Being Braver in Community: An intervew with author Deborah Jenkins
Deborah discusses the themes behind her uplifting and hopeful new novel ‘Braver’.
Manasseh Repented But the Damage Was Done: Why leadership matters
If Manasseh turned from his sins, why does the Bible call him an evil king? And what does it teach us about who we should follow?
Facing Uncertainty With Faith: 3 practical suggestions
What can we do to keep our faith strong in difficult times?
Job’s Relationship With God: Discovering truth in lament
When God declared that Job had told the truth about him, what did he mean?
How Do You Trust God in Difficult Times? 3 truths to remember
When life is tough and the future uncertain, these three truths can help us stay on track.
Sunday Morning (a retelling of the Easter story)
What was Easter Sunday really like for Jesus’s disciples? A short story based on John 20.
6 Prayers for Ukraine (and 3 ways to help)
A roundup of some helpful prayers shared online in recent weeks.
Refresh Blog Tour Roundup
Here’s a list of reviews, interviews and guest posts from my book launch for ‘Refresh’
Faith in Everyday Life: Why I wrote a Christian wellness journal
My devotional ‘Refresh’ is released today! Here’s the story behind the book.
Comfort and Joy (a poem for Christmas)
A hopeful poem for a very strange Christmas.
Who We Are
Valley of Springs is the online home of Dan and Jo Acharya.
We write devotional blogs to help you grow in your faith and trust God in difficult times.
We also provide easy read Bible study and discipleship resources for Christians with learning difficulties, intellectual disabilities and special needs.
Jo is the author of ‘Refresh: a wellness devotional for the whole Christian life’ and ‘Living Well With God: easy read Bible lessons for people who find reading hard’.