Author Archives: Chrystal Evans Hurst

The Practice of Prayer

The Practice of Prayer

  They all joined together constantly in prayer. — Acts 1:14 Before Session One Group Meeting Spend some time considering where your prayer life is currently and what your prayer experiences have been. In Your Group Watch Video Session One: Introduction: The Practice of Prayer and take notes Complete Group Discussion Questions Pray Together At

How to Pray for Friends and Family

A major motion picture about prayer. Your sister starring in that movie. Neither of these things is what I would call normal. Seeing my sister, Priscilla, in War Room left me speechless, and you better believe I was praying for her and for the people watching her. But this got me thinking. Do I pray

Prayer: Lay it at His Feet and Leave it There

Today we are offering God the ongoing and chronic struggles in our lives. Morning Meditation Forgive me for picking back up what I’ve already laid at Your feet. Surely I’m not the only one who gives God a concern and tells Him she will trust Him, but after a few hours, days, or weeks picks

Meet Chrystal Evans Hurst!

FUN The first thing you should know is that writing specifically to tell you about myself is hugely unnerving for me.  So here’s what I’d tell you if I had a minute-to-spin-it. I’m a… Jesus girl. Wife. Mom. Writer. Speaker. Singer. Homeschooler. Bibliovore. Techie. Hopeless Romantic. Starbucks Junkie. Foodie. Fashion Newbie. Runner Wannabe. Sweet Tea

So yield. Surrender. Let go. Read His Word and understand His revealed will in Scripture. Obey His small instructions and obey the big commands. Be one of the radical few who are willing to believe that God ultimately will not disappoint when you hope in Him.

Yielding to God in Prayer

  God invites us to pray in such a way that it scares what is scared within us. If you are not praying the type of prayers that scare you, they are certainly not frightening the enemy. — Lisa Bevere, author and teacher Are you praying big? Are you asking God for the impossible? Sometimes

The 28-Day Prayer Journey: Ask

Today we are bravely praying big and bold prayers to God! MORNING MEDITATION What would you ask God to do in your life, or in the life of another, if you believed He would do it? What would you ask God for if you weren’t afraid to take a chance on the impossible? Often I

Do What You Can With What You Have

Do what you can with what you have. Your job is to live well, embracing what you do know, what you can do, and who you can be — today. If you wait until you have enough information or ability, the perfect opportunity or circumstances, or exactly the right mood, mindset, or physical makeup, you’re

Corinthians 2:14 NASB

The Monster in Your Mind: Take Your Thoughts Captive

When my kids were small, they always asked me to turn on a night-light before I left their rooms and close all the doors so the monsters wouldn’t come in. When I turned the light on, they weren’t as afraid. They could see there weren’t any monsters. The light enabled them to know their fears

She’s Still There: Fight for Your Life

You have to choose to be brave enough to believe that a uniquely beautiful life is still yours to have. And you have to choose to be bold enough to grab hold of the hope you have for the girl inside. The girl who’s still there. The girl who dreamed of — and deserves —

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