Author Archives: Laurie McClure

Get Your Gifts for Mom! (…and Yourself)

Get Your Gifts for Mom! (…and Yourself)

Editor’s note: Mother’s Day is right around the corner and I don’t know about your mama, but mine is challenging to buy for! She doesn’t want anything fancy, or expensive. She doesn’t want a massage, she doesn’t need much, and she’s completely content with a painted-glitter-macaroni necklace from the kids. She’s been given gobs of

Six Hours One Friday — He is Risen!

He is not here; He has risen! Remember how He told you, while He was still with you in Galilee: “The Son of Man must be delivered over to the hands of sinners, be crucified and on the third day be raised again.” Then they remembered His words. — Luke 24:6-8 God is at His

You’re Invited to the Unwavering: Living with Defiant Joy Online Bible Study

Weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. — Psalm 30:5 Joy is rooted in God and His Kingdom, in the surety of His goodness, His love for us. It is immovable. Unshakable. ~ Stasi Eldredge Friend, you are invited! I can’t tell you how thrilled I am that we are

Six Hours One Friday Online Bible Study Week Five — Let’s Celebrate!

It is finished. ~ Jesus. God has been known to plan a celebration in a cemetery. ~ Max Welcome to our final week of the Six Hours One Friday Online Bible Study! Thank you for joining us on this journey as we’ve prepared our hearts for the Holy Week. Together, we’ve delved into the meaning

Six Hours One Friday Online Bible Study Week Four — Your Death Is Not Final

Anchor Point 3: My Death Is Not Final O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? — 1 Corinthians 14:55 Don’t cry? Don’t cry? What kind of request is that?.. It’s a request only God can make. ~ Max Lucado Welcome back to another week of the Six Hours One Friday

Books for Joy, Comfort, Grace, and Fun

Editor’s note: Joy. Comfort. Grace. Fun. Those are our words for this spring! I don’t know about you, but I think we need more of all of the above, right? I think you’ll enjoy the titles we’ve curated for your spring book bag… Personally, I’m underlining Brave Surrender more than not! Enjoy! *   Kim

Six Hours One Friday Online Bible Study Week 3 — Cristo Redentor

Then He stooped down again and wrote in the dust. — John 8:8 My failures are not fatal. ~ Max Lucado Welcome to week three, the half-way point of the Six Hours One Friday Online Bible Study with Max Lucado! Have you ever been caught red-handed, just gob-smacking guilty, whole body in the cookie jar,

Six Hours One Friday Online Bible Study Week 2 — Two Tombstones

I am the Messiah. ~ Jesus to the Samaritan woman You’ve wanted to take off your mask. You’ve wanted to stop pretending. You’ve wondered what God would do if you opened your cobweb covered door of secret sin. ~ Max Lucado Welcome to week two of the Six Hours One Friday Online Bible Study with

Books for a Flourishing Faith

Editor’s note: Don’t you just love books that lift you up? Books that encourage your heart? Books that plant new seeds for your faith? Check out some of the latest new releases in Christian publishing — books that will strengthen your walk with Jesus, offer you strategies to get through hard seasons, and build your foundation

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