035: Wrecked in a Beautiful Way with Kristen Welch

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What does it look like to respond to what you see and hear? THIS conversation will get your wheels turning and inspire YOU in a whole new way. Listen in to discover what happens when you think you have it all figured out and where a series of small yes’s could lead you!

Fun Fact about Kristen:

  • Kristen is addicted to sweet tea… it’s the key to her heart.

Reasons to Tune-In:

  • Kristen shares what drove her to take her blog into a new level… where it was no longer about her.
  • Be inspired to do MORE…
  • Kristen shares WHEN she knew that she was being called to something bigger… and how sometimes you’re the answer to your own prayer.
  • Learn WHY Kristen decided to start Mercy House.


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About Kristen:

KristenWelch_RoundKristen Welch blogs at wearethatfamily.com. Over the years, Kristen has grown a vast following of moms who identify with her real, often funny, and always inspiring writing.

In 2010, her family founded a non-profit called Mercy House. The organization funds two residential maternity centers, operated by indigenous staff, that offers hope and a home to pregnant teens living in extreme poverty, as well as Fair Trade Friday, a fair trade monthly subscription club with over 1200 members, that empowers hundreds of impoverished women monthly.

In 2011, Kristen wrote her first book, a devotional for moms called Don’t Make Me Come Up There! She is also one of Dayspring’s (in)Courage writers, a frequent speaker, and a regular contributor to Lifeway’s HomeLife and ParentLife magazines. Her second book Rhinestone Jesus: Saying Yes to God when Sparkly Safe Faith is No Longer Enough released in 2014 and her third untitled parenting book will be released in early 2016. Kristen’s blog following continues to grow, and many of the readers financially support the work of Mercy House.

When she and her family aren’t traveling to Kenya, Kristen and her husband and their three children live in Texas, where they enjoy going to football games and flea markets and trying new restaurants.


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