After launching her unique Apples of Gold seminars (now being taught in homes across the country), Betty Huizenga brings those life-changing principles to book form, offering women an encouraging plan for developing kindness, purity, hospitality and lovefor their children and husband. -- Includes Apples of Gold Bible study -- Enables readers to host their own seminars -- Offers a special cooking demonstration -- Gives helpful tips for "family fragrance" living
Learn what makes God’s grace so amazing in this topical Bible study for women by Navigator author and Bible teacher Cynthia Heald. Thought-provoking quotations and suggestions for personal reflection drive the truths of this study from head to heart.
Recommended for women of any age or level of spiritual maturity who want to grow in grace, become more like Jesus, and deepen their relationship with God.
Designed to encourage readers to spend time daily in reading and meditating on the truth of God"s Word. The devotions, based solidly in Scripture, are brief, which makes them ideal for reading in the car while waiting for children after school, over morning coffee, or anytime people "on the go" find themselves with just a few minutes. The brief devotions in this book will encourage men and women think about God"s Word daily, even when it seems that their busy schedules would barely allow time for it.
An utterly honest, charmingly-witty, and biblically insightful guide for every minister's wife who wants to serve the church and support her husband3/4without losing herself along the way. When most women think of a "pastor's wife," certain images come to mind: either a woman who's so holy she doesn't seem human, or someone sentenced to a life without fun, fashion, or friends. You will feel an instant sisterhood with Lisa, a senior pastor's wife happily serving in the trenches. She understands the challenges of a life lived before a congregation, from finding friends and coping with criticism to saying goodbye and starting all over again. Through Lisa's engaging style and fresh perspective, you'll be encouraged to fu ... more
Never underestimate the importance of a godly mother.
All mothers will benefit from this study that explores the many issues facing moms from a biblical perspective. "God's Wisdom for a Mother's Heart: A Bible Study for Moms" encourages women at every age and stage of life to strengthen their relationship with God, which in turn strengthens their influence in the home.
This seven-week study helps moms explore motherhood in light of Bible's teachings. With applications for personal growth, the reflection questions along with the group discussions will strengthen their community as they learn from the Bible and each other.
Rediscover the joy God intended us to have by being creative.
Do-it-yourself arts, crafts, and home projects are more popular than ever. Websites and TV shows are drawing people in as many of us, especially women, seek to express their creative sides and be more economical.
Too often the demands of life don't encourage an expression of creativity. But that's not how God intended us to live. He gave us each a unique, fulfilling, creative streak that He wants us to tap into.
Whether trying to save money by mastering DIY projects, seeking to start a small arts-and-crafts business on such sites as etsy.com, or simply looking for a way to express God-given creativity, "Discovering Your Creativity" encourages women ... more
In Becoming Spiritually Beautiful, popular author Sharon Jaynes gently shares how becoming spiritually beautiful is something full of promise and possibilities. Spiritual beauty brings new beginnings, fresh faith, and the hope of a beauty unique in the universe...the beauty of a woman who
overcomes lies about herself and sees the truth
believes that God has a good plan for her life
leaves the past in the past and finds peace in the present
Readers will discover that true beauty is not based on external adornmentsa "ita (TM)s really all about what goes on inside a woman. In letting God transform their hearts, minds, wills, and emotions, women will see that knowing and loving the ... more
Find the peace and hope that awaits you once you overcome your fears.
During times of uncertainty, people are looking for answers to their fears as they see things like finances, relationships, and hope crumble around them. But God doesn't intend for His people to live in fear. He wants us to overcome fear and find peace, even in the midst of the aftermath.
Previous study guides on similar topics have helped women learn how to overcome their fears, but none have answered the most important next question: "Now what?" Where do women go once they've left fear behind? What's the next step?
"Finding Peace Beyond Your Fears" will help women find the peace and hope that God has planned for them.
Why is it often so difficult to build healthy relationships with our coworkers? The grumpy boss, the arrogant team member, the lazy employee, or the backbiting woman may be part of our workplace reality, and it may be easier to blame them for our workplace woes. But, the easy blame isn't always the best solution.A Woman and Her Workplace shows women how God can perform a deep heart transformation within us that will allow His love and care to flow through us to the people in our workplaces. By delving into the issues that wreak havoc on our workplace relationships, author Rosemary Flaaten provides readers the help they need to develop and apply strong biblical principles of humility, integrity, forgiveness, grace, and ce ... more
In this six-week Sisters study, Becca Stevens will help you consider the question of balance in your life--between service and worship, duty and devotion, doing and being. She does this by examining narratives of New Testament women. Throughout the study, Becca brings powerful insights from her work in Magdalene, a residential community she founded for women with a criminal history of prostitution and drug abuse. As a part of the study, you will read from this Participant"s Workbook each week, reflecting on the ideas presented and recording your thoughts and responses. Then, in weekly meetings with your Sisters group, you will share your thoughts and hear the insights of others. Each meeting will include a video in which ... more
Does simply thinking about chocolate bring a smile to your face? Do you want to give women a time to slow down, enjoy time with friends, and grow closer to God? Welcome to Cafe Chocolat!
The Cafe Chocolat Retreat Director's Kit gives you everything you need to plan & lead a sweet retreat for the women in your church and community. Using chocolate as a metaphor for God's grace, women will taste God's goodness in abundance through in-depth Bible study, unforgettable worship and fun activities. Your retreat is guaranteed to be an event that will reinvigorate and reconnect women with God and each other. Women will make new friends and draw closer to old friends through fun, relational activities. Women will grow clos ... more
When a tragic divorce destroys a family, many women find their hopes and dreams shattered. For many, this is the greatest loss they have ever faced. It devastates them, and they desperately need emotional and spiritual help. They struggle with loneliness and shame. Many of them need to face the pain and begin to forgive themselves and others in order to move forward in live.
This 8-session Christian divorce recovery series covers topics such as loneliness, forgiveness, fear, picking up the pieces, dating and moving past the shame and guilt to healing and wholeness. Each session presents a compelling testimony from a woman who has been there and who can personally share how she fou ... more
"Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies." This verse from Proverbs begins a powerful passage of Scripture that was written as a guide to finding a wife. The words were written centuries ago when the world was very different, and at first glance, they may not appear to have any relevance for today's busy wife and mother. Or do they? Uniquely Woman tells of the journey of Leah, a young woman engaged to Benjamin, as she learns what it means to be a godly wife and mother through every season of her life. Cathy McBride follows each step of Leah's story with a detailed analysis of each verse, including meanings of key words that will deepen your understanding and help you examine your own role as a wo ... more
Challenging. Encouraging. Practical. Real. The scripture and devotionals in this book will meet you right where you are. You will be reminded of who God is, of your purpose in this world and that Someone is in control of a world that seems to be spinning out of control. When you are facing difficulties and have no words, you will be reminded that God's Word always has an answer for every situation you face.
This Participant"s workbook to Unfailing Love will assist you in your role as a Sisters small-group member. It outlines the Sisters program, which is very simple: after an initial gathering meeting with a brief introductory video segment, the women in your group will read and reflect each day for the following six weeks. Once a week, you will come together for 60É90 minutes. You will view a video presentation by Rebecca Laird, followed by a Sisters group discussion that Rebecca leads. Step-by-step instructions are here as well as questions and suggestions to help you and your group connect what you have seen, read, and reflected on during the previous week. You will be able to relax and participate fully as a member of y ... more