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The Power of the Pocket Prayer

Do you struggle with prayer? You aren’t the first to struggle. The sign-up sheet for Prayer 101 contains some familiar names: the apostles John, James, Andrew, and Peter. When one of Jesus’ disciples requested, “Lord, teach us to pray” (Luke 11:1), none of the others objected. No one walked away saying, “Hey, I have prayer figured out.” The first followers of Jesus needed prayer

    Devotionals Daily


    Life Is Best Lived When You’re Awake

    I never noticed that. — Scrooge, in the 1984 movie version, after the Ghost of Christmas Past points out that Belle “resembled your sister” Scrooge’s life went astray sometime when he was a young man. We can, with reasonable certainty, say he didn’t wake up one morning and think, Hm. I’m content where I am.



      eBook Deals of the Week

      Feed your e-reader with these hot ebooks deals available on Kindle, iBooks, Nook, and from for a limited time only! Each week we unveil new ebook deals from two of the country’s leading Christian book publishers – Thomas Nelson and Zondervan – and you’ll find these Christian ebook deals right here! From bestsellers to



        #Struggles: Recovering Contentment

        The Struggle with Comparisons All day long we are bombarded with messages that seek to persuade us of two things: that we are (or ought to be) discontented and that contentment is only one step away: “use me, buy me, eat me, wear me, try me, drive me, put me in your hair. — John



          Present: How Not to Miss the Loveliness of Christmas

          He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He refreshes my soul. — Psalm 23:2-3 During Christmastime we find ourselves tempted to abandon Christlikeness in favor of overdoing. The season that centers around the silent, holy night, the simple baby, and the star quickly becomes the season in which



            What is Advent?

            Advent begins this week for Christians around the world, but do you really know what Advent is? Advent is the season of waiting for Christmas. It begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas, and it ends of Christmas Eve. It is a time of happiness, celebration, and hopeful anticipation of the birth of our Lord and Savior,

              Online Bible Studies

              Christ and the Woman at the Well

              Wicked Women of the Bible Week 6: The Woman of Samaria

              Welcome to our final week of Wicked Women of the Bible! Hasn’t this been a fascinating study? I’ve loved getting to know each wicked woman better and hearing from the Holy Spirit what we can learn from each of them. Which story was the most illuminating to you? Which was your favorite? This week we are studying

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                3 Christmas Bible Studies for Advent

                Is your small group or Sunday school class looking for a Christmas Bible Study? The Advent season is a time to get ready and prepare our hearts for the celebration of the birth of Christ. Doing a Christmas Bible Study is a chance to build up in anticipation of the grand event, and to dive



                  LIVE Author Chat on April 21

                  Register for the LIVE chat with Melanie Dale, author of Women Are Scary, on April 21 Register today Enjoy this exclusive book excerpt… Trolling for Moms If you could pick your ideal friends, whom would you choose? Would they be exactly like you or really different? I have a diverse group of friends, and I love