Jen Hatmaker Biography
Jen Hatmaker is an American Christian author, blogger, speaker, and television presenter. She is the presenter of the HGTV series Your Big Family Renovation and has featured in Christianity Today magazine.
Jen Hatmaker Age
She was born on 7 August 1974 in Kansas, United States. She is 44 years old as of 2018.
Jen Hatmaker Family – Jen Hatmaker Husband
He is the son of Larry King (Father) and Jana King (Mother). He is married to Brandon Hatmaker and together they have five kids: Gavin, Sydney, Caleb, Ben, and Remy.
Jen Hatmaker Children
She has a mother of five children. Two daughters; Remy Hatmaker, and Sydney Beth Hatmaker and three sons; Ben Hatmaker, Caleb Hatmaker, and Gavin Hatmaker.
Jen Hatmaker LGBT
In April 2016, she called for the full inclusion of LGBT people into the Christian community. In October 2016, she reiterated her position and as a result, LifeWay Christian Resources decided to discontinue selling her publications.Jen Hatmaker Photo
Since the 2016 presidential election, Jen has been receiving death threats for making public statements critical of Donald Trump and challenging evangelical Christian attitudes towards LBGT people, and her family has been harassed by the small Buda community where she lives in Texas.
Jen Hatmaker Church
Jen and her husband, Brandon, along with Jason Morriss and Tray Pruet, lead Austin New Church which currently meets at Bailey Middle School in Austin, Texas. She was thought to be a successor to Houston evangelist Beth Moore who has been a mentor and a headliner in the Women of Faith tours.
Jen headlines women’s events, parenting and adoption conferences, and participates with her husband in a variety of social service ministries such as the Legacy Collective which has been active in Texas hurricane recovery.
Jen Hatmaker Books
- Growing Deeper with God : Loving God
- 7 Minutes with Jesus : Daily Devotions for a Deeper Relationship
- Of Mess and Moxie : Wrangling Delight Out of This Wild and Glorious Life
- Doing Good Is Simple : Making a Difference Right Where You Are
- Sadie in the Land of Dancing Colors
- The 7 Experiment – Bible Study Book : Staging Your Own Mutiny Against Excess
- For The Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards
- Interrupted : An Adventure in Relearning the Essentials of Faith
- Ms. Understood : Rebuilding the Feminine Equation
- No Longer Alone : Rising above Childhood Sexual Abuse
- Tune In : Hearing God’s Voice Through the Static
- Road Trip: Five Adventures You’re Meant to Live
- Out of the Spin Cycle : Devotions to Lighten Your Mother Load
- Make Over : Revitalizing the Many Roles You Fill
- A Modern Girl’s Guide to Bible Study : A Refreshingly Unique Look at God’s Word
- Girl Talk : Getting Past the Chitchat
- 7 : An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess
- Interrupted: When Jesus Wrecks Your Comfortable Christianity
Jen Hatmaker For The Love
Jen Hatmaker is convinced life can be lovely and fun and courageous and kind.She reveals with humor and style how Jesus embarrassing grace is the key to dealing with life’s biggest challenge: people. The majority of our joys, struggles, thrills, and heartbreaks relate to people, beginning with ourselves and then the people we came from, married, birthed, live by, go to church with, don t like, don t understand, fear, compare ourselves to, and judge. Jen knows how the squeeze of this life can make us competitive and judgmental, how we can lose love for others and then for ourselves.
She reveals how to: Break free of guilt and shame by dismantling the unattainable Pinterest life. Learn to engage our culture s controversial issues with a grace-firstapproach. Be liberated to love and release the burden of always being right. Identify the tools you already have to develop real-life, all-in, know-my-junk-but-love-me-anyway friendships. Escape our impossible standards for parenting and marriage by accepting thestandard of mostly good. Laugh your butt off.
In this raucous ride to freedom for modern women, Jen Hatmaker baresthe refreshing wisdom, wry humor, no-nonsense faith, liberating insight, and fearless honesty that have made her beloved by women worldwide.”
