Book Review: A Mile Wide by Brandon Hatmaker

Brandon Hatmaker’s new book, A Mile Wide: Trading a Shallow Religion for a Deeper Faith, challenges readers to dive deeper into their relationship with Christ and with others. This is a great book for those who, in the midst of a busy life, have gotten into a rut with their faith and their community.

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Sunday Share: Reading, listening and watching

Hello loves! I hope you have had a wonderful weekend and are ready for the week ahead! It’s been a quiet weekend after a wild week and today I’m sharing a few favorites that I’ve been reading, listening and watching.

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BlogHer16: 5 tips for blog conference success

Wow! BlogHer16 was amazing. I didn’t quite know what to expect from a blog conference, but the experience was one I will never forget. I’m so glad I got over my newbie shyness and jumped in with both feet. In this post, I share 5 things that made the conference such an awesome experience for me.

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Sunday Share: BlogHer16 edition

Happy Sunday, friends! I hope you are having a great weekend and are ready for the week ahead. As you may know, I’m headed to BlogHer16 in just under two weeks and I’m super excited. I’ve been spending the past few days adding attendees to a Feedly group and reading my way through the recent posts. I found some really great sites that were new to me and I’m excited to share a few of my favorites with you. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

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BlogHer16: Conference prep & excitement

BlogHer16 is just two weeks away and to say I’m simply excited would be a gross understatement. To say I’m a bit nervous would also be a gross understatement. Mostly excited, only a tiny bit terrified.

You see, this is my first blogging conference and it’s arguably the largest blogging conference out there. In the world of blogging, I’m an infant that’s barely ready for solid food. But this blog has been years in the making and as my darling husband Rich said, “If you are going to do it, let’s get you set up to do it well.”

He’d said that before, but I couldn’t quite get my business together. But when he started encouraging me again last fall I thought that I might be able to do it this year. Then BlogHer16 made a big announcement: Mayim Bialik would be a keynote speaker at BlogHer16.  That’s when I knew; this was my year. Continue reading

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