'Tis the season, LiF sisters! Embark on a transformative and oh-so-merry Advent journey with our latest blog post, exploring the timeless promise of hope in Jeremiah 33:14-16. Uncover the fulfillment of God's promises and the assurance of salvation that resonates with the true spirit of Christmas. Discover the profound truth that 'The Lord is our righteousness' and let your heart be prepared to receive the beauty of Christ's birth.
For today's blog post, I'm touching on the very real, very transformative power of life in the desert—when we're alone and all hope is (seemingly) lost. In the moment, these seasons of life seem barbaric and downright cruel. How can a loving God allow me to endure such heartache? This is what we'll be exploring together. Let's dive in.
A promise from God, unfulfilled. A deep yearning to grow their family, despite their infertility. The story of Abraham and Sarah is a poignant one—so rich in its humanity, so resonant with its readers today. In this Genesis account, we see an elderly couple waiting on God to move, to provide them with the child they were promised.
Who is Jesus to you? Arguably, what you think about God is the most important thing about you. That's why we're diving into the 7 "I Am" statements of Jesus in the Gospel of John. Through today's blog post, we'll be unpacking critical pieces of our God's character and learning more about the One we serve.
This time of year begs us to stop for a moment and consider what Christ has done for us. For today's blog post, I'm dialing in on Luke 23-24, focusing on Jesus' selflessness to the very end. This piece of Jesus' personhood is so stunning to witness, so heartbreaking to grasp, and it deserves our attention today.
If you're like us, you're trying to find new ways to spend time in God's Word. Today's blog post is all about finding new, creative ways to memorize the Bible. In an effort to infuse some hope and fun into your day, we're unpacking 5 ways to learn your favorite verses and share them with friends.
There's something so freeing about distancing yourself from technology, only if it's for a little while. For today's blog post, I'm dialing in slowing down, turning off your phone, and making time for Jesus in your daily life. It's not easy, and it certainly isn't popular, but recommitting yourself to live simply and more mindfully is a life-changing thing.
From the moment we wake up in the morning to the end of a long, long day, we're bombarded with messaging that our lives are not enough, that we'll only be happy if we buy more stuff. It takes a lot of effort to resist these voices and stand firm in our contentment through Christ. It's not easy, but there are small steps we can take in our daily lives to embrace minimalism.
We're diving into a John 13 Bible study on loving our enemies. This may be one of the hardest thing God asks us to do, so it begs to question—how are we exhibiting this in our own lives? How are we showing up and loving those on the fringes, those who disagree with us in every way? Let's get to it.
For today's blog, I'm touching on the beauty of friendship, but also, how to stay positive when those friendships fade, whether through long distance or time. God brings people into your life, sometimes for a short season or so. Here's how to focus on God, keep your head held high, and love your sisters in Christ no matter what.
For today's blog post, I'm sharing some helpful Bible verses to bolster your confidence and remind you of Jesus' way of life. Living in alignment with the Gospel is never easy, never the cultural norm, but it is possible (and very much worth it!)
Motherhood, with all of its unique trials and moments of intricate beauty, ultimately points us to God. There's so much to learn about Jesus through caring for our little ones, and I hope this message encourages you to share your story, too, as well as consider how He's been with you every step of the way.
Why is it so hard to be cheerful? To be generous? Makes it tough for this month in particular—the ultimate season of giving, of serving, of happiness, of togetherness. In today's post, we’re unpacking the importance of reconnecting with the one true source of life—God's Word. This is the key to resisting bitterness.
It's fall, y'all! Let's discuss work/life balance and see what God has to say on the subject. It's tough to keep Him at the center of everything, and yet, it's what we're called to do. Here are some Bible verses to help structure your day and feel at ease in a quickly changing, fast-paced world.
You have a unique opportunity to invite Jesus into your daily work and let Him inspire your creativity. After all, He is the Creator of everything—the true source of our productivity, accomplishments, healthy relationships, and the list goes on and on. Here's our deep dive into work: what God has to say about it and how we can invite Him into every part of our day.
You're not alone in your anxiety, LiF sister. Whatever it is that's creating anxiety, whether it's some sort of incident or even if there's really no real reason for it at all, know that Jesus is here and He is for you. Here are some calming prayers to soothe your chaotic thoughts and remind you of God's love and care for you.
Prayer life isn't always an easy part of the Christian faith. Sure, we may experience times where we just feel on fire for Christ and our prayer time just comes easily, but there are also quieter seasons where we just feel listless and confused. Here are a few ideas to get the ideas flowing and your conversation with Jesus going, as well as some passages of Scripture to meditate on.
Have you ever said no to God? Today's devotional is a deep dive into the world of Jonah. It's a perfect example of what happens when we try to run from God. Spoiler alert—we can't! Regardless of our rebellion, God will have His way and in this we can rejoice. After all, He know's what's best, anyways.
Happy October! We're pleased to share with you this month's theme: Work Hard, Pray Hard. We wanted to create some space to focus on living a prayerful life—one that meets your busy schedule. For every day you strive to do good things in our world, you should be inviting Jesus into your heart through prayer.
Far beyond our own insecurities and earthly doubts lay a greater purpose—one that somehow makes this cold world bearable: Jesus is at work among us. Today, I'm focusing on how God chooses to use us to accomplish His will and further His kingdom work, and how this is exactly the type of news we need to keep trudging onward.
For today's blog post, I'm focusing on the power of sharing your testimony, as well as breaking it down into tangible steps. I get it—sharing your story can be daunting. Remember, this isn't just about you, it's about what God has been doing through your life, amidst the highs and lows.
At some point or another, we all have thoughts revolving around this idea of scarcity. We think we'll never have what we need to be truly satisfied. Instead of feeling fulfilled, we'll spend our lives in comparison, always wishing we had more. For today's devotional, I'm diving into a popular passage from Isaiah 55 on coming to the table and being completely satisfied in Christ.
God has always been in the business of taking what's broken and making it beautiful, restorative, and wholly unique. Anything touched by God instantly becomes better—something far greater than we could ever imagine. This is true for your story, too. This is the first post of our fall theme, Falling Up.
It doesn't take long to realize what reigns in our world—money, envy, all the things! Standing in stark contrast to these is the Gospel. When the world promotes living for ourselves, Jesus calls us to die to ourselves. Here's your uplifting devotional from 1 Timothy 6, encouraging believers to fight the good fight of faith and endure, despite all odds. Only in Jesus can we find true contentment.
Here's your daily devotional on the book of Acts, an incredible witness of the apostles carrying out Christ's mission. Consider this your go-to resource to be emboldened for Jesus! There's much kingdom work to be done on this earth, LiF sister, but with God's help, it is more than possible.
The Parable of the Sower is a well-known narrative told in the Gospels. It's a story depicting how seeds grow in different soils, or rather, how faith grows in the hearts of believers and their differing environments. Today, I’m giving you some inspiration on remaining close to God, despite the pressures of our world.
Feeling like you just don't measure up? Recognize how deeply loved you are with today's blog post! We're sharing powerful verses from Scripture on how to kick comparison to the curb—for good.