Revive Our Hearts

By Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

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Grow in your love for the Word and the Lord Jesus as you listen to Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth's twenty-five-minute program.

Episode Date
When to Refrain
Social media has given everyone their own megaphone and soap box. But where has it brought us?
Apr 03, 2020
A Right Perspective on Social Media
Even though there were no smartphones in Solomon’s day or when the New Testament was being written, God’s Word actually says a lot about how we use our words.
Apr 02, 2020
Take Your Hands Off the Wheel!
Infertility and international adoption were things Donna would never have written into the script for her life, but God had other plans.
Apr 01, 2020
Trusting God in the Pain
The scars of the past can be a lot more than just painful reminders. According to Donna VanLiere, our scars can become things of beauty in the hands of God.
Mar 31, 2020
Prayer in a Time of Crisis
Have you ever felt discouraged at a church service or prayer meeting because so few people showed up?
Mar 30, 2020
In the Midst of the Storm
The Bible tells us that God will be a refuge in times of trouble. Nancy explains how God acts as a refuge, even while allowing the storm to blow around you.
Mar 27, 2020
Be Still!
“Be still and know that I am God” gets said in hushed tones in many churches. But Nancy says that phrase was probably delivered in strong, commanding tones.
Mar 26, 2020
Things That Stop the Heart
Do you ever feel uncomfortable reading stories about the judgment of God? But the desolations God brings upon the earth can actually be a source of comfort.
Mar 25, 2020
Why Do the Nations Rage?
Does it seem like enemies of the gospel have so much strength that they’re invincible? Nancy will give you some new perspective that will give you hope.
Mar 24, 2020
God Is in the Midst of His People
Here’s one of the most amazing themes throughout Scripture: God dwells among His people. Why is this so amazing?
Mar 23, 2020
The River of God
Here’s one of the most amazing themes throughout Scripture: God dwells among His people. Why is this so amazing? Nancy will explain.
Mar 20, 2020
When You are Battered by Fear
This year our world has been shaken by everything from natural disasters to viruses. Nancy opens Psalm 46 to show you what to do.
Mar 19, 2020
Are You in Trouble?
Trouble will always be with us. You’ll never escape it in a fallen world, but there is a refuge you can run to during times of trouble.
Mar 18, 2020
When Your World Is in a Tailspin
Nancy received an unexpected letter that threw her into a tailspin. She turned to a passage of Scripture that spoke to her heart.
Mar 17, 2020
Rooted in Christ: Mujer Verdadera '20
Last weekend, over 6,000 women gathered in Monterrey, Mexico, to worship the Lord, dig into His word, and grow in their faith. But it wasn't without obstacles.
Mar 16, 2020
The Truth About God by Mary Kassian
Mary Kassian says that when we’re in the middle of a storm and we orient ourselves by the “compass” of God’s truth, we combat panic-producing lies.
Mar 13, 2020
Success as God Defines It
Everyone wants to be successful. Is your definition of success the same as God’s? Success depends less on people’s response to you, and more on your response.
Mar 12, 2020
Addicted to Big
If you find yourself always wanting more— more attention, more social media likes, more followers—you might be “addicted to big.”
Mar 11, 2020
The Secret to a Meaningful Life
Blogging or speaking can be a lot more fun than cleaning up a toddler’s spills. Author, speaker, and —yes— mom, Laura Booz helps us see the value of serving.
Mar 10, 2020
A Debt of Thanksgiving
We all face challenges in our lives. The question is, with what kind of attitude are you facing yours?
Mar 09, 2020
Why Be Thankful?
Have you ever watched a child’s awe over a simple flower or bug? Would you like to rekindle that sense of wonder in yourself?
Mar 06, 2020
Contentment or Bitterness
Do you remember how great it felt the last time God answered one of your prayers? Did you say thank you? Learn why gratitude is crucial.
Mar 05, 2020
Characteristics of a Grateful Heart
When you give thanks to God for the blessings in your life, something special happens!
Mar 04, 2020
Gratitude and Peace
Ingratitude isn’t that bad compared to other sins, right? Not according to Nancy. Learn what the Bible has to say about ingratitude.
Mar 03, 2020
Abounding in Gratitude
We’ve been blessed with access to more knowledge about the Bible than any culture in history, so shouldn’t we be grateful?
Mar 02, 2020
Questions About Adoption
Randall and Rachel Payleitner anticipate and answer many of the questions you may have related to adoption.
Feb 28, 2020
He’s in Control— I’m Not
Adopting a child with special needs has taught Rachel and Randall Payleitner a lot about themselves . . . and a lot about God.
Feb 27, 2020
When God Seems Silent
Randall and Rachel wanted to have children. But in God’s mysterious ways, He chose a different path than they anticipated.
Feb 26, 2020
Finishing the Race Together
Sometimes picking up someone who has fallen requires a great act of courage.
Feb 25, 2020
Older Women Teaching Younger Women
Have you ever thought, "I don’t know how to be a wife! I don’t know how to be a mom!" So many women have never been taught what a godly woman looks like.
Feb 24, 2020
Two are Better than One
Today hear God's prescription for both painful and non-existent relationships. His desire is that we should have intimate relationships.
Feb 21, 2020
You, Me, and God
You've heard that two's company, three's a crowd. But if you want to have meaningful relationships, three people need to be involved.
Feb 20, 2020
The Plague of Loneliness
In a culture of email, voicemail, cell phones, and pagers, why do we feel so isolated from one another?
Feb 19, 2020
Comfort for the Oppressed
We think of "oppressors" as political figures. But we all have the potential to mistreat others.
Feb 18, 2020
A Cord of Three Strands
Why do we care so much about relationships? Where do we go for advice? A favorite magazine or talk show host? What about the Bible?
Feb 17, 2020
Devoted to God
Val Shepard pieced together her parents’ letters, journal entries, and personal experiences to preserve a testimony of devotion to Christ.
Feb 14, 2020
A Godly Legacy
Valerie Shepard has reflected much on the beautiful and godly legacy left to her by her father and mother, Jim and Elisabeth Elliot.
Feb 13, 2020
Love Awakened
Okay, cue the slightly mysterious music! Valerie Shepard was going through an old trunk in a dusty attic— a trunk that held clues to her own past.
