Resources by Topic: Surrender

The Battle for Control

The Battle for Control

Plenty of people claim to be "Christians" without giving God control of their lives. On today's program Nancy will challenge that kind of thinking. Read or Listen →

How to be Great, Day 4

How to be Great, Day 4

Every time you serve others, it’s an opportunity for temptation. Are you serving so you’ll get recognition or thanks? Learn how to serve with a pure heart. Read or Listen →

How to be Great, Day 1

How to be Great, Day 1

It seems like everyone is concerned about their status, popularity, and influence. Jesus turned the world’s idea of greatness upside down. Read or Listen →

Faith Frontiers, Day 5

Faith Frontiers, Day 5

Is God calling you to a new faith frontier? Something in your heart that only He can do? Hear how God provided when Nancy stepped out into new frontiers. Read or Listen →

Faith Frontiers, Day 3

Faith Frontiers, Day 3

Melissa Jarvis has a house full of kids with special needs. She says she not only leans on the Lord day by day; she has to lean on Him moment by moment Read or Listen →

Faith Frontiers, Day 2

Faith Frontiers, Day 2

Is God calling you to take some new step of faith? Do you feel like you lack the resources to move forward? Find the resources you need when God is calling you Read or Listen →

Faith Frontiers, Day 1

Faith Frontiers, Day 1

The Apollo astronauts had to stretch their imaginations and go where no one had gone before. Sometimes following the Lord in faith is like that. Read or Listen →

Yes, Lord

Yes, Lord

Total surrender to Christ as Lord means submitting every detail of our lives to His loving rule. Read or Listen →

Reasonable Service

Reasonable Service

It can seem frightening to surrender everything to the Lord. What if He wants you to do something you don’t want to do? Nancy knows what that’s like. Read or Listen →

Is Your Heart at Peace?

Is Your Heart at Peace?

Think of all the things that fill our world with sound. I think you’ll find the next Revive Our Hearts to be more than just another instance of noise. Read or Listen →

Real Bondage

Real Bondage

If you’re looking for freedom in the wrong place, you can end up becoming more and more trapped. Read or Listen →

A Life of Belief

A Life of Belief

Christmas is all about surrender. It's about the surrender of the Son to obey the perfect will of the Father and enter human history. Read or Listen →

As for Me and My House

As for Me and My House

A lot of people have sung the words to a popular gospel song: "I have decided to follow Jesus, no turning back. No turning back." Read or Listen →

Facing Your Obstacle

Facing Your Obstacle

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 or Listen →

A Humble Response

A Humble Response

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

Follow Me

Follow Me

The most effective leaders are also the most effective followers. Find out why, when Nancy continues to teach from the life of Joshua. Read or Listen →

The Faith to Take a Step

The Faith to Take a Step

There are plenty of things all around you that inspire fear. You can dwell on those fears today, or you can cultivate faith. Nancy shares how. Read or Listen →

An Invitation to Die

An Invitation to Die

A lot of people have heard Damaris Carbaugh sing jingles for clients like Coca-Cola, Double Mint Gum and Kentucky Fried Chicken. But her life was empty. Read or Listen →

Stepping Off the Treadmill

Stepping Off the Treadmill

Mayra took over after her husband got in trouble with debt and business losses. But after the Lord led her to a place of surrender, she needed to change. Read or Listen →

The Final Surrender

The Final Surrender

After Craig Owen came to know Christ, he surrendered himself to authorities in Canada for past crimes. Later, he surrenders bad news from a doctor. Read or Listen →

How Free Do You Want to Be?

How Free Do You Want to Be?

When Craig Owen appeared before a Canadian criminal court, the judge and prosecutor were surprised how quickly Craig admitted he was guilty on all charges. Read or Listen →

An Invitation to Surrender

An Invitation to Surrender

Craig Owen came to church looking for an excuse to leave. Looking like a long-haired biker expecting to be judged, the greeter’s response surprised him. Read or Listen →

On the Run

On the Run

Terri Owen found herself stranded in a park while her husband, wanted for crimes in Canada and the U.S. checked himself into the hospital for a gunshot wound. Read or Listen →

Thine Is the Kingdom

Thine Is the Kingdom

In control. Does that describe you? Nancy explains the dangers of trying to be in control when that’s really someone else’s job. Read or Listen →

Thy Will

Thy Will

When you start the Lord’s Prayer by saying, "Our Father," it sets the stage for one of the most difficult phrases to pray: "Your will be done." Read or Listen →

Consider Him

Consider Him

When Jesus was a boy, his attitude of submission to his earthly parents reflected obedience to His Heavenly Father, even when it led to the cross. Read or Listen →

Who Directs Your Love Story?

