The Super Bowl Halftime Show and #MeToo

The Super Bowl Halftime Show and #MeToo

The Super Bowl has come and gone but the conversation about the halftime show might have taken center stage. The show headliners were two Latina women, Jennifer Lopez, or J.Lo as she’s known by fans, and Shakira. Both are strong performers with unique styles. Both are...

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1947 Hymn Book

1947 Hymn Book

This was written as a prompt from a 1947 hymns book (pictured). We had 15 minutes to write. 1947 Separate but equal But not so equal 3 white girls singing hymns But you know they aren’t the only ones, right? Do you know? Do you want to know? Don’t you want to know?...

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Think about these things…

Think about these things…

I’ve had the joy of leading a book club through my newest book Sacred Endurance. Today, we did a short discussion on Chapters 5 and 6. Chapter 5 is likely one of the most important chapters in the book. In it, I consider the ways we struggle to endure because of...

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Where I’m From: A Writing Prompt

Where I’m From: A Writing Prompt

Yesterday was the second time a group of authors and singer/songwriters gathered together in Nashville to develop a CD and accompanying book. I am a part of that group of talented women. I’m not a songwriter but I have had the opportunity to now contribute to three...

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Join SJ in prayer for 2020

Join SJ in prayer for 2020

It’s a new year! None of us know what 2020 will bring but we know that God will be faithful and good to us. As you may know, my family started a small online boutique to benefit the artisans in Rwanda.The response has been incredibly encouraging and faith-building....

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Join the Sacred Endurance 2020 Book Club!

Join the Sacred Endurance 2020 Book Club!

I hope you had a wonderfully encouraging holiday break! I’m excited to share with you that IVP will be hosting a book club and you are all invited. We’ll be doing a lot over the next 8 weeks. The IVP Sacred Endurance book club begins January 14! This is...

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Introducing SJ Boutique

Introducing SJ Boutique

If you follow me on social media, you’ve likely seen posts and a video about a project my family has been working on called SJ Boutique. I wanted to take a moment to share more about SJ before we launch it into the world in the coming weeks (or days!!). What is SJ...

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To Walk and Not Faint

To Walk and Not Faint

(I’ve invited friends to share their own stories of endurance or the stories of others. My prayer is that you would be inspired and encouraged as you read each guest post. Learn more about my new book: Sacred Endurance.) By Lisa Spence I am weary. It’s been a...

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A Giveaway: Sacred Endurance and a Christmas CD

A Giveaway: Sacred Endurance and a Christmas CD

Sacred Endurance is not an advent book or devotional but it is a book intentionally centered on Jesus. This is our sacred endurance: running the race of the Christian life set before us by the grace of God, through the strength of God, until the day we face our God....

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Isaiah Christmas

Isaiah Christmas

Every year since Tony Reinke introduced his Isaiah Christmas online reading club, I’ve taken up reading the wonderful book through the month of December. This year is no different. Although I’m terrible at remembering to use the hashtag associated with it,...

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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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