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Love Your People Well - Christian Family Life, Marriage, Motherhood, and Mental Health
Love Your People Well - Christian Family Life, Marriage, Motherhood, and Mental Health
Jessica Hayes - Marriage and Family Therapist | Christian Counselor

Friend, I know how much care, effort, time, and energy you put into loving your family. You pour out your heart for... more

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[Bonus] A practical encouragement for gratitude within the busyness of the holidays

Happy Thanksgiving! This short bonus episode is an encouragement, my friend. The holidays are upon us, and it can be easy... more

22 Nov 2022 · 9 minutes
#105.5 (F3) What to do when your own parents are the difficult in-laws

Episode 105.5 // Friday Faith Followup   Family life can be rough when we have tension with our in-laws. But what if... more

18 Nov 2022 · 13 minutes
#105. Loving your in-laws when you just aren’t on the same page (during the holidays, or any other time of the year!)

Episode 105 // Relationships with the in-laws can be tricky. There is often a lot of baggage and emotion in... more

15 Nov 2022 · 37 minutes
#104.5 (F3) Caring for yourself as a busy Christian mom living in a broken world

Episode 104.5 // Friday Faith Followup   It can sometimes be a lot easier to pour our love, energy, and effort into... more

11 Nov 2022 · 14 minutes
#104. How to biblically parent your children in a broken world

Episode 104 // We all know that we live in a broken world. And while we want to protect our... more

08 Nov 2022 · 39 minutes
#103.5 (F3) Diving deep into 1 Corinthians 13 in order to better understand love, marriage, and conflict

Episode 103.5 // Friday Faith Followup   1 Corinthians 13 is a classic passage on love. But what does it teach us... more

04 Nov 2022 · 20 minutes
#103. Fighting fair, finding forgiveness, and handling conflict in your Christian marriage.

Episode 103 // Ah, conflict. It is no fun! And it can destroy our peaceful home, happy family life, and... more

01 Nov 2022 · 45 minutes
#102.5 (F3) Managing your own emotions as you help your kids deal with their struggles

Episode 102.5 // Friday Faith Followup   When your child is struggling, you’re struggling too. Emotions are big, raw, and sometimes overwhelming.... more

28 Oct 2022 · 13 minutes
#102. How to help your child if they are struggling with anxiety, worry, or fear

Episode 102 // There is nothing worse as a mom than watching our kids struggle. And in today’s world, SO... more

25 Oct 2022 · 43 minutes
#101.5 (F3) What the Bible tells us about raising kids, managing family life, and living life well as a Christian mom… A devotional thought from Ephesians

Episode 101.5 // Friday Faith Followup   Family dynamics can be overwhelming and complicated… but they don’t have to be. Join me... more

21 Oct 2022 · 22 minutes
#101. Managing the family dynamics of multiple children: These 8 strategies will help you connect with each child as an individual

Episode 101 // When you have more than one child, the family dynamics just get more and more hectic. Even... more

18 Oct 2022 · 38 minutes
#100.5 (F3) Biblical encouragement for how your Christian family can respond to hard seasons of life

Episode 100.5 // Friday Faith Followup   Life is full of ups and downs. How we respond to those ups and downs... more

15 Oct 2022 · 19 minutes
#100. Building family relationships as you walk through the many seasons of life: from celebration to sadness and everything in between

Episode 100 // We all want happiness in life. We want peace, security, purpose, and fun. But we also promise... more

11 Oct 2022 · 36 minutes
#99.5 (F3) Are the 5 love languages biblical? How does God want us to show love to our people?

Episode 99.5 // Friday Faith Followup   The world tells us a lot about love… but what does God say? What are... more

07 Oct 2022 · 18 minutes
#99. Let’s figure out the best ways to love YOUR people well: the 5 love languages, creativity, and a reality check for the busy Christian mom

Episode 99 // There are so many ways to show your people that you love them, yet we sometimes feel... more

