by Julia Bruce
We all carry burdens. Some of them are in a laundry basket. Some of them are emotional burdens and carried inside. Some of them are at the office, and some of them at in our checkbooks. Some are light and some weight us down until we feel like they are crushing us. Burdens come in all shapes, sizes, and weights.God wants us to come alongside of others and help them carry their burdens. When we do, it fulfills the law of Christ, which is to love our neighbor as we love ourselves. (click to tweet) It is through our loving actions that we demonstrate love for our neighbor when they have a burden. So be a burden-barer. Maybe it’s as simple taking a full laundry basket upstairs for your wife or maybe it much harder like helping someone get through bad news at the doctor’s office or being there when a loved one passes away. God doesn’t want any of us to bear our burdens alone. So reach out to others when you see they have a burden and help them carry the load. Sometimes, all you do is pray with them and remind them they can cast all their cares on Jesus because He cares for them. If God placed someone in your path that is carrying a heavy burden, then He placed them there for you to help them carry the burden. Be a burden-barer. (click to tweet)
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God, Love and Marshmallow Wars: This book contains 365 daily challenges for couples to strengthen their relationships to each other and with God. Couples will complete activities such as Scripture memory, conversation starters, relationship builders, learning about Biblical marriage, romance builders, personal reflections, and date ideas. Click here to purchase your copy. (This link will open a new widow and take you to Westbow Press’ bookstore.) It is also available at Christian Book Distributors, Amazon, and Barnes & Nobel
Looking for a speaker for your next ministry event? Julia is now booking for 2019 and 2020 Christian events for women’s and couples’ ministries for both small and large events.
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Julia is CEO of Wellspring Christian Ministries, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people and couples develop a passionate relationship with God. A public speaker, conference trainer, event planner, and blog writer, Julia is a two-time graduate from Grand Canyon University with a bachelor in Psychology and a masters in Professional Counseling. Saved as a child and raised in church and in a Christian home and private Christian School as a Pastor’s kid, Julia has taught Sunday school, led music, played the piano, served as Children’s Director, and engaged her gifts in many other areas of church life. Previously employed with the Florida Baptist Convention, Julia organized events and led conferences for church ministry assistants.
Julia enjoys sharing her journey as a growing Christian with others looking for a deeper connection with God. Through Bible study and her own life experiences, God has given Julia a passion to help couples understand God’s design for marriage while they learn to place God first in their marriage, cultivate meaningful relationships, build intimacy, and address the tougher issues that come in every marriage so that they can experience a marriage that honors and glorifies God. Julia also loves mentoring, teaching, and working with women to help them learn to live as Godly women.
With her history and experience growing up in both small and large churches, Julia enjoys bringing top level quality events to churches of all sizes. Her father largely pastored small churches and therefore she understands that these vital parts of the believing community need to be good stewards of the resources God provides them with. This knowledge inspires her passion for being available with a fresh perspective for those who want to provide their congregations with meaningful spiritual growth opportunities.