Author Archives: Brenda

30 Days of Hope for Dealing with Depression

If you are feeling sad, down in the dumps or have lost interest in life and things you used to enjoy, find understanding and encouragement in 30 Days of Hope for Dealing with Depression. Whatever form your depression takes, it … Continue reading

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He Did That?!: Jesus’ Amazing Acts for Women

With this book, step back in time and see Jesus’ astonishing—and even sometimes bewildering—acts in Mark’s gospel. Reflect on His actions—what they meant then and what they mean now. As you do, your belief in miracles will be renewed, your … Continue reading

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Unshakeable Love, Unshakeable Faith

What Do You Say? Whether you have been a Christ follower for a few weeks, a few years or decades, you have made some conclusions about the Christian life. You may not have actually stated those conclusions, but they have … Continue reading

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How do you love yourself if you never have?

Jesus taught us, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind, and love your neighbor as your love yourself” (Luke 10:27 TEV). Which part of this … Continue reading

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“From the Heart” Valentine Ideas

Valentine’s Day, with its traditions of cupids, red roses, and heart-shaped boxes of candy, has usually been linked with romantic love in the past. Thankfully that has changed. It’s now also a time to connect with friends and family and … Continue reading

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Best Christmas Cookies Ever

What’s the one dessert you associate with Christmas? Blog radio host, Linda Kozar, asked me this question when interviewing me recently. Without hesitation, I said, “Ruth’s Chewy Oatmeal Fruit Cookies.” This is our family’s favorite cookie, but we only make … Continue reading

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He Said What?!: Jesus’ Amazing Words to Women

Turning the spotlight on Jesus Christ and His words, He Said What?! artfully places you in the midst of powerful and meaningful conversations Jesus had with women. Discover His words’ incredible meaning for women today. Allow His values and desires … Continue reading

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Capturing Christ in Christmas and Other Holidays

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Why Didn’t Jesus Pray for Peter’s Protection?

When I’m researching a book, all kinds of questions enter my mind—questions whose answers won’t necessarily become part of the book. Writing Not My Will (based on Jesus’ prayer life) was no exception. For example, when I studied Jesus’ words … Continue reading

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When Jesus Prayed

Studying Jesus’ Prayers has been one of the joys of my life. Not only did the study lead to four related books, but it helped me immensely in my own praying. In particular, His prayer life showed me how to … Continue reading

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