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You want to get this parenting thing right. But with conflicting advice and competing approaches, how do you know? In parenting eight kids over the last twenty-seven years, Julie has learned an important, foundational secret: it's about parenting each child according to their own unique needs and personality style. And Raising an Original will show you just how to do that.

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Dr. Maureen Toll

Julie Lyles Carr is an inspiriting, authentic, and relatable speaker. Taking God at His word, Julie has chosen to live boldly, courageously, joyfully, and abundantly. For her audiences, Julie draws encouraging insights from both her educational background and from her own life as a follower of Christ and as a wife, mother, ministry leader, speaker, author, and CEO of a non-profit disabilities organization. She invites her audiences to consider the wisdom, guidance. and hope available through Christ and God’s word. The women attending our winter retreat found Julie’s presentation engaging, applicable to their own lives, and helpful in understanding scripture.

~Dr. M. Maureen Toll, Women’s Ministry Team, Clay Center Covenant Church, Clay Center, KS

2017-05-01T22:38:34+00:00

~Dr. M. Maureen Toll, Women’s Ministry Team, Clay Center Covenant Church, Clay Center, KS

Julie Lyles Carr is an inspiriting, authentic, and relatable speaker. Taking God at His word, Julie has chosen to live boldly, courageously, joyfully, and abundantly. For her audiences, Julie draws encouraging insights from both her educational background and from her own life as a follower of Christ and as a wife, mother, ministry leader, speaker, author, and CEO of a non-profit disabilities organization. She invites her audiences to consider the wisdom, guidance. and hope available through Christ and God’s word. The women attending our winter retreat found Julie’s presentation engaging, applicable to their own lives, and helpful in understanding scripture.

Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott

We love this book! Julie has given every parent an incredible gift - to see through the eyes of their child. It’s revolutionary. You won’t be the same parent after you read this fantastic book and use the proven personality tool.

Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott, #1 New York Times best-sellers of Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts

2017-05-01T21:18:09+00:00

Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott, #1 New York Times best-sellers of Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts

We love this book! Julie has given every parent an incredible gift - to see through the eyes of their child. It’s revolutionary. You won’t be the same parent after you read this fantastic book and use the proven personality tool.

Randy Phillips

Julie Lyles Carr speaks to the soul. It’s true she will inform, inspire and challenge you, but she also moves you closer to Jesus Christ. She has filled my pulpit on a number of occasions on Sunday, she has spoken at retreats, and conferences. The daughter of a rocket scientist and daughter of the King. That is an unbeatable combination! You will not be disappointed.

 

Randy Phillips, Lead Pastor of LifeAustin, Founder of PHILLIPS CRAIG & DEAN

2017-05-01T22:25:42+00:00

Randy Phillips, Lead Pastor of LifeAustin, Founder of PHILLIPS CRAIG & DEAN

Julie Lyles Carr speaks to the soul. It’s true she will inform, inspire and challenge you, but she also moves you closer to Jesus Christ. She has filled my pulpit on a number of occasions on Sunday, she has spoken at retreats, and conferences. The daughter of a rocket scientist and daughter of the King. That is an unbeatable combination! You will not be disappointed.  

Clayton Corn

Effortless, conversational, hilarious. That’s how I would describe Julie Lyles Carr’s speaking style. I can’t wait to hear Julie deliver whatever the message may be. She’s one-in-a-million and a force when handed a microphone. I look for every opportunity to make Julie a part of any event I’m producing and can’t wait to have her again.

 

~Clayton Corn, President, Clayton Corn Event Partners

2017-05-01T22:27:42+00:00

~Clayton Corn, President, Clayton Corn Event Partners

Effortless, conversational, hilarious. That’s how I would describe Julie Lyles Carr’s speaking style. I can’t wait to hear Julie deliver whatever the message may be. She’s one-in-a-million and a force when handed a microphone. I look for every opportunity to make Julie a part of any event I’m producing and can’t wait to have her again.  

Natalie Hanson

Julie's message of your unique calling to raise your one-of-a-kind child is one every parent needs to hear. You will finish it feeling confident and purposeful and up for the task.

–Natalie Hanson, wife to Taylor Hanson, mother of five writer and blogger at http://natonthewall.com

2017-05-01T22:20:23+00:00

–Natalie Hanson, wife to Taylor Hanson, mother of five writer and blogger at http://natonthewall.com

Julie's message of your unique calling to raise your one-of-a-kind child is one every parent needs to hear. You will finish it feeling confident and purposeful and up for the task.

Dr. Jimmy Myers

What I loved about Raising an Original is that is wasn’t written by an ivory tower member of academia, it was written by a mom. And not just any mom, a mom of eight. Wisdom flows effortlessly from every page from a woman that has walked in the steps of her Savior with her children and had the brilliance to stop and write down all that she has learned. In a time when we fear that our kids are going to end up looking like all their secular peers at school, Raising an Original is a God-breathed love letter to your family.