04 Oct 2022 · 39 minutes
ENTER THE 100th EPISODE GIVEAWAY!!! 🥳 Details Inside.

Friends, we are THISCLOSE to episode 100! How incredible. And we are going to celebrate! In this quick episode you... more

03 Oct 2022 · 7 minutes
#98.5 (F3) Finding hope in the gospel when your marriage feels run down, boring, and just not worth the effort

Episode 98.5 // Friday Faith Followup   Even when you’re committed to your Christian marriage, it can sometimes get… boring.    Don’t worry, friend.... more

30 Sep 2022 · 17 minutes
#98 How to talk about your sex life with your husband.. the good, the bad, and the awkward

Episode 98 // How often do you and your hubby talk about your sex life? If you’re like most couples…... more

27 Sep 2022 · 44 minutes
#97.5. (F3) How does God expect us to manage our anger and frustration when it feels overwhelming?

Episode 97.5 // Friday Faith Followup   God cares deeply about our relationships. That’s one of the reasons why He addresses our... more

23 Sep 2022 · 21 minutes
#97. Kids driving you crazy? Try these 10 quick actions to calm yourself down in 90 seconds or less.

Episode 97 // I know you love your kids, mama… and I also know that, sometimes, they drive you crazy.... more

21 Sep 2022 · 34 minutes
#96.5 (F3) Maintaining a peaceful home environment (and your own sanity) when your regular routine flies out the window

Episode 96.5 // Friday Faith Followup   It’s never fun to find your best plans flying out the window. But we don’t... more

16 Sep 2022 · 16 minutes
#96 How a busy mom can create family rhythms that bring joy and peace to family life (no matter what craziness is going on)

Episode 96 // You want a peaceful home. A happy family. You want to get everything done, wear all the... more

13 Sep 2022 · 30 minutes
#95.5 (F3) Feeling worn out as a busy mom? A devotional thought from Galatians 6.

Episode 95.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up   “Let us not become weary in doing good.” Why would God put this encouragement in... more

09 Sep 2022 · 12 minutes
#95 Loving your people well even when you’re worn out, exhausted, and just not in the mood

Episode 95 // Feeling tired, mama? You’re not alone! We ALL go through seasons of life where we are tired,... more

06 Sep 2022 · 31 minutes
#94.5 (F3) Yes, you really can fit hospitality and friendships into your busy schedule - and these resources will help.

Episode 94.5 // Friday Faith Followup   There will always be a million excuses to not invite people into your home, to... more

02 Sep 2022 · 16 minutes
#94. Friendship, hospitality, and living the Christian life well - creating a family rhythm that prioritizes loving your neighbor, and others, well. (Foundational Pillars 101)

Episode 94 // We are living in a culture filled with loneliness. Even inside the church, so many people are... more

30 Aug 2022 · 26 minutes
#93.5 (F3) A few of my best resources for the Christian mom just trying to make it through the day AND connect with her kids along the way

Episode 93.5 // Friday Faith Followup   I feel totally overwhelmed by motherhood sometimes. Well, really, it’s probably most of the time!... more

26 Aug 2022 · 11 minutes
#93. Parenting tips for the busy mom: 3 ways to love your kids well in the craziness of Christian family life (Foundational Pillars 101)

Episode 93 // If you’ve ever described yourself as a “busy mom” then today’s conversation is for you! When we’re... more

23 Aug 2022 · 21 minutes
#92.5 (F3) Trying to love your man well, despite how crazy life is? These 5 simple, low-cost ideas will help.

