Author Jen Hatmaker

  • Jen Hatmaker

    Jen Hatmaker is the author of nine books and Bible studies, including Interrupted and 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess. She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and five kids, three the old-fashioned way and two adopted from Ethiopia. You can read about her speaking schedule, family, and blog at www.jenhatmaker.com.

 

Failure is not a deal-breaker in this house

Obviously, because I am a Christian author and speaker married to a pastor, our children are perfect, always behaving as if singing angels dropped them straight into our arms from the bosom of heaven. They obey the first time they are asked, they love each other desperately and never fight over the Wii remote, and they donate their birthday money to the Foundation for the Homeless they set up when they were in elementary school. No one ever rolls their eyes at me or procures big, dramatic sighs when I tell them to clean their filthy bathroom. Their first words were, “I want to ask Jesus into my heart.” (I know, right? We were surprised too. They skipped right over ‘Mama’ and ‘Dada’ to the gospel of atonement.) Read more...

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