Something to Celebrate – FGF Highlights, Bossier City, LA

Friday, November 22, was a historic day for several reasons. John F. Kennedy died that day in 1963. C.S. Lewis also died that day in 1963. And, in 1963, on that same day, my husband, Phil Rothschild, was born!

Thank you to Ashley Concilio for the beautiful photos. To see the entire Facebook photo album, click here. For those of you who joined the photo booth fun, you can view your photos here.

So, we celebrated his birthday in Bossier City along with 800 of our newest friends at Fresh Grounded Faith. The whole weekend was a celebration of God’s faithfulness.

Warm Hearts – FGF Highlights, West Michigan

The ground was covered with snow when we landed in Grand Rapids for Fresh Grounded Faith. Winter decided to show up early and crash our party!

Thank you to Barb Herrick-Johnson for the beautiful photos. To see the entire Facebook photo album, click here. For those of you who joined the photo booth fun, you can view your photos here.

But we barely noticed the cold temps because the hearts of the women were so warm. It was a sold-out conference with every seat full!

There’s No Place Like Home – FGF Highlights, Springfield, MO

You know that feeling you get when you’re with family? You belong. You’re safe. You’re accepted and loved.

Thank you to Chuck Neely for the beautiful photos. To see the entire Facebook photo album, click here. For those of you who joined the photo booth fun, you can view your photos here.

Well, that may not all be totally true about how you feel when you’re with family because you may have a tricky, prickly family dynamic. But, it is totally 100% true when you’re with the family of God. And, that’s what it felt like this past weekend at Fresh Grounded Faith Springfield.

We Found True North in Fargo – FGF Highlights, Fargo, ND

According to author Bill George, “True North is the internal compass that guides you successfully through life. It represents who you are as a human being at your deepest level.” We found True North in Fargo because we found Jesus there.

Thank you to Jana Banico and LuAnn McDonald for the beautiful photos. To see the entire Facebook photo album, click here. For those of you who joined the photo booth fun, you can view your photos here.

His joy was obvious in every woman who attended. His servant’s heart showed up in each one of the 144 volunteers. His compassion was evident in Local Conference Coordinators, Judy Siegle and Kathy Spriggs, as they worked tirelessly for months leading up the FGF weekend.

Family Reunion – FGF Highlights, Plant City, FL

We’ve got family everywhere when we’re in the family of God, right? And, that was so obvious at our first Fresh Grounded Faith event of the fall in Plant City, Florida. There were over 1,200 of us sisters all together worshipping, learning, and laughing.

Thank you to Matt Croxton for the beautiful photos. To see the entire Facebook photo album, click here. For those of you who joined the photo booth fun, you can view your photos here.

This was our second time to be with these amazing women of Central Florida—including our wonderful local conference coordinator, Kay Morris. We are so very grateful to Kay and to our host church, First Baptist Church Plant City, along with our 11 co-host churches and all our fantastic volunteers.