Fruitful Devotional Series
Following the Fruit of the Spirit, this series explores how illness and grief can challenge our faith and also cause it to grow.
- It is designed to be read in order, as new posts build on the previous ones.
- Printable resources bundles to accompany the series are available for free in the Resource Library.
PART 1, FRUITFUL SERIES
This post explores how Jesus’ words in John 15:1-5 can encourage us during seasons of loss. May God fill you with comfort and a renewed sense of purpose as you read.
PART 2, FRUITFUL SERIES
What does a fruitful life look like? And how can we even think about being fruitful when we’re in survival mode? May this post encourage your weary heart.
PART 3, FRUITFUL SERIES
In what ways is God’s love different to our love? This post contains strategies to help you when God’s love feels far away.
PART 4, FRUITFUL SERIES
Illness and grief can make relationships difficult. This post explores passive, aggressive and assertive responses. It ends with an uplifting poem about God’s compassion.
PART 5, FRUITFUL SERIES
Judgy advice hurts when you’re battling illness or grief. This post explores how to respond in ways that honour God and work on an emotional level.
PART 6, FRUITFUL SERIES
The Guide to Joy is for Christians who struggle with depression. God may not always take our depression away, but the Bible does show us how joy and sorrow can coexist.
Would you like more support?
You’re welcome to join my friends and me in Fruitful Today’s online support community. Connect with other Christians who are striving to trust in God while also wrestling honestly and openly with grief and/or illness. More info can be found here.