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Jill Briscoe

Jill Briscoe

Jill Briscoe is the founder of Just Between Us, a magazine of encouragement equipping women for a life of faith. A native of Liverpool, England, Jill is the author of over 40 books, has ministered extensively on every continent teaching and encouraging, and served on the boards of World Relief and Christianity Today. Together with her husband, Stuart, they serve as ministers-at-large with Elmbrook Church and can be heard regularly on Telling the Truth, their worldwide media ministry. They reside in suburban Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and have three grown children and 13 grandchildren.


Joy dies when we do not practice it. It’s produced by praise, or gratitude, glancing heavenward, feeling its soul begin to smile. more

Devotions

This thanksgiving season, reflect on these words and make them a Thanksgiving prayer from your heart to God's. more

Gratitude

How long has it been since you were introduced to Jesus Christ? Do you really know Him? more

Relationship with God

Advice for Christian women on dealing with failure and learning to live courageously in the knowledge that failure is never final for the believer in Jesus Christ. more

Stress

Will you submit to God in every single part of your life? more

God's Will

Now more than ever, we need the power of the Holy Spirit in our lives and in our running-on-empty world. more

Spiritual Growth

God told the children of Israel, who were exceedingly worried about their Jericho challenge, to go around the problem once, then go back to camp and get on with life till the next day. more

Worry

Lord, enable me in faith to feel the strength of your presence when I am afraid - for you are on my side. more

Devotions

When we are criticized, it is never a very small thing - it's a huge thing to us! more

Devotions

Lord, thank You for revealing Yourself to me in so many ways. more

Devotions

When you’re in the middle of conflict, remember to cry out to God - the battle is God’s and He will fight for you! more

Devotions

All of us learn by imitation, by following others’ examples. Would we want people following our example? more

Devotions

Like a cup under a faucet, our lives must be held under God’s Spirit. Lord, help us live a life that is filled by the Holy Spirit. more

Devotions

Are you keeping a "listening distance" from God - all to avoid the elephant in the room? more

Relationship with God

Lord give me a hunger to find the opportunities You give, and the strength and wisdom to use my time wisely. more

Devotions

Did you know you have a spiritual gift that was given to you for the church’s benefit? more

Devotions

Lord, remind us of your great Truths, to give us unity and peace and a place in which we can begin to agree. more

Devotions

Do you make every effort to maintain the unity that already exists between Christians? We are exhorted to make that our goal. more

Devotions

Are we living a life worthy of our calling in Christ? more

Devotions

So often we feel prisoners of life's circumstances. Instead, strive to see them as opportunities from God. more

Devotions

When trouble comes, the world needs to see us flying into our Father’s arms. People today are desperate for that example; that God is all we need. more

Relationship with God

Where does God have you at the moment? Have you unpacked your suitcase? Learn to accept and settle in wherever God sends you. more

God's Will

We can experience a sense of calling every day as God sets our agendas. more

Finding Purpose

God cares for the details of our lives and how He answers our cries for help. Even in a mess of your own making, learn to give God your stress and let Him handle it. more

Emotional Health

So how do we overcome prejudice? We must pray about it and ask God to help us. Remember, God has never had a prejudiced thought. more

Culture

When we learn how to turn to God and ask the important questions, we will hear the answers loud and clear—and in the hearing “find grace to help us in our times of need” (Heb. 4:16). more

Relationship with God

Peace is faith resting. It's letting go of worry. It's faith in a God who doesn’t make mistakes, who has the whole world in His hands—including your worried world. more

Spiritual Growth

Christ desires us to have peace. If we do not have it, we miss part of the blessings of being a Christian. more

Relationship with God

We often come to the end of ourselves. We run out of energy, strength, even ideas. But we will never run out of God! more

Relationship with God

God can bring good out of a bad situation. Will you trust Him? more

Tough Times

Learn what it means to listen to God and how to hear His voice. more

Relationship with God

Is there something you are afraid to give over to God? more

Emotional Health

In a society that is market driven and filled with “people worshipers,” the Church needs to be careful that it doesn’t allow the world’s values to drive ministry. more

Ministry Life

Women need women friends. Of course if you have friends you must be a friend first—it is a two way street this art of friendship. more

Friendship Advice

There is something incredibly comforting about someone “just being there” when life gets hard. more

Community

Never be afraid to ask God for the stars, but when God says no or wait, be willing to say, "thy will be done," and ask the Lord for strength to live well in difficult circumstances. more

Prayer

Loving and dealing with difficult people begins when I start with myself. more

Relationship Health

When you run out of prayers, God can still hear you! Even though no words are formed or spoken, God looks at you and reads the language of your longing. more

Prayer

Real joy has to do with “the joy of the Lord” that He shares with us whether in good circumstances or difficult ones. more

Emotional Health

I’m not what I was and I know I never will be again, but I’m not finished yet and I have lots to offer this needy world in which God has placed me. more

Physical Health