Author Archives: Laurie McClure

When Strivings Cease Session One — Favor You Cannot Earn

Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. — Hebrews 4:16 There is a place where duty is replaced by delight, performance is replaced with presence, self-improvement is replaced by transformation, and fear is erased with

Fiction Friday

Fiction Friday: January Reads

Snowed in? Or just staying out of the cold? Perfect! Grab these fiction titles and curl up for a long winter’s read by the fire. There’s nothing we enjoy more than reading with a big cup of something hot and yummy! Get cozy with these recommended titles and — bonus — they’re on sale!

Take Care of Yourself

Editor’s Note: It’s been nearly two years now since the pandemic hit. If you’re like me, you’re probably feeling the nudge that you haven’t spent enough time caring for yourself. Can I encourage you with one thing? Don’t forget to pay attention to your mental and physical needs during this time. We have some wonderful

You’re Invited to the When Strivings Cease Online Bible Study

Let 2022 be your year to find rest from striving! Come to Me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest. — Matthew 11:25-28 Hey, friends, I want to invite

Bestsellers of the Year – 2021

Editor’s Note: Have you ever wondered what other people read this year? What readers loved and gifted for others? Here are our top 10 bestselling books for 2021 among your fellow FaithGateway and Devotionals Daily readers. This year has been another rough one, hasn’t it? We’ve all needed a little more peace. In the stresses,

Because of Bethlehem Session Two — Worship Works Wonders

Oh, how my soul praises the Lord. How my spirit rejoices in God my Savior! For the Mighty One is holy, and He has done great things for me. ~ Mary, the mother of Jesus (Luke 1:46-47, Luke 1:49) Worship is the single most powerful force in completing and sustaining restoration in the whole person.

Welcome to Because of Bethlehem Week One!

The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood. — John 1:14 MSG The celebration of Advent is possible only to those who are troubled in soul, who know themselves to be poor and imperfect, and who look forward to something greater to come. — Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Welcome OBS friends, new

Our Advent 2021 Must Haves

Editor’s Note: Has there ever been a more appropriate year to celebrate the incarnation of the King of Glory? Or more of a need? We’ve curated our favorite books for the season just for you AND receive free shipping in the FaithGateway Store! These are books to enjoy year after year, and they make great

You’re Invited to the Because of Bethlehem Online Bible Study

Believe it or not, Christmas is right around the corner! This year, we’re anticipating it all: the Christmas choir rehearsals, family photos all decked out in red plaid, the trip to the Christmas tree farm, dinners and caroling with relatives and friends, roast beef feasts, peppermint mochas, Grandmother’s walnut fudge, and hugs! Bring it all

Our Favorite Devotionals for Kids

Devotionals aren’t just for moms and dads. Boys and girls will love getting into the Word of God on their own. There’s something for everyone! From polar excursions to musical adventures, go all out for Jesus with these devotionals. * * * Your Turn What’s your favorite devotional for kids? Come share with us!

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