Out of the Spin Cycle

Author: Jen Hatmaker
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781441212184
Release Date: 2010-06-01
Genre: Religion

What lists and systems and self-help books have failed to do for young moms in the trenches, Jesus can accomplish blindfolded. Yes, moms are busy, they need a break, and they'd just like a shower. But they are also strong and brilliant and have the power to move mountains. Author and speaker Jen Hatmaker takes the words and deeds of Jesus, adds the humor of a young mom's life, and offers messages of grace and encouragement. She shows overburdened moms forty things Jesus doesn't expect them to do on their own. Covering areas such as worry, marriage, priorities, money, and the trap of comparison, this lively Bible teacher brings Jesus's message alive in a format geared to the short moments moms have that can be allotted to reflection. This is a devotional for the woman inside the mom--the Bible student, the learner, the world-changer.

Out of the Spin Cycle

Author: Jen Hatmaker
Publisher: Revell
ISBN: 9780800734480
Release Date: 2010-06-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

A Bible teacher with a keen understanding of women offers forty devotions for moms based on the words and deeds of Jesus.

Out of the Spin Cycle

Author: Jen Hatmaker
Publisher: Revell
ISBN: 0800728130
Release Date: 2016-10-18
Genre: Religion

What lists, systems, and self-help books have failed to do for young moms in the trenches, Jesus can accomplish blindfolded. Yes, moms are busy, they need a break, and they'd just like a shower. But they are also strong and brilliant and have the power to move mountains. Bestselling author and speaker Jen Hatmaker takes the words and deeds of Jesus, adds the humor of a mom's observations on life, and offers messages of grace and encouragement. She shows overburdened moms forty things Jesus doesn't expect them to do on their own. Covering areas such as worry, marriage, priorities, money, and the trap of comparison, this lively Bible teacher brings Jesus's message alive in a format geared to the short moments moms have that can be allotted to reflection. This is a devotional for the woman inside the mom--the Bible student, the learner, the world-changer.

Spilt Milk

Author: Linda Vujnov
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310285113
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Religion

Presents anecdotes from the author's experiences of raising young children, and offers devotional exercises and scriptural quotations to provide support for other mothers coping with similar parental responsibilities.

Make Over

Author: Jen Hatmaker
Publisher: Tyndale House
ISBN: 9781617472275
Release Date: 2014-02-27
Genre: Religion

In this 5-session Bible study on character, you’ll see what women from the Bible have to say about balancing our sanity with great expectations. With her infectious humor and honest voice, Jen Hatmaker shares insights that will help you manage your time, set priorities and boundaries, and organize your world. Leader’s guide included with discussion questions. If using in a group, personal study is needed between meetings.

Ms Understood

Author: Jen Hatmaker
Publisher: NavPress
ISBN: 9781631465833
Release Date: 2015-08-07
Genre: Religion

Throughout time, women have been identified in many conflicting ways. Sometimes goddesses, slaves, or seductresses, but always misunderstood—by themselves and others. Jen Hatmaker uses examples from the five women named in Jesus’ lineage to help identify who a daughter of Christ is. From the woman who acted like a prostitute to the woman who was one, the widow to the adulteress to the mother, each has something to pass on.

Because Crack is Illegal

Author: Raema Mauriello
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 9781683503767
Release Date: 2017-03-21
Genre: Religion

Because Crack is Illegal takes a unique and witty approach to daily devotionals for mothers in every stage of life. For 30 days mothers are encouraged through personal, transparent and comical stories of trial; some bargaining and victory. Each day the reader is challenged to learn, grow, and laugh through reflection and daily application of scripture.

