March 10, 2014

“Living So That” OBS Begins with a Giveaway!

Woo Hoo!!! Let’s have a party and celebrate!

It’s time for our new Proverbs 31 Online Bible Study!!!

[winners of last week's giveaway will be announced along with this week's giveaway winners on Friday, March 14th].

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To celebrate the first day of registration for the P31 Living So That Online Bible Study, we are giving away some great stuff!!! Keep reading so you know how to enter!

First, here’s a short message (3 minutes) from my heart inviting you to join us.

 

Register for the Proverbs 31 Online Bible Study 

Click here to register for our Living So That study that begins April 6th.

 

Sign Up for FREE Five Day Companion Devotional.

To give you a taste of the book before we begin, I’ve written a free five-day devotion companion, “Five Days to a Faith-Full Life.” Simply enter your-e-mail address below and you’ll receive your first one today!

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Free Download of Living So That’s Introduction and Chapter One

To get a feel for the Bible study part of Living So That, click here to read the Introduction and part of Chapter One.

 

Buy a copy of Living So That

If you purchase your copy from Proverbs 31 before March 24th, you’ll receive a signed copy! Click here to purchase. Here’s a picture of our first batch that went out last Thursday. It was my joy and honor to pray over these books and sign each one!

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To learn more about Living So That, we have created a Living So That page. Click here to visit and learn more about the book, an invitation to share “Five Days to a Faith-Full Life” with your friends, tweets to share, and great promotions from our our publisher.

Now Time for the Giveaways!

*    First, thanks to the generosity of my dear friend, Veronica Herzing, we are giving away five signed copies of Living So That!

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**  Second, Living So That is part of Thomas Nelson’s new collection of studies for women inspired by Proverbs 3:3, The Inscribed Collection. We will give away one copy of the entire collection! To learn more about Inscribed, click here and visit our Facebook Page here.

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*** Finally a fun package of gifts – signed copy of my first book Hidden Joy, signed copy of Living So That, and a hand-made coffee mug (made by Mary Sheltra, one of my Bible study leaders’ daughters) with a beautiful note from her heart and the story behind the mug’s creation.

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For a chance to win one of these wonderful gifts, leave a comment sharing one or all of the following:

1) your favorite book of the Bible

2) your favorite shoe

3) your favorite television show (no judging here, be honest)

4) your favorite place to grab dinner with family or friends

5) your favorite movie EVER

And be sure to let us know if you are joining us for the P31 online study!

Please leave a comment by Thursday, March 13th to be eligible to win. Winners announced on Friday, March 14th. I will be in Nashville until Tuesday for book promotional events so I may not be able to reply to all comments till Wednesday, but I will be reading them and praying for you!

Blessings,

March 4, 2014

Living So That RELEASES TODAY!

I’m throwing a party!! And you, sweet friends, are invited!!

Why is today so special?

Because it’s a day to celebrate answered prayer and God’s faithfulness! God opened a door that only He could open for my newest book, Living So That: Making Faith-Filled Choices in the Midst of a Messy Life!

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A few years ago, I sat down to write a new Bible study for my girls here in Charlotte. Little did I know that a year later the study I wrote would end up in the hands of Thomas Nelson publishing and be chosen to be part of their new Inscribed Collection.

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So we’re hosting a party to celebrate!

And what would a party be without gifts?!?!

Book Giveaway

Thanks to the generosity of my dear friend and faithful fan of Living So That, Donna Bostick, we are giving away FIVE copies of Living So That!! For a chance to win, all you have to do is leave a comment below with your favorite “so that” verse from Scripture by Friday, March 7th. You may have one you love or you may want to do a quick Biblegateway search and find one.

Free Download of Introduction and Chapter One 

Click here to download.

Free companion devotion to Living So That – “Five Days to a Faith-Full Life”

Sign up by placing your e-mail address in the space below and click “subscribe.”

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Live chat with the authors on March 9th 

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Click here to register for a free live chat with the authors at 7:00 pm on Sunday, March 9th.

Inscribed Giveaways ALL WEEK on our Inscribed Facebook Page

Click here to participate.

I’m so excited for all this week hold and invite you to share these great giveaway opportunities with your friends.

Tweets to Share

Below are some tweets to share to help us get the word out about Living So That. Simply “click” the statement to tweet.

