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The Conclusion of Our Interview with Author Melissa Spoelstra

The Conclusion of Our Interview with Author Melissa Spoelstra

by Abingdon Women
For the past six weeks we have treated you to first-hand glimpses of Jeremiah: Daring to Hope in an Unstable World. With her women's Bible study now on store shelves, we conclude our three-part interview with author Melissa Spoelstra:
Finding the Source of Our Hope

Finding the Source of Our Hope

It's hard to believe we've already reached Week 6 in Jeremiah: Daring to Hope in an Unstable World. Of course, you've only been given a small taste; there's much more to look forward to! ... read more
Finding a Target

Finding a Target

by Melissa Spoelstra
In Week 5, "Quitting the Blame Game: Personal Responsibility," Melissa reminds us that when we are tempted to blame God for hard or painful things in life, we need to remember His character and trust His goodness—especially when we don’t understand our circumstances.
Somewhere Along the Road

Somewhere Along the Road

by Melissa Spoelstra
In Week 4 of Jeremiah: Daring to Hope in an Unstable World, author Melissa Spoelstra emphasizes the importance of "Staying Spiritually Sensitive." Have you given 100% of your heart to God, or are you living at half capacity?
The Right Voices

The Right Voices

by Melissa Spoelstra
In Week 3 of Jeremiah: Daring to Hope in an Uncertain World, author Melissa Spoelstra reminds us to open our ears and listen for God's word.
Call to Me

Call to Me

by Abingdon Women
Call to Me ... read more
The Queen of Heaven

The Queen of Heaven

by Melissa Spoelstra
In Week 2 of Jeremiah: Daring to Hope in an Unstable World, author Melissa Spoelstra provides insight into "Recognizing Counterfeits and the Real Deal." The issue of which she writes—idolatry—is as relevant for us today as it was for... read more
No Excuses

No Excuses

by Melissa Spoelstra
“Ah, Lord God,” I said, “I don’t know how to speak because I’m only a child.” —Jeremiah 1:6 (Common English Bible)
When Freedom Rings

When Freedom Rings

by Britney Baer
Freedom. It’s something that rings. It is something that calls out to be heard, to be known, to be declared. A trumpet call. A canon fired. A flag raised. When freedom is claimed, it is a statement made.
Sharing Your Stories, Part 1

Sharing Your Stories, Part 1

by Guest Post
When we introduced the Abingdon Women "Your Life, Your Faith" Cruise giveaway in early March, we never expected to be overwhelmed with so many stories of such amazing women. Through your nominations, we met women who have inspired and encouraged others, and women who have remained strong in their faith despite overwhelming setbacks and challenges. We read stories of women who serve as caretakers, leaders and teachers--women you call mom, sister, and friend.
A Squirrel and a Bluebird: Lessons from the Garden

A Squirrel and a Bluebird: Lessons from the Garden

by Jennifer Morgan
“I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.” ~ George Washington Carver
Melissa Spoelstra: Genuine, Relateable and Engaging

Melissa Spoelstra: Genuine, Relateable and Engaging

by Abingdon Women
In March, more than 30 women were part of our audience for the taping of Melissa Spoelstra's video for Jeremiah: Daring to Hope in an Unstable World. As we eagerly await her Bible study, which releases in August, we're happy to share... read more