• Unchecked Desire

    by Pastor Joel Sims

    The very thing that was dangerous for man was the very thing man desired. So I ask you, what do you desire today, and what’s on the other side of that desire?

  • You’re Not a Salesperson

    by Rebekah Peacock

    You’re not a salesperson for Jesus. You’re a billboard for Him. People should read your life and know who He is.

  • Obedience

    by Will Mullen

    I love my son unconditionally. But I do not reward my son unconditionally.

  • What’s Your Cold Plunge?

    by Anna Kate Williams

    I’ve learned through many experiences in my personal life, that many times we just have to get up and step in.

  • The Power of Today

    by Pastor Joel Sims

    The lazy will do it later, but the disciplined will do it today!

  • The Process of Growth

    by Corey Cauthen

    I believe He values what happens between the prayer and the answer.

  • Get Your Hopes Up

    by Rebecca Bradley

    Scripture promises us that when we wait for Him, He will actually move on our behalf.

  • Good Grief

    by Raffette Alston

    There is joy in knowing that His plan is perfect even when we do not understand it at the moment.

  • Trusting God When Life Isn’t As Expected

    by Caitlin Lucas

    Faith is not a blind leap; it is a trust born out of an unwavering belief in a God who is both loving and all-knowing.


    by Landon Dial

    Boldness is not just a cultural characteristic that we look for in people, but it is also a very biblical characteristic that every believer should pray for.

  • Take the Limits Off of God

    by Jheri Thomas

    I ask you today, what type of person will you be?

  • Consider Your Ways

    by Pastor Joel Sims

    Examine your life. Direction matters more than speed.

  • How to Anticipate More of God’s Goodness

    by Joél Povolni

    He wants to hear our fears and our feelings and then speak words of truth to our hearts

  • Have Faith, Trust God, Do Hard Things

    by Jimmie Lucas

    God was truly my refuge, and if He can deliver a wreck like me, He too can meet you where you are and bring you out of darkness into the light.

  • Find Your Crash

    by Heather Sullivan

    We cannot successfully run our race alone. We absolutely need each other!

  • Reach!

    by Pastor Joel Sims

    To create the life we want... We must let go of the life we have...

  • The Joy of The Lord

    by Joshua Little

    Jesus took those who were lost in religion and those who were lost in total spiritual darkness and brought them into a new covenant. The Covenant of All Covenants!

  • Thanksgiving, Praise, and Worship

    by Tabitha Thompson

    There is a difference between thanksgiving, praise, and worship. Do you know the difference and the purpose of each?

  • A Life of Yes, Birthed in the Secret Place

    by Brittany Wheeler

    My heart longs to know and be known by God. I want to live a life of surrender and abide fully in the One who has loved and called us.

  • Focus on The Deep

    by Pastor Joel Sims

    “Even a man on a tiny lifeboat is happy to be off a sinking cruise ship.” Let's desire a DEEPER life, not a BIGGER life.

  • Be Faithful

    by Pastor Joel Sims

    Years ago I had a conversation with a leader that changed my life.

  • Your Mode of Operation

    by Myria Scott

    Do you like to read? If you are reading this article, reading is likely one of your hobbies. It’s definitely one of mine.

  • Be Still and Know

    by Will Ramsey

    When was the last time you were still? I mean truly still?

  • Walking With God Through Doubt

    by Hillary Ravick

    We, as believers, are meant to walk with faith in our hearts and God at our sides through those valleys.

  • The Power of a Thankful Heart

    by Landon Dial

    In our world today, it is almost impossible to find someone who has not dealt with the feeling of anxiety. Whether it is our thoughts or a situation, we all have dealt with this terrible feeling before.

  • The ‘What If’ Game That Could Make You Happier!

    by John Romick

    So, I have this mental game I always like to play. I call it the "let's see how rich you could've been" game. I start by saying,...

  • A Work of Love: The Perpetual Vacation

    by Pastor Joel Sims

    A few years back, I took some time off from work. I spent time in Florida and New York with family and friends. While I found it refreshing, honestly I couldn't wait to get back to work...

  • Divine Guidance: Uncovering God’s Calling and Serving With Your Gifts

    by Caitlin Lucas

    If you’ve grown up in the church, you’ve likely heard repeatedly how each one of us is woven with a unique set of gifts and talents, intricately designed by the Creator for a divine purpose. And while that sounds amazing, the pressing question often lingers...

  • The Importance of Your Pace

    by Zach Canoy

    Jesus did ministry at the speed of 3 mph.

  • A Five-Step Memory

    by Raffette Alston

    Spending time in God’s Word and memorizing scripture will change you.

  • Fix Your Focus

    by Megan Williams

    How are we supposed to face a future that we have no control over?