–Dr. Jimmy Myers, LPC-S, Marriage and Family Therapist Executive Director of The Timothy Center and author of Fearless Parenting with George Barna and Toe to Toe With Your Teen

2017-05-01T22:22:20+00:00

–Dr. Jimmy Myers, LPC-S, Marriage and Family Therapist Executive Director of The Timothy Center and author of Fearless Parenting with George Barna and Toe to Toe With Your Teen

What I loved about Raising an Original is that is wasn’t written by an ivory tower member of academia, it was written by a mom. And not just any mom, a mom of eight. Wisdom flows effortlessly from every page from a woman that has walked in the steps of her Savior with her children and had the brilliance to stop and write down all that she has learned. In a time when we fear that our kids are going to end up looking like all their secular peers at school, Raising an Original is a God-breathed love letter to your family.

Rebecca Beckett

Julie Lyles Carr is a skilled communicator. She brings immense wisdom, engaging storytelling and relatability that will connect with any audience. Her passion and heart for people and teaching is evident. Anyone part of Julie’s audience will leave filled up, refreshed and delighted.

~Rebecca Beckett, CRISTA Media

2017-05-01T22:41:00+00:00

~Rebecca Beckett, CRISTA Media

Julie Lyles Carr is a skilled communicator. She brings immense wisdom, engaging storytelling and relatability that will connect with any audience. Her passion and heart for people and teaching is evident. Anyone part of Julie’s audience will leave filled up, refreshed and delighted.

Conni Thoms

I invited Julie Lyles Carr to speak to our Children’s Ministry Leaders and Volunteers at our appreciation lunch. We planned this very last minute, but over 120 joined us as we find that not only our volunteers, but parents in general, are looking for Christian parenting advice and support. And Julie met our needs!! After the lunch, I had one dad come up to me and say “this is the first time I ever thought that I may have to lead my daughters as individuals – why hadn’t I thought about that before. Thank you for bringing Julie here!” Another single man who volunteers said “this was some of the best advice on classroom management that I have ever received – the personality traits and types she discussed made me think of specific kids in my class and how I can reach them how they are created.”

Julie was an inspirational speaker with a great message of raising and leading the next generation of originals. As a Children’s Ministry Staff, we continue to refer to her speaking engagement and her book as we come upon challenges in parenting and in ministering! Thank you, Julie!

 

~Conni Thoms | Children’s Ministry Director

2017-05-01T22:29:12+00:00

~Conni Thoms | Children’s Ministry Director

I invited Julie Lyles Carr to speak to our Children’s Ministry Leaders and Volunteers at our appreciation lunch. We planned this very last minute, but over 120 joined us as we find that not only our volunteers, but parents in general, are looking for Christian parenting advice and support. And Julie met our needs!! After the lunch, I had one dad come up to me and say “this is the first time I ever thought that I may have to lead my daughters as individuals – why hadn’t I thought about that before. Thank you for bringing Julie here!” Another single man who volunteers said “this was some of the best advice on classroom management that I have ever received – the personality traits and types she discussed made me think of specific kids in my class and how I can reach them how they are created.” Julie was an inspirational speaker with a great message of raising and leading the next generation of originals. As a Children’s Ministry Staff, we continue to refer to her speaking engagement and her book as we come upon challenges in parenting and in ministering! Thank you, Julie!  

Dr. Joshua Myers

In the age of political correctness there is supreme importance placed on normality. For parents, there is a very real temptation to produce cookie cutter kids who don't stand out and do not stand up for truth. Raising an Original highlights a critical point, that your child is a unique image-bearer of the Almighty, and it is this originality that should be celebrated and nurtured. If you want to raise children that desire to glorify God by unabashedly reflecting His distinctiveness, buy this book.

Dr. Joshua Myers, Operations Director and Clinical Counselor at The Timothy Center, Instructor of Psychology at Liberty University, and Co-Host of Pairadocs Podcast

2017-05-01T21:18:54+00:00

Dr. Joshua Myers, Operations Director and Clinical Counselor at The Timothy Center, Instructor of Psychology at Liberty University, and Co-Host of Pairadocs Podcast

In the age of political correctness there is supreme importance placed on normality. For parents, there is a very real temptation to produce cookie cutter kids who don't stand out and do not stand up for truth. Raising an Original highlights a critical point, that your child is a unique image-bearer of the Almighty, and it is this originality that should be celebrated and nurtured. If you want to raise children that desire to glorify God by unabashedly reflecting His distinctiveness, buy this book.

Larry and Connie Brown

Julie Lyles Carr is an amazing speaker with a gift for relating to people from all walks of life. She engaged our congregation in a meaningful and impactful way, all the while bringing smiles and laughter amidst very difficult topics. Julie has so much to offer, Raising an Original is just the beginning. We recommend Julie as a dynamic teacher, speaker and pastor who has an in-depth knowledge of the Word and the uncanny ability to capture your attention and speak life and truth with grace.

~Pastor Larry and Connie Brown, Gateway Church

2017-05-01T22:37:44+00:00

~Pastor Larry and Connie Brown, Gateway Church

Julie Lyles Carr is an amazing speaker with a gift for relating to people from all walks of life. She engaged our congregation in a meaningful and impactful way, all the while bringing smiles and laughter amidst very difficult topics. Julie has so much to offer, Raising an Original is just the beginning. We recommend Julie as a dynamic teacher, speaker and pastor who has an in-depth knowledge of the Word and the uncanny ability to capture your attention and speak life and truth with grace.

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