Feb 12, 2020
Motivated by His Glory
Do you keep a journal or a diary? In the future, after you’re gone, if others read the thoughts you’re writing today, will they be challenged to honor the Lord?
Feb 11, 2020
A Difficult Day and a Sovereign God
In 1956, five missionaries died on a river beach. A daughter recounts some of the chilling details leading up to that day— a day she says was the Lord’s doing.
Feb 10, 2020
Gloriously Important
The problems of this world are so big and our contributions are so small. Do you ever feel discouraged? Nancy tells us what God can do with our contributions.
Feb 07, 2020
Plugging In
When you’re looking for a new church, you should ask yourself, “Would they be willing to kick me out?”
Feb 06, 2020
One Another
You’ve probably heard many people say, “I believe in God but not in the church.” What do you think? Do you really need the church?
Feb 05, 2020
An Organism
Our culture divides people based on age, income, social status and race. But when the church is functioning like it should, all those barriers get erased.
Feb 04, 2020
Body, Family, Building, Bride
Paul says that a marriage is a mystery that represents Christ and the Church. That tells us two things: marriage is important and the Church is important.
Feb 03, 2020
Introducing Little Ones to the Redeemer
Jennifer Lyell invests time and energy teaching a Sunday school class of energetic children. She says kids need to understand God's unstoppable love.
Jan 31, 2020
Who’s Teaching Whom?
Jennifer Lyell says preschool kids really can learn important spiritual lessons. Hear her advice how to get God’s Word into young hearts.
Jan 30, 2020
Theology for Three-Year-Olds
Can three-year-olds really understand theological concepts like sin and grace? Jennifer Lyell says, "Yes, they can!" She explains how she teaches little ones.
Jan 29, 2020
Highlights from Women of the Bible: Abigail
Erin Davis, Kesha Griffin, and Joy McClain share what they’ve learned from the life of the Bible character Abigail— about how to live with difficult people.
Jan 28, 2020
Death Brings Life
None of us like it, but growth usually requires some degree of pain. Get some encouragement as you face your painful situation.
Jan 27, 2020
A Happy Ending?
Many women leave their husbands and chase after another man, only to discover that the new situation is worse than the first.
Jan 24, 2020
A Soft Answer
What should a wife do when her husband’s choices are dangerous or destructive? Nancy gives some wise perspective on this issue.
Jan 23, 2020
Diffusing the Situation
How do you talk with an angry, volatile person? First, if you’re a child of God, realize that God is protecting you. Second, speak wise words.
Jan 22, 2020
Are You Approachable?
Imagine a group of soldiers are on their way to your house. Your spouse has insulted them and treated them rudely. Would you go out to meet them?
Jan 21, 2020
Caught in the Middle
When we hear a story, we identify with the hero. But often we act more like a villain. Nancy shares about a godly woman and her foolish husband.
Jan 20, 2020
Pressing on for Life
When we value the sanctity of life, we reflect the heart of God. Jeanne Pernia is a beautiful example of this.
Jan 17, 2020
Wounds in Her Past
Jeanne Pernia knows first-hand how God can take a life full of pain and death and transform it into something beautiful and life-giving.
Jan 16, 2020
The Art of Scripture Meditation
If you need a crash course on how to study the Bible, Kristie Anyabwile is here to help.
Jan 15, 2020
A Lamp and a Light
You wouldn’t try to walk down a pitch-dark path without a light of some sort, would you? Kristie Anyabwile helps us see how God’s Word is a lamp to our feet.
Jan 14, 2020
A Spiritual Workout
In the same way that your capacity for physical exercise grows the more you work out, so God increases your love and hunger for His Word.
Jan 13, 2020
Eat It!
Here’s a thought-provoking question: what delights you? What do you enjoy? The author of Psalm 119 found a lot of joy and life in the Word of God.
Jan 10, 2020
Recapturing the Wonder
In these days of over-stimulation, it’s harder and harder to be amazed by anything, including the Word of God. Nancy takes us to Psalm 119 to help us recapture
Jan 09, 2020
What Is the Abundance of Your Heart?
Do you ever struggle to control your tongue? Do you ever lose it with your kids? Nancy Epperson says memorizing God’s Word thoroughly changes you.
Jan 08, 2020
Quote and Float
Nancy Epperson knows hundreds of scriptures by heart. She says she’s not naturally very good at memorizing.
Jan 07, 2020
You Have the Ability to Memorize!
If you were explaining the gospel to someone, do you know what Scripture passages you would use? Nancy Epperson shows you what verses you need to know.
Jan 06, 2020
The Personal Devotional Life, with Dámaris Carbaugh
Your walk with God is a personal relationship. Dámaris Carbaugh shows us the beauty and intimacy of spending time with Jesus every day.
Jan 03, 2020
Forming the Habit
Are you in the habit of spending time alone with the Lord every day? If not, this is the year to start.
Jan 02, 2020
Key to Spiritual Growth
When life is busy, can you really take time to get alone with God each day? Nancy says, yes, you can develop that habit.
Jan 01, 2020
Peace: A Benediction
If 2019 was any indication, the year ahead will be engulfed in turmoil. But even as the world around you rages, you can have true peace.
Dec 31, 2019
You Can Trust God When Facing Loss
When someone loses a spouse, their whole world can feel upside down. Tom and Diana Elliff both know the pain of that loss.
Dec 30, 2019
Walking in Faith, Not Fear
Scripture tells us how much God cares for widows. Nancy will talk with a widow who knows the pain of loss, and who has also experienced God’s care.
Dec 27, 2019
He Does All Things Well
When we’re watching a movie or reading a book, most of us like some plot twists. But those unexpected events aren’t so easy to handle in real life.
Dec 26, 2019
The Real Christmas Story
On Christmas Day, focus on what really matters. Max McLean will help you hear the amazing Christmas story in a dramatic way.
Dec 25, 2019
Mary’s Beautiful Surrender
When you’re young, you plan and dream of the future. It’s disappointing when those plans change. Hear from Janet Parshall today.
Dec 24, 2019
A Young Girl with a Big Assignment
Set aside Christmas decorations, carols, and cards. Get fresh perspective on a poor young girl tasked with a gigantic assignment. Janet Parshall shares today.
Dec 23, 2019
Unto You Is Born This Day, Day 3
When Jesus was born, a grand worship service broke out. The focus of that worship experience was where it should be—giving glory to God in the highest.