  • The Responsibility of Your Response

    by Pastor Joel Sims

    My response matters more than what happens to me.

  • Let’s Speak WELL Over Our Children

    by Renee Horne

    Sure, we’re ALL going to have moments where our flesh rises up and we are D - O - N - E, DONE for that moment or even that day AND THAT’S OKAY.

  • Faith Over Fear

    by Richard Plucker

    Because I wasn’t using faith, I was allowing fear to come into my life.

  • It Truly Takes a Village

    by Jimmie Lucas

    The one thing that I remember most about those nightly trips to church was that it was the center gathering place for the community.

  • Renew Your Mind

    by Pastor Joel Sims

    You will never get greatness out of you if you don’t put greatness in you.

  • Called Up Higher

    by Pastor Joel Sims

    God loved us so much that He stepped down from His world into ours in the form of Jesus. He walked where we walked, understood our troubles, related to our joys, ate our food, listened to our hearts, and felt our pains. And then… called us up higher.

  • The Balance Within Comparison

    by Corey Cauthen

    The simple truth is that regardless of what you do and no matter how big or small; I guarantee that somewhere in the world someone is better at it than you… And that’s OK. On the other hand, you are the only you that God created for this world, and in His eyes, that was purposeful.

  • The Pressure to Trust

    by Joèl Povolni

    If we keep our eyes on natural things, our effectiveness diminishes.

  • Surrendering All

    by Kim Berry

    There’s a song I love that says “I surrender all. Lord, I surrender all. All to Thee, my blessed Savior. I surrender all”. It's a beautiful song, and even more of a beautiful declaration, right? After reading a devotional one day, the thought came to me….... Do I really surrender all? After all, all means ALL. The dictionary defines it this way, the pronoun for all is used to refer to the whole quantity or extent of a particular group or thing. The adverb for all is “completely”, consisting entirely of. And the noun for all is described as the whole of one’s energy or interest.

  • Pray for Your Spouse

    by Pastor Joel Sims

    The more I pray for my wife the more I see my heart for her expand and grow in ways that honestly I didn’t know were possible. I’m more in love than I’ve ever been. This also helps fuel point number 2; the more I pray for her, the more I see her, and the more I see to praise.

  • How is Your Day?

    by Myria Scott

    I suddenly realized that I lived that day consumed by the bad events of it and just labeled it "bad" without thinking of Who made it.

  • Staying Connected: Long-Distance Friendship Hacks

    by Caitlin Lucas

    Long-distance friendships require effort and intentionality, but they are worth it.

  • Position Yourself

    by Jheri Thomas

    Have you ever had a dream? Have you ever had a desire that was bigger than you? Have you ever experienced an impossible situation, too big for you? Have you ever wanted to be a blessing to someone but didn't have the means to do so? Have you ever felt inadequate?

  • The Power of Starting

    by Anna Kate Williams

    Recently, I got Invisalign to correct the alignment of one particular tooth to prevent more severe movement in the future. Even though I had braces when I was younger, the importance of wearing a retainer wasn’t quite enforced like it is now… or maybe I just didn’t wear it as I should have!

  • Lessons for the Valley

    by Pastor Joel Sims

    Oftentimes on the peaks of mountains, there is not much being produced. There isn’t much life up there. It’s hard for others to join you. There isn’t much being sown or grown. It’s beautiful. But it’s also a little barren. But when the sun hits the snow on those peaks. It turns into water and the water goes down to the valley. And in the valley, you don’t see the same heights but you often see the richest provision. Things are growing. There is greenery. There is life and movement. There is lush vegetation.

  • My Identity is in Christ

    by Consuela Thompson

    My identity is not who people think I am but who God says I am.

  • Aaron’s Rod

    by Pastor Joel Sims

    Aaron’s rod teaches us that God truly is our source of a beautiful life even when every other connection is absent.

  • Get Connected For Free (FREE)

    by Hillary Ravick

    You need a God-centered community whose faith inches you away from the world and closer to Jesus. Fortunately, you can actually get connected for free at Word of Life.

  • Own Your Faith

    by Megan Williams

    Sharing your faith doesn't always have to be a grand gesture or a formal setting. It can be as simple as conversing with a friend or family member about your beliefs or showing kindness and love to those around you.

  • Unleashing The Power of Partnership

    by John Romick

    En este bullicioso mundo, el dinero a menudo ocupa el centro del escenario. Lee este artículo del pastor John Romick para aprender a abrazar la alegría de ser socios de Dios.

  • Desarrollo de líderes: Juntos somos mejores

    by Joèl Povolni

    Convertirse en un líder y desarrollar líderes no es fácil, ni es un encuentro de una sola vez. Lee este artículo de Joe'l Polvini para aprender a ser un verdadero líder poniéndote al lado de los demás.

