About Christine M. Chappell

About You & Me

I’m So Glad You’re Here…I’ve Got Something to Tell You You know how hard it can be to fight the good fight of faith when everyday troubles seem larger than life. I know what it is to fight against emotional, mental, and spiritual battles–it is from this perspective much of my writing comes. We’re mothers, […]

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Clean Home, Messy Heart | Christine M. Chappell

Clean Home, Messy Heart

“Feelings of inadequacy and overwhelmed days can frequent young moms. As Christine opens up her thoughts, she shows how to reign them in with the gospel, explaining how God’s path for Christian living is the only way that truly gives hope.” Stephanie Niednagel, women’s conference speaker and mom of five About the Book Motherhood can be […]

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Speaking & Teaching

“I had the pleasure of working alongside Christine through the Birth Choice Baby Shower and I could not have asked for a better speaker and collaborator. She was able to see my vision from the first communication we had and was always available for prayers and support. She came prepared on her own end and […]

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Devotions

Weekly Devotions

I’d like to invite you into a special place of my world. It’s a place where I share a bit more of me, a lot more of Jesus, and a tremendous amount of God’s Word. Every Wednesday morning, I send out an email devotional to my subscribers. The devotions come from updates in my life […]

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Latest Posts

5 Steps to Fighting Emotional Strongholds | Christine M. Chappell

5 Steps to Fighting Emotional Strongholds (I Choose Brave Feature)

June 19, 2017 | No Comments

Thankful for the invitation to write for Katie Westenberg and her powerful blog I Choose Brave. This article dives into a message I delivered at the Made Well Women’s Conference last year as well as a podcast interview I recorded with Tiffany Milligan Castleberry of A Mom’s Mission Field. If you’re accustomed to saying you […]

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When Mom Falls Away from Grace (Thrive Moms Feature)

May 1, 2017 | No Comments

This article originally appeared at Thrive Moms on April 25, 2017. Christine M. Chappell is a contributing writer for the Thrive Moms blog, the author of “Clean Home, Messy Heart: Promises of Renewal, Hope, and Change for Overwhelmed Moms”, and is currently pursuing her biblical counseling certification. She stood in the dark doorway sobbing over an […]

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7 Words You Need to Pray from the Garden of Gethsemane

April 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

Today, I’m welcoming guest writer Janelle Upton to the blog to share her reflections on the garden of Gethsemane. I really enjoyed her insights and I hope you do as well!   Can I be totally honest with you? Most times I do not in, anyway, relate to Jesus. I adore Him. I look to […]

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“Stop Struggling, Start Fighting” A Mom’s Mission Field Podcast Interview

March 31, 2017 | No Comments

Having a hard day of motherhood? Walking through a dark spiritual valley? Finding yourself in a fall/winter season of marriage? I’m so thankful for the opportunity to talk about REAL & HARD things with Tiffany at A Mom’s Mission Field in this new podcast episode. In the episode, I share a bit of background about my book, […]

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Knowing When to Walk Away (Thrive Moms Feature)

March 22, 2017 | No Comments

This article originally appeared at Thrive Moms on March 21, 2017. Christine M. Chappell is a contributing writer for the Thrive Moms blog, the author of “Clean Home, Messy Heart: Promises of Renewal, Hope, and Change for Overwhelmed Moms”, and is currently pursuing her biblical counseling certification.   I couldn’t remember the last time I had bent down to feel velvety […]

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How to Love Your Spouse Through Depression (GMP Feature)

March 18, 2017 | No Comments

I was recently asked to compose an article for Kathy Rushing at The Good Marriage Project . In the article, I share about how spouses can best support their loved ones who are suffering through cycles of depression. I also include 5 things a spouse can say to a sufferer to help them through the darkness. For additional […]

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Lay Your Weapon Down: Invitation to Cutters (Desiring God Feature)

March 18, 2017 | No Comments

I was recently privileged to share a piece of my heart at John Piper’s website DesiringGod.org. This article is meant to give readers a glimpse into the heart struggle of a Christian tempted to self-harm, as well as the intimate love and affection that Jesus has for such ones who struggle in this fashion. The battle is presented […]

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“Lay Your Weapon Down” Desiring God Article Resources

March 8, 2017 | No Comments

Thank you all for graciously responding with messages of support over my recent article, “Lay Your Weapon Down: Invitation to Cutters.” Obviously the subject matter is not easy to read, but the truth remains that the Lord has a special, tender place in his heart for children who fight against self–harm. He does not consider […]

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Make This Your Battle Cry (Thrive Moms Feature)

March 2, 2017 | No Comments

This article originally appeared at Thrive Moms on February 23, 2017. Christine M. Chappell is a contributing writer for the Thrive Moms blog, the author of “Clean Home, Messy Heart: Promises of Renewal, Hope, and Change for Overwhelmed Moms”, and is currently pursuing her biblical counseling certification.   He split his lip wide open. I couldn’t […]

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