"Parenting is often the crucible in which we learn what we can and cannot control. Laura and Emily remind us that, while we cannot control people or circumstances, we can control our perspective. They offer us a framework for motherhood that transcends time and culture, but that also faithfully addresses us in the here and now. I'm thankful for this hope-filled book.”
"Emily and Laura are the best friends I wish I'd had during the difficult days of early motherhood when my patience wore thin, my boredom loomed large, and my sense of worth and purpose became muddled. The wisdom they have to offer in the pages of this book is seasoned and scriptural."
— NANCY GUTHRIE, AUTHOR, BIBLE TEACHER, ONGOING PURSUER OF RISEN MOTHERHOOD
"Risen Motherhood delivers practical and present wisdom, anchored to timeless biblical truth. In Risen Motherhood, moms find empathy, encouragement, and the reminder that true hope for moms is through the transforming work of the gospel, alone."
— RUTH CHOU SIMONS, MOTHER OF 6 BOYS AND FOUNDER OF GRACELACED.COM; BEST SELLING AUTHOR OF GRACELACED, AND BEHOLDING AND BECOMING: THE ART OF EVERYDAY WORSHIP
“This wonderful book offers deep sympathy and understanding to the stresses and challenges found in motherhood. Yet, it also leads each mother to a clear vision of the profound purpose, a clear vision and hope to live vibrantly and meaningfully within this divine role. I highly recommend this book.”
— SALLY CLARKSON, BEST SELLING AUTHOR AND HOST OF THE AT HOME WITH SALLY PODCAST
“If you are looking for practical tips on mothering and “how-tos,” this is not the book for you. But if you need to be refreshed and reminded that what Jesus accomplished on the cross and the grace available to us is sufficient for our daily mothering needs, you’ve come to the right place. Risen Motherhood will inspire you towards Bible reading, rest in the Savior, and joy—shored up by gospel truth—for the little years.
— TRILLIA NEWBELL, AUTHOR OF SACRED ENDURANCE, IF GOD IS FOR US, AND GOD’S VERY GOOD IDEA
“Reading Risen Motherhood is like enjoying a long conversation with two girlfriends who will make you laugh out loud, comfort your tears, and faithfully speak life-giving words of truth to your soul. With wisdom and insight, Emily Jensen and Laura Wifler help moms connect the storyline of Scripture to the daily realities of motherhood. This book is one every mom should read—I can’t wait to share it with others!”
— MELISSA KRUGER, DIRECTOR OF WOMEN’S CONTENT FOR THE GOSPEL COALITION AND THE AUTHOR OF WALKING WITH GOD IN THE SEASON OF MOTHERHOOD
“With Risen Motherhood, Emily and Laura offer us practical and theological insights on the nature of a mother’s work and soul. As easily titled, “With Christ in the School of Motherhood,” this gem of a book explores how God is using sippy cups and play dates for His greater purposes. So come, read, and learn—not just how to rock the cradle—but how to trust the One who rules the world.”
— HANNAH ANDERSON, AUTHOR HUMBLE ROOTS: HOW HUMILITY GROUNDS AND NOURISHES YOUR SOUL
"How does a Christian mom carry out her labors in raising children? By grace through faith in her crucified and risen Savior. The goal of Risen Motherhood ministry is to boldly announce and clearly explain the gospel of Jesus Christ-- there's no better news for moms than this. I'm praying this book will strengthen weary hearts and fuel joyful worship of our risen Lord as moms flip through its pages."
— GLORIA FURMAN, AUTHOR OF TREASURING CHRIST WHEN YOUR HANDS ARE FULL AND MISSIONAL MOTHERHOOD
“Admittedly, I am not exactly the core audience for Risen Motherhood—the ministry or the book. That said, I always keep my ear to the ground for ministries I can grow to trust and then recommend to others. I’m delighted to say that for as long as I’ve followed Emily’s and Laura’s work I have benefitted from it. Even better, I have seen many Christian moms I know and love read their website, listen to their podcast, and grow through it. I’m thankful they’ve now added this book to the many channels through which they serve God by serving his people.”
— Tim Challies, bestselling author and popular blogger and book reviewer
“It’s easy to find friends who are quick to offer their opinion and advice. It’s a lot more rare to have friends who will point you back to the truth of the Gospel of Jesus.
Reading Risen Motherhood is like sitting down with those rare friends who offer truth, with grace and love, as you navigate the exhausting journey of parenting in this opinion-ridden culture.”
— JERRAD LOPES, FOUNDER OF DADTIRED.COM AND AUTHOR OF DAD TIRED…AND LOVING IT
"Emily and Laura don't just want you to know the gospel. They want it to sink deep into your mind and heart so that there isn't one tiny corner of your life that isn't changed and made new by Jesus. This book is a fresh reminder for weary pilgrim moms that you are journeying to the Celestial City and your name is no longer Graceless mom, but Christian mom. And Emily and Laura are wonderful traveling companions. These are not moms pontificating from on high, but women who know the heat of the moment, the temptations that come with deep trials, and the unexpected pain of legos underfoot. Let their life-giving words point you to Christ crucified and raised to life for sinners. Let them remind you that the light of the Son has dawned and you walk in the warmth of a risen motherhood."
-Abigail Dodds, author of (A)Typical Woman, blogger and regular contributor at Desiring God
“Risen Motherhood points us to the Source and Sustainer of resurrection vitality and life that weary mamas so desperately need. Its pages are Word-saturated helping us to think biblically about how the gospel applies to the majestic and the mundane moments of motherhood.”