Episode 92.5 // Friday Faith Followup   When life is busy, it’s so helpful to find a good resource that can move... more

19 Aug 2022 · 9 minutes
#92. 3 practical ways to invest in your Christian marriage and love your husband well during busy seasons of family life (Foundational Pillars 101)

Episode 92 // Did you know that, statistically, the hardest season of marriage is when you have young children in... more

16 Aug 2022 · 20 minutes
#91.5 (F3) Grab these quick, helpful tools to boost your self care and mental health, so that even as a busy mom you can love yourself well

Episode 91.5 // Friday Faith Followup   When life is busy (and when isn’t it busy??) it’s easy to start prioritizing the... more

12 Aug 2022 · 10 minutes
#91. Forget that mom guilt! Bless your family by taking time for these 3 practical action steps to love yourself well. (Foundational Pillars 101)

Episode 91 // Living well as a Christian mom is not always easy - but it is much easier when... more

09 Aug 2022 · 23 minutes
#90.5 (F3) Practical resources to deepen your spiritual growth and help you love God well

Episode 90.5 // Friday Faith Followup   You want spiritual growth. You want your whole Christan family to experience spiritual growth! And... more

05 Aug 2022 · 11 minutes
#90. How can I help my Christian family enjoy spiritual growth and love God well... even when life is busy and distracting? (Foundational Pillars 101)

Episode 90 // Every family has their top priorities in life. Priorities that guide their decisions, schedule, finances, and so... more

02 Aug 2022 · 19 minutes
#89.5 (F3) Praying for God’s faithful and protective love as we seek rest and peace in our hectic family life - from Psalm 91 (Summertime in the Psalms series)

Episode 89.5 // Friday Faith Followup   Christian family life is hectic. Busy. And sometimes, filled with trouble and hardship. Jesus promised... more

29 Jul 2022 · 13 minutes
#89. What is God’s role VS your role in your family life? A look at Psalm 91. (Summertime in the Psalms Series)

Episode 89 // Ever struggle with trying to control what’s happening for your family? As Christian moms, we take so... more

26 Jul 2022 · 31 minutes
#88.5 (F3) Praying for humility, intimacy, and family life through Psalm 19 (Summertime in the Psalms Series)

Episode 88.5 // Friday Faith Followup   Reading God’s Word is good… and praying through it might be even better! Today, we... more

22 Jul 2022 · 8 minutes
#88. How do you find spiritual growth… and how do you teach your kids to find it too? Wisdom from Psalm 19. (Summertime in the Psalms Series)

Episode 88 // I know that as a Christian mom, you want a lot of things for your family -... more

19 Jul 2022 · 36 minutes
#87.5 (F3) Praying through the struggles of real life as a Christian mom, wife, and daughter of the King - from Psalm 142 (Summertime in the Psalms Series)

Episode 87.5 // Friday Faith Followup   Psalm 142 teaches us that in the hard seasons of life, when our emotions are... more

15 Jul 2022 · 10 minutes
#87. Godly wisdom for the exhaustion, struggle, and loneliness of Christian family life, from Psalm 142 (Summertime in the Psalms Series)

Episode 87 // Motherhood is exhausting. We often feel isolated, lonely, and we struggle to make it through the harder... more

12 Jul 2022 · 34 minutes
#86.5 (F3) Praying Scripture for our Christian families: Psalm 139. (Summertime in the Psalms Series)

Episode 86.5 // Friday Faith Followup   The greatest thing that we can do for our family is to pray for them.... more

08 Jul 2022 · 10 minutes
#86. You’re not in control, mama: God is. A look at what Psalm 139 teaches us for Christian family life (Summertime in the Psalms Series)

Episode 86 // Do you trust God? It can be a tricky question. We know the “correct” answer… but we... more

05 Jul 2022 · 26 minutes
#85.5 (F3) Are you confident in your identity in Christ? It’s the #1 way to love your people well.

Episode 85.5 // Friday Faith Followup   Who are you? What is your identity? How do you think about yourself on the... more

01 Jul 2022 · 15 minutes
#85. Finding the secret formula for raising (and enjoying!) your Christian family

Episode 85 // Hey, mama. Do you want to live the good life? Enjoy your family, enjoy your marriage, and... more

28 Jun 2022 · 34 minutes
#84.5 (F3) The local church matters - and you matter in your church. The what, why, and how of being part of the body of Christ

Episode 84.5 // Friday Faith Followup   As we consider the value of hospitality and friendship in our lives, we cannot ignore... more

24 Jun 2022 · 18 minutes
#84. How you can find time, energy, and money for hospitality even as a busy Christian mom (and why you absolutely should!)

