

Can You Break Your Piggy Bank?

This has been the hardest post for me to write. I spent a few days in the Word because when you talk about money, people get defensive. They tune-out, and find themselves getting angry. How many of you tuned out already? All church wants is money, you’ve heard that right?…

Clearing Emotional Clutter. Do you keep your feelings to yourself? David told God how he felt and God listened. When we're truthful to God, we grow in faith. Tips, advice and Bible verses to clear your emotional clutter.

Clearing Emotional Clutter

Today Tanya Cowley is going to share a post for the series “I’m the Problem in My Growth as a Christian.” Tanya writes deeply and intently, she brings up deep thoughts and questions. I hope you enjoy the post!     “My heart pounds in my chest. The terror of…

Is Peer Pressure Stronger than Christ Pressure? Peer pressure is real even when we're grown up. How does if affect our relationship with God? The more we become of the world, the less we become like God.

Is Peer Pressure Stronger than Christ Pressure?

In grade school, I curled my bangs. I created a “poof” and then sprayed half-a-can of hairspray to keep it from collapsing. Fitting into high school fashion, I rolled my jeans cuffs really tight and wore my socks up tight to my jeans. The style was important, and I was…