Podcast Episodes, Articles, Messages: Joshua

Chapter 1

  • Keeping God's Word at the Center
    Topics: Bible Reading & Memorization, Church   Scripture: Joshua 1:1-18

    What role should the public reading of the Bible have in a church service? Read More

  • God Will Never Leave You
    Topics: God   Scripture: Joshua 1:1-18

    God is with you right now. It’s a simple truth with some profound applications. Join Nancy as she helps you gain a new appreciation for God’s presence. Read More

  • Planting Your Life in God's Word
    Topics: Bible Reading & Memorization   Scripture: Joshua 1:1-18

    The word meditation brings up several connotations, some of which are viewed with a lot of suspicion within the church. Read More

  • God's Presence in Your Life
    Topics: God   Scripture: Joshua 1:1-18

    Nancy says the presence of God is everything. Without Him you cannot succeed, and with Him you cannot fail. Read More

  • Be Strong and Courageous
    Topics: Fear & Anxiety   Scripture: Joshua 1:1-9

    Do you ever wake up in the morning feeling overwhelmed by fear of the unknown, fear of your to-do list, fear that you won't be the mom you want to be? Read More

  • A Changing of the Guard
    Topics: Grief & Death   Scripture: Joshua 1

    Loss is a part of life. Each of us will experience the pain of losing someone close to us. Read More

  • God Will Never Leave You
    Topics: God   Scripture: Joshua 1

    God is with you right now. It’s a simple truth with some profound applications. Join Nancy as she helps you gain a new appreciation for God’s presence. Read More

  • Planting Your Life in God's Word
    Topics: Bible Reading & Memorization   Scripture: Joshua 1

    The word meditation brings up several connotations, some of which are viewed with a lot of suspicion within the church. Read More

  • Keeping God's Word at the Center
    Topics: Bible Reading & Memorization, Church   Scripture: Joshua 1

    What role should the public reading of the Bible have in a church service? Read More

Chapter 2

  • Entirely Forgiven
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, Women of the Bible   Scripture: Joshua 2

    Is your sin too great for God to forgive? If you can’t get rid of the suspicion that it is, find freedom. Read More

  • God Is at Work
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, Women of the Bible   Scripture: Joshua 2

    Some heroes of the Bible found themselves in an unlikely place—the house of a prostitute. Hear how God works in unpredictable places. Read More

  • When Mothers Intercede
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, Women of the Bible   Scripture: Joshua 2

    What do you believe about God? I mean, really believe? You answer that question more by what you do than by what you say. Read More

  • Written into God’s Script
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, Women of the Bible   Scripture: Joshua 2

    When God told His people to destroy the city of Jericho, why did He choose to have mercy on one woman? Hear about Rahab’s redemption and God’s power. Read More

  • The Scarlet Thread
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, Women of the Bible   Scripture: Joshua 2

    Rahab was told to hang a scarlet cord out her window. That seems like an insignificant gesture, yet it saved her life. Read More

  • Set Apart to God
    Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Joshua 2

    If you spent much time in church growing up, you’re probably familiar with the term consecration. But do you know what it means? Read More

Chapter 3

  • It Is Not Impossible
    Topics: God   Scripture: Joshua 3

    Would an outside observer think you were highly organized? Driven? A good planner? But there is more to faith. Read More

Chapter 4

  • God's Presence in Your Life
    Topics: God   Scripture: Joshua 4

    Nancy says the presence of God is everything. Without Him you cannot succeed, and with Him you cannot fail. Read More

  • Preserving a Memory
    Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Joshua 4

    Preserving memories is a popular hobby, as evidenced by all the scrapbooking material available in stores today. Read More

Chapter 5

  • A Humble Response
    Topics: Surrender   Scripture: Joshua 5

    When you’re facing an unusually busy day, are you ever tempted to skip prayer and the Bible and jump straight to tasks? Read More

  • Mark of the Covenant
    Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Joshua 5

    Water, bread, grapes. These are simple ingredients that take on extraordinary meaning in the right context. Read More

  • Mark of the Covenant
    Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Joshua 5

    Water, bread, grapes. These are simple ingredients that take on extraordinary meaning in the right context. Read More

Chapter 6

  • Facing Your Obstacle
    Topics: Surrender   Scripture: Joshua 6

    All of us have goals for the future. And all of us face obstacles that threaten those goals. Learn how to approach obstacles with God’s power. Read More

