#FirstTweets from LifeWay Women Authors


If you keep up with social media, maybe you've noticed that Twitter is turning 8 this week! To celebrate, they launched a new tool called #FirstTweet that lets you go back and read that very first tweet you sent. So, we thought it would be fun to pull together some of the very first tweets from a few of our LifeWay Women authors: OK.I said I wasn't going to do this. I lied. It's AJ's fault. … [Read more...]

Free for All Thursday!


It’s yours for free! Simply right-click on the art and save it to your computer. Then, make it your Facebook cover photo or pin it to Pinterest! Today’s free art is a quote from Jen Hatmaker's Seven Bible study. Here’s a free sample of the study. Facebook Cover Art Pinterest Art … [Read more...]

Growing up Together

Jen & Brandon Hatmaker

Today we're featuring a guest post from one of our fabulous authors, Jen Hatmaker. Jen is the author of The 7 Experiment. Jen gives us a glimpse into her marriage of almost 20 years and the lessons gleaned along the way. People, brace yourselves: Brandon was 21 and I was 19 when we married. Yes, you read correctly: a senior and sophomore. If I weren’t there, I would hardly believe it myself. … [Read more...]

The Danger of Fasting


We are so excited to introduce you to guest blogger Katie Eller today. Katie is a 4th grade teacher and graduate school student in North Carolina. You can read more from Katie at her blog, Cardigan Way. Soon, our six dogwoods will blossom. Right now, the branches fill up with plump little buds. Entering our third spring in this house means we know what’s coming. We wait eagerly for those white … [Read more...]

FREE FRIDAY: The Seven Experiment

Seven Blog Cover

How many of you gals out there read Jen Hatmaker's Seven?  We would love to hear from you if you did.  And, in the meantime, check out Jen's new Bible study, based on the book Seven, called The Seven Experiment:  Staging Your Own Mutiny Against Excess. Here's a note from Jen about the new Bible study: "The Bible study includes totally new content.  It's based on the project, so we're talking … [Read more...]

O Holy Night: Part 1


Ahhh.. the month of December. Christmas lights galore, spreads and spreads of food and more gifts than you really know what to do with. It's so easy this time of year to get wrapped up in the excess of Christmas, ignoring the true and real beauty of this season.  So we invite you along on this four-part journey with author Jen Hatmaker as she poses the challenge to give Christmas back to … [Read more...]

7 Questions for the 7 Experiment


I like experiments. Just this week I experimented with riding my bike to work instead of driving. A few people have called me crazy. And I'll admit that biking requires advanced planning, concerted effort, and a change of clothes. But there is something so satisfying about deciding to try something new and carrying out the idea--regardless of the results. So when I heard about a new Bible study by … [Read more...]

7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess

Have you ever been scared to read a book? Because I confess right here before God and the world wide interweb that I am more than a little bit scared to read 7, the latest book by Jen Hatmaker. I hear that the book is absolutely incredible, by the way. I've heard nothing but raves from the people who have read it. But I know it's going to make me uncomfortable, and I know it's going to challenge … [Read more...]

Interrupted DVD Leader Kit Winner!

Thank you all for participating in the Interrupted Giveaway promotion by posting about the Bible study in your social space, whether it be your blog, Facebook page, or Twitter feed. We randomly chose the winner from all of the posts. Darla Baerg should be receiving her free Interrupted Leader Kit by Jen Hatmaker in the mail any day now. Follow her on Twitter at @DarlaBaerg! If you haven't already, … [Read more...]

WIN a Free Interrupted DVD Leader Kit!


Hey y'all - I just got this information from Kris, and I thought y'all would be oh-so-delighted to start your Monday off with a giveaway. Interrupted: An Adventure in Relearning the Essentials of Faith, by Jen Hatmaker, is a new short-term Bible study from Threads. Check out the Threads site for more information about the study. The leader kit (a $69.95 value) includes a member book, a DVD with … [Read more...]