First Draft: A Blogging Series

First Draft: A Blogging Series

Over the past few weeks, prolific blogger and author, Tim Challies, has posted a series of tweets and an article lamenting the changes he is seeing in the blogosphere. In short, writers are simply abandoning blogs, at least blogs that are personally owned. I believe...

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Loving God and Others with Our Minds

Loving God and Others with Our Minds

We know how to act, and there are things we likely wouldn’t do just for fear of what others might think. But our minds are another story. No one sees what we’re thinking — at least, that’s the lie we tell ourselves. We can have vengeful, angry thoughts; we can lust;...

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Can You Say No?

Can You Say No?

We can find ourselves busy doing good things, many good and wonderful things, and before we know it we are flat on our faces exhausted. Maybe for you it’s serving in every ministry in your local church, bringing meals to every woman who gives birth, or picking up the...

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No Longer Slaves

No Longer Slaves

“For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!”
  Romans 8:15  Anytime, anytime while I was a slave, if one minute’s freedom had been offered to me, and...

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A Cherished Book, A Favorite Chapter

A Cherished Book, A Favorite Chapter

If someone had come up to me on the morning of my wedding day and asked me if I knew my husband-to-be well, I would have said yes without hesitation. Now, fifteen years later, I realize that while I did know him before I married him, I know so much more about him now....

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Lessons from a failed business and trying in the New Year

Lessons from a failed business and trying in the New Year

In 2007, I started an online fitness business. I produced a Christian CD for group fitness instructors and personal trainers to use with their clients. That venture was the start of my entrepreneurship—unless you count the time, at 12 years old, when I sold baked...

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12 Books For 2019

12 Books For 2019

I interrupt your end of the year top 12 books lists to invite you to Come Read With Us! Maybe these will become your top 12 next year. I read quite a bit. Actually, I read more books a year than I ever share about, which is likely a shame given that I’m a writer (I...

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Join the “If God Is For Us” Launch Team!

Join the “If God Is For Us” Launch Team!

I am so thrilled to get study out into the world (and let’s be honest, I’m nervous too!). I am praying the Lord would use it and I’m grateful Moody Publishers is giving my friends and readers a way to get a jumpstart on the book. Interested in...

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“If God is For Us” 50% off for Cyber Monday!

“If God is For Us” 50% off for Cyber Monday!

Moody Publishers is having a massive #CyberMonday Sale and my new study on Romans 8 is included. If God is For Us releases on January 1 but if you’d like to grab it early (click here to purchase), here’s what others have said about the study: If the Bible were a...

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#Blessed

#Blessed

Last week I shared on my various social media sites, a brief takeaway from a conversation I had with my mother. This takeaway has struck a nerve, understandably so. In our social media world, the use of the term “blessed” has been turned into a proclamation of all the...

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About Trillia Newbell


Trillia Newbell is the author of Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves and United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity.

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