Women’s Ministry Fall Event – The Word Alive
Don’t just read God’s Word. Experience it!
Based off of Lysa’s extensive studies in the Holy Land and how dramatically it has stirred a passion in her soul, we bring you The Word Alive 2-day event.
Friday- Saturday, October 6-7 2017, Second Baptist Church
6400 Woodway Dr., Houston, TX 77057
The Word Alive with Lysa is an immersive, hands-on journey. You will leave thirsting to study truth by experiencing God’s Word rather than just reading it to check it off your to do list. The Word is alive and active, and once it awakens in you, it changes everything!
During this 2-day conference, you will:
- Experience Scripture with elements that will help you see, taste, hear, and touch the Holy Land without leaving the country.
- Stop seeing your time in God’s Word as mundane or confusing by developing a genuine passion to study and practically apply scriptures.
- Know how to identify some often misunderstood details of crucial Bible stories.
- Connect more deeply to God as you read His Word with more understanding and sense Him speaking personally to you.
About Lysa TerKeurst, Speaker
Lysa TerKeurst is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Uninvited as well as 19 other books. As president of Proverbs 31 Ministries, Lysa and her staff are passionate about teaching the Word of God in ways that get people excited to live the Bible out loud. With their First 5 app and Encouragement for Today devotions, millions of people are studying God’s Word every day with Lysa and her team.
Ellie Holcomb, Musical Guest
Whether she was spinning confessional tales of romantic heartache during her college years, collaborating with her husband Drew as part of his band, Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors or penning her personal reflections of God’s faithfulness as a solo artist, singer/songwriter Ellie Holcomb has always viewed music as the ultimate bridge-builder. In the process of touring seven years of with Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, Ellie began writing her own songs. They were often inspired by the lives of those they encountered on the road, at Young Life camps, and by their community in Nashville. “I love sitting in God’s word and letting music come out,” Ellie shares. “It feels extravagant and it’s become one of my very favorite things to do.” Inspired by these encouraging promises, Ellie recorded and released two EPs full of songs based on the Psalms and other scriptures, Magnolia EP and With You Now. Even with zero dollars spent on promotion, the response to these two EPs was remarkable in a way Ellie never saw coming. To wit, they both hit #1 on the iTunes Christian/Gospel charts. Now with Holcomb’s first solo effort, As Sure As the Sun (Full Heart Music), Scripture is, once again, intentionally at the forefront of all 10 tracks. Written before–and while–Ellie was pregnant with her daughter, Ellie says her hope is to refresh and encourage weary and wounded hearts. “I love writing songs about truths that I forget so easily–who God is, who I belong to, what I’m called to,” Ellie shares. “When I think about what I want to be doing, it’s singing truth into the darkness. Life is hard, and I’ve walked through some heart-breaking things with friends. But when we’re walking right up to that darkness with God’s truth and light and life, there’s a sense of hope breaking in. I want to help encourage the wounded and weary in our church pews, that’s what I want to be a part of.” For more information about Ellie Holcomb, please visit her official website at www.ellieholcomb.com.
A Tallowood group is forming for this event! If you are interested in participating, please contact Jen Whittenberg in the church office at 713-468-8241 x8117. Thank you!