Episode 84 // You’re busy. Of course you are! You’re a mom, a wife, with a thousand things to do... more

21 Jun 2022 · 38 minutes
#83.5 (F3) A practical guide for setting healthy boundaries around screen time in your Christian marriage and family life

Episode 83.5 // Friday Faith Followup   Is technology impacting how peaceful your home is? How connected you are with your husband... more

17 Jun 2022 · 25 minutes
#83. How screen time is impacting your family, and what you can do about it to have a peaceful home

Episode 83 // You want a peaceful home, where your family can connect, unwind, and thrive. But how much is... more

14 Jun 2022 · 47 minutes
#82.5 (F3) Creating special moments for your family during summer break… without breaking the bank or adding to your stress

Episode 82.5 // Friday Faith Followup   One of my favorite things about summertime is the extra time and space for family... more

10 Jun 2022 · 15 minutes
#82. How to enjoy a family vacation without sibling rivalry, family conflict, or a frustrated mama

Episode 82 // Summertime is all about fun family time - so you don’t want to let conflict and bickering... more

07 Jun 2022 · 35 minutes
#81.5 (F3) Family discipleship opportunities during the summer break… and engaging your kids in growing your faith together

Episode 81.5 // Friday Faith Followup   The school break that our kids get to enjoy during the summertime is a really... more

03 Jun 2022 · 20 minutes
#81. Creative ideas for summer break, rainy day activities, and everything else to crush the “I’m bored” mom guilt

Episode 81 // Summer is a time of “fun in the sun”... but it can also be a hard season... more

31 May 2022 · 31 minutes
#80.5 (F3) Date nights with your husband are a blessing to your kids… here’s how.

Episode 80.5 // Friday Faith Followup   There are a lot of ways that date nights help your marriage. In fact, even... more

27 May 2022 · 17 minutes
#80. Try these 12 ideas for a fun & free date night... no babysitter, no cost, but a great investment in your Christian marriage

Episode 80 // Ever felt a little stuck for date night ideas? You’re too busy to plan something, hiring a... more

24 May 2022 · 43 minutes
#79.5 (F3) Fighting the temptation to think (or expect) that we’ve got it all together as Christian moms… A devotional thought on 1 Corinthians 10.

Episode 79.5 // Friday Faith Followup   We’ve been talking this week about the temptation to try to “do it all” as... more

20 May 2022 · 14 minutes
#79. You can’t do it all, mama… But you can do what God has called you to do. PLUS - Our ONE YEAR Anniversary Celebration!

Episode 79 // Is your to-do list a mile long? Are you stressed about multiple things at the same time... more

17 May 2022 · 42 minutes
#78.5 (F3) A behind-the-scenes of my devotional time with God and growing deeper in my knowledge of the Bible

Episode 78.5 // Friday Faith Followup   One of the best ways to find more PEACE in your life is to go... more

13 May 2022 · 17 minutes
#78. Wanting more PEACE in your heart, your home, or your life? Let’s look at my favorite 10 Bible passages about the peace of God.

Episode 78 // We all need more peace in our lives. Even on the best days, we know how easily... more

10 May 2022 · 37 minutes
#77.5 (F3) What stresses you out? Whatever it is… God’s got it. Can you trust him?

Episode 77.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up   When we’re feeling stressed, we tend to get stuck thinking about the things that are... more

06 May 2022 · 13 minutes
#77. Don’t let stress trigger your mom anger: Use my 6 step process to stay calm and keep a peaceful home even during stressful seasons

Episode 77 // Isn’t stress fun? Wait. NO. It is never fun! But, it happens to all of us.    And typically,... more

03 May 2022 · 34 minutes
#76.5 (F3) Biblical ways to handle someone else’s passive aggressive behavior… without losing your cool.

