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Congratulations! Print Your Bible Reading Challenge Certificate!

Congratulations, Bible-reader! You’ve finished the 30-day Bible reading challenge. We’d like to present a certificate to celebrate your amazing achievement. But this reached goal isn’t just a bragging right, a check off the list, or a trophy on your shelf- it’s so much more… You’ve done all the hard work of building a habit of Continue Reading

Uncluttering with Courtney Ellis – An Interview with Rose Publishing

Interview with Courtney Ellis, Author of Uncluttered

1.     What prompted you to write Uncluttered? Who are you trying to reach with Uncluttered?   I came to a place of feeling absolutely overwhelmed by the too muchness of my life: my stuff, my schedule, my constantly ringing-pinging-buzzing smart phone. After years of cramming more and more into my home and calendar, I’d come to a breaking point Continue Reading

Powerful Prayers: Learning to Pray in Jesus’ Name

Thanks for joining us on this 30-Day Bible Reading Challenge! This year’s focus is on prayer so we invited professor Matt Williams to share some of the Bible’s essentials on prayer. This is the final post in the series and you’re just one day away from completing the challenge! Congratulations on your progress! Guest post Continue Reading

5 Reasons to Let Go of Clutter in 2019

By Courtney Ellis – Author of Uncluttered A few years ago I was constantly on the edge of a panic attack, burdened by too many possessions, a bursting schedule, and constant digital connectedness. Today God is teaching me to enjoy him–and life–much more by having and doing less. What difference does seeking the virtue of Continue Reading

The Art of Persistent Prayer: The Parable of the Persistent Widow

Thanks for joining us on this 30-Day Bible Reading Challenge! This year’s focus is on prayer so we invited professor Matt Williams to share some of the Bible’s essentials on prayer. Guest post by Dr. Matt Williams, Talbot Theological Seminary Why should we persevere in prayer? Great question. Here is Jesus’s answer, from Luke 18:2-7: Continue Reading

How to Pray Like Jesus: A Pattern of Prayer

Thanks for joining us on this 30-Day Bible Reading Challenge! This year’s focus is on prayer so we invited professor Matt Williams to share some of the Bible’s essentials on prayer. Guest post by Dr. Matt Williams, Talbot Theological Seminary That Jesus was a man of prayer is without question. My guess is he spent Continue Reading

7 Ways Prayer Changes Things — And Changes You

It’s easy to misplace our focus on God during prayer on our wants and needs. How can we refocus our prayers on God’s will and on our own transformation to become more like Jesus? Let’s spend this week in our 30-Day Bible Reading Challenge and think about how prayer can not just change our circumstances, Continue Reading

FREE 2019 30-Day Bible Reading Challenge

Hello Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Our Hendrickson Rose family hopes you had a blessed Christmas and New Year’s Day! As you’re starting to think about those 2019 new year’s resolutions, have you thought about how you want to grow spiritually this year? Do you want to focus on God’s Word? Do you want to Continue Reading

What Does It Mean to Quench the Spirit?

Paul cautions believers in his letter to the Thessalonians: “Do not quench the Spirit” (1 Thessalonians 5:19). The imagery is that of a fire being put out—quenched. Some Bible versions translate the word quench as stifle, suppress, or restrain. Immediately after Paul warns believers not to quench the Spirit, he says, “Do not treat prophecies Continue Reading

The Deeper Meaning in the Parable of the Two Debtors

The Parable of the Two Debtors, Luke 7:36-50 Parables of Jesus video Bible study series Religious leaders in Jesus’ day formed societies where men (and it was always men) sat in the evenings, ate meals, and debated theology. There were also many Jewish people who lived on the margins, not living by the law, and rejected Continue Reading