Author Archives: Laurie McClure

You Are Free Week 6 — Free to Set Free

You Are Free Week 6 — Free to Set Free

We’re finally here! It’s our last week of You Are Free and we’re so thankful to have taken this journey with you and our trusted teacher, Rebekah Lyons! Christ has set us free to live a free life. So take your stand! Never again let anyone put a harness of slavery on you. — Galatians

Top 8 Books for Your Grads

Do you know someone who’s about to cross the finish line into a bright future? Now is the time to choose from these great new books that are sure to offer motivation and sound direction to the graduate in your life! Here are some of our favorites – perfect as gifts for any rising young professional. Save up

You Are Free Week 5 — Free to Celebrate

It is time to celebrate with a hearty meal and to send presents to those in need, for the joy of the Lord is your strength. You must not be dejected and sad! — Nehemiah 8:10 This is the week I’ve been waiting for! Even if you are not in a season of harvest in

10 Books Moms Will Love

Mother’s Day is less than a month away. Now is the time to pick out some great new books for Mom that will be sure to invigorate her heart and soul! Here are some of our favorites – perfect as gifts for the mothers in your life (and you’ll love them, too!). Save up to 60%

You Are Free Week 4 — Free to Rest

My soul finds rest in God. — Psalm 62:1 Happy Easter, OBS friends! If you’re feeling a little tired from all the planning and preparation for celebrations, church volunteering, and family gatherings, this week’s study couldn’t come at a better time. If we’re honest, it can be difficult to stop and rest during the Easter

You Are Free Week 3 — Free to Begin Again

Jesus replied, “Anyone who loves Me will obey My teaching. My Father will love them, and We will come to them and make Our home with them”. — John 14:23 As anybody who’s had had a major life adjustment — such as moving out of the country, or an immediate family member passing away, or going away

You Are Free Week 2 — Free to Confess

You Are Free Week 2 — Free to Confess Sir, give me some of this water… — John 4:15 I love the woman at the well. She’s completely unabashed staring straight into the face of Jesus and saying she’s lacking. She’s broken. She’s thirsty. And, she needs what Jesus has to offer. Isn’t that you

8 Must-Read Books by Christian Women – New This Spring

Is there anything more wonderful than a new batch of books? I don’t think so! Friends, if you’re planning your reading list for Easter vacation with the family, or looking for some great reads for evenings and weekends, or stocking up on gifts for friends, these are some titles by Christian women that we know you’ll

You Are Free Week 1 — To Be Free

I want to be free. Don’t you? How did we get so confused about our freedom in Christ? It’s a concept that I used to take it at face-value, but now… life, and brokenness, and the burdens that have a habit of piling up smothered freedom somewhere along the way. Is that true for you,