Dec 20, 2019
Unto You Is Born This Day, Day 2
Out of all the people in the world, why did God send His good news of great joy to shepherds? Nancy has some fascinating ideas about why God may have done that.
Dec 19, 2019
Unto You is Born This Day, Day 1
When Jesus was born, Caesar Augustus was considered the most powerful person on the planet. But Nancy will show you why he was just a pawn in God’s plan.
Dec 18, 2019
The Beauty of Forgiveness
When you think about them you get tense or maybe you avoid them altogether. You may be a candidate to discover the freedom that comes from forgiveness.
Dec 17, 2019
Forgiven and Free
Have you ever rehearsed a mini-speech aimed at letting someone else “have it”? According to Dannah Gresh, nursing a grudge like that is harmful—to yourself.
Dec 16, 2019
God Is Writing a Story: Jean
Is there anyone you find yourself avoiding because there’s unresolved hurt between you? It’s easy to go to church, look good to everyone and still harbor anger.
Dec 13, 2019
The Gospel and the Smart Phone
How do you decide how much time and attention to devote to devices?
Dec 12, 2019
Risk, Adventure, and the Gospel
A young woman in her twenties will show us how her mom’s investment paid off and encourage moms in their important work.
Dec 11, 2019
The Gospel Changes Everything
Have you heard statistics about younger people leaving the church in alarming numbers? One young woman will explain why the local church is so valuable.
Dec 10, 2019
God Is Writing a Story: Maria
When Maria Toro’s husband left the family, her six sons wondered how to navigate life without a dad.
Dec 09, 2019
Dry Bones Live Again
It can seems like certain relationships are dead. Nancy takes us to Ezekiel to remind us how God brings dead relationships to life.
Dec 06, 2019
Lord, You Know!
The prophet Ezekiel saw a vision—a valley full of dry bones. Some situations in life seem like those bones—hopelessly dead. But Ezekiel give us hope.
Dec 05, 2019
God Is Writing a Story: Alexandra
A teenager named Alexandra had a hunger to know the Lord. Every day she read the Bible, but she wasn’t allowed to attend a Bible-believing church.
Dec 04, 2019
Come Thou Dayspring
When you think of names of Christ, what comes to mind? He’s our Savior and our Shepherd. He’s the King of kings and Son of Man. How about the Key of David?
Dec 03, 2019
God with Us
Christmas carols provide such a rich backdrop to the holiday season. But sometimes we can get so used to hearing them that we don’t pay attention to them.
Dec 02, 2019
Praise for What He Has Done
Spend some time praising Him for those great things the Lord has done for us.
Nov 29, 2019
Praise for Who He Is
As we prepare for a busy upcoming holiday season, we want to help you slow down and simply worship. Nancy will provide Scripture and music about who God is.
Nov 28, 2019
A Warning to Heed
We’re about to enter a season where we like to sing about peace on earth. But it’s easy to get discouraged when you look around and see no peace.
Nov 27, 2019
Oh Come! Worship & Warning in Psalm 95, Day 2
What’s your favorite style of worship? It’s fine and normal for everyone to have preferences. But our worship of God goes beyond just style.
Nov 26, 2019
Oh Come! Worship and Warning in Psalm 95, Day 1
At a typical worship service, what is your singing like? Do you sing joyfully? The Psalms call us to loud, passionate worship.
Nov 25, 2019
Ideas for a More Meaningful Thanksgiving
Another Thanksgiving holiday is almost here. What are you doing to make sure the day is more than just about turkey and football?
Nov 22, 2019
Helping One Another Find Satisfaction in Christ
Self-control is hard for everyone, especially when it comes to food. Do you know you have a secret weapon to help you make wise choices in what you eat?
Nov 21, 2019
Fasting and Feasting
Why did God design us to need food? Hear why our need for daily bread is a powerful picture of our need for the Lord.
Nov 20, 2019
Set Free from Lies About Food
Some people are in bondage to food and don’t see any way out. Be set free and learn a healthy, biblical approach to the gift of food.
Nov 19, 2019
The Object of Our Obsession
God gives us food as a good gift. But how do we know when we’ve gone too far? When food becomes an idol? Nancy helps you look to God Himself for satisfaction.
Nov 18, 2019
A Journey to Joy
Gratitude isn’t a feeling. It is a choice. It’s one you can exercise every single day. Learn to choose gratitude—your journey to joy.
Nov 15, 2019
Treasuring Christ in Our Traditions by Noël Piper
The holidays can either be a time of worry, stress, financial burdens, and busyness. Noël Piper shows how to use holidays as a time to focus on Jesus.
Nov 14, 2019
Portrait of an Effective Servant, Day 3
Leslie Bennett was doing the Lord’s work as a women’s leader at her church. But she wasn’t doing it God’s way.
Nov 13, 2019
Portrait of an Effective Servant, Day 2
Do you ever feel like you’re pouring yourself out to others without getting anything back? Nancy talks about the rewards of being a servant.
Nov 12, 2019
Portrait of an Effective Servant, Day 1
It’s easy for people to drift and to think ministry is about us rather than the Lord. Nancy helps us make sure we’re serving for the right reasons.
Nov 11, 2019
Better Than a Search Engine
When you have any question what do you do? Look online of course! But there’s a problem. A search engine can’t challenge you with follow up questions.
Nov 08, 2019
Everybody Needs Me!
Every woman knows what it’s like to be pulled in a thousand directions by everyone with a need. Get advice on how to meet those needs, and keep God a priority.
Nov 07, 2019
How Mothers Present a Picture of Jesus
Motherhood changes a woman forever. Find out how those changes give us a picture of the way Jesus laid His life down for us.
Nov 06, 2019
Hope for Imperfect Moms
Moms can feel guilty for so many things. The solution isn’t to work harder and become a more perfect mom. And it’s not to give up and abandon your home. The sol
Nov 05, 2019
Motherhood as an Act of Worship
Moms can feel guilty for so many things. The solution isn’t to work harder and become a more perfect mom. And it’s not to give up and abandon your home.
Nov 04, 2019
Help Me Walk by Faith, not Sight
What does living by faith look like on a typical day? Nancy shows what it means to choose faith over what you see.
Nov 01, 2019
Teach Me the Fear of the Lord
Have you heard that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom? We know it’s true, but what does that mean in real life?
