Resources by Topic: Hope & Encouragement

The Dot and the Line

The Dot and the Line

When you truly live for eternity, it will affect how you live now. Nancy helps you focus on eternity, transforming the way you look at each day. Read or Listen →

Never Stop Encouraging

Never Stop Encouraging

The Bible tells us to encourage one another. Do we get an exception when talking about politics? Do we get an exception when making online comments? Read or Listen →

Holiness and Happiness

Holiness and Happiness

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: What comes to mind when I say “holiness”? Woman 1: “I would say a person who is holy is someone who does good things and who helps people.” Woman 2: “Umm, sour-faced.” Woman 3: “Someone who’s holy? Someone who’s always uptight.” Nancy: Did you know that according to the Bible holiness and happiness go together? In Psalm ...
He Gives Peace

He Gives Peace

In school we learned that every letter should end with a phrase like "Sincerely" or "Yours Truly." The apostle Paul ended his letters with "Grace and peace." Read or Listen →

The Priestly Blessing

The Priestly Blessing

According to the Bible, we are to ask for God’s face to shine on His people. Learn what this means as we study the priestly blessing in Numbers 6. Read or Listen →

If Only . . .

If Only . . .

If we’re not content in our present situation, we probably won’t be happy with another set of circumstances. Read or Listen →

High God-Esteem

High God-Esteem

When we take our eyes off ourselves and focus on Someone greater, that’s when we start to understand our purpose and value. Read or Listen →

A Candidate for Grace

A Candidate for Grace

Do you sometimes feel that you’ve made a mess of things? If you ever feel like you just can’t get it right, take heart, you’re a candidate for grace. Read or Listen →

Number Your Days

Number Your Days

It’s the information age. We have more access to sources of knowledge than any previous generation, but it takes wisdom to handle that information. Read or Listen →

How to Steady Your Heart

How to Steady Your Heart

Nancy says bedrock truth will steady your heart in an unsteady world. She’ll share several of these bedrock truths that steady her heart. Read or Listen →

Joy vs. Burnout

Joy vs. Burnout

There is a strong pull toward busyness—even busyness doing important work—that will rob your home of joy. Read or Listen →

Superglue in Your Marriage

Superglue in Your Marriage

Is your commitment in marriage like a sticky note, or is it more like superglue? Denise Glenn shows you practical ways to strengthen your marriage. Read or Listen →

Our Confidence

Our Confidence

Here's good news about adversity: It shows you what's in your heart. So when your finances, your patience, or your ability is being squeezed where do you focus? Read or Listen →

Two are Better than One

Two are Better than One

Today's program gives God's prescription for both painful and non-existent relationships. His desire is that we should have intimate relationships. Read or Listen →

Encouraging Men to be Men

Encouraging Men to be Men

Dennis Rainey says a marriage benefits when a man acts like a man. He and his wife Barbara show wives how they can encourage their husbands. Read or Listen →

True Submission

True Submission

A lot of people just get by when using their computer because they don't really understand how the computer works. The same is true in marriage. Read or Listen →

True Change

True Change

Could you go thirty days without saying anything negative about your spouse? A lot of women have tried. Find out why and what they discovered. Read or Listen →

No Comparison

No Comparison

In a consumer-oriented society, we like to compare products and get the best value. But churches and pastors are not products! Read or Listen →

Right Expectations

Right Expectations

If every leader were perfect—we’d never be disappointed! So why do we bother following them in the first place? Read or Listen →

True Encouragement

True Encouragement

Do you need real encouragement, the kind of encouragement that doesn't just help for a moment or two but makes a lasting change? Read or Listen →

The Song in My Head

I enjoy music, but sometimes I just forget to incorporate it into my day. It's like I need to write a note on my calendar each day that says, "Play music!" …

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You're On His Mind

It’s nice to be remembered. A card on a special day, a look from a knowing friend. What does this personal attention from the God of the universe mean? …

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A Spacious Place

It was in the wake of an adoption gone wrong that I first found it. I dug into the Scriptures looking for hope while my world seemed to spin uncontrollably. …

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A True Woman Confession

Nancy Leigh DeMoss kicks off the 2012 True Woman theme, Seeking Him Together, with a transparent confession about what can distract her from seeking the Lord. …

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Dear Grumpy Church Ladies

Hey, you. Yes, you. I mean no disrespect. You are, after all, my sisters in Christ. But I'm just going to say it . . . Those frowns are not becoming. …

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Faith Markers

When my husband and I were hiking a few years ago, we started out on a clearly marked mountain trail. But the further we went, the fewer trail markers we saw. …

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Fighting a Funk

The medical term for it is seasonal affective disorder. I call it a plain ole funk and it happens to me every year about this time. …

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God Is at Work in the Ugly

God knows I have many, many questions. I long for Him. I want to follow Him. But, if I am honest, I also want life to be stable, predictable, and easy. …

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God-Sized Desires

God isn't opposed to desire or pleasure. He created us with a huge capacity for both. For most of us, the problem with our desires is that they are too small. Too ordinary. Too halfhearted. …

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High Expectations

My husband announced he was planning a surprise for my birthday...Nothing could prepare me for how I felt when we pulled into the parking lot of Cracker Barrel! …

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How Weakness Won a War

Is there something in your life that feels insurmountable? Do you feel abandoned and alone? Take heart, and pay extra close attention to how weakness won a war. …

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Inspired By the Crowd

It humbles me -- when I consider these men and women who smiled at a death that held no power over them and who longed for the Messiah from afar. …

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Nothing Left to Give

Do you push yourself harder and harder until you become so spiritually, emotionally, and physically exhausted that you feel like you have nothing left to give? …

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Only A Little Strength

It’s not that I’m surprised by my “little strength and ability.” In fact, daily those truths flash like a neon sign in my mind. What’s surprising is that the Lord doesn’t see them as hindrances. …

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Overwhelmed

We can all feel overwhelmed by our circumstances. Even when the things we are facing are good things, we can get anxious. …

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Serious About Change

You took the dare to change. You were sure about it. You were excited about it. Then you left the crowd and went home to a house that felt big, quiet, and empty. …

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