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Friday, April 17, 2015

When a Tour Ends...Part 2.

Charlotte, N.C.

So, I promised you all these fantastic photos of me with the other artists at Winter Jam.  And guess what?  I DIDN'T GET ANY.  Except for the extremely flattering picture above of me dancing onstage with Family Force 5 on the last night with about 75 other people from the tour. So there's that... :)

Here are some other recent shots that I thought you might like to see.  Enjoy! 

We took the kids to see the ducks at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis on their last day of the tour.  

These are my band guys.  They love scooters.  And coffee.  And they are cool.

Here they are again.  We apparently only wear the color black.  

Here are my kiddos in their For King and Country gear.  "Give me your best cool faces, guys." ;)

Rehearsals for the Bible Tour (which launched last week) started a few days after Winter Jam ended.

On Easter Sunday, I had the honor of playing the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville with Steven Curtis Chapman, Jason Crabb, Charles Esten, The Fairfield Four, The Mcrary Sisters, and Colony House.  It was an incredible night!

It was so special to have some of my best girls there!  Jodi, Jaime, and Lindsay, I love y'all so much! 

I can't believe the tour is over.  It was an incredible 3 months.  Winter Jam is truly one of the best tours in the world, and I'm so thankful I've had the chance to be a part of it three different times.  The ministry that goes on each night and the stories that we hear are incredible.  God moved in a mighty way all across the country, and its an honor to have been a small part of that. 

With WJ ending and Bible Tour starting immediately (and having one of the busiest routing schedules ever), I've been really slow on getting you posts.  Add to that real life, motherhood, and Blogger issues, and it's been rough.  Thanks for sticking with me as I get in the swing of things, and please keep reading!  Love you guys!  



  1. Thanks so much for doing what you can for the blog! Even with your busy schedule you carve out time to write these posts! I was blessed enough to be able to see you perform at both Winter Jam and The Bible Tour. Both of which were incredibly amazing!! Maybe one of these days I'll be given the chance to meet you! But for now I'll just enjoy the music you have been so kind to share with all your fans!

  2. In that last picture I think you have a WRITE YOUR STORY neck-less on! I wear mine everyday to remind me of Saturday, March 01, 2014 at 06:44 pm!! :D :D!! I love you and W-Y-S more then words could ever say, Franny!! Hugs!!

  3. Love YOU and love these pics! Praying for you sis

  4. Franny, love seeing your blog posts. You are truly and amazing woman. I admire you. Could you please pray for me? I have several health issues including Lymes and Bartonella. I'm being treated but it's a long process. I did get to meet you once when you were in PA last Oct. I don't know if you remember or not but I had knitted you a grey cowl

    1. Oh yes, I love that cowl! You are so sweet. I pray the Lord brings healing to your body right now, Grace! Blessings!!

  5. You were so sweet to me. Love you and your family. Praying that God continues to Bless you.

  6. I love your blog once again. Whenever you get the chance can you please check my google file. This file would be too big and too personal to add as a comment.

    The file name is . ....Francesca Battistelli #2
    The file is from word so when you go to the link the file will be already open for you, so all you would have to do is read. Thanks so much. Have a good one my talented one.

  7. Talent on loan from God put to good use. You have a beautiful family as well. Lord bless you little sister.

  8. It looks like an amazing tour to be apart of both wj and the Bible tour, I hope you're having an amazing time!! With that being said please conto nue to pray for me as things are not getting better here... My mom and her husband split up last week, also my grandpa has been talking which is no good they expect him to die pretty soon! He's started talking about seeing my dad n his grandpa, mind you that both are dead! It's so heartbreaking for me :( </3

  9. heyy Francesca how are you..

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