Jessica's Contributions

Brian Houston: Live, Love, Lead Book Review

Brian Houston Live, Love, Lead Book Review

As I write this, I’m listening to the latest Hillsong United ablum, Empires. I’ve probably played it 100 times since downloading it a few months ago. It’s become the soundtrack of this season of my life. It makes no sense but this is grace. . .I know you’re with me in this place. I first […]

How to Make the Bible Come Alive for Your Kids

How to Make the Bible Come Alive for Kids

As we’ve focused on building faith in our family over the past seven years, I’ve watched my children grow from a simple interest in Bible stories and characters to an understanding of bigger faith concepts that directly apply to their lives. To be a part of this beautiful process has been a parenting highlight as […]

Hello, Beauty Full {guest post by Elisa Morgan}

Hello Beauty Full - Elisa Morgan

Most of us don’t think we’re beautiful. In fact, a recent poll* revealed that 96% of women globally would never use the word beautiful to describe themselves. Even women who know they are made in the image of God. Women like you and me. Beautiful? No…instead we feel not enough. Not pretty enough. Not smart […]

The Mother and Child Project: Spread the Word, Save Lives

The Mother and Child Project

Imagine this. . . You are walking your sweet baby in a brand new stroller through a wooded path in your suburban neighborhood. So thankful for a few moments to think as baby sleeps and you breathe in the fresh air, you finally feel at peace. You wonder what to make for dinner and whether […]

A Back to School Prayer for Teachers and Students

Back to School Prayer for Teachers and Students

It has been a joy to see these prayers spread across the world via Facebook this past month. Over 5 million people have viewed and are {hopefully} praying these words over our teachers and students as we start a new school year. My hope is that these prayers would be spoken regularly over the men […]

Grace on Display {DaySpring coupon + giveaway}

Grace on Display

We talk a lot about sharing grace in this community. We want to be women who extend to others {and ourselves} the same gift freely given to us by God. But as much as grace is my goal, I struggle daily to walk in it. Some days it feels as though my heart were bound […]

Trenz Christian Tshirts {review + giveaway}

Trenz Christian Tshirt $50 GIveaway

Our kids are at that age where they love to wear their identity on everything from t-shirts to jewelry to hats. Every items they adorn says something about them. They had a great time choosing a cute shirt from Trenz Shirt Company. Our friends at Trenz sent us these adorable, Christian shirts this past month […]