A Meaningful Way to Study the Bible

It’s hard for me to do a task if I don’t see a purpose behind it, if I don’t find it meaningful and helpful in some way. I’m a rule follower, and sometimes that means I do something because I know logically it’s the right thing to do. But even then, some of those “right … Read more

3 Benefits of Studying the Psalms in Times of Uncertainty

It feels a little hard to find steady footing right now. I’m feeling unsettled by uncertainty, and I imagine you are too. As scary as a pandemic is when we don’t really have any answers, the truth is, I’ve felt uncertain and unsteady before. This feeling of taking one step at a time in an … Read more

So You Want to Read Through the Bible this Year

Reading through the Bible is one goal many Christians add to their list for the new year, and it’s a good one. We talk a lot around here about how faith is about relationship. There is no better way to build relationship with the Lord than to get to know Him through His Word. But … Read more

4 Benefits of Writing Out God’s Word

**Some of the links below are affiliate links*, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Read my full disclosure here.** I’m always ready to try something new when it comes to studying the Bible and spending time in God’s Word. It’s a … Read more

How to Study the Bible by Topic

The Bible can be completely overwhelming. It’s a big book and there is a lot of confusing stuff in there. Reading cover to cover or through the Bible chronologically is one way to tackle it, and there are a ton of plans out there to help with that. But what if there is a particular word, topic, or person you want to study? How do you go about that?That’s what I hope you help you with today.

How Not to Feel Overwhelmed When You Read the Bible

The Bible was never meant to be overwhelming in a way that causes anxiety. It was never meant to be something we shy away from because there is no possible way we could ever comprehend what’s in those pages. Rather the Bible is an invitation–to know God and be in relationship with him.

The Big-Little Study Method (free Hebrews Study Guide)

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Easter and Advent are special times of the year for me. They are two seasons when our hearts want to be in that place of being more focused on Jesus. That’s why I love providing Bible studies and devotional material around this time. I like helping people make space to meet with Jesus, to love … Read more

How to Meditate on God’s Word (and free 14 day reading guide!)

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**Some of the links below are affiliate links*, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Read my full disclosure here.** The word meditate is can be one that makes Christians uncomfortable. We get this idea of someone sitting cross-legged, eyes closed, and … Read more

Restoring the Wonder of Christmas

There is a statement that’s made a lot around this time of year as we push closer to Christmas: “I’m just not ready for Christmas; there’s still so much to do.” Maybe you’ve said it too. Maybe already, here in this halfway-through-November point of the year the anxiety is already pressing in, the stress is … Read more