MEET THE AUTHOR

Meet Brenda

Brenda is the Founder and Director of Alive and Active Life. As a trained Marriage / Family / Individual Counselor and skilled educator, she comes alongside to help you apply Scriptural principles in practical, creative ways so you can have an Alive and Active Life every day.

Brenda’s many life experiences have included challenging growth seasons and adventure. She has also endured sufferings, losses, and trials. Her discovery? Jesus makes life deeply meaningful when you accept His invitation to live an Alive and Active Life.

Brenda develops, publishes, and circulates resources and tools that help you walk with God. All resources and tools – articles, books, e-books, podcasts, shareable images, courses, audio books, and specialized tools – have been designed prayerfully to help you navigate life’s challenges using God’s Word.

So What Exactly Does Brenda Do?

Because she knows how hard life can be and how precious time is, Brenda’s focus in her writing and resource development is to:

  • Come alongside to help you live successfully as a follower of Jesus Christ.
  • Bring encouragement, inspiration, and practical action steps to you every time you use one of our resources and tools.
  • Assist your application of God’s Word in practical, effective ways to daily life.
  • Affirm Scripture is “for real” and extremely relevant.
  • Bring comfort of Scripture into life’s sorrows.
  • Remind that God’s power is literally downloaded into Scripture, ready for you to “plug into.”

 
 
 
 
 
 

What Does Brenda Want?

Brenda wants you to grow in God’s grace and strength each day and know Him better. Scripture is Alive and Active! It is extremely current and very practical. Because of this, she invites you to Partner with God, and she is confident You Can Do This!

For herself, she says it like this: “Jesus, You are my First, my Best, and my Most!”

And she is always saying – “God loves you – so much!

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Grow Up In Faith – 4 Tips

Go back with me into your childhood – as far back as you can remember. What comes to mind? Maybe special people who love you, or a very special day. Maybe a favorite toy or snack. A dear childhood “pal” may come to mind. You may have some painful or disappointing memories, as well. All through years of growing up, you change. This is also true of growing up in your faith in God. What are you doing to grow up in faith? (This is Part 4 of our series on Faith. Check out Part 1: Ever Run Out Of

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Fresh Faith For You

  Recently, I wrote a letter to a friend. As I re-read and pondered my message, I realized there was a stunning, fresh faith application point in my letter – for me! It was simple, yet profound. I’ve thought a lot about this ever since. That message boiled down to one word. Want to know what I wrote? (This is Part 3 in a series on faith. Check out Part 1: “Ever Run Out Of Heroes?” and Part 2: Faith Jump)

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Faith Jump!

Have you watched paratroopers flinging themselves from the safety of an aircraft into the vast skies at a very unsafe height? To accomplish their mission, they just . . . JUMP! Paratroopers are equipped and trained to do something super scary and hard for most people. But for them, it’s as natural as walking. In the same way, living by faith can seem super scary and hard. It takes a daring leap. But with practice and determination, you can be just as equipped and trained as a paratrooper. So, are you ready for a faith jump? (Remember, we are in

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Ever Run Out Of Heroes?

Everyone needs heroes, especially in difficult times – someone to look to for inspiration, courage, and noble character. Have you ever run out of heroes? Sometimes it’s hard to find a hero who lives an Alive and Active Life. This content is about some ordinary people who are faith heroes. (Part 1 in a series on faith.)

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Special Ways God Loves You

  There is an alarming development over the past several years. People wonder if they actually matter. These “wonderings” happen deep in people’s hearts. Depression has broken some. Discouragement wraps devastating effects around serious global developments. Pandemic, natural disasters, wars and rumors of wars, global warming, political unrest. I think it’s time for a strong look at Special Ways God Loves You. May you be encouraged as you connect with the God who loves you.

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