Author: Bobi Ann Allen

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the most important thing we learned this summer

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen my post from the first day of school: Of course, what it doesn’t say is “we did it…we all made it to the end of summer in one piece!”  Because let’s be honest, summer is fun but it can be hard to be out of more »

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revisiting a place of growth

Summer is winding down and more than any other summer before as a parent, I chose to make it count.  As a result, this has been the absolute most fun summer ever! Yet, while I was making it count at home, you were on my heart.  I’ve missed you.  I’ve missed sharing some of what more »

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Kids’ 2017 Birthday Quiz

Kati Ann 1.  How old are you?  10 2. What makes you happy?  Poppy 3.  What is your favorite animal? Poppy 4.  What is your favorite thing to eat?  shrimp 5.  What is your favorite things to do?  farting 6.  What is your favorite TV show?  Liv & Maddie 7.  What are you really good more »

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what you don’t want me to pray for you

“I pray the Lord may make you feel yourself to be undone, ruined, lost, cast away, and then there is no fear of your rejecting Christ, for he that is perfectly bankrupt is willing to accept a Savior; he that has nothing of his own, falls flat before the cross, and takes gladly the ‘all more »

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HOME is here!

It’s here and it’s out! I’m so excited to announce the new family devotional written by myself and my husband, Jared. Because, let’s be honest, this parenting gig is no joke. Our children are growing up in a world where untruths are accepted as truth and immorality is celebrated.  Proverbs 14:12 says, “There is a more »

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The Best Advice

The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice–Proverbs 12:15 This morning we sat around the breakfast table reading our daily family devotions when we came upon this verse. The words, “…the wise listen to advice” rang in my ears.  How many times do we spurn advice when we simply more »

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Naked for Jesus

I wrote in my journal this morning these words, Thank you, God for not asking me to walk around naked. Those words don’t show up often in my prayers but today I needed some perspective. I am reading through the book of Isaiah and came to a passage that shocked me. …at the same time more »

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4 Ways To Trust God While You Wait

In society of instant messaging and microwavable meals, waiting isn’t easy. It isn’t so much the wait in line at the store or at the bus stop for a ride. It is the wait for God’s timing. It is the wait for a spouse, a baby, a job promotion or the next season of life. more »

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when you don’t hear from me

There is so much going on right now for me in ministry that I’ve hardly had a moment to drop in. So, when you don’t hear from me, here’s what’s going on: First of all, I have a new writing project that I’m completely pumped about. My husband, Jared and I are in the process more »

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Leader Doesn’t Always Mean Fixer

As a Type A leader in ministry, God has been working on me in the area of giving Him room to move and work instead of crowding Him out because I feel the need to be in control!  I’m so honored to be over at womensministry.net today discussing leadership with an article I wrote called more »

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