  • Porque eres joven

    by Hillary Ravick

    No importa dónde te encuentres en tu carrera, relaciones o finanzas, eres un líder y puedes confiar en que Dios te ha preparado para esta temporada.

  • ¿En qué puedo servirte?

    by Todd Vaughan

    El más grande entre nosotros es el mayor servidor de todos. Lee este artículo de Todd Vaughan para descubrir lo que significa tener el verdadero corazón de un siervo.

  • Qué hacer cuando estás decepcionado de ti mismo

    by Pastor Joel Sims

    Todo el mundo ha experimentado momentos de duda y decepción en las decisiones que ha tomado o en las acciones que ha emprendido. Entonces, ¿qué haces cuando te has decepcionado? Lee este artículo del pastor Joel Sims.

  • Crecer

    by Luke Spencer

    Crecer es algo bueno, y rara vez es fácil o cómodo, pero merece la pena el esfuerzo.

  • Seeing God’s Faithfulness In Your Struggles

    by Caitlin Lucas

    I have found comfort in the fact that God is always with me, and He is faithful.

  • Is Healing For Today?

    by Anna Kate Williams

    Jesus makes it crystal clear here that it is His will to heal.

  • Dios lo llamó bueno

    by Arielle Wallace

    You may be asking, what good things has He called me to do? Honestly, I have no idea

  • Cómo hacer amigos y construir una comunidad

    by Chase Sievers

    They say it takes 200 hours to make a close friend. That’s a long time!

  • 3 Ways To Know You’re In Biblical Community

    by Chase Sievers

    In place of the hands of Christ reaching out to help a dying world, we’ve got severed fingers

  • Why You Are Not Married

    by Raffette Alston

    If you desire to marry and are not yet, there are three primary reasons why you are not married

  • The Response In The Wilderness

    by Mallory Denson

    The wilderness is where God prunes, sharpens and molds us into being more like Him.

  • I Am Not Selfish; I’m Scared

    by Zach Canoy

    As a child of divorce, I have seen firsthand the damage that can be caused when money is tight, faith is low, and generosity isn't fathomable.

  • ¿Dios juega golf?

    by Jay Horne

    Why has God set His attention on us like this? Because He loves us.

  • Just For Fun

    by Robert Berry

    When you go, this allows God to display his love and faithfulness through your story.

  • ¿Tengo que hacerlo?

    by Robert Berry

    Only God’s words from your heart to another person's heart can bring truth, freedom and joy.

  • Campamento de oración

    by John Romick

    prayer is not just when you ask God for things; it's when you are close to God.

  • ¡Hey! ¡Dios lo vio!

    by Myria Scott

    Como sabes, el amor nunca falla, y no te fallará a ti, ni fallará a los que "se te echan encima".

  • Dios, Mi Sanador y Mi Salud

    by Luke Spencer

    Quiero animarte hoy, ¡hay esperanza, y empieza con el humilde acto de pedir ayuda!

  • 3 Tips On Parenting Boys

    by Chase Sievers

    "Esto es lo que he aprendido sobre la educación de los niños: si los mantienes ocupados, están bien. Si dejas que se aburran, desmantelarán tu casa, tabla a tabla". - Kenny Rogers.

  • Libera tu mente

    by Marie Hayden

    Aquel que me roba el corazón es el centro de mis pensamientos.

  • Tips For Teenagers Walking With God 

    by Gabbi Adams

    Caminar de cerca con Dios no es algo reservado sólo a las generaciones mayores.

  • The Art of Creating and Developing Rock-Solid Habits

    by John Romick

    The art of creating and developing rock-solid habits requires consistency, focus, understanding…

  • The Art of Celebration

    by Joèl Povolni

    I discovered amidst the chaos an answered prayer, a new opportunity, and the beauty surrounding me.

  • Why Write the Vision and Make it Plain?

    by Ryan Lamberson

    Lo que no escribimos, tendemos a olvidarlo.

  • How to Handle Transition

    by Chase Sievers

    ¿Y si creyeras como Jesús que la fuerza está tan cerca como pedir ayuda a los que te rodean y derramar tu corazón ante Dios?

  • Lean With It

    by Marie Hayden

    Confía en mí. Mejor aún, ¡Confía en Dios! Apóyate en Él. Él nunca falla.

  • How to Beat a Bad Day

    by Gabbi Adams

    Es una locura la rapidez con la que la mente humana entra en modo de crisis total

  • What I Wish Everyone Knew About Worship

    by Rebekah Peacock

    "Derrama tu corazón hacia Él en todo lo que hagas, esta es la verdadera adoración al Padre".

