Series 1: Building Family
What is a Newborn Promise?
The Newborn Promise Project is designed to help husband and wife spiritually assess for the exciting new season of building your family. This major life transition can be the perfect timing to permit God to heal and transform you in the most beneficial way. Meet the lead developers—Callie Grant, Audra Haney, and Charissa Kolar— and special guest host Rusty Shelton to discover the Newborn Promise Project resources for you and your church.
Callie GrantRead complete bio
Drawing from her corporate, educational, and publishing experience, Callie launched Graham Blanchard Inc. in 2011 to help meet the spiritual needs of very young children and their parents. Within just three years the company’s first-of-its-kind Learn, Absorb & Praise™ board book collection earned more than 550 positive reviews on Amazon, Goodreads, Christian parent blogs, and industry media such as Publishers Weekly, CBA’s Christian Market magazine, Christian Retailing, and Foreword Reviews. She and her husband Michael live in Austin, TX with their daughter.x
Audra HaneyRead complete bio
Audra has written and produced quality Christian broadcast content for a wide range of audiences across the globe. But after welcoming her first child in 2014 and navigating the new (and sometimes choppy) waters of parenting, Audra decided to combine her media-life and mom-life to reach out to her favorite audience yet: expecting and new parents. Audra co-produces and hosts the Newborn Promise Project Podcast. She lives in Knoxville, TN with her husband Cory, a missions pastor, and their two daughters.x
Charissa KolarRead complete bio
Charissa joined the original start-up team at Graham Blanchard as an editorial advisor for children and grown-up content. Today, she continues program development and co-produces the Newborn Promise Podcast. Charissa also combines her passion for the spiritual development of families with her extensive communications background to write about the adventures—and sometimes humorous mishaps—of parenting two energetic boys alongside her husband Rob. Her family lives in the San Francisco East Bay.x