Treasured with Courtney DeFeo
Summary: Treasured is a podcast for anyone raising girls - no matter your season and no matter your age! We all have questions, and this is the place to get guidance, wisdom and encouragement. Wouldn't you love to have lunch every week with a mentor or counselor or trusted friend? Well that’s not realistic - so Courtney DeFeo is doing just that with this podcast, bringing new questions and conversations every week! She also brings her own struggles and the real topics she faces with her own girls. Join us each week and don't forget to remind your girl - she is treasured by God and treasured by you!
Kelly Stamps is a wife of 15 years and mom to three kids Harper (9), Hollis (7) and Will Holden (3). She has written a popular mom blog, kellyskornerblog.com, for about 12 years. She is very active in both children's ministry and women's ministry at her church. She works part time for Tangilble Truth Ministries and occasionally speaks to women's groups. She has a passion for using whatever platform she has for sharing Jesus and the Gospel. You can find her on social media on @mrskellystamps.
Ellen Cooper is on the Treasured Girlz team and a mom of two girls. She's been married to James for 15 years and lives in Atlanta, GA. Ellen shares her experience with leading girls groups with her daughters and in her church. She gives practical advice for those interested in starting their own groups. Join the fun conversation!
Elaine Franklin and her husband of almost 50 years, Steve, live in Atlanta. They are active members of the Buckhead Church of North Point Ministries and enjoy working together as leaders of the small group ministry for newly married couples. Elaine is a professional life coach and serves on several boards. Along with Steve, she enjoys spending time with their four grandchildren and two married children – the loves of her life.
Candace Cameron Bure excels in just about every lane of media that exists with exceptional kindness and inspirational grace. After she left the entertainment industry temporarily behind to focus on raising her three children, she silenced naysayers who warned her time away was career suicide with a triumphant return that has included co-hosting “The View,” starring in and producing movies for the Hallmark Channel and reprising her childhood role in “Fuller House.”
Catch Up Chat with Courtney DeFeo (Ep 34)
Melanie Shankle is the New York Times bestselling author of Sparkly Green Earrings, The Antelope in the Living Room, Nobody’s Cuter Than You, and Church of the Small Things. Melanie speaks at events nationwide and writes on her blog, Big Mama. She is a class of 1993 graduate of Texas A&M and lives in San Antonio, Texas with her husband, Perry, and daughter, Caroline. She also has a new 100 day devotional book for women entitled Everyday Holy and a 100 day devotional for teen girls called Fearless Faith.
Robyn Bomar decided to bypass conventional ideas for celebrating her birthday and spend the day focusing on spreading joy and surprises to others instead. Turning 38 years old, she landed on 38 acts of kindness, all carefully planned out in advance. This one birthday went viral and landed Robyn all over the media and inspired her to create TheBirthdayProject.com so others can join in on the fun.
Larson DeFeo is the daughter of Courtney DeFeo and comes on to talk about generosity! Light 'Em Up is a movement to help families light up the world with kindness. Enjoy a mom/daughter conversation about kindness and loving others in really fun and simple ways. LightEmUpActs.com
Embracing her background in youth ministry and the arts, Annie Pajcic founded ThouArtExalted in 2007, a 501(c)(3) non-profit ministry that seeks to creatively equip this generation to know Christ. Over the past decade, she has launched a smartphone app, written 15 Bible Studies for women, girls and boys and spread the gospel through ThouArtExalted to 48 states and eight countries. She has been married for 23 years and has four children, four chickens, a cat, and two golden doodles named Phineus and
Kristen Hatton is the author of The Gospel-Centered Life in Exodus for Students, Face Time: Your Identity in a Selfie World and Get Your Story Straight. In addition to her own blog, she frequently contributes to the Rooted Ministry and Women’s enCourage blogs, and recently started Redemptive Parenting on Instagram. Kristen lives in Oklahoma with her pastor husband and is the mother of three teenage/young adult children. Learn more by visiting her website at www.kristenhatton.com.
Jim & Lynne LOVE making God’s grace and truth practical for parents. Their combination of experience at home with three wired kids, and in careers helping kids and parents, have uniquely prepared them to give parents tools they can use right away, supported by memorable principles that will last a lifetime. Jim and Lynne have been featured on Focus on the Family, Desiring God, KTIS radio, numerous radio programs and podcasts. You can visit their website at connectedfamilies.org to learn more.
Ashlee Stites is my Joanna Gaines! She's my adorable neighbor, awesome friend and fantastic stay-at-home mom. She is the proud wife to Jonathan and their three kids. This episode isn't just for those that stay at home full-time (although if that's you - you'll feel super encouraged by her journey). We also cover important topics with raising girls from modesty to staying positive to choosing a college. You will enjoy Ashlee and her heart for a family that knows and trusts God every step of the way.
Vicki Courtney is a national speaker to women of all ages and the best-selling author of numerous books and Bible studies including, Move On, Ever After, 5 Conversations You Must Have With Your Daughter, and 5 Conversations You Must Have With Your Son. She is a two-time ECPA Christian Book Award winner and has appeared on CNN and Fox News as a youth culture commentator. More information about Vicki can be found at VickiCourtney.com.
Jonathan Pitts is an author, speaker, and Executive Pastor at Church of the City in Franklin, TN. Jonathan resides in Nashville, TN with his four daughters. In this special episode, we pause to remember and honor Jonathan's wife, Wynter Pitts, that went home to Jesus far too soon. Wynter brought so much to the world with her ministry and magazine, For Girls Like You. We want to learn from her incredible life and legacy as a mom, mentor, wife and follower of Christ.
Stacey Thacker is a wife and the mother of four girls. The author of six books, she is also a Bible teacher with a passion to connect with women and encourage them in their walks with God. You can find her blogging at staceythacker.com and hanging out on Instagram and Twitter @staceythacker, usually with a cup of coffee in her hand. Her latest book is When Grace Walks In and goes through the book of Ephesians and unpacks the topic of grace in a powerful way.