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221: Katie Faris |Beautiful Hope for the Unexpected Sorrows of Motherhood
Katie Faris |Beautiful Hope for the Unexpected Sorrows of Motherhood
Katie Faris is the author of God Is Still Good: Gospel Hope & Comfort for the Unexpected Sorrows of Motherhood (Crossway, 2023), He Will Be Enough: How God Takes You by the Hand Through Your Hardest Days (TGBC, 2023), and Loving My Children: Embracing Biblical Motherhood (2015).
She is a contributing writer to several blogs including The Gospel Coalition and Risen Motherhood.
A pastor’s wife and mother to five, Katie lives with her family in New Jersey. To learn more, visit katiefaris.com.
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Christian mothers, are you feeling overwhelmed by the unexpected sorrows of motherhood? Today’s guest, Katie Faris, author of God is Still Good: Gospel Hope & Comfort for the Unexpected Sorrows of Motherhood, will share the truth that will bring you comfort and renewed hope.
My trial and suffering don’t mean that God doesn’t love me. – Katie Faris
My special guest is Katie Faris
Meet Katie Faris, a loving mother of five who has experienced the unexpected sorrows of motherhood through medical diagnoses for three of her children. With her strong Christian upbringing and faith, she’s been able to find hope and comfort in the midst of these challenging times. Katie has taken her experiences and written a book, “God is Still Good: Gospel Hope and Comfort for the Unexpected Sorrows of Motherhood,” to offer support and biblical context for other mothers going through their own unique sorrows. Her authentic and honest approach to discussing motherhood struggles is both refreshing and encouraging for those seeking hope and understanding.
This is Katie Faris’s story
Growing up in a Christian home, Katie Faris was always surrounded by the teachings and love of Jesus. At a young age, she began to understand the gospel and its importance to her life. As she grew older, however, like so many she had to decide to make her faith her own. Later in life, Katie faced the unexpected sorrows of motherhood through her children’s medical struggles. Amidst this pain, she discovered the beauty of hope and the comfort of a loving Father, who allowed her to bring her fears, anxieties, and heartache to Him. Through prayer and the study of scripture, Katie found solace and strength to face her challenges.
In this episode, you will be able to:
- Pinpoint and replace deceit with the unwavering truth found in God’s Word.
Comprehend the importance of reaching out for support from the family of God.
Acknowledge the sorrow of motherhood while clinging to who God says He is in Scripture.
Recognize that obstacles are merely a prelude and brace for eternal magnificence.
- Book: God is Still Good: Gospel Hope and Comfort for the Unexpected Sorrows of Motherhood by Katie Faris
- Printable Truth & Lie Chart
- Book: Growing Up Christian by Karl Gaustein and Mark Jacobsen
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