Home In HimOct 26, 2022
28 Years! An Anniversary Conversation
Eric and Leslee celebrated their 28th anniversary this year. They share what they did and what they have learned along the way.
Welcome Home, Setting the Mood in Hospitality, Part 5
Welcome Home, Hospitality Secret Weapons Part 4
Here we talk about the nitty gritty helpful tools and tips for hosting people in your home with grace and order!
Welcome Home, Food Preps Part 3
Leslee talks today about preparing the food for guests when you are practicing hospitality.
Welcome Home, a Practical Start Part 2
As we rediscover the joy of the gospel in our lives and homes, a natural outflow is a desire to open up our homes to others. While Eric is working on other projects, Leslee hosts the podcast solo with three practical starting points for hospitality.
The last resource mentioned is out of print and could not be found anywhere, except for the copy on our bookshelf:( So sorry!
Welcome Home, Hospitality vs Entertaining Part 1
This is the first in a series on hospitality. We will be discussing where to start, food preparation and conversation starters.
Balance and Boundaries
We're halfway through the year. How are your priorities a rhythm going? Eric and Leslee chat about where they are in the flurry of their "quiet and peaceful summer"- Not
Reading the Bible the Way the Bible Wants to be Read, Part 3 of 3
This wraps up an awesome series on reading the Bible. A great listen for parents wanting to lead their families as well as anyone who is looking for an overview for understanding the Bible as a whole. Pastor Sean does an excellent job making the information clear and easy to follow!
Reading the Bible the Way the Bible Wants to be Read, Part 2 of 3
In this episode, Pastor Sean covers seed theology and typology.
Reading the Bible the Way the Bible Wants to be Read Part 1 of 3
Eric and Leslee had the joy of having a conversation with their Pastor Sean about some practical helps for reading the Bible with your family. This developed into a three-part series of podcasts packed with practical information! We are quite sure it will change the way you read the Bible. This is a great listen if you are struggling with how to lead your family in reading the Bible or if you have a pretty good system but could use a refresh.
Who doesn't love donuts and soda on Sunday?!
Is Taking Vacation Frivolous?
Have you ever felt guilty for going on vacation or must needing to get away and take a break? If so, this episode is for you!
A Father and Daughter Conversation about Modesty
This is probably one of our longest, but it is packed with encouraging information. Eric talks with his daughter Faith about modesty.
Encouraging Word for the Young Family
This week, Eric and Leslee chat about the trials of parenting with lots of littles and offer some grace and gospel-filled encouragement!
One Game Changer that has helped our Hospitality Ministry
As we continue our journey to make hospitality more of a way of life. The Wallace family has found one thing to be the most helpful in making it work. Leslee shared her favorite book on hospitality, available on Amazon.
Lessons from a Walmart Pharmacy
This week, Eric and Leslee share about a recent "God Moment" involving their daughter Taylor.
What can our family learn from Ukraine?
Ukraine has been in the news for quite some time. It is almost easy to just brush over updates from the frontline and say, "Terrible situation, I'm glad it's not me." What might God have to teach us about ourselves in this time of distress for our brothers and sisters?
Performance Parenting Teens and Adult Children Part 4 of 4
In this final episode of the four part series on performance parenting, Eric and Leslee each bring three things they wish they knew or have learned from others on parenting older kids. Visit our website www.HomeInHim.org
Performance Parenting What We Would Tell Our Younger Self! Part 3 of 4
Eric and Leslee come to the table to talk about parenting younger children. What they wish they had known. They each bring three points for a candid conversation.
Freedom from Performance Parenting Part 2 of 4
Last week we covered the struggle of finding identity in our children and the gospel remedy. This week we talk about the general struggle of not feeling confident that we are equipped and able to parent well.
Freedom from Performance Parenting Part 1 of 4
This episode starts a series beginning with common struggles parents face and the gospel remedy. Eric and Leslee unpack the danger of finding our identity in our children. Then they follow it with how the gospel meets this struggle with grace and encouragement.
Are Devotionals a Crutch?
Is using a devotional for family devotion/worship time taking a shortcut? Is it best to always read directly from the Bible? Eric and Leslee discuss the issue and share three devotionals that they have found encouraging.
A Time for Hosting
When we are firmly grounded in the gospel, the natural outflow is that we want to share it with others. One practical application of that is hospitality. For some it can be a challenge to consider, let's look at some of those challenges together and find some creative solutions!
Setting Yourself up for a Better Year, Part 3 of 3
Setting Yourself up for a Better Year Part 2 of 3
Eric and Leslee talk about Priorities and rhythm. Especially addressing the enemies of these focus areas, tyranny of the urgent and distraction!
Setting Yourself up for a Better Year Part 1 of 3
You May Kiss the Bride
Eric and Leslee chat about their daughter's recent wedding and the their personal take aways from the sweet event.
Is Halloween Evil?
As Christians, we can find the idea of a conversation about Halloween scary! Eric and Leslee share the journey they have been on as they maneuver through the tricky topic of whether their family should participate. By the way, puns were definitely intended!
Parenting with Proverb Wisdom
In this episode, Eric and Leslee share some of what they learned in this session at the CCEF conference this month. They also share their practical applications to this great teaching.
Wisdom and the Gospel
Eric and Leslee share some nuggets that they learned at a recent CCEF conference on "The Way of Wisdom". Topics include Proverbs for parenting and the Song of Songs!
Rightness vs Righteousness
Favorite Family Movies
We're keeping it light, chatting about some of our favorite whole family favorite movies. Well, maybe a couple of Eric's choices could use some parental guidance:)
Two Homeschool Challenges and the Gospel Remedies
As a new school year kicks off, many families will find themselves facing two challenges that can negatively impact their effectiveness. Eric and Leslee share thoughts from the trenches and the encouragements we find in the gospel!
Sting of Death
Eric and Leslee reflect on the last several weeks of loss.
In a day when there is so much pressing for our attention. Eric and Leslee share how they celebrate ordinary days.
Important not Urgent
In this episode, Eric gets caught off guard by the topic! Listen to Leslee fill him in on what love notes mean to her. Enjoy a heartwarming and practically encouraging conversation.
Indicative and Imperative
We've mentioned it a lot, this foundational principle may sound like stuffy theology. Hang in there! Eric and Leslee bring you a simple and practical explanation.
Anxiety in Children
From the trenches Eric and Leslee share some of their own experience and give some practical things that have helped them!
Refining, Replacing and Where We've Been
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.
Family Worship with Older Children and 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
Family Worship with Little Children
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”