No More Perfect Moms

Author: Jill Savage
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802484109
Release Date: 2013-01-16
Genre: Religion

If you have ever forgotten to pick up your kids, accidentally worn two different shoes to the grocery store, or lost your cool over a messy house, YOU ARE NOT ALONE! In No More Perfect Moms, Jill Savage says it how it is: All moms struggle. We fall short of our own standard of excellence, and then we feel insecure about not being the perfect wife with the perfect kids, perfect husband, perfect home, perfect friends, perfect marriage, and perfect body… Jill speaks to the root of the insecurities mothers feel and points to a better way. No More Perfect Moms will help a mom: Change her unrealistic expectations to realistic hopes Give grace and love to her husband and children even during struggles, and discover the beauty of grace when she stops judging herself and others Find freedom from disappointment when she embraces her real family, her real challenges, and her real, but imperfect, life With refreshing honesty, Jill exposes some of her own parental shortcomings and helps mothers everywhere shelve their desires for perfection and embrace God’s beautiful grace. When moms do this, they can learn to love their real but imperfect lives.

Interrupted

Author: Jen Hatmaker
Publisher: Tyndale House
ISBN: 9781631463549
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Genre: Religion

Interrupted follows the author’s messy journey through life and church and into living on mission. Snatching Jen from the grip of her consumer life, God began asking her questions like, “What is really the point of My Church? What have I really asked of you?” She was far too busy doing church than being church, even as a pastor’s wife, an author of five Christian books, and a committed believer for 26 years. She discovered she had missed the point. Christ brought Jen and her family to a place of living on mission by asking them tough questions, leading them through Scripture, and walking together with them on the path. Interrupted invites readers to take a similar journey.

Of Mess and Moxie

Author: Jen Hatmaker
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 0718031849
Release Date: 2017-08-08
Genre: Religion

New York Times bestselling author Jen Hatmaker, with playful hilarity, shameless honesty, and refreshing insight, assures readers they have all the pluck they need for vibrant, courageous, grace-filled lives. Jen Hatmaker believes backbone is the birthright of every woman. Women have been demonstrating resiliency and resolve since forever. They have incredibly strong shoulders to bear loss, hope, grief, and vision. She laughs at the days to come is how the ancient wisdom writings put it. But somehow women have gotten the message that pain and failure mean they must be doing things wrong, that they messed up the rules or tricks for a seamless life. As it turns out, every last woman faces confusion and loss, missteps and catastrophic malfunctions, no matter how much she is doing "right." Struggle doesn't mean they're weak; it means they're alive. Jen Hatmaker, beloved author, Big Sister Emeritus, and Chief BFF, offers another round of hilarious tales, frank honesty, and hope for the woman who has forgotten her moxie. Whether discussing the grapple with change ("Everyone, be into this thing I'm into! Except when I'm not. Then everyone be cool.") or the time she drove to the wrong city for a fourth-grade field trip ("Why are we in San Antonio?"), Jen parlays her own triumphs and tragedies into a sigh of relief for all normal, fierce women everywhere who, like her, sometimes hide in the car eating crackers but also want to get back up and get back out, to live undaunted "in the moment" no matter what the moments hold.

For the Love

Author: Jen Hatmaker
Publisher:
ISBN: 1400207576
Release Date: 2018-04-10
Genre: Humor

For the Love is now a New York Times bestseller! Don't miss Jen's latest title, also a New York Times bestseller, Of Mess & Moxie. Best-selling author Jen Hatmaker is convinced life can be lovely and fun and courageous and kind. She reveals with humor and style how Jesus' embarrassing grace is the key to dealing with life's biggest challenge: people. The majority of our joys, struggles, thrills, and heartbreaks relate to people, beginning with ourselves and then the people we came from, married, birthed, live by, go to church with, don't like, don't understand, fear, compare ourselves to, and judge. Jen knows how the squeeze of this life can make us competitive and judgmental, how we can lose love for others and then for ourselves. She reveals how to: Break free of guilt and shame by dismantling the unattainable Pinterest life. Learn to engage our culture's controversial issues with a grace-first approach. Be liberated to love and release the burden of always being right. Identify the tools you already have to develop real-life, all-in, know-my-junk-but-love-me-anyway friendships. Escape our impossible standards for parenting and marriage by accepting the standard of "mostly good." Laugh your butt off. In this raucous ride to freedom for modern women, Jen Hatmaker bares the refreshing wisdom, wry humor, no-nonsense faith, liberating insight, and fearless honesty that have made her beloved by women worldwide. For the Love is also available in Spanish, Por el amor de ...

