Advent is the great expectation and anticipation for the birth of our Savior. My guest, Christine Trimpe, and I talk about preparing our hearts for the advent season and the Christmas holiday. Christine is a former casual Christian who is now passionate about God’s word and just released a book about how we can seek joy through the gospel of Luke as we prepare for the advent season.
My annual recommended reading list post has become a favorite to many as they begin to think about Christmas gifts for others, and books to add on their reading list for the upcoming year. This post includes some of my favorite books that I’ve read over the past year. There are 42 great Christmas gifts for readers and book lovers.
Depression is a painful disorder. If you’ve never experienced it, count yourself blessed. Perhaps you haven’t experienced depression yourself, but you have a loved one who suffers with it. I’ve spent more than 30 years as a psychologist, helping people who suffer from depression, anxiety, and a myriad of other mental health disorders. In this post, I share 10 things to know if you have a depressed loved one.
In this episode, I talk with Elisa Pulliam about how we can know Jesus better, gain insight and wisdom through believing God’s word, and what it truly means to live by faith. We learn how we can get ourselves into God’s Word and have a deeper desire to have a fresh encounter with God every day, not just for the past but for the now and the future.
The holidays are fast approaching, and so is the holiday shopping rush. Are you like me and often wonder what to get that special someone? In an effort to lighten your load, and help you stress less this Christmas, I’ve culled a list of 61 great Christmas gifts for 2021 that you can buy on Amazon! Take care of your shopping without leaving the comfort of your own home. This list of gift suggestions is based on some of the favorite gifts I’ve either given or received in the past few years.