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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.


Lord, help me to practice kindness, goodness, and gentleness—to truly be the kind of servant that Jesus was. more

Devotions

We cannot keep an account of every sin. The Lord requires us to forgive no matter what the injury. more

Devotions

When we place anything or anyone above God, we have committed spiritual adultery. What things in your life are you putting before God? more

Devotions

9/11 sent Jill Briscoe on a six-day detour with the unprecedented opportunity to point others to the God Who is in control. more

Inspirational Stories

God takes our ordinary efforts and makes them extraordinary. more

Finding Purpose

What are you holding on to too tightly? Ask God to open your hands and let go of those things that are keeping you from Him and from a passionate, growing faith. more

Devotions

You have multiple chances daily to live your faith in front of your kids. Make the most of every opportunity! more

Devotions

It is often painful waiting for our "soon" to become "now". Yet we must remember that our times are in God's hands, and He makes everything beautiful by His clock, not ours. more

Devotions

How to help Christian women in your ministry become self-starters. more

Women's Ministry

No matter what your stage in life, take risks and go for the goal. Live for God and give it all you’ve got. Never give up! more

Aging

God has plans for us. Our times are in His hands. So how do we make our minutes count for Him and for us? more

Devotions

“A wise man holds his tongue, only a fool blurts out everything he knows..." (Proverbs 21:23). If we control our tongues, we control our entire bodies! more

Devotions

Lord, help me to use Your words to encourage the people in my life today. Bring to mind now someone in my life who needs a word from You. more

Devotions

The upper room represents important principles of prayer. Our upper room is, first of all, a place to be honest in prayer. more

Prayer

Lord, break my heart for the things that break Your heart. Use Your Word like a hammer in my life to move me to Your perfect will and purpose. more

Devotions

I heard God say, "I gave you my Spirit - YOU'RE GOOD TO GO!"  When you walk in the Spirit you will be prepared for anything! more

Relationship with God

Have you become discouraged by how few signs there are of His answer? Look up, scan the horizon. Watch for the little answers, and take heart - God hears your prayers. more

Prayer

Our role as parents is to support our children, to believe in them, love them, and give them wings to fly; all the while looking to God and entrusting them in His care. more

Parenting Advice

When you’re feeling forgotten or alone don’t forget that on any given day, one or two people - or maybe even a great crowd - is lifting you up in prayer! more

Prayer

As parents or grandparents, are you ready to get on with the job of passing on your faith to the next generation? more

Parenting 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

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

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

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

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

Community

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

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

Prayer

Prayer links us to God, who can keep us safe both in and out of the lions’ den. more

Prayer

Tips for dealing with difficult people and navigating your way through these challenging relationships. more

Relationship Health

We have joy in a forever relationship with Jesus Christ. more

Relationship with God