Episode 76.5 // Friday Faith Followup   When people are being passive aggressive with us, it can be really frustrating. But, as... more

29 Apr 2022 · 14 minutes
#76. How to stop being passive aggressive and start expressing yourself with healthy communication in your marriage and parenting

Episode 76 // Communication can be hard work. But it’s the centerpiece of great family relationships! And if passive aggressive... more

26 Apr 2022 · 42 minutes
#75.5 (F3) Is your home environment a reflection of God’s Kingdom?

Episode 75.5 // Friday Faith Followup   I spend a lot of time taking care of my home. The clutter is frustrating,... more

22 Apr 2022 · 13 minutes
#75. How clutter, cleanliness, and spring cleaning impact your spiritual growth, mental health, and family relationships

Episode 75 // I’m guessing that it is important to you that your family enjoys a peaceful home life. That... more

19 Apr 2022 · 40 minutes
#74.5 (F3) Finding God’s good in the middle of a really bad situation… a reflection on Good Friday (and the rest of life’s hard moments too)

Episode 74.5 // Friday Faith Followup   I’ve been reflecting a lot this week on the wonder of Good Friday. Why do... more

15 Apr 2022 · 15 minutes
#74. Taking every opportunity for family discipleship: Ideas for celebrating Holy Week, Easter Sunday, and beyond with your family

Episode 74 // Happy Easter, friend! This is my absolute favorite holiday. And it’s one that is easy to skim... more

12 Apr 2022 · 32 minutes
#73.5 (F3) How does a Christian therapist get through the messy seasons of life? Here’s a sneak peak into the tools that help me manage life when it’s totally overwhelming

Episode 73.5 // Friday Faith Followup   As I’ve been walking through a season of overwhelm in my life, I’ve noticed several... more

08 Apr 2022 · 18 minutes
#73. Dealing with the overwhelming seasons of life: practical tips to live by GRACE and replace stress with SUCCESS as a busy mom

Episode 73 // Have you ever felt overwhelmed? Of course you have! We’ve all been through those seasons of life.... more

05 Apr 2022 · 43 minutes
BONUS: Hop in for my exciting news!!!

A quick bonus episode to share some of my exciting news!! And to ask for your prayers, sweet friend. God... more

04 Apr 2022 · 3 minutes
#72.5 (F3) Using the P-R-A-Y method to build your confidence in prayer and teaching your kids to pray

Episode 72.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up   Do you want to teach your kids to pray? Wait. Let’s back up. Do you... more

01 Apr 2022 · 15 minutes
#72. A busy mom’s guide to understanding the Bible, applying it to real life, and shaping your family’s spiritual growth

Episode 72 // If you want spiritual growth or family discipleship, you need to know God’s Word and know how... more

29 Mar 2022 · 36 minutes
#71.5 (F3) Why is communication often the most difficult in our family relationships?

Episode 71.5 // Friday Faith Followup   Communication can be difficult with anyone - but sometimes, it's hardest within our own family!   Why... more

25 Mar 2022 · 16 minutes
#71. Want great relationships? These are the 3 keys to healthy communication in every interaction.

Episode 71 // There is nothing more frustrating than talking to someone you love… and feeling like they just aren’t... more

22 Mar 2022 · 45 minutes
#70.5 (F3) Why I believe self care is not only healthy for a Christian mom but is biblical, necessary, and good.

