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5 Minute Word

5 Minute Word

By Nicole Byrum
5 Minute Word is designed not only to bring you hope and encouragement, but to challenge you (and myself!) to grow in God's truth.
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5 Minute Word

The Flesh and the Enemy
Feeling downtrodden or discouraged? Listen in as I discuss two factors at play...and two sources of hope and comfort.
April 14, 2021
Refining Silver
Our God is a consuming fire and He will refine us. This episode is a call to surrender sin and be refined as silver.
February 9, 2021
Proclaiming the Gospel in 2021
As Christians, our response to a broken world should be to proclaim the Truth in love. The blood of Jesus is the only answer.
January 7, 2021
Hark! A Christmas episode
I love the third verse of Hark the Herald Angels Sing. Check out this Christmas podcast for a great reminder of the best gift of all.
December 17, 2020
Happily a Fool
1 Corinthians chapter 1 has a lot to say about foolishness. Listen in as I unpack what God's word says about this topic!
November 5, 2020
Purposed Ripples
A strange title, right? In today's episode I talk about the amazing ripple effect of the Providence of God.
October 21, 2020
October 21, 2020
October 21, 2020
Into the Word
Listen in as I talk about why we need God's Word in our every day life!
October 8, 2020
Hope in the Glory of God
This episode examens the source of our true hope- and it's not just about Jesus loving us!!!
September 16, 2020
Be encouraged! God uses us in both our strengths and weaknesses! Tune in to find out more.
September 4, 2020
Pursuing Peace Part II
Listen in as I review 5 ways to pursue peace in Relationships.
August 27, 2020
Pursuing Peace Part 1
Peace is what we all crave in these crazy and uncertain times. Today I talk about how to seek peace and pursue peace through the Holy Spirit.
August 2, 2020
Anniversary Reflection
What am I still working on after 16 years of marriage??! Listen in to find out...and be challenged to serve your spouse in love.
June 25, 2020
Peace in Perfect Justice
Our nation is a mess of anger and anxiety right now. Listen in and be reminded of Who is the source of peace and perfect justice.
June 5, 2020
Exodus 3:14 reveals God as I AM. Join me for a few moments as I reflect on this beautiful name..
May 27, 2020
An Elijah Moment
Have you ever had moments of doubt or uncertainty even after God has shown up in big ways? Listen in to discover how we should respond to these moments...and how God responds to us.
May 12, 2020
A Good Work
God always finishes what He starts! Be encouraged by today's Word that God brings glory to His name by bringing to completion the works He has for us.
April 29, 2020
Happy Good Friday
Join me in reflecting on the source of our hope- the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
April 10, 2020
Whose Glory?
John 12:43 is painfully convicting. In today's episode I reflect on this verse and challenge myself and others to ask the question, "Whose Glory am I seeking?"
March 24, 2020
All Good
The world seems increasingly scary and uncertain. Praise God that He is sovereign over all!
March 13, 2020
Raise a Hallelujah
Giving thanks in all circumstances is insanely hard. But this is what God tells us to do. In this episode I share how a recent trial lead to praises to God.
March 5, 2020
Salt and Light
As Christans we are called the salt and light of the world. Listen in to hear how Matthew 5:13-16 drives our purpose.
February 17, 2020
Open Wide Your Hearts Also
Putting yourself out there can feel scary...whether that's within relationships or with something we've created. Find out how the Apostle Paul addressed this with the Corinthians- and how it applies to us.
February 10, 2020
Our Deepest Well
Far too often we look to shallow Wells to satisfy our souls. In this episode I discuss the source of the living water we all need.
January 30, 2020
In 2019 I did something I never thought I would do...I wrote a book for women in recovery from substance abuse and/or unhealthy relationships. In this episode I share how and why this project came into existence.
January 23, 2020
Glory in Weakness
Have you ever struggled with feelings of doubt and insecurity? Or, ever wondered if God could really use you for His purpose? I have definitely been there, so today I'm sharing a word from Exodus that gives me hope and encouragement. As you'll hear, God can use even our weakest attribute for His glory.
January 22, 2020