Who Directs Your Love Story?

Who directs your love story? Are you trying to manipulate people and situations? Or are you trusting your relationships to the only One you can really trust? Read or Listen →

His Earthly Sanctuary

His Earthly Sanctuary

Elisabeth Elliot says every woman can have a mother's heart. It doesn't matter if she’s married or single. It doesn't matter whether she has children or not. Read or Listen →

Follow Me

Follow Me

The most effective leaders are also the most effective followers. Find out why, when Nancy continues to teach from the life of Joshua. Read or Listen →

Being a "Missinary"

Being a "Missinary"

Fifty years old. Does that milestone sound exciting or depressing to you? Hear from a woman about to encounter "the big 5–0." Read or Listen →

Faith and Surrender

Faith and Surrender

Does the word peaceful describe you? It can, even though things are hectic all around you. Nancy shares the secret to having peace. Read or Listen →

No Formulas

No Formulas

Do you ever wonder what God’s plan is? Why do the faithful suffer while the ungodly prosper? Nancy offers some ideas about this difficult situation. Read or Listen →

Under New Ownership

Under New Ownership

If a store or restaurant is run down, there’s hope when a sign appears saying, "Under New Ownership." The same is true in your life. Read or Listen →

The Results of Surrender

The Results of Surrender

Join us as Nancy speaks again to Dr. Bill and Vonette Bright about living life surrendered to Christ. Hear about the adventure and blessing. Read or Listen →

Signing the Contract

Signing the Contract

Nancy speaks with guests, Bill and Vonette Bright about surrender. Listen to the words of a couple who have lived as "slaves for Christ." Read or Listen →

A Throne or a Cross

A Throne or a Cross

Do you find it difficult to keep trusting God during times of loss and disappointment? Nancy encourages us to relinquish control and surrender. Read or Listen →

Trust or Tyranny?

Trust or Tyranny?

Nancy tells us that we have the option to trust God or not but refusing to relinquish control has some frightening consequences. Read or Listen →

Safety

Safety

Can we trust God for our safety, for the safety of our loved ones? Read or Listen →

True Happiness

True Happiness

Where do you find your greatest pleasure? Nancy talks about living a life of blessing, a life of joy even in moments of sorrow. Read or Listen →

God's Promises

God's Promises

Nancy talks about one our greatest fears today: fear that if we let go--if we relinquish control--that everything is going to fall apart. Read or Listen →

The Greatest Surrender Ever

On this most bitter of nights, we watch Christ struggle . . . Three times He lifts the same request, “My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me." His agony is evident . . . …

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A Willingness to Bend

While listening to Nancy and Mary talk, I pondered how well the movie The Incredibles illustrates several points made in the True Woman Movement . . . …

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Do You Obey Jesus Out of Love?

How do you move from being a "try harder" girl—constantly frustrated over my most recent sin failure--to a woman who loves Jesus so much that His ways become my ways? …

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Here's My Life

For months the Lord had been speaking to me about an area of surrender. It began initially as a simple question from my husband, “Would you be willing …?” …

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I'm the One Holding the Strings

I see myself as the anchor for my kids; the one holding the kite strings. But the wind is often unpredictable, pulling them from my hands and tossing them to and fro. God, what should I do? …

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A True Woman Learns to Trust

What circumstances threaten your trust? After someone caused great pain to her family, Karen Loritts did not want to trust God. Instead she wanted to lash out in anger and hurt someone. Learn to develop a deeper level of trust for the most difficult issues you face.

Karen Loritts Karen Loritts What circumstances threaten your trust? Learn to develop a deeper level of trust for the most difficult issues you face.  Continue Reading →

Mary's Secret to Embracing Life-Shaking Circumstances

Have you ever wondered what enabled Mary to respond to the angel Gabriel’s life-changing news with such humility, submissiveness, and obedience? As you lose yourself in Mary’s story, you’ll find yourself challenged to give your plans, timetables, and expectations to the One who has a very different, sovereign plan for your life.

Janet  Parshall Janet Parshall Have you ever wondered what enabled Mary to respond to the angel Gabriel’s life-changing news with such humility, submissiveness, and obedience?  Continue Reading →

Mayra’s (Not So) Picture-Perfect Life (Profile Video)

As vice president of a company that managed several health clubs in Santo Domingo, Mayra de Ortiz felt like she had a picture-perfect life. But in reality, everything was far from perfect. As Mayra discovered her husband's mounting debts, she told him it would be better if he were dead. Since Federico couldn't face her and considered himself a rat, ...

Mayra Ortiz Mayra Ortiz Hear how God used this, plus a True Woman Conference, to finally lead Mayra to surrender control of her life to God.  Continue Reading →