Kandi Jones; About the Myth of Being Unlovable

  • Kandi Jones is a mom to two girls  and wife to Todd. Kandi also serves as the NorthKids Director at NorthChurch and leads a thriving bible study group for moms called, Where Moms Connect. 
  • On this episode, Kandi talks about growing up with challenges that started early on. Kandi talks about the realities of being born with a cleft lip and palate, seeing alcoholism up close, the loss of her brother and more. She also shares the pain of miscarriage and walking through hard changes and challenges in her life. 
  • Kandi‚Äôs honesty is refreshing as she shares the lies she believed about herself, the difficulty in dealing with complex family relationships and words left unsaid after the death of her dad. Kandi addresses the lies and speaks of the truth of Jesus. She reminds us that our identity is based on him, and not the choices of family members, physical attributes, or accomplishments. This is such an encouraging episode for any girl (or guy) who has ever believed she is unlovable. 

Mentioned:

  • North Church: north.church

Thanks to Kandi for joining About the Girls today. 

Production and Editing by: Zack Anderson

Graphics and social media preview: Lauren Frampton 

Intro and outro music provided by: Scott Holmes_Aspire

Episode 10: Whitney Fairsheets

  • Whitney Fairsheets is a speech pathologist, married to Ryan and together they share two sweet little girls.
  • Whitney tells the story of walking through the grief of miscarriage and the anger she felt. She gets real about how heartbreaking it is to lose a pregnancy and how it impacted her in future pregnancies.
  • Whitney reminds us that God can handle our emotions, including anger. She points back to Jesus as she tells the story of her babies waiting for her in heaven and her journey to her sweet girls earth-side.

Intro and outro music provided by: Scott Holmes_Aspire

Mentioned:

  • Every Bitter Thing is Sweet, by Sara Hagerty
  • North Church: north.church

Thanks to Whitney for joining About the Girls today.

Production and Editing by: Zack Anderson