68: Transformation Story: How Kelly Moved Her Faith from Her Head to Her Heart - Vibrant Christian Living

68: Transformation Story: How Kelly Moved Her Faith from Her Head to Her Heart

Ever felt like your relationship with God was like checking a box? That your connection with God was in your head but not in your heart? Maybe you been told “God loves you” and “God is in control,” but Christian truths ring hollow in your heart and God feels far away, even though you go to church and do all “right things” to connect with God.
Today on the podcast I’m sharing a conversation with Kelly –a coaching client of mine and a member of our Connected Bible Community— and how she, in just 3 months, has taken her faith, as she puts it “from her head to her heart.”
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We want our spiritual connection with God to be honest and heartfelt. At the end of the day, we don’t want religion or rules—we want a relationship with God that transforms us. 
We don't want God to feel far away. We’re born with a desire to know and to be known in an authentic way, and we have the privilege of experiencing that in Christ.
Kelly's spiritual growth testimony is a powerful example of what happens when we ask, “What are those hidden spiritual growth obstacles that keep me from growing closer to God?” (and we're bold enough to confront them and to find healing).
I’m so excited to share Kelly’s story with you and for you to hear about the amazing spiritual growth so you too can be encouraged to create a spiritual connection with Christ that is more than checking a box, but a life-giving relationship that transforms you from the inside out!

Related Resources on Spiritual Growth Obstacles + True Connection with God:

  • Ep 49: Discovering True Connection with God (Not More Rules or Religion)
  • Ep 57: When You Don't Feel God + Wonder Where He Is
  • Ep 67: 3 Hidden Spiritual Growth Obstacles That Keep You From Growing Closer to God 


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NEXT STEPS: Overcome Spiritual Growth Obstacles in the Connected Bible Community

The Connected Bible Community was designed to help you overcome spiritual growth obstacles (including some of the hidden spiritual growth obstacles we talked about today) by giving you the daily structure to connect with God (the Spiritual Growth Rhythm™ Worksheets found in our monthly Bible Magazine) plus the motivation and community support of weekly meetings, ongoing conversation (and even optional group coaching). 

In the Connected Bible Community we give you the tools to make spiritual growth simple, helping you grow from a place of being frustrated in your faith to a place of confident, authentic connection with God. 

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You are the perfect fit for the Connected Bible Community if:

  • You want to grow spiritually (but feel stuck or don’t know where to start)
  • You have questions about your faith and need guidance through them
  • You can’t seem to stay motivated when it comes to spending time with God,
  • You want to simple ways to connect with God everyday (receiving from God, recognizing Him at work, and releasing worry
  • You want encouragement and accountability with other Christian women

Every month in the Connected Bible Community, you will:

  • Continue to grow deep in Christ with 4 weeks worth of Spiritual Growth Rhythm™ worksheets around a powerful monthly theme, plus devotions and other helpful resources in our monthly magazine
  • Share your answers and learn even more in our 2 live Bible teachings every month (via video)
  • Weekly celebrations, encouragement + prayer opportunities in our community forum
  • Discover new insights into yourself + find deep emotional/spiritual healing in our optional Group Coaching program 

If you’re looking for a way to grow deeply with God, find more peace, manage negative self-talk and discover accountability and friendship with a group of loving Christian sisters from all over the world, the Connected Bible Community is exactly what you need!


About Alicia Michelle

As a Bible teacher, author and professional Christian life coach, Alicia Michelle empowers women to cultivate a closer walk with Christ through her Connected Bible Community, and other 5Rs Bible Study™ resources; and to find life balance and overcome negative thought patterns through her signature coaching programs (Reset Life Balance Group Coaching; The Mindset Makeover).  As host of the Vibrant Christian Living Podcast, she inspires thousands of women each week with practical tips and powerful inspiration on how they can create the life of their dreams and live out God’s best plan for their lives. Alicia is also the creator of the Spiritual Growth Rhythm,™ a simple way for anyone to apply biblical truth and connect with God in less than 10 minutes a day.  Alicia is a wife to her best friend and husband of 19 years, and a mom of four very vibrant children (ages 17 to 8).  Follow her on Instagram at @vibrantchristianliving and learn more about the Connected Bible Community and group coaching programs at VibrantChristianLiving.com.

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