Author Lysa TerKeurst

ABOUT

Lysa TerKeurst is a New York Times bestselling author and president of Proverbs 31 Ministries. She writes from her sticky farm table in North Carolina where she lives with her five kids (whom God entrusted to her even though she struggled to keep goldfish alive), three dogs, and a mouse that refuses to leave her kitchen. Her favorite things include Monday night family dinners and toasted Ezekiel Bread with guacamole on top.

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It's Not Supposed to Be This Way

Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered
Lysa TerKeurst

What do you do when God actually does give you more than you can handle? Lysa knows what that’s like, all too well, and she shares how to navigate those dark valleys. Stop being pulled into the anxiety of disappointment. Gain assurance during times when God feels cruel or unfair. Learn to stand strong against the three strategies of the enemy. Instead of panicking when you feel shattered, in God find the strength to wrestle well between faith and feelings.

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The Best Yes

Making Wise Decisions in the Midst of Endless Demands
Lysa TerKeurst

Do you spend a lot of time figuring out whether to say yes or no, thinking about how to manage your time, reduce stress, do your best for your family, find a little time for yourself? Learn the power of “the best yes,” the choice that shapes all other choices. Cure the disease to please, escape the guilt of disappointing others, overcome the agony of hard choices, rise above the rush of endless demands and discover your best yes.

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Unglued

Making Wise Choices in the Midst of Raw Emotions
Lysa TerKeurst

God gave us emotions to experience life, not destroy it! What do we often do with our raw emotions? We stuff, we explode, or react somewhere in between. Is it really possible to make emotions work for us instead of coming unglued? This study will equip you to resolve conflict, to learn to be honest but kind when offended, and to respond to situations out of your control without acting out of control.

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Made to Crave Action Plan

Your Journey to Healthy Living
Lysa TerKeurst

Women who found their “want to” in the Made to Crave study master the “how to” of living a healthy physical life. Ever notice all the conflicting information? Eat carbs…don’t eat carbs. Pay attention to calories…don’t pay attention to calories. Talk about daunting and confusing! But it all becomes clear in the Made to Crave Action Plan. In this study combining Bible teaching, uplifting real-life testimonies, and healthy living tips from a medical doctor, you’ll chart a permanent course for successful, healthy living.

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Uninvited

Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely
Lysa TerKeurst

The enemy wants us to feel rejected . . . left out, lonely, less than. Teaching from significant locations in the Holy Land, Lysa draws lessons from Biblical events that connect to her own experiences with rejection—from the painful childhood abandonment by her father to the perceived judgment of the perfectly-toned woman one elliptical over. Discover how we are destined for a love that can never be diminished, shaken, or taken—a love that does not uninvite.

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Becoming More Than a Good Bible Study Girl

Living the Faith after Bible Class Is Over
Lysa TerKeurst

Lysa TerKeurst knows what it’s like to consider God just another thing on her to-do list. For years she went through the motions of a Christian life: Go to church. Pray. Be nice. She longed for a deeper connection between what she knew in her head and her everyday reality. She wanted to stop coming home from Bible class and having a meltdown over a household disaster. Lysa invites you to uncover the spiritually exciting life for which we all yearn.

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Made to Crave

Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food
Lysa TerKeurst

We are all made to crave. The problem comes when we mistake our cravings for lasting spiritual satisfaction for cravings for food. Discover that your weight loss struggle isn’t a curse but rather a blessing in the making. Replace justifications that lead to diet failure with empowering go-to scripts that lead to victory. Develop the "want to" for making healthy lifestyle choices. You can reach your healthy weight goal – and grow closer to God in the process.

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Twelve Women of the Bible

Life-Changing Stories for Women Today
Lysa TerKeurst and more!

Seven Bible teachers teach spiritual lessons from twelve biblical women, including:

  • Eve: Finding Contentment in Truth
  • Rebekah: Breaking Free of Feminine Stereotypes
  • Leah: Overcoming Rejection
  • Hannah: Surrendering in Waiting
  • Abigail: Confrontation in Relationships

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