Episode 70.5 // Friday Faith Followup   As we talk about self care this week, let me address a common pushback that... more

18 Mar 2022 · 15 minutes
#70. Self care makes you a better mom: Boost your family’s emotional wellness (and reduce that mom anger) with 15 minutes a day

Episode 70 // What do you think about when I say… “self care.” Do you think it’s something selfish? That... more

15 Mar 2022 · 43 minutes
#69.5 (F3) Feeling worn down as a busy Christian mom? Come to Jesus. (A devotional on Matthew 11)

Episode 69.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up   Motherhood is exhausting. Hopefully, it is also joyful and fun and meaningful… but at times,... more

11 Mar 2022 · 14 minutes
#69. Daily sacrifice is the reality of a Christian mom … but how do we do it joyfully?

Episode 69 // Do you ever feel like all you do as a mom is give… and give… and give?... more

08 Mar 2022 · 40 minutes
#68.5 (F3) How intimacy with Jesus not only helps your spiritual growth but also boosts your mental health

Episode 68.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up   Let’s keep replacing that anxiety with PEACE, my friend. Today, we’re looking at how our... more

04 Mar 2022 · 16 minutes
#68. Practical steps for reducing anxiety in our own heart and home… the biblical way

Episode 68 // Ever struggled with feeling anxious? Of course you have. You’re human. You’re a mom. You live in... more

01 Mar 2022 · 38 minutes
#67.5 (F3) My #1 most impactful routines in the 4 priorities of my life: spiritual growth, mental health and emotional wellness, marriage, and motherhood.

Episode 67.5 // Friday Faith Followup   This week, we’ve been celebrating 10,000 downloads of this podcast. WOW! Thank you for listening... more

25 Feb 2022 · 17 minutes
#67. My Top 10 Life Lessons for loving Christian family life and growing your most important relationships… PLUS, ENTER THE 10,000 DOWNLOAD GIVEAWAY!

Episode 67 // It’s busy, hectic, and sometimes frustrating… but we all want to love our family life. We want... more

22 Feb 2022 · 39 minutes
#66.5 (F3) Why should we forgive? 3 biblical truths about forgiveness that impact our marriage, our parenting… and everything else.

Episode 66.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up   Forgiveness is not easy! It is painful, difficult, and sometimes feels completely unfair. Yet, it... more

18 Feb 2022 · 14 minutes
#66. Should you “forgive and forget” within your marriage? A realistic look at forgiveness in Christian family relationships.

Episode 66 // “Forgive and forget” is a cliche that we’ve all heard. But is it true? Is it something... more

15 Feb 2022 · 31 minutes
BONUS: As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, let’s consider what the Bible tells us about LOVE.

Happy Valentine's Day, my friend! In this special bonus episode, I'm sharing a recent Facebook Live recording that I did inside... more

14 Feb 2022 · 12 minutes
#65.5 (F3) Finding clarity and connection in your communication with your husband (with my favorite marriage therapy technique!)

Episode 65.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up   Communication can be tough - especially in marriage. We’re with each other every day, seeing... more

11 Feb 2022 · 16 minutes
#65. To talk or not to talk? Four big reasons why couples struggle to communicate well… and what to do about it.

Episode 65 // Ah, communication. Such a simple word for such a complicated part of life. At least, a potentially... more

08 Feb 2022 · 37 minutes
#64.5 (F3) Why God cares about the purity and enjoyment of your marriage’s physical intimacy

Episode 64.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up   This week has been all about physical intimacy in our marriages… a fun topic for... more

04 Feb 2022 · 14 minutes
#64. 9 hot tips to make sure your Christian marriage has amazing intimacy in the bedroom

Episode 64 // We’re building up our marriages this week, my friends, so get ready for some fun application that... more

01 Feb 2022 · 35 minutes
#63.5 (F3) Why does Jesus say “blessed are the peacemakers” … and how can I become one in my home?

Episode 63.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up   Ah, the dream of a peaceful home. You know what? The best way to achieve... more

28 Jan 2022 · 13 minutes
#63. Finding peace in your home & your life: 5 things that disrupt our peace, and practical steps to get it back

Episode 63 // Do you want a more peaceful home? I know that I do! Sure, there are days when... more

25 Jan 2022 · 35 minutes
#62.5 (F3) Real Life Case Study: I yelled at my kids twice this week. What went wrong… and what did I do about it?