Oct 31, 2019
Give Me Wisdom and Discernment
Nancy defines wisdom as the ability to see all of life from a godly perspective and to act accordingly. Doesn’t that sound like something all of us need?
Oct 30, 2019
Guard My Tongue
Nancy asks wives: When your husband comes home after a long day, does he get beat up or does he get built up?
Oct 29, 2019
Give Me a Grateful Spirit
Expectations and comparison will kill gratitude. Nancy explains why they are so dangerous and shows you how to develop a beautiful and grateful spirit.
Oct 28, 2019
Make Me a Servant
I have some news for you. You have many opportunities to do the kind of boring, thankless work no one likes to do. And that’s a great opportunity.
Oct 25, 2019
Clothe Me with Humility
Humility doesn’t come naturally to anyone. You have to let the Lord cultivate humility in you day by day. What if there was more of Jesus and less of you?
Oct 24, 2019
Fill Me with the Holy Spirit
How can a believer know that he or she is filled with the Holy Spirit? Nancy discusses knowing when the Spirit is filling you and why it’s so important.
Oct 23, 2019
Fill Me with Your Love
Love is talked about a lot more than it’s lived. Nancy will take you to God’s Word to evaluate your heart. Do your actions show that God’s love is filing you?
Oct 22, 2019
Guard My Heart
Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth says if her heart is not set on the Lord, she will quickly drift toward evil. She shows you how to guard your heart day by day.
Oct 21, 2019
Trusting God in Widowhood, with Debbie Cota
Nancy interviews a widow who is learning to focus on others rather than herself. You’ll be challenged to trust God even when life seems harder.
Oct 18, 2019
Courage and Faith
In the middle of treatments for cancer, Dawn Wilson is greatly tempted to fear. But she’s choosing to worship God, watching courage grow.
Oct 17, 2019
Facing the Fear of Cancer
Cancer. Could you trust God to write your story, even if you heard that diagnosis? In the middle of cancer treatments, Dawn says it’s pulled her closer to God.
Oct 16, 2019
The Personal Devotional Life: “Seeking Him” Daily
Do you know you make an important choice every single day? Through your actions, you’re showing whether your day will be about the Lord or about yourself.
Oct 15, 2019
The Spirit-Filled Life: God’s Power in You
We all know what we’re supposed to be doing. Be honest. Be humble. Follow the commands in the Bible. The problem is we can’t live this way—on our own.
Oct 14, 2019
Sexual Purity
If you search the web or walk through any mall, you’ll be confronted with something. People have lost a sense of God’s plan for sexuality.
Oct 11, 2019
If someone killed your mother and brothers and you had a chance to meet with them, what would you do?
Oct 10, 2019
A Clear Conscience
Unconfessed guilt can take over your mind and even affect your health. But you can be free! Nancy will help you discover the joy of clearing your conscience.
Oct 09, 2019
Nancy says you are obeying something or someone. All of us do. She’ll show you the joy that comes when we stop obeying sin and start obeying the Lord.
Oct 08, 2019
Holiness: A Heart Like His
What comes to mind when you hear the term “holiness”? If you get a sour, boring lifeless picture, Nancy shows you the wonder that comes from holiness.
Oct 07, 2019
Most of us know that salvation comes through grace alone. But a lot of believers stop there, not leaning on God’s grace for all of life.
Oct 04, 2019
A lot of us become pretty good at crafting nice-sounding apologies. But that’s different from true repentance.
Oct 03, 2019
How are you? Fine. How many times have you heard that exchange? Can everybody really be fine all the time? If we get honest, how many would say we’re not fine?
Oct 02, 2019
If you forgot to put on a piece of clothing, the results could be very bad! But the Peter tells us to clothe ourselves in humility. How many of us forget?
Oct 01, 2019
Seeking Him for Revival
What are you seeking with all your heart? Social media likes? A promotion or good job? A dream home? On their own, none of these things will make you fulfilled.
Sep 30, 2019
The End
Imagine a gymnast who delivers an amazing Olympic routine. But she doesn’t stick the landing. It could ruin everything. Our lives are kind of like that.
Sep 27, 2019
When You’re Treated Unjustly
As much as you’d like the tough circumstances in your life to wrap up immediately, your life story will take a process.
Sep 26, 2019
When You Watch Others Suffer
There’s nothing quite like caring for a parent who’s descending into the darkness of dementia. Holly helps you prepare for dark seasons you may go through.
Sep 25, 2019
When a Parent Needs Your Care
You were raised and protected by parents or another caregiver. So it can be jarring when you have to start caring for them.
Sep 24, 2019
When Tragedy Strikes
Do you ever feel like your life hasn’t unfolded according to all your hopes and dreams? Nancy says God can take your disappointment and use it.
Sep 23, 2019
In the Fires of Refinement
Kerry Tittle experienced something unthinkable. She watched as a tornado destroyed her home, killing her husband and two teenage daughters.
Sep 20, 2019
How to Have Peace in Trials (Isaiah 54)
Have you ever known someone who showed an amazing sense of joy in the middle of a crisis? Nancy says you could be that person.
Sep 19, 2019
Trusting God with Your Spouse’s Future
As Kim Wagner has cared for her husband, she’s learned some things about the power of gratitude.
Sep 18, 2019
Trusting God as You Care for Your Spouse, with Kimberly Wagner
It’s hard to go through physical pain, but it might be even harder to watch someone you love go through it.
Sep 17, 2019
Embracing the Mysteries of Providence
If you’re facing a lot of stress, anger, and worry, it’s time to ask what story you’ve been telling yourself.
Sep 16, 2019
Contentment in Singleness, with Charmaine Porter
Charmaine Porter tells you how she maintains contentment in singleness, even in an age of social media.
Sep 13, 2019
Trusting God in Singleness, with Charmaine Porter
Learn to trust God to write your story—whether that involves singleness, marriage or widowhood.
Sep 12, 2019
God’s Grand Story
Nancy shows you how tragic chapters in our lives can lead to a truly happy ending because of God’s grace.
Sep 11, 2019
God Is Good, and God Is Sovereign
The doctor abruptly burst in the door, announced a problem with the baby and advised an abortion. Hear the truths Erin Davis clung to.
Sep 10, 2019
In Spite of a Difficult Family Background
Erin Davis grew up feeling hopeless because of her broken family situation. But at some point her view of this story flipped.