The Ministry of Motherhood

Author: Sally Clarkson
Publisher: WaterBrook
ISBN: 9780307564108
Release Date: 2009-01-21
Genre: Family & Relationships

Because Motherhood Isn’t Just a Job. It’s a Calling. A mother’s day is packed with a multitude of tasks that require energy and time: preparing meals, washing clothes, straightening and cleaning the house, and caring for children. These jobs all are necessary and crucially important. But in the dailyness of providing for a child’ s physical, emotional, and social needs, vital opportunities for spiritual nurture and training can be overlooked. This doesn’t have to be the case. You can focus your energy on what matters most. Learn how you can: • Make Life’s Mundane and Nitty-Gritty Moments Work for You and Not Against You. • Discover Ways to Make Character-Building a Natural Part of Live. • Teach Your Child in the Same Way Jesus Taught the Disciples. • Pass on Crucial Gifts that Will Serve Your Family for a Lifetime. Using biblical wisdom and practical teachings, Sally Clarkson shows how you can make a lasting difference in your child’s life by following the pattern Christ set with his own disciples–a model that will inspire and equip you to intentionally embrace the rewarding, desperately needed, and immeasurably valuable Ministry of Motherhood. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Lessons My Toddler Taught Me

Author: Anita S. Lane
Publisher:
ISBN: 141410927X
Release Date: 2007-03-01
Genre: Religion

Heart-warming and down-to-earth, Lessons My Toddler Taught Me offers short, thought-provoking inspiration that is both humorous and biblical. Each devotional translates the unforgettable and adorable words of a young child into spiritual truths, along with a scripture verse, prayer and daily action plan. "Anita Lane is passionate about helping families not just survive, but thrive! This book is a biblical boost of spiritual energy for parents of toddlers." --Valorie Burton Life coach and author of What's Really Holding You Back? and Listen to Your Life. "Lessons My Toddler Taught Me, is an absolutely adorable devotional that not only parents, but people of all ages can enjoy. These life lessons inspired by the life and perspective of her young children are both touching and truthful. This devotional is a must-have for anyone who desires to learn biblical truths and strengthen their Christian walk with a tool that is heartwarming and easy to understand." --Dr. Stacia Pierce Speaker and author of 25 Ways Moms Can Raise Extraordinary Kids. "As a mother, many of my greatest lessons have come from my son. Lessons My Toddler Taught Me is both a necessary and valuable devotional for mothers with young children." --Lisa Nichols International motivational speaker and best-selling author of Chicken Soup for the African American Woman's Soul. Lessons My Toddler Taught Me will make you laugh, think and grow! Anita S. Lane is a career woman, turned stay-at-home wife and mother of four young children. She is the founder and editor of the online family magazine, www.KeepingFamilyFirst. org. Anita is a freelance writer, conference speaker and a contributing author in Chicken Soup for the AfricanAmerican Woman's Soul. She earned her bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and resides with her family in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.

Spiritual Parenting

Author: Michelle Anthony
Publisher: David C Cook
ISBN: 1434702219
Release Date: 2010-06-01
Genre: Religion

It's hard enough to train kids to behave, but good behavior isn't what Jesus calls for in the Bible. He wants hearts and souls that are shaped in vibrant faith and love toward God and others. How can parents cultivate this in their children? In this book Dr. Michelle Anthony shares practical examples and biblical insight on the spiritual role of parenting. Spiritual Parenting introduces the simple but revolutionary concept that parents are, by the power of God's Spirit, to obey and depend on God in order to create an environment God can use to beckon their children to Him.

A Modern Girl s Guide to Bible Study

Author: Jen Hatmaker
Publisher: Tyndale House
ISBN: 9781615214921
Release Date: 2014-02-27
Genre: Religion

Written specifically for today’s busy women, this book offers user-friendly advice on how to get the most from personal Bible study time. Transform the academic nature of Bible study into a fresh, simple format that will radically change the way you interact with Scripture forever. This great leader’s resource can be used with the Modern Girl’s Bible Study series or as a tool for discipleship ministry.