Inspiring Women to Live Fully In Christ ~ In Everyday Life

GETTING MORE OUT OF YOUR BIBLE/BOOK STUDIES: A series of practical tips to help you navigate into a deeper level of study – Tip #3

What do the pages of your books look like after you’ve completed reading a chapter for a study? Perhaps they look a little something like this: Or maybe that’s not you. Maybe you can’t bear to mark up your books and so you journal to make record of the things that stand out to you. That’s great too! But whether you mark up your book pages, or you journal, or both, isn’t.. Read More

GETTING MORE OUT OF YOUR BIBLE/BOOK STUDIES: A series of practical tips to help you navigate into a deeper level of study – Tip #2

Have you ever sat down to watch a movie having no idea what it’s about?  Maybe a friend had mentioned it, but you hadn’t ever watched the trailers made for the movie yourself?  When this happens, what are you focused on when watching the movie?  Are you able to easily see right away all the deeper messages woven into the subplots of the story, or do you find that your.. Read More

GETTING MORE OUT OF YOUR BIBLE/BOOK STUDIES: A series of practical tips to help you navigate into a deeper level of study – Tip #1

When you sit down to do your reading for a study, what’s the first thing you do?  Do you open up the book and just jump right in?  That is what I used to do – always in a hurry to make sure I had time to get the whole chapter done in one sitting and according to the study schedule.  It’s a perfectionist trait that most of the time.. Read More

GETTING MORE OUT OF YOUR BIBLE/BOOK STUDIES: A series of practical tips to help you navigate into a deeper level of study – Invitation

When doing a book or Bible study, do you ever struggle to get beyond the surface of just reading it for enjoyment to truly digging deeper into the material?  How about once the study is over – do you find yourself setting down the book and thinking, “That was really good, but now what?”  When chatting about Bible/book studies, these are two of the most common responses I hear, so.. Read More