From Curses to Blessings


Nevertheless, the Lord your God was not willing to listen to Balaam, but the Lord your God turned the curse into a blessing for you because the Lord your God loves you. —Deuteronomy 2 3:5 nasb When we face enemies who want to curse us—or actually do—we can become defeated and scared. We begin to

Own It


Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. —James 5:16 I recently had a situation where someone offended me to the point where I could feel the heat in my neck and face. I couldn’t resist the urge to respond in a snide manner. But right

Vow To Breathe


During my highly-distracted years, life was a blur—the to-do lists took over . . . my life was a constant mad dash to a finish line that couldn’t be reached . . . and my devices were gripped more tightly than the hands of my loved ones. Thank God things are different now. Now I

2 TIMOTHY: Paul’s Final Words


There is a portrait of the apostle Paul that hangs in the National Gallery in Washington D.C. Rembrandt painted it in the seventeenth century.  Here is Paul (as seen in the mind’s eye of the artist) – old, weathered, and worn out, sitting at a desk, working on a piece of parchment, quill in hand.

Women of Faith Webcasts Presents: The Storm Inside


Tuesdays, 7-7:30pm (CST), January 28 – February 5, 2014 Trade the Chaos of How You Feel for the Truth of Who You Are. In this FREE webcast series, best-selling author and Women of Faith speaker Sheila Walsh offers teaching and conversations about life’s storms with Lysa TerKeurst, Judah Smith, and Lisa Harper. They’ll share challenges

Website Privacy Policy Update


It’s that time of year, isn’t it? Taxes, new budgets, updated policies . . . . Recently we made a few changes to the privacy policy at You can read the whole thing here but the gist of the changes is below. According to the updated Privacy Policy, we reserve the right to:

The True Story That Inspired a New Movie


“At every turn of my life,” author Ronda Rich says, “even through the tribulations, through the adversities, God has blessed me. He has used times of despair, times when it looked like things were over for me professionally or personally . . . He carried me through to a better day.” Several years ago God

More Than a Performance


My first conference was [last year] in Columbus, Ohio. I had heard of Women of Faith, but really never had the ability to attend.  Now, in looking back on my weekend I can tell you it exceeded my expectations way more than I ever could have imagined! I was completely blown away by the speakers,

Standing in the Gap


And Moses cried unto the LORD, saying, Heal her now, O God, I beseech thee. —Numbers 12:13 Family is a very complex unit of personalities. They can bring us overwhelming joy or pain and disappointment. Disagreements aren’t unusual between family members, and can lead to damaging grudges. These situations can handicap the ability of the

Nothing Like a Road Trip!


It’s been years ago now, but I remember it like it happened yesterday because it changed the course of my life. I was a young, married woman who had just given birth to my firstborn son—and had also just buried my mom, who was only forty-one. I found myself at a desperate place in life