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Out of the Ordinary

Jul 31, 2019

This is the story about trusting God with our kids

I've heard Christie tell this story before. So have you.

As part of practicing rest this summer, Christie and Lisa-Jo each chose their favorite episode from the past year to re-share. This is the one Lisa-Jo chose. Because it's the story she thinks about more than any...

Jul 24, 2019

This is a story about how books are born

Christie interviews Lisa-Jo today and takes us all behind the scenes of the writing of Lisa-Jo's new book, The Middle Matters, which is on sale everywhere today!

How she ended up on her own book cover, what people said when she decided to write about her muffin top, and how she...

Jul 17, 2019

This is a story about the middle.

We celebrate new beginnings, and we applaud satisfying endings, but too often we forget about the middle. Or, worse, we rush on by determined to get to the "good stuff."

But Lisa-Jo has a brand new book coming out in LESS THAN ONE WEEK (!!), and it is a joyous standing ovation for...

Jul 10, 2019

This is a story about two astonishing names.

One name belongs to Christie's family and the other belongs to Lisa-Jo's, but both names tell incredible stories.

This conversation was inspired by Lisa-Jo's most personal and vulnerable Instagram post ever. Her tear-streaked face moved many of you to respond, but this week...

Jul 3, 2019

This is a story inspired by rest.

Sounds good, doesn't it? Unfortunately, rest is sometimes easier to talk about than it is to receive. But at the Out of the Ordinary podcast, we believe that rest is not only a necessary part of ordinary life, it's one of the greatest gifts of ordinary life.

We are determined to rest...