Christ in the Chaos
By Joel and Cathleen
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A grown-up Pastor’s Kid and his Kidmin Director wife discuss keeping their family of four focused on Christ amidst the chaos of their everyday lives. A new family/household topic is selected each week and examined through the lens of scripture. Music by Scott Holmes scottholmesmusic.com
||Clean11 Get a Life: The pitfalls of finding your identity in your role as a parent instead of in Christ.||This week we look at the spiritual, relational, and practical pitfalls of finding your identity in your role as a parent instead of in Christ. And how to create an identity with God and teach your children to grow into Kingdom Bringers. (This isn||3/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10 The Lord's Prayer explained. Prayer for families, couples, and kids||This week we talk about the Lord's Prayer. What’s behind all those fancy worlds and how you can use it as a framework for your daily prayer life. You can find the sermon series we discussed here.||3/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean09 Communication is Key: Communicating in relationships with your spouse and kids||This week we talk about the foundations of good communication in a Christian family: frequent, intentional, between people with trust, humble, soaked in affirmation, mutually understood, and open-hearted.||3/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean08 Cathleen's Conversion Story||Cathleen shares the story of her conversion to Christianity.||3/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean07 How Comfortable is too Comfortable?||How comfortable is too comfortable for a Christian family? We talk about how comfortable our family is in the areas of spending time and energy, money and material things, and relationships.||2/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean06 Our Village||This week, we talk about the people who are helping us raise the two most incredible kids in the world and why we're letting them help.||2/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean05 Dinner at Our Place?||In this episode, we discuss why we invite people into our home, who we should be inviting, and how to get over ourselves and invite people over even when we have a dirty bathroom.||2/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean04 Sports and Family: the Good, the Bad, and the Boundaries||As the Super Bowl approaches gets ready takes over the culture for the weekend, we look at the good and bad influence of sports on a Christian family life and the boundaries we plan to set as the kids grow.||2/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean03 Livin on a Prayer||This week we talk about our personal prayer lives, our not-the-best (and super awkward) marital prayer life, and the way we pray with our kids.||1/24/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean02 Christ(pop)Culture||In this episode we talk about TV and movies: how much we watch and how we decide what our family is going to consume.||1/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean01 Tidying our Souls||In this episode, we have a tidy and well organized conversation about the KonMari method of tidying up through the lens of Matthew 6. (We are aware there is a sound issue with the prayer at the end. Sorry!)||1/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
Well worth the listen
Joel and Cathleen have honest, entertaining conversations about raising a Christian family, and navigating parenthood as couple from diverse faith backgrounds. It’s fun and charming. You’ll enjoy the podcast and you’ll love Joel and Cathleen.
The best Christ and family focused podcast that I have listened to.
I love to grow as a person as I fold my laundry. I would like to know them in real life!