Sep 09, 2019
Your Life Can Be a Masterpiece
Think about the situations in life you wish you could change. Nancy reminds you that God can use those episodes to tell a great story through your life.
Sep 06, 2019
When Your Story Takes Twists and Turns
Nancy will help you anticipate life's ups and downs by keeping your eyes on the author and finisher of our faith.
Sep 05, 2019
Let God Write Your Résumé
When you apply for a job, you highlight the successes and downplay the failures. But God uses all our experiences for His glory.
Sep 04, 2019
What’s Your Story?
What’s your story? Are there chapters you’re embarrassed about? Has it taken some plot twists you regret?
Sep 03, 2019
Women of the Word
Do you find your study of the Bible to be rich, varied, exciting and challenging? Jen Wilkin says your study of God’s Word can be all these things.
Sep 02, 2019
Speaking the Truth in Love
It’s not very common for us to bring up tough topics because we don’t want to wound a friend. How can you love a friend enough to bring up something difficult?
Aug 30, 2019
The Best Friend You’ll Ever Have
Kelly Needham will show you why leaning on Jesus as your ultimate friend will then help you become a true friend to others.
Aug 29, 2019
The Marks of Counterfeit Friendship
We have friends on Facebook and other social platforms. But in the middle of all that talk, are we truly experiencing genuine friendship?
Aug 28, 2019
Keeping Your Head in a Time of Violence
In the middle of a violent conflict, one wise woman diffused the anger. The Old Testament tells us about this story that’s so relevant for our day.
Aug 27, 2019
One Wise Woman
In the middle of conflict, one wise woman can make a big difference. The Old Testament tells us about a wise woman who had influence in a time of violence.
Aug 26, 2019
Nancy Talks Practical
People who memorize large portions of Scripture aren’t necessarily smarter than the rest of us. We all have the ability to memorize.
Aug 23, 2019
We Are One in Christ
We find racism on our streets and in our pews, because we still find pride in our hearts.
Aug 22, 2019
Do You Know How Rich You Are?
Where do you see yourself on the economic spectrum? Well, if you know the King of kings, He has poured out riches on you. If you know Jesus you’re rich!
Aug 21, 2019
A World Full of Wonders
When is the last time you were blown away by the wonder of God’s world? Nancy will show you how to recapture that sense of wonder every day.
Aug 20, 2019
Here Comes the Queen
A powerful, wealthy queen heard of a king even greater than she was. Her search for this king is a picture of the way we could seek after wisdom.
Aug 19, 2019
Lies Our Daughters Believe About Beauty
There’s one thing that’s likely to cut through all those voices and get your daughter's attention—undistracted time with you!
Aug 16, 2019
Embracing Truth When Your Children Are Shaken
Our daughters are constantly hearing conflicting ideas about gender. We need to pass along the truth of God’s Word in a way they can understand.
Aug 15, 2019
Rescued from Bitterness
Is there any cure for bitterness? Karen Loritts knows what it’s like to be hurt. She knows what it’s like to harbor bitterness.
Aug 14, 2019
Saying No to Fear and His Buddies
Fear tempts all of us. Karen Loritts says one problem with fear is that it brings buddies. Find out what she means as she speaks candidly about fear.
Aug 13, 2019
Admit Your Need
Mary Kassian explains a habit of a truly strong woman—a habit that initially seems not to make sense.
Aug 12, 2019
Stand Your Ground
With so many opinions swirling around, how can you really know solid truth? Mary Kassian shows you how to ground yourself in truth.
Aug 09, 2019
Walk the Talk
No one likes hypocrisy in others. Yet it’s easy to let hypocrisy run unchecked in ourselves.
Aug 08, 2019
Engage Your Emotions
Do you ever feel driven by your emotions? Mary Kassian says emotions weren’t designed to be the driver of your life.
Aug 07, 2019
Ditch the Baggage
What do you feel guilty about today? Do you know you don’t have to feel guilty? Mary Kassian will show you how to be free from guilt.
Aug 06, 2019
Master Your Mind
If you want to be a strong person, the best place to start isn’t the gym. Instead, go to God’s Word and develop a strong mind.
Aug 05, 2019
Catch the Creeps
How does someone who seems to love the Lord end up making terrible choices? Those devastating life choices don’t usually come by leaps; they come by creeps.
Aug 02, 2019
Are You a Weak Woman?
If a woman embraces biblical teaching, does that mean she can’t be strong? Mary Kassian says "no." God calls women to be, “The right kind of strong."
Aug 01, 2019
How Hurting Women Are Finding Hope
A young woman named Ning was sold as a wife, taken from her home in Southeast Asia and sent to North America. It seems like such a hopeless situation.
Jul 31, 2019
Sacrificing to Spread the Gospel
Your brothers and sisters in Christ are facing intense pressure to be quiet about their faith. You’ll hear some of their stories and discover God's provision.
Jul 30, 2019
Compassion Is Kindled
A follower of Jesus was being persecuted in a prison in Southeast Asia. This awakened in Al Henson a desire to get involved.
Jul 29, 2019
The Great Handoff
Your children hear stories all the time, in movies, music and online. What stories would you like to pass on to your children?
Jul 26, 2019
The Great Handoff
Your children hear stories all the time, in movies, music and online. What stories would you like to pass on to your children?
Jul 26, 2019
How Two Imperfect People Resolve Conflict
If you’re going to be married, you have to learn one crucial skill. You have to become an expert in offering forgiveness. The Loritts will explain why.
Jul 25, 2019
What Every Husband Needs
Dr. Crawford Loritts says every marriage needs one secret ingredient—grace. He’ll explain how you can inject grace in your marriage.
Jul 24, 2019
What Every Wife Needs
According to Dr. Crawford Loritts, your closeness to God affects how you relate to your spouse.
Jul 23, 2019
Where We Come From
Karen Loritts had just gotten married and said, “What in the world have I gotten myself into?” She explains how God can use imperfect people to give Him glory.
Jul 22, 2019
Living Gracefully Among Sinners
Evil actions and words affect our nation. They also affect our homes and relationships. Nancy helps you respond to evil in a way that brings glory to God.
Jul 19, 2019
Take the Long View
Rather than copy antics of evil people or grow discouraged, we need to look at the big picture.