Do you want to make more faith-filled, God-honoring choices? Order @wendy_blight’s new book #LivingSoThat http://bit.ly/1i4DguD

Check out my friend @wendy_blight’s new book that releases today! #LivingSoThat– http://amzn.to/1hTIfd0

No matter my actions, no matter my words, no matter my mistakes “I am the girl Jesus loves!” #WendyBlight #LivingSoThat

God takes our tangled mess and weaves together a beautiful masterpiece…for His glory. #LivingSoThat #WendyBlight

Jesus is at work in our midst so that we will believe. #WendyBlight #LivingSoThat

We can choose to make “faith-filled” choices, or we can choose to make “faith-less” choices. #WendyBlight #LivingSoThat

Faith-filled choices occur when we react not out of emotions but out of a Spirit-led heart & mind. #WendyBlight #LivingSoThat

Faith-less choices occur when we react quickly, out of our emotions, and do “what comes naturally.” #WendyBlight #LivingSoThat

God’s Word equips us to live out our faith in the midst of our messy lives. #WendyBlight #LivingSoThat #InscribedStudies

Where to Purchase Living So That

You can purchase Living So That at the following retail outlets (simply click on the name):

Proverbs 31 Ministries

Lifeway

Amazon

Barnes and Noble

If you purchase your copy from Proverbs 31 before March 24th, you will receive a signed copy!

Thank you for stopping by today and helping us get the word out about Living So ThatAnd don’t forget to leave a comment with your favorite “so that” verse for the opportunity to win one of the five signed copies of Living So That we’re giving away!

Blessings,

February 19, 2014

Free Devotional: “Five Days to a Faith-Full Life”

If you’re joining us from Encouragement for Today, I’m so thankful you stopped by! Please leave a comment and let me know a bit about yourself. I love making new friends! I’ll choose two names from the comments left between now and  Friday 2/21 to receive a signed copy of my new book, Living So That, hot off the presses.

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Living So That: Making Faith-Filled Choices in the Midst of a Messy Life releases on March 4th as part of Thomas Nelson’s Inscribed Collection! To celebrate its release and give you a taste of what the book is about, I’ve written a free five-day companion devotional, “Five Days to a Faith-Full Life.” I would love to share it with you today. Simply sign up below and share with your friends!

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In the short (6 minute) message below, I share a bit more about Living So That.

Living “so that” comes down to choices.

We can make faith-filled choices or we can make faith-less choices.

Faith-less choices come easier and occur when we react quickly out of our emotions and do what comes naturally. They lead to a frazzled, highly charged, chaotic life.

Faith-filled choices are more challenging. They require patience and occur when we react not out of our emotions but out of a Spirit-led heart and mind. They lead to a peaceful, content, more fulfilled life.

I found myself making faith-less choices day in and day out, which often left me feeling like the worst wife, mom, friend, and co-worker. Can you relate?

Tired of feeling unequipped for daily living, I dug into my Bible and discovered two words that have changed the way I read Scripture and live my life: “so that.”  

Living So That dives deeply into God’s Word. Each chapter helps you gain a new perspective on daily living and studies the “so that” Scriptures in the New Testament, covering topics like:

•  Jesus Came So That
•  God Spoke So That
•  Pray So That
•  Trials Come So That
•  Let Your Light Shine So That

You’ll find prayers, biblical teaching, personal stories, application questions, “going deeper” sections, and calls to action to put into practice what you have learned.

To discover all you need to know about Living So That, click here. On this page, you’ll find more information about the book, an invitation to share the free five-day devotional, a link to sign up for the Proverbs 31 Living So That online Bible study, learn what others are saying about LST, find tweets to share, and discover great promotions for bulk purchases of LST for your church and/or small group.

And if you order your copy of Living So That from Proverbs 31 by March 14th, I’ll sign your book! Click here to order your copy today.

Over the next month, we’ll be having fun giveaways to celebrate Living So That‘s release. In fact, over the next few weeks on our Inscribed Facebook page, we’ll be giving away books from the Inscribed Collection, including Living So That. I’ll be hosting our Facebook page next week, so please stop by and visit. You’ll find our page by clicking here.

To be sure you don’t miss anything, visit the right side of my blog and look for the link at the top that says “Sign up to receive Wendy’s blog posts in your e-mail.” Enter your e-mail address in the box and click “subscribe.” Be sure to respond to the confirmation e-mail you’ll receive to confirm your subscription.

Living So That will be part of Thomas Nelson’s newly launched Inscribed Collection of books. To learn more about Inscribed and my fellow authors and their books, click here.

Thanks for taking a few minutes to spend with me today! And don’t forget to sign up for “Five Days to a Faith-Full Life” and leave a comment for a chance to win a signed copy of Living So That!

Blessings,