Little Things With Amber Albee Swenson

Little Things With Amber Albee Swenson

Amber Albee Swenson, one of our Time of Grace writers and bloggers, will help you navigate through some of life’s challenges and struggles by using Scripture and her own experiences of being a mom, wife, speaker, teacher, and forgiven child of God ... Because in God's kingdom, the little things ARE the big things.

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Little Things With Amber Albee Swenson
  • Special Episode: Lessons From a Friend Who Is With Jesus

    In the week following a close friend's death, I reflected on the lessons she taught me over the course of our friendship. Those lessons were good reminders for me. Perhaps they will be good reminders, or new lessons, for you too.

  • Hannah: The Sacrifice

    In the sixth episode of this eight-part series, we'll look at Hannah's life after she gave Samuel to the Lord. What can we learn about a mom's sacrifice and the blessings that await?

  • Hannah: Know and Follow God

    In the fifth episode of this eight-part series, we look at what God tells us about Eli's sons. Spoiler alert: it's not good. God wants us to know him and to follow him. We'll explore what that means.

  • Hannah: Her Song, My Song

    In the fourth episode of this eight-part series we'll examine the song Hannah's sang after giving her child to the Lord. This amazing woman of faith has a lot to teach us about who God is and how we look at the world.

  • Hannah: The Desire of Your Heart

    In the third episode of this eight-part series, we learn that the desire of Hannah's heart was to have a son. But when she had a son, she gave him to God. What are the desires of your heart? How do they glorify God?

  • Hannah: Leaving It in the Lord's Hands

    In the second episode of this eight-part series on Hannah, Amber looks at an impossible situation and a capable God. We'll see a marked difference in Hannah prior to prayer and after. Because prayer not only changes the situation; it changes us.

  • Hannah: A Woman in Agony

    In this first episode on Hannah, Amber looks at the sad particulars of Hannah's life at the beginning of 1 Samuel. If you've struggled with an issue for years and even have to deal with people who taunt you or make it worse, you will relate to Hannah. Amber discusses the best course of action if ...

  • Just Walk With God

    Happy Mother's Day! Today we'll look at the last few verses of Proverbs 31 to guide us in our motherhood journeys.

  • You Can Trust God Even When Life Hurts

    Linda Buxa will switch spots with Amber today! They'll discuss Amber's latest book and how we can trust in God's faithfulness even if we're in a life storm, have a prodigal, have lost a loved one, or are facing death ourselves.

  • "You Can Trust God When Life Hurts" Sneak Peek

    Today I'm giving you a sneak peek at my book that comes out this week. We'll explore a few of the themes, including the blessings that come from trusting God when the storms of life are raging.

  • The Nuts and Bolts of Starting a Moms Group

    Have you ever thought about starting a moms group? Or are you parenting but feeling lonely in the journey? I interviewed Bethany Lehman, who started the moms group at her church, The CORE in Appleton, Wisconsin. She'll tell us the nuts and bolts of getting started, walk us through some of the cha...

  • Bear Your Cross

    What if bearing your cross brought eternal blessings? How would you look at that cross differently? Today we're going to explore that topic and see if we can shift our thinking about adversity just a little bit.

  • The Lord's Prayer: Deliver Us From Evil

    In the eighth and final episode of this Lord's Prayer series, we discuss the evil we confront daily and the victory God gives us over it.

  • The Lord's Prayer: Lead Us Not Into Temptation

    In the seventh episode of this eight-part series, we dive deep into temptation. Where do temptations come from, and how can we wage war against them?

  • The Lord's Prayer: Forgive Us as We Forgive

    In the sixth episode of this eight-part series, we talk forgiveness. What a joy it is to be forgiven! But how hard it can be to forgive!

  • The Lord's Prayer: Give Us Today Our Daily Bread

    In the fifth episode of this eight-part series, Amber discusses daily bread. What is it, what are we praying for, and what are we praying against in this petition?

  • The Lord's Prayer: Your Will Be Done

    In the fourth episode of this eight-part series, we'll discover what God's good and gracious will is and how Satan and our sinful nature constantly war against doing that will.

  • The Lord's Prayer: Your Kingdom Come

    In the third episode of this eight-part series, Amber discusses what God's kingdom is and what our part is in making it come. She discusses God's rule and reign in our hearts and bringing the good news about Jesus to others.

    Amber also mentions Time of Grace's upcoming women's event: "Unbreakab...

  • The Lord's Prayer: Holy Be Your Name

    In the second episode of this eight-part series, Amber talks about what God's name entails, how we misuse it, and how we can use it in such a way to bring honor to God.

    Amber also mentions Time of Grace's upcoming women's event: "Unbreakable: Finding Strength to Face the Storms." Learn more and...

  • The Lord's Prayer: The Address

    In the first episode of this eight-part series, Amber discusses God as our Father. What does that title mean, and what benefits are ours because of it?

    Amber also mentions Time of Grace's women's event, "Unbreakable: Finding Strength to Face the Storms." Learn more and register for this event at...

  • Marriage 101: Let's Talk About Sex

    In the fourth and final episode of our marriage series, we'll discuss sex, the role it plays in marriage, God's design for it, and helpful resources and tips if you're struggling in the bedroom.

    Amber also mentions Time of Grace's women's event, "Unbreakable: Finding Strength to Face the Storms...

  • Taboo: Topics Christians Should Be Talking About but Don't

    We're talking about all the things Christians rarely talk about with special guest Pastor Mike Novotny, lead speaker for Time of Grace. His new book "Taboo: Topics Christians Should Be Talking About but Don't" will challenge you to go where you may not be comfortable going. But no worries! He'll ...

  • Marriage 101: Grow Together

    In the third episode of our marriage series, we'll discuss the goal of growing together instead of growing apart. This takes concerted effort, but it's not impossible. In fact, it can be fun!

  • Marriage 101: Your Husband Is Not the Enemy!

    In the second episode of our marriage series, we'll talk about the ways we so often get caught up in a crazy cycle of barking orders or demanding things from our spouses. Too often we look at our husbands as enemies instead of our partners—who should be working with us toward the same goals.