Jul 18, 2019
True Security
When you have to wait, it can be unsettling. Life is on hold until some big thing in life changes. Find encouragement and hope during your times of waiting.
Jul 17, 2019
Filling Your Mind with God's Word
You can now access news programming twenty-four hours a day. But just because you can, that doesn’t mean you should.
Jul 16, 2019
Fret Not
In Psalms we read "do not fret." If the psalmist knew about the credit crunch and subprime mortgages, would he have given us an exception?
Jul 15, 2019
Always Dependent on the Lord
Do you ever wish you could settle down and finally start to take it easy? Holly Elliff understands, but instead to take on assignments only He can accomplish.
Jul 12, 2019
How Your Struggle Can Encourage Others
When you’re in the middle of a big struggle, it seems like there’s no point. But that struggle could turn into the story someone else needs to hear.
Jul 11, 2019
Promises You Can Count On
Things change at such a fast rate, it’s tough to keep up. But there are a few things your can trust about God and know they’ll never change.
Jul 10, 2019
Who’s Mentoring You?
Do you get a little nervous when you hear the word “mentor”? Finding a mentor or being one can be intimidating. But these relationships can grow organically.
Jul 09, 2019
WANTED: Older Women To Disciple Younger Women
In a lot of churches, everyone gets divided by age. This can have its place but often we need younger and older people to mix together.
Jul 08, 2019
Developing Authentic Sisterhood
Nancy encourages and cheers you on. But who does that for her? You’ll get to know some of her friends, and you’ll be challenged to grow as a friend yourself.
Jul 05, 2019
Esther: Trusting God’s Plan
Erin Davis and a group of friends will show you how Esther’s story speaks to your struggles even today.
Jul 04, 2019
A Bold Calling on Your Life
God never promises life will be easy. But when you walk with Him, you can expect life to be a meaningful adventure.
Jul 03, 2019
Your Role in a Grand Story
Do you feel small and insignificant compared to powerful leaders in government and business? Queen Esther could have felt that way yet God chose to use her.
Jul 02, 2019
A Heavenly Drama
God worked out all Esther's circumstances to tell exactly the story He wanted to tell.
Jul 01, 2019
Meeting at the Foot of the Cross
Joy McClain's husband was abusing alcohol, verbally hurting their children and threatening her. Hear about the steps she took to protect herself.
Jun 28, 2019
Fighting for a Marriage
Joy McClain's husband was so deep into alcohol addiction that he couldn't function or interact with his family. How do you keep a marriage commitment?
Jun 27, 2019
Who Is the Center of Your World?
When Joy McClain got married, she expected her husband to fill a big void in her life. Instead of meeting her needs, marriage made life much more difficult.
Jun 26, 2019
Have Your Own Way, Lord
For years Joni Eareckson Tada prayed for healing from her quadriplegia. But she has come to appreciate the deeper healing the Lord has provided.
Jun 25, 2019
Squeezed by Life's Pressures
Joni Tada asked the Lord to set her free from her confinement to a wheelchair. Instead of answering that prayer, He gave her a different kind of freedom.
Jun 24, 2019
Enduring With Joy
You can make everyone around you miserable, or you can joyfully accept trials as a gift from God. Hear how a young woman did just that with a brain tumor.
Jun 21, 2019
What You Know and Who You Know
The saying, "It’s not what you know, but who you know that counts," can lead to selfishly using people.
Jun 20, 2019
The Reality of Resurrection
The hardships you face in life can be transformed as you think about Christ and the resurrection; change is coming!
Jun 19, 2019
The Results of Endurance
It looks so great to stand on an Olympic podium and receive a medal. But that moment only comes after an incredible amount of endurance.
Jun 18, 2019
You Have a Future
For anyone who believes in Jesus, all suffering is temporary. It doesn’t matter how permanent your hurt appears. There is an incredible future.
Jun 17, 2019
Helping Others Endure
Hollywood loves to tell us what our heroes should look like. But find out why learning about heroes of the faith will help you endure hardship.
Jun 14, 2019
God Will Help You Endure
Do you feel inadequate to tackle something God has for you to do today? Nancy will provide some strategies for enduring.
Jun 13, 2019
Holding Up Under Pressure
When you’re in the middle of a hardship, it can be easy to lose sight of the things you know to be true.
Jun 12, 2019
The Purpose of Suffering
It's easier for athletes who are training for the Olympics to endure long, grueling training when they have a goal in mind. The same is true for Christians.
Jun 11, 2019
Expect Suffering
Imagine being in a dark, underground prison with the sewer of a major city running through it. Then imagine writing about being joyful!
Jun 10, 2019
Running with Resolution
Nothing is really worth living for unless it’s worth dying for. Jim and Elisabeth Elliot lived this principle out in the jungle of Ecuador.
Jun 07, 2019
Is It Worth It?
None of us will accomplish anything without endurance. Elisabeth Elliot knows what it’s like to endure tragedy after her husband was martyred. She’ll share val
Jun 06, 2019
Suffering Is Not for Nothing
In her lifetime, Elisabeth Elliot has experienced a lot of pain and loss—and joy and peace. She’ll share important perspective on suffering.
Jun 05, 2019
Persevering Through the Storm
Ginny Melby spent the night out on Lake Michigan, cold, wet, and sleep deprived. Find out why she chose to do this all night long.
Jun 04, 2019
A Daughter's Faith and a Mom's Faith
Karen Melby was afraid for her daughter’s safety. Her daughter had a big idea involving orphans in Uganda, a paddle board, and a volatile body of water.
Jun 03, 2019
Gregory and Aileen Story
Aileen remembers the day she heard devastating news. Her husband had been unfaithful. In that moment, she realized God had prepared her to deal with the pain.
May 31, 2019
Fruitful in the Place of Affliction
When you need deliverance from trouble, you can take comfort in knowing this—you’ve already been delivered.
May 30, 2019
He’s with You in the Storm
You don’t have to try to manipulate, fix, or rescue yourself from trouble. Learn to lean on God's faithfulness.
May 29, 2019
His Love Endures Forever
You can’t fix every problem. Nancy shows why you don’t have to try to manipulate, fix, or rescue yourself from trouble.
May 28, 2019
The Great Commission and Revived Hearts
Does it ever feel intimidating to help fulfill the great commission? Can you really go into all the world and preach the gospel?
