Jenny Bender

GALLERY: Happy Birthday, Truly Scrumptious!

Thursday, April 08, 2021

View Full Post   This past weekend was full of celebrations for our family! Not only did we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus; we also celebrated our youngest puppy's birthday! (Actually, it's her "gotcha" day - the anniversary of the day that we adopted her, but since she was a rescue and we're not exactly sure when her birthday is, we lump Gotcha Day & birthday into one.) This sweet girl is an answer to our prayer, and she lives up to her name every day!

LISTEN: MercyMe's Nathan Cochran Interview

Monday, April 05, 2021

View Full Post   Nathan Cochran of MercyMe calls to talk about their new upcoming album (including how a country superstar ended up on one of the tracks!), how the band dealt with their tour plans being brought to a screeching halt, and how excited they are to get back on the road for live worship!

My Mom Just Discovered Memojis And Life As We Know It Will Never Be The Same

Monday, April 05, 2021

View Full Post   Over the weekend, my parents got new phones. A lot has changed from the iPhone 6 (which is what they had) to the iPhone 11 (which they upgraded to.) One of the many new features includes memojis. Memojis are expressive icons, kind of like emojis, but they're customized to look like you. While getting used to her new phone, I introduced my Mom to the memoji world and life will never be the same for any of us...

Bummer Lambs: A Lesson About The Love Of A Shepherd

Saturday, April 03, 2021

View Full Post   I've seen this shared many times on social media over the past several weeks leading up to Easter weekend, and although I don't know from whom it originated, this story of "bummer lambs" is a beautiful demonstration of a shepherd's love - and OUR Shepherd's love.

LISTEN: 'A Week Away' Soundtrack Highlights

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

View Full Post   I had a chance last night to watch the new Netflix movie, 'A Week Away.' As a lifelong fan of High School Musical and Camp Rock, it had a lot to live up to, as far as cool dance flash mobs and catchy music. It not only lived up to all the hype, but EXCEEDED all of my expectations! Here are some of my favorite highlights from the film's soundtrack.

Stray Dog Given Stuffed Animal After Trying To Steal It From Dollar General Multiple Times

Monday, March 29, 2021

View Full Post   This stray dog kept trying to steal a stuffed animal from the Dollar General, and one of the responding police officers just couldn't take it anymore...

Employee Gets Surprise Blessing From His New Boss

Thursday, March 25, 2021

View Full Post   I LOVE hearing stories about how people have experienced random acts of kindness! I so wish that I knew who submitted this one, because it's one of the best things I've read in awhile. This anonymous person shared a story of how his new boss blessed him in a special way...

Neighborhood Surprises UPS Driver With Thank You Party

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

View Full Post   The past year has given me a new appreciation for people and jobs that I hadn't thought much about in my day-to-day, pre-pandemic life. One group of people that I've really come to be mindfully grateful for is mail carriers and UPS delivery people.

Someone Is Putting Googly Eyes On Random Things At Costco And I CANNOT. STOP. LAUGHING!

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

View Full Post   I'm a big fan of harmless pranks that are hilarious but don't cause damage to people or property, and this is one that I REALLY wanna try!

GALLERY: WAFJ Jam Cam | Winter Jam 2021

Friday, March 19, 2021

View Full Post   It was SO great seeing all of your smiling faces at Winter Jam 2021! What better way to welcome back live concert events than an incredible night of WORSHIP at the James Brown Arena?! Feel free to download, save and share your photos from our WAFJ Jam Cam!