Episode 62.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up   It’s true, my friend. I sometimes yell at my kids. I wish that I didn’t!... more

21 Jan 2022 · 14 minutes
#62. Dealing with that burst of mom anger… What to do after you’ve yelled at your kids (and a few ideas to stop it from happening in the first place)

Episode 62 // Mom guilt, mom anger, mom anxiety… there can be a lot of stress involved in motherhood! We... more

18 Jan 2022 · 35 minutes
#61.5 (F3) Your personal spiritual growth is impacting your relationship with your kids: A Devotional

Episode 61.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up   Can you say with confidence that whatever happens - whatever craziness or pain or trouble... more

14 Jan 2022 · 9 minutes
#61. You have to prioritize your OWN faith if you want to have success with family discipleship

Episode 61 // How is your spiritual growth looking these days, mama? Sometimes, we get so focused on teaching and... more

11 Jan 2022 · 31 minutes
#60.5 (F3) My goals for 2022 to love my people well (including this podcast community!)

Episode 60.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up   I love starting the new year with a batch of meaningful goals. Reflecting on the... more

07 Jan 2022 · 12 minutes
#60. What if you’re the only one trying? 5 steps to setting goals and creating change in your family relationships.

Episode 60 // Whatever your goals are for this year, I hope that you have a high priority on building... more

04 Jan 2022 · 28 minutes
#59.5 (F3) Four powerful prayers for yourself and your family in the new year

Episode 59.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up   In this quick bonus episode, let’s wrap up 2021 and kick off the new year... more

31 Dec 2021 · 13 minutes
#59. 25 quick, practical tips for your family’s year: build a happy marriage, peaceful home, and a great relationship with your kids

Episode 59 // In the chaos of real life, sometimes all a busy Christian mom really wants are a few... more

28 Dec 2021 · 36 minutes
#58.5 (F3) Why do we celebrate Christmas? A quick look at the incredible claims of Jesus Christ.

Episode 58.5 (Friday Faith Follow-up)  //   During the Christmas services and season, we hear a lot about Jesus’ birth. But why... more

24 Dec 2021 · 13 minutes
#58. 9 lessons from Jesus’ life about how we can (and should!) love our people well in the modern world

Episode 58 // As we approach the Christmas holiday, we are thinking more closely about Jesus’ birth. So today,  let’s... more

21 Dec 2021 · 26 minutes
#57.5 (F3) Ideas and encouragement for how this podcast can help you, a busy Christian mom, build great family relationships

Episode 57.5 (Friday Faith Follow-up) //   We’re talking about my favorite books, resources, and tools this week - so today in... more

17 Dec 2021 · 13 minutes
#57. My 10 favorite books, tools, and free resources (aka… gift ideas!) from marriage to biblical worldview and beyond

Episode 57 // As a family therapist, I often get asked about my recommendations for books, tools, or ideas to... more

14 Dec 2021 · 32 minutes
#56.5 (F3) Four things that helped me trust God during my infertility journey

Episode 56.5 (Friday Faith Follow-up) //   This week, we are talking about how to “wait well” during difficult, long seasons of... more

10 Dec 2021 · 12 minutes
#56. What to do while you’re waiting for God to do a miracle in your family, life, or church

Episode 56 // We all have seasons of waiting - but sometimes it is far more intense, important, and emotionally... more

07 Dec 2021 · 30 minutes
#55.5 (F3) Family worship and discipleship with triplet toddlers… it’s possible, it’s chaotic, and it’s important.

