Adoring Christ in Every Birth

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us. Romans 8:18   I am honored to guest post for Redeeming Childbirth today. I am blessed by Angie’s vision to draw women to the Lord through their birthing experiences and unite […]

Redeeming Childbirth’s New UltraSound of Worship Playlist

Since the release of my book, Redeeming Childbirth, two of the most popular chapters are “The Ultra-Sound of Worship” and “Crowning Him in Worship.”  The practical exhortation to invite the presence of the Lord into this intimate experience of labor and delivery through prayer, praise, and worship has become a spiritual discipline that thousands of women are preparing their […]

Dear Sister Struggling with Fear Before Birth

Dear Sister Who is Due and Struggling with Fear, You are not alone. I know that you may feel, at times, like you can’t do this– this unknown experience of birth. You may even be believing lies or struggling with negative inner talk. I don’t believe that, if Jesus were here, standing right in front […]

Protected: Am I Going to Be Pregnant for Eternity? Be Thou My Vision Lord

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Natural Birth: Empowering & Humbling

A bride doesn’t expect to buy maternity pants six months after her wedding – but there I was, six months after my wedding day, waddling into Target, and buying maternity pants. I wept when I saw those two pink lines in the spring, partly from shock and partly from overwhelming dread. I don’t think I […]

Be Holy, Because He is Holy

Holiness in Childbirth Holiness in Pregnancy Holiness in Mothering Holiness in Womanhood “but as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, because it is written, “Be holy, for I am holy.” 1 Peter 1:15-16 In All Your Conduct? Be holy? Today I was so blessed to join my dear sister in the Lord, […]

Childbirth is Not a Curse, It’s a Blessing

Time for a Few Ice Breakers: Q: How do you know if you are pregnant or if you have the flu? A: If it’s the flu, you’ll get better Q: Does labor cause hemorrhoids? A: Labor causes anything you want to blame on it Ba-dum-tish Ok so now it’s time for serious. 😉 Yesterday we […]

Pregnancy is NOT an Ailment, Childbirth is NOT a Curse, and Children are NOT a Burden

What would you say or think if a friend of yours told you the fantastic news that she was expecting? Now what if that friend already had 3 children? Or seven children? Or what if your friend doesn’t have a steady income? Would you honestly be happy for that friend? What would you say or […]

Testimonial Tuesday’s: His Word Does Not Return Void

Pregnant? I was shocked, and I was unprepared. We had two wonderful, little children and at some point wanted a third but not quite so soon. It didn’t take long for the surprise to turn into excitement though. I had prayed earlier in the year and had sensed that the Lord would bring a new […]