How to start a Bible study for women

I am an awful, horrible organizer of real life people (kinda funny I used to be a WEDDING PLANNER) but somehow I found myself setting up a Bible study a few years back. I didn’t know what I was doing but for some reason I did it anyway – apparently I don’t mind looking foolish – and I learned a few things about how to start a Bible study for women. Most of us want the connection that a small

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How to break the habit of church

Church is community. Church is where life happens. Church is (fill in the blank). But for many of us who have been going to church for 30 years church is something else. Church is a habit. Recently I realized that I had forgotten how powerful it was to get to listen to our wonderful pastor preach each and every week. Why do we do it? When I really think about it, the purpose of listening to a sermon is for

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What to do while you wait

I feel like we are all waiting on something. Maybe it’s a college, a husband, a baby, a house or a new business venture to take off. I’ve talked a bit about waiting here (for a husband), here (for a home) and have a whole chapter on it in The Finishing School, but today I wanted to share something I stumbled upon. As I read Psalm 40:1-4, I was so distracted and trying to see the big picture in these

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Bible Journaling Giveaway

In a recent monthly note (read here and sign up here to get them!), I shared several ways to leave a legacy. I included using a journaling Bible and leaving notes of wisdom and what you are learning that you could pass down to your kids. Today, I wanted to give away copies of the prettiest journaling Bibles I’ve ever seen to two winners!! Y’all know I’m a natural girl so when I saw this linen textured journaling Bible launch

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What is a holy pursuit?

There have been different movements throughout our history and different trends on the things that we share. There were the fire and brimstone messages then there was the prosperity gospel. We seem to talk about the thing that the last generation failed to speak on. It seems we are in a season of talking about grace which is so needed for our generation. I know it’s something that I need to be reminded of often.  But I also know that the

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