Author Archives: Lysa TerKeurst

Pinches and Grace

Pinches and Grace

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 Thought for the Day: Today is a beautiful time for grace. I wanted to pinch the two girls sitting on the front row of our church

A Healthier Lifestyle: A Better Way Home

So, as the Holy Spirit says: “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts.” — Hebrews 3:7-8a Thought for the Day: I can’t keep driving through the dangerous intersection of reality and think it won’t ever affect me. My pastor made a statement recently we’ve all heard: Over 50 percent of marriages are ending in

Finding True Fulfillment In Becoming More Than a Good Bible Study Girl

In this six session video-based bible study, Lysa TerKeurst encourages participants to trade going through the motions for the spiritually exciting life for which we long. Below is an excerpt from her book, Becoming More Than a Good Bible Study Girl. Also, make sure to watch the free first session of Lysa’s study toward the end

But What If I Say No and They Stop Liking Me?

Let’s just call the elephant in the room what it is — a massive, dirty, grayish, tusk-adorned, tail-swinging, giant-legged, big-bellied creature with ears that some cartoon creators believe make them able to fly. And it’s in our space. We see it. We navigate around it. We let it take up room. But we don’t want

The Best Yes: You’ve Got a Part to Play

Life is a constant barrage of choices. It can be overwhelming if we always say yes in an effort to please others. We can end up doing things we’re not good at or even interested in and not doing the things we are good at and interested in. Wouldn’t it be nice if we learned

What the Word of God Says to Our Insecurity

Fixed Mind-Sets and Growth Mind-Sets A friend left this thought on my Facebook page: “We do what we do and feel how we feel because we think what we think.”1 And you know what pattern of thought feeds our insecurities most? A fixed mind-set versus a growth mind-set. People with fixed mind-sets see their abilities,

What’s It Like to Do Life With Me?

Above All Else, Guard Your Heart, for Everything You Do Flows From It. This Deals with My Attitude Have you ever interacted with a know-it-all? Know-it-alls see themselves as a resident expert on almost every topic and are very bold with their opinions. As a matter of fact, they don’t see the thoughts they express as opinions at all.