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Maintaining a Balance

BH Women Contributor
I realize now that God will restore me to the right balance for every moment as I seek to serve Him with my life. The promise is right there
Women

Purity is a Spiritual Discipline?

Ashley Chesnut
If I could have several do-overs in life, I know what one of them would be.
Women

What Singleness & Marriage Have in Common

BH Women Contributor
If you are in the category of “Frustrated Single Christian Who Just Can’t Pretend Sexuality Doesn’t Exist,”
Women

Learning & Loving God

Ashley Chesnut
How can you love God - truly love God - without learning? Love without knowledge is fluffy and superficial. It’s naive. And knowledge without love is dry, stuffy, stale, overbearing, and legalistic.
Women

Confessions of a Journaling Junkie

Ashley Chesnut
What you write down does not have to be tied up in a neat theological bow (or even written in complete sentences).
Women

Silence & Solitude: The Spiritual Exercise No One Wants to Do

Ashley Chesnut
We’re shallow without silence and solitude in our rhythm of life.
Women

A Loner in Solitude with God

BH Women Contributor
We need Him, yet we don’t want to need Him. That’s the irony of a relationship with God. He provides all that He requires. We are truly dependent on Him, even in our desire to spend time with Him.
Women

Prayer Q&A

Ashley Chesnut
There have been several times in my life when I just didn’t know what to pray for, in the sense that I didn’t know what would be the best outcome. Have you ever felt like that?
Women

Fasting and the Longest Day of My Life

BH Women Contributor
There is no greater communion with God than to give up nourishment for our stomachs in exchange for nourishment for our souls.
Women

A Wretch Like Me: How I Discovered God’s Amazing Grace through Fasting

BH Women Contributor
Through regular fasting, God exposes the desires and the cravings we have that are not for Him, and the best part is, He changes them. When we are willing to come face-to-face with the question, “Do...
Women

Well Said...Memorizing Scripture

Ashley Chesnut
"I know of no other single practice in the Christian life more rewarding, practically speaking, than memorizing Scripture."
Women

The Challenges and Joy of Memorizing Scripture

BH Women Contributor
Memorization has been a tool God has used in my life to teach me, mold me, reveal sin in my life, comfort me, sustain me through hardships, draw me closer to family, and learn to really meditate on...
Women

When I Don't Desire God's Word

Ashley Chesnut
Sometimes, I don't feel like reading God's Word. I know I should read it. I know I need to read it. But the desire is lacking. Have you ever felt this way?
Women

Eating McDonalds & Studying the Bible

Ashley Chesnut
I could eat McDonalds every day, and at the end of each day, I would not feel hungry since I did put food into my body. But while I wouldn’t feel hungry, I think we could all agree that a McDonalds...
Women

How Your Personality Type Affects Your Spiritual Growth

Ashley Chesnut
Because of our personalities, we have preferences, and our preferences relate to how we see and process the world. The danger with preferences when it comes to spiritual disciplines are that we...
Women

Relationships Aren't Math Problems

Ashley Chesnut
I can read my Bible every day, pray, confess sin, memorize Scripture, etc. and complete my checklist or some prescribed formula for growing as a Christ-follower, but my relationship with God can still...
Women

Deeper with Discipline...One Step at a Time

Ashley Chesnut
“Stuck. I feel stuck in my relationship with God. There’s no momentum or excitement. It’s just kind-of monotonous, like I’m on autopilot.” ...
Women

Top BH Women Blog Posts of 2015

Ashley Chesnut
2015 generated two exciting blog series on the BH Women blog: Sex & the Christian Woman and Calling and Contentment, and throughout the year, we continued to feature testimonies and mission trip...
Women

Beauty & Brokenness Women's Workshop

Ashley Chesnut
We all battle sin, but how do we walk in victory? How do we resist temptation? What is accountability, and how do we do it well? If these are questions you're asking, join us for the two-day women's...
Women

The Hand that Heals

BH Women Contributor
I know that stuffing the pain of abortion is a common thing we women do. I know that the thought of other people knowing our secrets is not appealing.
Women

This Fall in Women's Ministry

Ashley Chesnut
Fall semester is in full swing at Brook Hills, and we want to make sure that the women in this church are aware of all the happenings and ways to connect here.
Women

Summer Reads 2015

Ashley Chesnut
Each year, I create a to-do list for the summer (I'm not Type A at all). It's good to have goals, right? And who wants to waste the summer break? ...
Women

The Perch Blog

BH Women Contributor
Hi, everyone! This is Becca Benson, Student Ministry Associate, coming at you today with some really exciting news that I am thrilled to pass along to you. ...
Women

Called to Make the Most of Time...Update from a BH Mid-Termer

BH Women Contributor
Today's post was written by Rachel Gregory, one of our Mid-Termers who is currently serving as a teacher in Ft. Dauphin, Madagascar. If you would like to keep up with Rachel's blog while...
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