Jill Briscoe

Jill Briscoe 2017

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.

Hope is overwhelming confidence in the God who can do anything with anyone at any time in any place. more

Hope in Difficult Times

One aspect of prayer is thanksgiving. Send God some roses of thanks today! more


Spilling grace on others is “the Spirit’s” work. Be full of the Holy Spirit. He is the Spirit of Grace. Stay in touch with the thoughts He brings to mind and allow His leading. more

Spiritual Growth

Prayer is a place where we can ask all our whys. We must not demand that our whys be answered, but we can ask them and know that God feels our pain. more


Frustrating situations that require patience are often God's gift to you. In fact, frustration presents the opportunity to practice patience. more

Emotional Health

When it comes time to talk to God about what He wants from us, how should we approach the Lord and what should we say? more

Relationship with God

Miracles take time. Until then...Persist. Pray. Don’t lose hope. Ask for your miracle, then trust God for it according to His will and in His time. more

Trusting God

May each and every day be lived as our last for God with no reserves, no retreats, no regrets. more

Inspirational Stories

As a pastor's wife, it's difficult when people criticize you, but it’s worse when they go after your husband. more

Pastors' Wives

Finding the will of God for our lives should be easy. Yet around the corner of our surrender to the Lord we sometimes find confusion and regrets. more

God's Will

Are you tired inside as well as out? Those serving the Lord will certainly be weary in well doing as the Bible puts it! more

Ministry Stress

"Consider the birds...", Jesus said to the anxious and the oppressed. “Trust me, just like they do,” He said. “You are of more value than many sparrows.” more


Hardly anyone likes the word, concept, or process of change. Change, however, can be a tremendous catalyst for growth and blessing. more


It's often easier to pass along only the words people want to hear. But, God warns us to "Tell them everything I command you; do not omit a word,” (Jeremiah 26:2). more


Words are the tools God uses to move people from meaningless-ness to meaningful-ness and from empty-ness to useful-ness. more

Relationship with God

A “do not” in the Bible is serious business. It’s not an option for the believer. Jesus said, “If you love me, keep my commandments.” more

Relationship with God

When the inadequacy overwhelms, when apprehension rises, why don’t you cast all your cares on Him? more


What would it feel like to walk free of worry, trusting God to look after the things that were important to you, while you looked after the things that were important to Him? more

Trusting God

We’re living in a war zone. We are in the heat of a spiritual battle and we must quickly come to “wit’s end corner” and cry out to God. more

Spiritual Fatigue

As a ministry leader do you wrestle more with the fear of other Christians’ disapproval than with anything else - leading you to attempt to be all things to all people? more

Leadership Advice

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


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

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


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


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


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

Strengthen your life by becoming more obedient your time of prayer. more