In this video, Courtney and Melissa speak with the founders of Risen Motherhood, Laura Wifler and Emily Jensen, about Bible passages they frequently visit for encouragement: 1 Peter 1:6–7 and James 4:6–8. We also discuss their book Risen Motherhood: Gospel Hope for Everyday Moments.
Laura Wifler is the co-founder of Risen Motherhood and serves as the executive director and co-host of the podcast. She is the co-author of the best-selling book Risen Motherhood: Gospel Hope For Everyday Moments, the author of To The Cross I Cling, reflections on a special needs diagnosis, and of the best-selling children’s book Any Time, Any Place, Any Prayer. Laura, her husband, and her three children live in central Iowa. You can find her on Instagram or at www.laurawifler.com.
Emily Jensen is the cofounder of Risen Motherhood where she currently serves as the content director and co-host of the podcast. She is also the coauthor of Risen Motherhood: Gospel Hope for Everyday Moments. Emily, her husband, and their five children reside in central Iowa. You can find her on Instagram @emily___jensen or stay connected through her newsletter at emilyajensen.com.
Courtney Doctor (MDiv, Covenant Theological Seminary) serves as director of women’s initiatives for The Gospel Coalition. She’s a Bible teacher and author of several Bible studies including From Garden to Glory: A Bible Study on the Bible’s Story, Steadfast: A Devotional Bible Study on the Book of James, and In View of God’s Mercies: The Gift of the Gospel in Romans. Courtney and her husband, Craig, have four children, three children-in-law, and five beautiful grandchildren. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram.
Melissa Kruger serves as vice president of discipleship programming at The Gospel Coalition. She is the author of The Envy of Eve: Finding Contentment in a Covetous World, Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood, In All Things: A Nine Week Devotional Bible Study on Unshakeable Joy, Growing Together: Taking Mentoring Beyond Small Talk and Prayer Requests, and Wherever You Go, I Want You to Know. Her husband, Mike, is the president of Reformed Theological Seminary, and they have three children. She writes at Wits End, hosted by The Gospel Coalition. You can follow her on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.