  • The Perfect Justice and Mercy of God
    Topics: God, Salvation & My New Identity   Scripture: Joshua 6

    You won’t find many plaques at the gift shop with Bible verses about God’s judgment. Passages about God’s mercy are far more popular. Read More

  • An Unconventional Battle Plan
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, Women of the Bible   Scripture: Joshua 6

    Imagine living in a city that’s under attack, not just from an opposing army, but from God Himself. The biblical character Rahab faced that exact thing. Read More

Chapter 7

  • A Door of Hope
    Topics: Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Joshua 7

    Memories of failure haunt each of us. It might sound cliche, but God can use your failure as a launching place for effectiveness in His kingdom. Read More

  • No Private Sin
    Topics: Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Joshua 7

    Do you ever find yourself viewing prayer as a last resort? The thing you try when all the other books, programs, and advice fails? Read More

  • The Consequences of Coveting
    Topics: Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Joshua 7

    Stories of people doing heroic things have always had a hold on imaginations. But we actually can relate more to characters who face failure. Read More

Chapter 8

  • A New Beginning
    Topics: The Enemy   Scripture: Joshua 8

    Isaac Newton discovered that bodies in motion tend to stay in motion and bodies at rest tend to stay at rest. Do you find that principle goes beyond physics? Read More

  • Two Mountains
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, The Enemy   Scripture: Joshua 8

    As you prepare for the weekend and try to catch up on anything you didn’t get done this week, have you given any thought to God’s role in your life? Read More

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

  • The Earth is the Lord's
    Topics: The Enemy   Scripture: Joshua 10

    The Bible tells us how God called Joshua to battle, winning land for the people of Israel. Read More

  • The Right Time to Rest
    Topics: The Enemy   Scripture: Joshua 10-11

    Do you feel engaged in a battle? You should be, whether it's a battle in prayer on behalf of your family or a war against your own sin. Read More

Chapter 13

  • A Beautiful Inheritance
    Topics: Aging   Scripture: Joshua 13

    With stocks tumbling and retirement funds at risk, many who had counted on an inheritance from their parents are wondering what the future holds. Read More

  • New Assignments Late in Life
    Topics: Aging   Scripture: Joshua 13:1

    Americans are rethinking their retirement. In many cases, it's because the money people had counted on is at risk. Read More

  • New Assignments Late in Life
    Topics: Aging   Scripture: Joshua 13:1

    Americans are re-thinking their retirement. In many cases, it's because the money people had counted on is at risk. Read More

  • The Trap of Unbelief
    Topics: Fear & Anxiety   Scripture: Joshua 13-14

    At times, you will be tempted to act or think like you don’t believe in God. Those moments are very important because other people are watching. Read More

Chapter 14

  • Developing a Godly Character
    Topics: Friendships & Mentoring   Scripture: Joshua 14

    The Bible tells us about two warriors who kept fighting into their latter years. They will inspire you to take on new challenges. Read More

  • The Value of Consistency
    Topics: Friendships & Mentoring   Scripture: Joshua 14

    A tree grows slowly through tough seasons and storms. That’s why its wood becomes so valuable to us. Read More

  • All the Way to the Finish Line
    Topics: Aging   Scripture: Joshua 14

    A variety of products and technological breakthroughs promise to help you age gracefully. But in order to handle the future with true grace. Read More

Chapter 15

  • Overflowing Abundance
    Topics: Surrender   Scripture: Joshua 15

    When there’s so much bad news in the air, it’s pretty radical to face the future with joy. Read More

Chapter 17

  • Making the Most of What You Have
    Topics: Surrender   Scripture: Joshua 17

    Many people have watched their financial portfolio take a dive over the last year. In the grand sweep of history, this isn’t necessarily new. Read More

Chapter 22

  • Promoting Peace
    Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Joshua 22

    Everyone experiences conflict, but only a few learn to become peacemakers. Learn how to promote peace as we look at the biblical example of Joshua. Read More

  • Flourishing in Later Seasons of Life
    Topics: Aging   Scripture: Joshua 22

    Whether it’s a national leader dealing with hostilities, a manager handling complaints, or a mom playing referee, everybody knows conflict. Read More

Chapter 23

  • God Comes First
    Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Joshua 23

    You probably aren’t tempted to bow down to a god of stone or wood. So how do you apply the Old Testament command to refuse false gods? Read More

Chapter 24