My Favorite Bloggers


Here are some of my favorite bloggers.

Let me introduce you to…

Arabah Joy – A Showcase for His Glory

Arabah Joy

I’m a missionary and have lived in Asia for the past thirteen years. I have a passion to make Jesus known and help others bask in His glory. Because He is the most beautiful thing ever.

My goal is to help women grow in intimacy with God so they live lives of purpose, joy, and passion, and leave a legacy of faith and strength for others to follow.

Jen Avellaneda @ Rich Faith Rising


If you talk to me for any length of time, you will learn that I am pretty passionate about the needy; whether the homeless, lost, broken, but especially those who embody the “orphan spirit”.  My own life journey has broken me and is now teaching me, “No one is too far gone, too lost, too broken that God can’t reach them and make them whole again”.

Mary Flaherty @ SonRise Insights


I’m a person of creativity. I’ve always loved to entertain people, and especially, to make them laugh. I don’t mind being the guinea pig, the one who is singled out to break the ice. I write what you think but don’t want to admit. I’m a word nerd and a grammar geek. I love musical theater, hiking, and worshipping my Lord, my King – the King of Glory. It’s my desire to bring hope and healing to hurting individuals – or perhaps just to provoke thought, to give an encouraging word to get you through the day – through everyday situations and insights into God’s Word.

Lauren Gaskill Inspires

Lauren Gaskill

I am a storyteller. I believe stories are powerful, and I love how God uses them for His good. I write and speak to motivate and inspire others to experience abundant life in Christ. I am particularly passionate about encouraging women to claim their identity as a Positively Lovely daughter of God.

As a woman who has a chronic illness, I also write and speak about what it looks like to walk with Jesus through pain and suffering.

Shannon Geurin @ Fiercely His


The most important thing I want you to know about me is that I love Jesus. I do I love Him. He saved me, He redeemed me, He kept me. I have a God- filled story I’d love for you to read.

My aim is to inspire women to rise up. I long for passionate women to rise up into their calling. To inspire them to pursue their dreams no matter how far out of reach they seem.

Ruthie Gray @ Rear Release Regroup


God brought me through the years of parenting with one thought uppermost in my mind:  keep a sense of humor.

And so, that is what I did.

It’s the glue that kept our family together. Moms are looking for the glue.  I want to help you find it. At Rear.Release.Regroup. you will find encouragement, Scripture, humor, and stories from real life in the trenches.

Dawn Klinge @ Above the Waves 


I want my writing to encourage people to let go of worry and to trust in God and his amazing grace.

My goal is to use the medium of story, as much as possible, to illustrate Biblical truths and examples of God’s presence in daily life.

Sarah Koontz – Exploring the Beauty of God’s Design


I don’t want anyone to remain stuck simply because they have no one in their life urging them to dig into God’s word and find a way forward. Understanding God’s beautiful design for my life has brought so much freedom and joy to my life, and I simply must share it with others.

I want to be that friend urging you forward, pointing to God’s word and walking the curvy paths alongside you.

Valerie Murray @ Cord of 6

Valerie Murray

Cord of 6 exists to help families grow closer to God and each other. Every day families are faced with conflicts that threaten to unravel the family cord. Marriages are struggling to survive. Parents are stressed and overwhelmed.  As we grow closer to God we also grow closer to each other.

Melanie Redd @ Ministry of Hope


Using God’s Word, practical illustrations, a little wit, and a whole lot of common sense, I regularly have chances to offer encouraging instruction to other people.One of my favorite Bible verses is 1 Thessalonians 5:11, “So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.”

Lori Schumaker @ Searching for Moments

Lori Schumaker

My prayer is that after you spend a little bit of time hanging out here, you will feel encouraged and loved. Not just loved by me, but loved by the King of Kings!  And as you leave and head into your day, may your hope be renewed.

Jennifer Shackelford @ Chaos 2 Peace


I think life can just naturally be chaotic, but as I look around sometimes I think I make things too complicated.  When I keep things simple, honest and real I can bring peace to a chaotic situation.  If you stick around here long enough you will learn that the only way to have ultimate peace is to spend time daily with the Prince of Peace.

Marva Smith @ Sun Sparkle Shine


Sun SPARKLE Shine is your space to simply…slow…down. As you do, I hope that you will breathe easy and give yourself permission to enjoy life to the full. It’s okay. Go ahead, escape the busyness of life and truly sparkle in the light of God’s goodness.

Alison Tiemeyer @ Bold Living Rooted in Grace


My space on the web is about so much more than simply building a blog. It’s about living well, loving well, and being bold for Christ in the midst of it all. It’s about vulnerability & authenticity. In this place, we’re real.

Nicki Schroeder @ Showered in Grace

Nicki Schroeder - Showered in GraceMy heart’s desire for this site is to encourage you to grow deeper in your daily relationship with the Lord. I pray that you find gentle, nudging reminders that you are loved by a Mighty King who desires to shower you in His grace and be in a deep, intimate relationship with YOU, His special creation!