May 27, 2019
Go in Peace
“I just can’t forgive myself.” Have you ever heard someone say that? It means they feel ashamed of their sins. The Bible does have a true solution to shame.
May 24, 2019
Just look around and see people everywhere desperate for love. That theme is in our movies, songs, and advertisements. You can know 100% that you are loved.
May 23, 2019
The Parable
A woman not allowed in polite society wept at Jesus feet, washing his feet with her tears. Are we like that? Or more like the Pharisee who condemned her?
May 22, 2019
The Woman
The gospel tells us of a woman who wept at the feet of Jesus. Her example inspires Nancy to ask, when is the last time she’s wept to the Lord.
May 21, 2019
The Pharisee
We read that Jesus went to dinner with Pharisees. And when He did, those Pharisees would criticize Jesus and try to trap Him. Why did He keep accepting?
May 20, 2019
Preparing for the Most Important Guest
If a famous actor or politician were visiting your house, how would you prepare? Well, the most famous person in history does want to visit your house!
May 17, 2019
Your First Priority
Not long ago, Nancy visited South Africa. That country has a lot of needs, just like the United States. No matter where we live, everyone has one main need.
May 16, 2019
Sharing a Passion for the Beauty of the Gospel
Anna's family faced persecution for their faith in their native Russia. Now free in the United States, God has put a burden on Anna's heart to return.
May 15, 2019
The Never-Ending Wonder
You become more and more like the thing you love. This has huge ramifications for what we think about and focus on.
May 14, 2019
Living in God’s House
If you could only ask God one thing, what would you choose?
May 13, 2019
God’s in Charge of Your Ministry
If you’re involved in ministry for God’s glory and not your own, it will affect the way you go about it.
May 10, 2019
The Long-Term Influence of Your Life
When the Lord calls you home, will your work carry on behind you? Susan Hunt explains how to build a women’s ministry that will continue after you’re gone.
May 09, 2019
Imperfect People Can be Powerful Mentors
When you feel like a failure, you actually just received valuable experience that you can use to teach and encourage others.
May 08, 2019
You Can Be a Mentor!
Susan Hunt is a grandmother in her seventies. When she wants to disciple younger women, do you know what she does? Send a text.
May 07, 2019
Investing in the Next Generation
In Titus 2, we’re called to embrace the beautiful model of spiritual mothering; what does that mean? What does it look like?
May 06, 2019
Someone Will Die for Your Sin
This is the most sobering news you'll hear: someone is going to die for your sin. You’ll either lean on the death of Jesus for salvation, or die for your sin.
May 03, 2019
Obedience Will Lead to Joy
A very mysterious Bible story tells us about a woman who hesitated to obey the Lord and turned into a pillar of salt. Nancy will help us evaluate our hearts.
May 02, 2019
Escape from the Coming Judgment
The Bible tells us about a family who received a warning. Angels told them their city was about to be destroyed. Why would someone not flee danger?
May 01, 2019
You’ve Been Warned
One of the shortest verses in the Bible says, “Remember Lot’s wife.” But what exactly are we supposed to remember?
Apr 30, 2019
Q&A About Same-Sex Attraction and Gender
Jackie Hill Perry grew up giving in to same-sex attraction until the Lord changed her heart as a young adult. She shares about the current debate.
Apr 29, 2019
This Is Not the End of the Story
Does it feel like the world is falling apart? Like extremism and terrorism will never end? Nancy reminds us about the ultimate end of the story.
Apr 26, 2019
A Whole Different Prayer
Nancy walks you through the much-loved and the horrible-sounding parts of Psalm 137 and shows how it points us to the gospel.
Apr 25, 2019
Courage in a Foreign Land
Imagine owning a business and receiving a big order, but the order came from Planned Parenthood, a major provider of abortions. Would you fulfill the order?
Apr 24, 2019
Setting Your Eyes Toward Home
When you’re in the middle of a painful situation, do you feel you can’t sing? Nancy tells of believers who sang when it seemed there was no earthly reason.
Apr 23, 2019
Pain That Points to a Glorious Future
How do you sing the songs of Zion when you’re living in Babylon?
Apr 22, 2019
The Lament of Jesus
Jesus knew what it meant to grieve deeply. Whatever pain you go through, He knows what it feels like. Mark Vroegop will explore the lament of Jesus.
Apr 19, 2019
Sorrow Mixed with Light
Believers in Jesus are called to be joyful. But when you go through something tragic, it’s okay to be honest and okay to grieve.
Apr 18, 2019
The Right Way to Complain
The New Testament tells us to do all things without grumbling or complaining. Yet the psalmist and many other biblical characters complained. Which is correct?
Apr 17, 2019
Learning the Language of Biblical Lament
We’re not supposed to lament, right? Isn’t that wrong? Aren’t we supposed to be joyful all the time? Pastor Mark Vroegop will address these questions.
Apr 16, 2019
Restoring the Years
A woman named Kathy carried around a painful secret for decades, then God did something amazing in her life.
Apr 15, 2019
My Exceeding Joy
Why does pain exist? Couldn’t God spare Christians?
Apr 12, 2019
Talk to Yourself
Is talking to yourself a sign of insanity? Not at all! Today Nancy points out that talking to ourselves can be a good idea.
Apr 11, 2019
Where Is God?
Have you ever felt forsaken? You’re in good company. Even Jesus felt that way.
Apr 10, 2019
Drought and Drowning
Do you feel desperate and overwhelmed today? Join Nancy and discover how those desperate times can become the most meaningful days.
Apr 09, 2019
Reclaiming the Gift of Sexuality
How much should you share about your past with your children? Dr. Juli Slattery says you can make some important connections with your kids when you're open.
Apr 08, 2019
Battle with “Me”—How to Help a Husband Addicted to Pornography
What should a wife do when her husband is involved in pornography? Dr. Juli Slattery provides helpful advice in helping husbands and wives deal with this issue.
Apr 05, 2019
About Sexuality
God’s boundaries for sexual pleasure aren’t designed to take away joy. Instead, His boundaries exist to help us experience genuine pleasure.
Apr 04, 2019
We are All Sexually Broken
It seems like the Church is constantly telling young people, “Don’t have sex until marriage.” But then after marriage, not much else is said.
