Gospel Family Life

Eric and Leslee are the parents of eight fabulous kids ranging in age from elementary to early twenties. They come to you from the crazy, loud trenches of family life. Their desire is to encourage others with the hope confidence and purpose found in the gospel with an emphasis on our identity in Christ. They will cover topics from marriage, parenting and church life to relationships, hospitality and outreach.

Family in Worship Podcast Season 1

The How and Why of Family Worship

In this very first podcast, Eric and Leslee talk about family worship. They will talk about the goal of family worship, the procedure and how to keep track of what you have covered as a family. This is part one in a four part season. Coming topics include: “Family Worship with Little Children”, “Family Worship with Teens” and “Family in Worship at Church”

Helpful Resources:

Real Hope for Your Home

Family Worship

The Family Together

The How and Why of Family Worship

We’ve discussed the How and Why of Family Worship. In this episode we will discuss some practical suggestions for including the little ones in our family devotion time. We mentioned some article links:

Why Read the Bible with Little Kids

Practical Tips on How to do Family Worship with Littles

Amazon Affiliate links to resources mentioned:

Exploring Grace Together by, Jessica Thompson

ABC Bible Verses by Susan Hunt

One we forgot to mention that we love is the Jesus Storybook Bible

Family Worship with Teens

Family worship with teenagers is a different game! Leading our older kids spiritually is more important than ever as they move into adulthood. In this episode we will talk about some of the things we’ve learned through the years as well as share some resources that have helped us in this endeavor.

The maps Eric mentioned, Abingdon Bible Land Map Set with Tripod can be found at Christianbook.com

Amazon Affiliate links to the resources we mention:

Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hand

Seven Arrows: A 52 Week Devotional for Teens 

New Morning Mercies by Paul Tripp 

God of Creation by Jen Wilkins 

Family in Worship at Church

In this episode, we discuss family in worship on Sunday morning. We will address how to help our kids engage in the local church and take “ownership” of their part. We will also touch on some of the practicals involved in having even little kids in the church service with you. 

We mentioned this resource, Truth 78 My Church Notebook 

Family Worship, by Kerry Ptacek 

Amazon Affiliate links we mention:

These aren’t the exact sliding puzzles we have, but you get the idea;) 

Encouragement for Parents Podcast Season 2

4 Keys Every Parent Needs to Remember

This episode kicks of our season titled Encouragement for Parents.

Links to mentioned resources:

Hope for your Home

Who Are You? Series

Your Identity in Christ from A-Z printable PDF