Originally published: 18 August 2015
Author: Jen Hatmaker
Genres: Humour, Christian literature
Nominations: Goodreads Choice Awards Best Nonfiction
Jen Hatmaker 7 – Seven Jen Hatmaker
7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess UPDATED EDITION. The true story of how my family and I took seven months, identified seven areas of excess, and made seven simple choices to fight back against the modern-day diseases of greed, materialism, and overindulgence.7 is the true story of how Jen (along with her husband and her children to varying degrees) took seven months, identified seven areas of excess, and made seven simple choices to fight back against the modern-day diseases of greed, materialism, and overindulgence. Food. Clothes. Spending. Media. Possessions. Waste. Stress. They would spend thirty days on each topic, boiling it down to the number seven.
Only eat seven foods, wear seven articles of clothing, and spend money in seven places. Eliminate use of seven media types, give away seven things each day for one month, adopt seven green habits, and observe seven sacred pauses. So, what s the payoff from living a deeply reduced life? It s the discovery of a greatly increased God a call toward Christ-like simplicity and generosity that transcends social experiment to become a radically better existence.
Originally published: 1 January 2012
Author: Jen Hatmaker
Genre: Christian literature
Interrupted Jen Hatmaker
Interrupted follows the author’s messy journey through life and church and into living on mission. Snatching Jen from the grip of her consumer life, God began asking her questions like, “What is really the point of My Church? What have I really asked of you?” She was far too busy doing church than being church, even as a pastor’s wife, an author of five Christian books, and a committed believer for 26 years. She discovered she had missed the point.
Christ brought Jen and her family to a place of living on mission by asking them tough questions, leading them through Scripture, and walking together with them on the path. Interrupted invites readers to take a similar journey.
Originally published: July 2014
Author: Jen Hatmaker
Genre: Christian literature
Jen Hatmaker Quotes
- You’d be surprised how powerful kindness actually is. I am not being dramatic: you can save hearts and lives with grace. Do
- Instead of waiting for community, provide it, and you’ll end up with it anyway.
- Be patient. Do the best with what you know. When you know more, adjust the trajectory.
- One of the best parts of being human is other humans. It’s true, because life is hard; but people get to show up for one another, as God told us to, and we remember we are loved and seen and God is here and we are not alone. We can’t deliver folks from their pits, but we can sure get in there with them until God does.
- We can have our junk together in a thousand areas, but if we don’t have love, we are totally bankrupt.
- …when the exhaustive exegesis of God’s Word doesn’t create people transformed into the image of Jesus, we have missed the forest for the trees.
- People may hate us because of Jesus, but they should never hate Jesus because of us. The way we treat others should lead them to only one conclusion: “If this is how Jesus loves, then I’m in.
- God does not change, but He uses change—to change us. He sends us on journeys that bring us to the end of ourselves. We often feel out of control, yet if we embrace His leading, we may find ourselves on the ride of our lives.
- Our children are humans and deserve to be treated respectfully. Discipline doesn’t include raging, screaming, abusing, neglecting, humiliating, or shaming our kids. God never treats us like that. That sort of discipline never “produces a harvest of righteousness and peace.
- We need to quit trying to be awesome and instead be wise.
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Delighted to have been a recent guest on the Surviving Sarah Podcast with @sarahwbragg. We talked all about the beginning steps of dissecting our own faith, having an open, non-threatening dialogue with people with perspectives different from our own, and allowing our positions to change without being so ridiculously precious about it. WE WENT THERE and you know your friend Jen is not one to tippy-toe around her feelings. . Some key take-aways from our discussion: . 1) People who think or believe differently are not the enemy. . 2) Exposing injustice is not the same thing as creating injustice. . 3) Exposure is the best teacher. . 4) God is not threatened by our questions and we shouldn't be either. . . . Link in bio: http://www.sarahbragg.com/survivingsarah/jenhatmaker
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