  • Three Things I’ve Learned in Fathering.

    by Ryan Lamberson

    "Al final de nuestras vidas, no desearemos haber trabajado más. Desearemos haber pasar más tiempo con nuestros hijos".

  • Adolescentes

    by Peppi Sims

    "Somos mayordomos de nuestros hijos, no dueños. Un día daremos cuenta de los hijos con los que Dios nos bendijo. "

  • How to Reach Your Community

    by Robert Berry

    "Al alcanzar tu comunidad, tienes todas las posibilidades de ayudar a transformar esa comunidad hoy y para las generaciones venideras".

  • Getting Closer to God

    by Brian Butler Jr.

    "Dios quiere que estés cerca de Él. ¿qué esperas?"

  • After 39 Years of Marriage

    by Myria Scott

    "Haz el matrimonio desde el amor".

  • What Happens When We Worship

    by Rebekah Peacock

    “Like many things in being a follower of Jesus, worship is a simplistically complex practice we have."

  • Marriage After 16 Years

    by Peppi Sims

    "I’m still married to the man I need, want, and love more than anyone else I have ever known. How is that possible?"

  • Managing a Difficult Employee

    by Ryan Lamberson

    "Whatever the reason, the manager must begin by putting on the hat of a coach and providing some feedback, wisdom, or resources to help the employee become successful again."

  • Marriage is a (Long) Love Story

    by Myria Scott

    "This trip is not a honeymoon. It’s a trip we took during our honeymoon. Our marriage is still our honeymoon.”

  • Why It Matters to Be in Corporate Worship?

    by Rebekah Peacock

    “Corporate worship is taking a stance of humility and saying, ‘We gather for something and someone bigger than who we are."

  • So, How Do I Get Close to God?

    by Brian Butler Jr.

    "You can get as close to God as you want, but it will always require you to do something."

  • Don’t Hesitate

    by Luke Spencer

    " It’s us being so aware of Him and His goodness toward us that makes us run to Him no matter what we’ve done"

  • Leaving Comfort Behind

    by Chase Sievers

    "Jesus saying, “Go into all the world and preach the Gospel” should be enough for us to book the plane ticket for a missions trip, but it doesn’t hurt to have a gentle nudge by a bunch of Ivy League-ers. "

  • Unpacking Pressure

    by Ryan Lamberson

    "if we can’t escape it (pressure) we need to know how to handle it when it comes."

  • Cherishing the Chaos

    by Peppi Sims

    "YOU. WILL. MISS. THIS. SEASON. So try to make the memories today that you can hold on to in the future.."

  • Read Your Way to God

    by Brian Butler Jr

    As you see the title, your first inclination might be to respond by saying, “Here we go. You’re just going to tell me to read the Bible again. I’ve been reading the Bible for a long time and I still don’t feel that much closer to God.”

  • Mommin’ Is Easy Like Sunday Morning

    by Marie Hayden

    "Let me preface this article by saying, most of the wisdom I’m sharing here was learned the hard way…this isn’t one of those, “do as I do in 3 easy steps” moments. I’m coming to you fresh from the battlefield that is Motherhood. So fresh, that I almost hesitate to share because in many ways, I’m still in the trenches. So, hear me when I say, this is what I know so far to be true."

  • Reflect Then Rejoice

    by Tabitha Thompson

    "No matter what season we find ourselves in, at some point we will face obstacles and challenges. Last year surely brought its fair share of challenges and obstacles. Not to mention the emotions that come along with those challenges, and sometimes the weight of those emotions can feel too heavy to bear."

  • The Number One Lesson Every Leader Needs to Know

    by Ryan Lamberson

    "There is so much great content on leadership available today which makes it hard to know where to start and what’s important. You may have a problem that needs to be solved and need help with that specific thing, but don’t want to have to read through an entire book that may or may not help you solve the problem you face. The truth is there’s a lot of quality content out there, but if you're like most leaders you really need something now and that will help you make progress this week."

  • How to Get Close to God

    by Brian Butler

    "Here we see a man by the name of Enoch that walked with God. And if Enoch could be close enough with God to walk with Him, then so can you!"

  • Si no lo es, debe serlo

    by Myria Scott

    “So I ask you, who is the greatest person you know? Just like the Holy Spirit said to me, “If it is not your spouse, it needs to be.”

  • Buscando a Dios

    by Luke Spencer

    “Do you ever catch yourself not being able to find the time to talk with The Father? How about even scheduling it into your day just to have something come up that takes its place? You are not alone!”

  • Gratitud

    by Tabitha Thompson

    “I asked the Holy Spirit why gratitude was so powerful and He explained to me that saying thank you to the Father is an act of humility and humility is always rewarded with grace. His grace is His help in our lives.”