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Alive and Active Life is a reservoir of inspiration and practical help for the Jesus follower who wants more in life …

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You want more in life, but don’t know how to get there. Let us be your hand to hold, a voice to encourage you, and a practical guide to take you farther on your journey with Jesus.

What Does God Say About an Alive and Active Life?

God wants you to have an alive and active life of purpose. That’s His original design.

God’s Word is alive and active. (Heb. 4:12) In Scripture are the tools, resources, and action steps you need. The principles are current, relevant, and practical.

You want an alive and active life. So, partner with God and His Word for direction, encouragement, and power.

Why Is Scripture So Important In Your Life?

Your time and energy are in great demand. Plus, you may be disappointed over losses, struggling to focus, feeling off-balance, or needing a sense of direction. Perhaps you feel alone. Holding everything together has become a drain you never imagined. You need help.

Jesus is The Living Word. Scripture is God’s written Word – like “Jesus on paper.” So, when you take Scripture into your life by faith, you take God’s life off the pages into your soul. It gives you power in several ways. First, knowing how to use God’s Word helps you manage your realities, responsibilities, and relationships. Second, Jesus said that everything will pass away – but His words will never pass away. (Mt.24:35; Mk.13:31; Lk.21:33)

That’s why Scripture is so important in your life. And – it works!

Alive and Active Life Wants to Help.

You can become all God created you to be and accomplish all He has in mind for your life – if you choose an Alive and Active Life. You can have wisdom, quality character, and a close, daily relationship with Jesus. Why not live inside HOPE by learning how to use God’s Word?

Your Personal "Alive and Active Life Toolbox"

Alive and Active Life offers you a personal toolbox. It contains books, e-books, articles, podcasts, shareable images, audio books, on-line courses, and specialized tools with personal development content. These tools enable you to live with purpose and passion. When you partner with God using these resources, you have action steps, how-to’s, and help lists. To say it another way –

Why not let Alive and Active Life be your life toolbox?

The Author's Heart...

Brenda is the Founder and Director of Alive and Active Life. With creative, practical insight, she unpacks principles from God’s Word to help you enjoy an Alive and Active Life each day in this difficult world.

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