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NEWS: Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World Surpasses One Million Copies Sold

The perennially favorite women’s book, Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World by Joanna Weaver (WaterBrook Press), has sold more than one million copies and has been honored with the ECPA Platinum Award.  Originally released in 2000, Weaver’s CBA and Publishers Weekly best-seller on the sisters of Bethany, Mary and Martha, has become a cherished resource for women’s Bible study groups.

Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World immediately struck a chord with women who felt the conflict between wanting to sit at the feet of Jesus and the demands of a busy world—just like Martha and Mary thousands of years ago. Weaver’s book is an invitation for women who feel they aren’t godly enough, loving enough or doing enough.

“It all began with the desire to write biblical fiction. I’ve always been fascinated by the story Mary [ … ]

SNEAK PEEK: Having a Mary Spirit Study Guide by Joanna Weaver

Changed by God –  from the inside out

Click here to download chapter one of Having a Mary Spirit Study Guide.

This twelve-session study guide, for use with Joanna’s book and companion DVDs, helps us draw closer to God, revealing spiritual insights and modern-day applications from his Word. As we open our hearts to God’s grace, his love, and the Holy Spirit’s power, brings the change we long for. The transformation we need.

Click here to download chapter one of Having a Mary Spirit Study Guide.

 
 

SNEAK PEEK: Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World Study Guide

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They were two of Jesus’s closest friends. [ … ]

Feeling the Holiday Frenzy?

Feeling overwhelmed by the holiday frenzy that ensues all around? Take a deep breath and slow your heart, mind, and soul. We invite you to read this excerpt from Joanna Weaver’s devotional, At the Feet of Jesus. May a few minutes spent at the feet of Jesus calm you today.

November 30th – God is within her, she will not fall. Psalm 46:5

Perhaps like me, you’ve tried for years to give a certain issue over to God. A habit, attitude, or addiction. Or an area of fear and doubt. “I’ll be different, Lord,” you’ve promised as you surrendered it to Him. And for a while you are. But just when you think you’ve finally gained victory over that issue, there it is again—back in your hand. Somehow you’ve picked up the habit or situation [ … ]

SNEAK PEEK: At the Feet of Jesus by Joanna Weaver

You were made for more than serving God; you were made to know Him.

Click here to download the first chapter of At The Feet of Jesus now.

Intimacy with God—to know Him and be known by Him. It is what our hearts desperately need, but somehow life conspires to keep us busy and distracted. For anyone who struggles when it comes to daily devotions, At the Feet of Jesus extends an irresistible invitation to set aside your duties and find the amazing peace and incredible joy that come from time alone with Him. Drawn from Joanna Weaver’s beloved Bethany trilogy, each reading in this 365-day devotional includes a Bible reading passage and reflection question. All-new material and “Going [ … ]

SNEAK PEEK: With This Ring by Joanna Weaver

With unforgettable insights on sacred love, With This Ring creates a personal treasury of romance and devotion, perfect for anyone preparing to exchange vows, celebrating a marital milestone, or simply wanting to recapture the beauty of the promises they share as husband and wife.

Click here to download the first chapter of With This Ring now.