Episode 55.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up Today I’m sharing the 5 daily routines that I am using with my triplet toddlers... more

03 Dec 2021 · 12 minutes
#55. 7 family discipleship strategies to teach your children how to love others, give back, and make an impact

Episode 55 // Do you want to raise children who love God, help others, and make an impact in this... more

30 Nov 2021 · 23 minutes
#54.5 (F3) Thoughts on finding forgiveness and reconciliation after family conflict (Friday Faith Follow-up)

Episode 54.5 (Friday Faith Follow-up) //   Hopefully, at your family gatherings you have a joyful, encouraging time together. But for... more

26 Nov 2021 · 12 minutes
#54. How to enjoy a family gathering without all the family drama, anger issues, and conflict.

Episode 54 // There is something about family holiday gatherings that brings out the conflict. As you approach the holidays,... more

23 Nov 2021 · 21 minutes
#53.5 (F3) Answering some Christianity FAQ: What is the gospel, am I really saved, and how to have spiritual growth.

Episode 53.5 (Friday Faith Follow-up) // Do you have questions about the gospel, evangelism, spiritual growth, or what it really... more

19 Nov 2021 · 20 minutes
#53. How the Gospel changes us, shapes our family life, and brings us peace and happiness.

Episode 53 // The truth of the gospel changes our lives. But how? Do you really understand it? Are you... more

16 Nov 2021 · 30 minutes
#52.5 (F3) Who is at the center of your family’s holiday season?

Episode 52.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up // In this short devotional, we’ll dig into gift #3 that I talked about in... more

12 Nov 2021 · 12 minutes
#52. Enjoy a meaningful, low-stress holiday season by giving your family these 3 gifts… and none of it is “stuff.”

Episode 52 // I love the holiday season. Many of us do! The problem is, they sometimes get so busy,... more

09 Nov 2021 · 23 minutes
#51.5 (F3) Can we really give thanks in all circumstances… even when life is hard? A devotional in 1 Thessalonians.

Episode 51.5 // Friday Faith Follow-up // In this quick devotional, we’re opening God’s Word to look at 1 Thessalonians... more

05 Nov 2021 · 12 minutes
#51. Do you have an attitude of GRATITUDE? Let’s look at 6 practical benefits of gratitude, plus 3 action steps to help you be a more thankful person.

Episode 51 // Do you have a heart of grumbling or a heart of gratitude? (Does that question make you... more

02 Nov 2021 · 30 minutes
#50.5 (F3) My experience as a Christian wife and mom seeking to do my best in these incredibly important (and sometimes difficult) roles

Episode 50.5 // Our first Friday Faith Follow-up! Today I’m sharing some of my personal experience as a wife and... more

29 Oct 2021 · 14 minutes
#50. Marriage & Motherhood... why it‘s so hard, why it matters so much, and my #1 tip for doing it all well.

Episode 50 // Has your marriage ever been a struggle? What about your motherhood? These two incredibly important relationships are... more

26 Oct 2021 · 40 minutes
#49. Just say no! Some practical ways to set healthy boundaries, say NO when you need to, and stop being a people pleaser.

Episode 49 // Boundaries can be so difficult. But if we want great relationships, we need healthy boundaries! Not to... more

22 Oct 2021 · 35 minutes
#48. Want more quality time with your kids? Here are my 5 secret weapons to finding those great bonding moments.

Episode 48 // You want to have great relationship with your kids. Yet sometimes it feel like a shot in... more

19 Oct 2021 · 26 minutes
The 50th episode GIVEAWAY starts today! Celebrate with us!

Can you believe it? Next week is our 50th episode of the Love Your People Well Podcast! So today, we are... more

18 Oct 2021 · 12 minutes
#47. 7 powerful Bible passages to help you manage impatience, anger, and emotional control

Episode 47 // The key to happiness in life often comes down to how we handle our emotions. They are... more

15 Oct 2021 · 33 minutes
Love Your People Well - Christian Family Life, Marriage, Motherhood, and Mental Health
The 50th episode GIVEAWAY starts today! Celebrate with us!
Love Your People Well - Christian Family Life, Marriage, Motherhood, and Mental Health

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Can you believe it? Next week is our 50th episode of the Love Your People Well Podcast! So today, we are kicking off... more