Take a Look Inside Our Current Issue
Note from the Editor
Founder & Editor in Chief
Hi, Friends! I’m Sandi Warner, the Editor in Chief of The Joyful Life Magazine for Christian Women. Each issue of The Joyful Life is packed with inspiration for christian women and I’m so happy to introduce you to our summer issue, ADVENTURE! This beautiful issue is full of faith-based encouragement in your walk with the Lord. It also includes home-focused content that is sure to inspire you to cook, create, nurture, and grow alongside your family as you trust God in whatever adventure He has called you to.
We realize that there are several Christian women’s magazines (both print and digital) and Christian magazine subscriptions available today. Many of them offer a wide variety of faith-based content for women. Because of that, I want to personally thank you for making The Joyful Life YOUR magazine—year after year! With that, I want to share with you a bit about the Adventure issue and what makes it special.
So, keep reading for a peek inside Adventure!
Trusting in Jesus,
INSIDE THE ADVENTURE ISSUE
Take a look at some of the featured articles inside the summer issue of The Joyful Life Magazine.
GOD IS THAT YOU? 5 Actions To Take When You’re Trying To Discern Whether God Is Speaking To You | Have you ever wondered if that was really God speaking to you? For anyone who thinks they might be hearing from God, but is still doubting themselves, this article discusses five practical actions you can take to help you better seek and understand God’s will.
HOW TO BALANCE WORK AND MOTHERHOOD THIS SUMMER | For moms of school-age children, the long summer break can feel like a limitless opportunity for connection, adventures, and memory-making summer fun. But for moms who work from home, it can seem like an impossible task to make it all happen. This article shares four practical ways to help you balance motherhood and working from home this summer.
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR NEIGHBORS: Hosting a backyard BBQ | Building community with your neighbors is one way of sharing the tangible love and grace of Jesus. This article shares some tips to get you past that first awkward hello, and a few easy steps to help you host your own neighborhood BBQ or block party.
BEING AN EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY MOM: Prioritizing Your Own Emotional Maturity While in the Trenches of Raising Children | How do we practice self-control when the demands of mothering can often make us feel exactly the opposite? This article discusses why practicing self-control and developing emotional maturity should be a priority in our lives as moms, and how we can grow in these areas through proactive and reflective strategies.
DIY: River Rock Placemats | Follow these simple steps to create your own beautiful and unique stone placemats—the perfect DIY to bring the outdoors inside and encourage little hands to get busy on those long summer days.
THE GIFT OF A LOVING FATHER | As moms, do we let dads be dads as often as we should? This article looks at the importance of a father’s role in their children’s life, and highlights the importance of giving dads the space and opportunity to contribute their God-given gifts, perspectives, and personality to the family.
HEART-STRONG CHRISTIAN CREATIVES INTERVIEW | In our Heart-Strong Creatives Interview series, we chat with Chris Ammen, founder of Kaleidoscope. Read about his mission to get kids excited about reading the Bible through their engaging, elementary-age chapter books!
FROM OUR KITCHEN: Sizzling Summer Burgers | Whether you like them lean and loaded with veggies or chargrilled oozing with cheese, here are five epic burger recipes with a twist. Add them to your summer grilling menu or surprise your dad with a special treat come Father’s Day!
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