Apr 03, 2019
Sexual Discipleship
What comes to mind when you hear the word “discipleship"? Do you realize that you need to be discipled in your sexuality?
Apr 02, 2019
Holy Intimacy
According to popular opinion, your sexuality is all about you. But the inventor of sex invites you into a new way of thinking in this area.
Apr 01, 2019
How Imperfect Women Can Help Other Imperfect Women
When the Lord called Denisse Cabrera to invest her life in discipling other women, she felt extremely inadequate. Can you relate?
Mar 29, 2019
Searching for Love in the Darkness
Denisse Cabrera was searching for satisfaction through relationships with men and all kinds of other places. But none of those filled the needs in her heart.
Mar 28, 2019
Monthly Partner Favorites, Day 3
Is there such a thing as truth anymore? Not according to some people. But Nancy knows the truth will set you free.
Mar 27, 2019
Monthly Partner Favorites, Day 2
Freedom. Fullness. Fruitfulness in Christ. That’s what Revive Our Hearts wants to help you find every weekday.
Mar 26, 2019
Monthly Partner Favorites, Day 1
In the swirl of outrageous voices you hear every day, how do you know who you can trust? Nancy purposefully wants every word to count.
Mar 25, 2019
Where the River Flows, Day 3
Imagine you’re in a drought but find a green, fruitful plant. You could be just like that plant when the Holy Spirit nourishes you.
Mar 22, 2019
Where the River Flows, Day 2
Do you remember the story of Sodom? Nancy says that geographical area is still barren and lifeless to this day. But one day, it’s going to thrive and grow.
Mar 21, 2019
Where the River Flows, Day 1
It’s easy to focus on bad news around the world. Be reminded that God’s kingdom is advancing in some surprising ways around the world.
Mar 20, 2019
Nancy’s Life with Robert
Do you ever listen to Nancy on Revive Our Hearts and think, “I’ll bet Nancy’s marriage to Robert is just perfect”? She’ll shatter that illusion.
Mar 19, 2019
How Nancy Studies the Bible
Do you ever listen to Nancy and think, “I wonder how she studies the Bible?” You don’t have to wonder any longer because she’ll answer that question plus more.
Mar 18, 2019
The Beauty of the Gospel After Abortion
Jean Wuebbles was known on her college campus as the person who could set you up with an illegal abortion. Hear how she discovered true freedom and forgiveness.
Mar 15, 2019
The Lord Will Hold You Fast
Imagine a child’s small hand lost inside her father’s strong hand. Nancy says that’s a picture of our security in Jesus. Find out why you don’t have to fear.
Mar 14, 2019
The Day We’re Delivered from Evil
Will you ever be so mature that you don’t need to pray, “Lead me not into temptation"? Will you ever get to the point where sin offers no enticement?
Mar 13, 2019
Guardian of the Galaxies
Nancy mentions Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy to show you who the true Guardian really is.
Mar 12, 2019
Where Does My Help Come?
Where do you first turn when you need help? Friends or family? Food or drinks? The Internet? Ultimately, none of those things will provide the help you need.
Mar 11, 2019
The Truth About Emotions
It’s so easy to let our emotions have the steering wheel of our lives. But that’s bound to end in a crash. Emotions are a gift, but they aren't the driver.
Mar 08, 2019
Learning to Love Your Husband Again
For five years, Vicki and Bill Rose were separated. When they came to know Christ, they had to begin a long process of learning to love each other.
Mar 07, 2019
A Faith Choice
Vicki Rose was challenged by a big question. Could she love and pray for her estranged husband, even though he was on drugs and living an immoral lifestyle?
Mar 06, 2019
I Can't Live Like This Any More
Bill Rose opened a restaurant. It was filled with celebrities and limos lined up to drop off customers. So why was Bill’s wife so unhappy?
Mar 05, 2019
Trying to Fill the Emptiness
It looked like Vicki Rose had everything—a successful job, nice clothes, money, access to New York City’s social elites. But inside she knew she was empty.
Mar 04, 2019
Your Amazing Future
Can you name the biblical characters who never died physically? Those Old Testament characters give hope to everyone who knows Jesus.
Mar 01, 2019
His Death Shall Bring It
Bible trivia time: Who is the oldest recorded person who ever lived? The answer is Methuselah, who lived 969 years. Those years represent God's mercy.
Feb 28, 2019
How You Can Truly Please God
Teachers like to say you need to “please God” through your choices. But there’s a problem. None of us is good enough to please God.
Feb 27, 2019
You Can Walk with God
When the world begins to become darker, you don’t have to get darker along with it.
Feb 26, 2019
What Legacy Are You Leaving?
Do you realize that every choice you make is contributing to a legacy? What will you be remembered for when your life is over?
Feb 25, 2019
How to Approach Scripture
Becoming a teacher involves getting to know the Bible and then sharing what you’ve learned with others. Jen Wilkin shows you effective ways to do that.
Feb 22, 2019
Better Than a Rock Star
Teaching is like anything—you have to work at it and learn to do it effectively. Jen Wilkin shows you practical ways to make God’s Word come alive.
Feb 21, 2019
Falling in Love with God’s Word
What if you don’t know how to teach the next generation? Jen Wilkin shows many practical ways you can grow as an effective teacher.
Feb 20, 2019
Thriving in a Painful World
If you complain about your circumstances, you’ll be complaining a lot. Our circumstances will never be perfect this side of eternity.
Feb 19, 2019
Twists in Your Story
The apostle Paul wrote masterpieces from a Roman prison. If he could do that, what could God do through you in the middle of your tough circumstances?
Feb 18, 2019
Is Your Marriage Displaying the Gospel?
Scripture is full of practical advice for your relationships. Nancy and Robert Wolgemuth will help you find practical ways to love like Jesus straight out.
Feb 15, 2019
Becoming a Couple That Prays Together
On Valentine’s Day, Robert and Nancy Wolgemuth want to help your love life to grow. They’ll show you how to love more like Jesus by walking through Romans 12.
Feb 14, 2019
The Contagious Joy of Generosity
Would others describe you as a generous person? Hear from generous women and be challenged to understand the joy of generosity in greater ways yourself.
Feb 13, 2019
Becoming a Gospel Patron
The biblical writer Luke tells us about a group of women who traveled with Jesus. Why would they give generously so Jesus could travel, teach, and heal?
Feb 12, 2019