Author Archives: Laurie McClure

Rhythms of Renewal OBS Week 2 — Rest

Rhythms of Renewal OBS Week 2 — Rest

God put rest in us because rest is necessary for vitality and flourishing. ~ Rebekah Lyons Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to Me. Get away with Me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with Me and work with Me — watch

Rhythms of Renewal OBS Week 1 — Living in Rhythm

God created in rhythm. ~ Rebekah Lyons But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. — Luke 5:16 Welcome to the Rhythms of Renewal Online Bible Study with our teacher and friend, Rebekah Lyons. Hey, friends! I’m Laurie McClure, editor at FaithGateway. If you’ve done studies with us before then we’ve already met. But,

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When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then You knew my path… — Psalm 142:3 God pours into us in the still and silent places so He can pour us out in the world He loves. ~ Rebekah Lyons Hey, friends, Are you ready for a fresh start in 2020? I have a love-hate relationship

One Thousand Gifts — That’s a Wrap!

All is grace… because God is transfiguring all to bring glory to Christ alone. To make us more into the image of His Son. ~ Ann Voskamp Friends, it’s nearly Christmas and recap week begins for One Thousand Gifts! I can’t think of a better way to celebrate the birth of our King Jesus than

One Thousand Gifts OBS Week 5 — Empty to Fill

I am blessed. I can bless. ~ Ann Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. — John 13:14-15 Welcome to our final week of the One Thousand Gifts

One Thousand Gifts OBS Week 4 — Trust: The Bridge to Joy

  The full life, the one spilling joy and peace, happens only as I come to trust the Lord. ~ Ann May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. — Romans 15:13

One Thousand Gifts OBS Week 3 — All Is Grace

All is grace… because God is transfiguring all to bring glory to Christ alone. To make us more into the image of His Son. ~ Ann Voskamp And looking up to Heaven, He gave thanks and broke the loaves. — Matthew 14:19 Welcome to week three of the One Thousand Gifts Online Bible Study with

One Thousand Gifts OBS Week 2 — Grace in the Moment

Pick up a pen and count gifts. It keeps your eyes good. It offers you the definite gift of greater joy. It draws open the curtains right when the sun in going down. When loss threatens to bury us. ~ Ann Voskamp The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy,

One Thousand Gifts OBS Week 1 — Attitude of Gratitude

Eucharisteo is the Biblical Greek word that literally means to give thanks… what I believe Jesus did each and every day regardless of His circumstances. ~ Ann Voskamp Father, I thank You that You have heard me. — John 11:41 Welcome to the One Thousand Gifts Online Bible Study with our dear friend, Ann Voskamp!

I Give Up — Wrapping It Up!

  Hey, friends! It’s time to wrap up I Give Up already — time to review, catch up, and digest all that we’ve studied and learned from Scripture and from our dear teacher, Laura Story. If you want to rewatch the videos this week is your chance, so let’s get everything out of this study

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