Resources by Kristen Wetherell

Kristen Wetherell is a writer, Bible teacher, and the content manager of Unlocking the Bible. Her writing has been published on TGC, Crosswalk, and iBelieve and featured at She is married to Brad, loves traveling, and writes music in her spare time. Connect with Kristen at her website or on Twitter @KLWetherell.

Jan 17, 2019

You Don't Want What You Actually Deserve by Kristen Wetherell

To think rightly about what we deserve, we must start with God. Our flesh wants to make everything about us, as if the world revolves around humans, but creation tells a different tale.

Sep 20, 2016

When God Feels Far Away by Kristen Wetherell

Truths about God far transcend our fleeting emotions and distressing circumstances. So we choose to rehearse these truths when God seems far away, to praise Him even when we cannot feel Him.

Sep 28, 2018

The Only Way You Can Do God's Will by Kristen Wetherell

True purpose is found in communion with our Father who invites us to draw near to his throne of grace with confidence because of Christ’s righteousness.

Apr 5, 2019

The God Who Heals by Kristen Wetherell

Does Jesus want to heal you? In this lifetime, it’s possible he does. 

May 4, 2016

The Eternal Importance of Exercising Self-Control by Kristen Wetherell

Hello, my name is Kristen, and I am a habitual nail-picker.

Dec 4, 2018

Parents, Your Tiredness is an Opportunity by Kristen Wetherell

Parents, when you’re so tired you can barely function, consider this a chance to enjoy the privilege of friendship, family, and fellowship in the body of Christ.

Jan 25, 2016

Lost in Our Feeling for a Savior by Kristen Wetherell

Are you keeping watch on yourself? Taking note of your own heart?

Feb 10, 2016

I Stand (Theologically) Corrected by Kristen Wetherell

My face fell as my husband gave me his honest feedback. I couldn’t blame him for speaking the truth—I had asked for his comments. Deep down, however, I didn’t want to receive his correction; I wanted to be right.

Jan 7, 2016

Is It Right for Christians to be Ambitious? by Kristen Wetherell

Can Christians be ambitious in a way that is pleasing to God? Or is all ambition purely selfish?

Oct 29, 2018

How To Persevere When You Are Weary In Serving by Kristen Wetherell

Willing submission to God’s plan, even when it looks different than ours, actually produces the fruit of patience and peace within us.

Nov 5, 2015

How to Perservere When You're Weary in Serving by Kristen Wetherell

Those of us who are also weary in serving and aware of our limitations can learn five helpful keys to our perseverance in ministry . . .

Dec 20, 2018

How Churches Can Help Women Study God's Word by Kristen Wetherell

For many churches, a lack of equipping their women to love and study Scripture is a result of a lack of conviction about Scripture itself.​

Nov 14, 2018

God Knows When You Don't by Kristen Wetherell

Though we don’t deserve to be heard, God chooses to hear and acknowledge repentant sinners who struggle with unfaithfulness and wander from him.

Dec 24, 2015

Drained? Receive His Fullness by Kristen Wetherell

Christmas can leave a good number of people feeling more empty than full.

Feb 13, 2019

Do Not Regard God's Discipline Lightly by Kristen Wetherell

When circumstances are running smoothly and our own plans are being fulfilled, it is easy to forget the Lord and all he has done in the gospel.

Jun 20, 2016

Be Strengthened by Grace by Kristen Wetherell

How can I continue to trust him if my faith is so weak in the first place?

Dec 31, 2015

A Guide to Biblical New Year’s Resolutions by Kristen Wetherell

Confession: I used to roll my eyes at the thought of making New Year’s resolutions. After all, how many people actually keep them? I wondered.

May 17, 2019

A Better Mom is a Broken Mom by Kristen Wetherell

Apart from a broken spirit that sees how much we need Christ first and foremost, these betterments are futile.

Sep 13, 2017

8 Reasons to Cling to Scripture in Suffering by Kristen Wetherell

Suffering may destroy our bodies, but sin destroys the soul.

Mar 14, 2016

7 Lies You've Been Telling Yourself About Church by Kristen Wetherell

Here are seven lies that you may also have encountered, whether personally or from other people, about church . . .

Mar 8, 2017

5 Reasons You Desperately Need Your Bible by Kristen Wetherell

Until our race is finished, we glean from him, day in and day out. 

Oct 24, 2018

4 Keys To Living Faithfully in Exile by Kristen Wetherell

As we invest in seasons of exile by pursuing the Lord and his work, we can rest assured we’re living out his will.

May 3, 2019

4 Creative Ways to be Generous by Kristen Wetherell

God’s infinite grace fuels generosity, which fuels the glorification of God and his gospel.

Oct 6, 2016

3 Ways to Welcome Others as Christ Has Welcomed You by Kristen Wetherell

Through Christ, God has called every Christian to welcome other believers, whether through the doors of the church, in the pew, or while “doing life” during the week.

Nov 18, 2015

3 Ways Churches Can Stop Treating Singles Like a Problem to be Solved by Kristen Wetherell

Practically speaking, how can the church aim for the total up-building of the body for Christ’s glory and the spiritual growth of each individual saint, rather than treating singles like they're a problem to be solved?

Apr 14, 2016

2 Reasons To Draw Near God in Suffering (Rather Than Reject Him) by Kristen Wetherell

Even the gravest of our earthly sufferings, which may lead to death, result in eternal life with Christ.

Jul 11, 2016

17 Benefits to Reading the Entire Bible by Kristen Wetherell

The benefits and joy of journeying the entire way through God’s salvation story are too good to miss.

Oct 5, 2018

14 Ideas To Make Your Bible Reading More Consistent by Kristen Wetherell

We may not recall every Scripture we’ve read, but God sustains our trust in him as we choose to consistently feed on his Word.