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The Home and Hearth podcast is the weekly show that is all about edifying, equipping, and encouraging women in their journey of Biblical womanhood. If there is an issue that pertains to a woman's life, you will find it discussed here! We'll be covering everything from topics pertaining to marriage, motherhood, homemaking, and the Christian walk, to issues of health and fitness, infertility, adoption, chronic illness, and current event issues in the church and culture. It is my prayer that you will find an episode here which speaks directly to what you are going through right at this very moment and that you will receive the encouragement you need for your daily life.

The Home and Hearth Podcast Rebekah Hargraves: Blogger, Podcaster, Author

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 81 Ratings

The Home and Hearth podcast is the weekly show that is all about edifying, equipping, and encouraging women in their journey of Biblical womanhood. If there is an issue that pertains to a woman's life, you will find it discussed here! We'll be covering everything from topics pertaining to marriage, motherhood, homemaking, and the Christian walk, to issues of health and fitness, infertility, adoption, chronic illness, and current event issues in the church and culture. It is my prayer that you will find an episode here which speaks directly to what you are going through right at this very moment and that you will receive the encouragement you need for your daily life.

    RE-RELEASE: 127: New Year's Resolutions and the Gospel with Rebekah Hargraves (Solo Episode 13)

    RE-RELEASE: 127: New Year's Resolutions and the Gospel with Rebekah Hargraves (Solo Episode 13)

    On this week's solo podcast episode, I am taking to the show to talk all about New Year's resolutions, goals, walking by the Spirit, and holding fast to the gospel in the midst of it all.
    What I Chat about in Today's Episode:
    ~Why so many of our resolutions "fail" and why wrong theology is shooting us in the foot here
    ~The impact of the gospel on our guilt surrounding "failing" in our resolutions and goals
    ~The important first steps to take when drafting up your resolutions and goals for the year
    ~The importance of walking by the Spirit in the everyday moments of our lives, not even just in the big-picture times of planning for a whole year
    ~Our identity and why it does not come from what we accomplish
    ~Willingly changing course when God calls us to
    ~The importance of redeeming the time well - regardless of whether or not we have already "failed" in our resolutions
    ~Understanding that looking to yourself for the strength required to fulfill your resolutions is not enough
    ~And more!
     
    For full show notes, head to www.hargraveshomeandhearth.com/podcast

    • 30 min
    154: Cultivating a Peaceful Holiday Season with Tama Fortner

    154: Cultivating a Peaceful Holiday Season with Tama Fortner

    Tama Fortner is a wife, mom, writer, and author of the new book, "Simply Christmas: A Busy Mom's Guide to Reclaiming the Peace of the Holidays". Our hope for you today is that you would walk away from this episode feeling far better equipped to cultivate a truly peaceful, joyful holiday season this year.
    What We Chat about in Today’s Episode: ~Tama’s new  book, "Simply Christmas: A Busy Mom's Guide to Reclaiming the Peace of the Holidays". what led her to write it, and what readers can expect
    ~Understanding that we as moms have the freedom to celebrate Christmas the way *we* want to, not the way Pinterest expects us to
    ~Some of the biggest struggles moms face this time of year and what advice Tama has for those mamas
    ~How to tame the calendar so we can savor the sweetness of the season
    ~How to tame the Christmas decor and not allow it to be a stressor; stopping the lie that we have to do "all the things" in the decorations department
    ~Reclaiming the sacredness of Christmas from the hustle and bustle of the season; specific ways that mean the most to Tama and which she finds most helpful in her family
    ~Tama's favorite ways to make the Christmas season peaceful and beautiful for her family
    ~And more!

    • 38 min
    153: RE-RELEASE - Cultivating a Spirit-Led Holiday Season with Rebekah Hargraves (Solo Episode 12)

    153: RE-RELEASE - Cultivating a Spirit-Led Holiday Season with Rebekah Hargraves (Solo Episode 12)

    On today’s solo podcast episode, I am taking to the show to share about the importance of cultivating a truly Spirit-led holiday season and how we can go about doing so. My prayer is that you would walk away from today’s talk feeling inspired and equipped to really live out the fruits of the Spirit this Christmas!
    What She Chats about in Today’s Episode: ~The importance of walking by the Spirit during the holiday season, and listening to the Lord rather than man
    ~Three steps for walking by the Spirit this Christmas:
    *Pray
    *Be in the Word
    *Pray some more!
    ~Creative and yet practical tips and ideas for how to prioritize those things which make Christmas special for your own unique family, while at the same time saying “no” to the hurry and stress; really soaking up the beauty of this season
    ~The crucial importance of showing your friends and family Christ-like love this Christmas – whether you see eye-to-eye with them or not: 7 tips for how to do so:
    *1. Assume the Biblical Position (and, no, I don’t mean the republican or pro-life position; I mean James 1:19-20).
    *2. Assume the best about the other person.
    *3. Speak with love.
    *4. Focus on what does unify you.
    *5. Understand what the holiday is and is not for.
    *6. Understand that it is humility, love, and kindness that changes hearts and inspires repentance – not your beating someone over the head with truth.
    *7. Seek to understand where the other person is coming from, and be teachable.
    ~How to take your eyes of Pinterest (if it’s not serving you well!) and plan for a truly lovely holiday season
    ~And more!
     
    For full shownotes, head to www.hargraveshomeandhearth.com/podcast

    • 42 min
    152: Feelings, Emotions, and Walking with Christ with Jessica Hottle

    152: Feelings, Emotions, and Walking with Christ with Jessica Hottle

    Jessica Hottle is a wife, author, podcast host of the show, "What's the Truth?", and passionate about helping women to find freedom from the lies that hold them back. Today she comes on the show to talk about her soon-to-release book, "Face off with Your Feelings: Break Up with the Lies of Your Past and Embrace the Truth of Your Future". Our prayer is that you come away from today's conversation encouraged, know that there is truth, hope, and freedom when it comes to handling our emotions.
    What We Chat about in Today's Episode:
    ~Jessica's new upcoming book,  "Face off with Your Feelings: Break Up with the Lies of Your Past and Embrace the Truth of Your Future", what led her to write it, and what readers can expect 
    ~The two extremes in the church today regarding feelings - the idea that feelings are bad and you should not feel them and the idea that feelings are the be-all, end-all; what the balanced, biblical perspective of feelings is
    ~The problem with just putting band aids on our feelings rather than processing them with the Lord
    ~Jesus' example of how to deal with our feelings
    ~The truth that our feelings are to point us to Christ and His truth; they serve a purpose
    ~Believing that not only is God good, but that He is good to us
    ~What our feelings reveal about our need for healing
    ~The importance of slowing down and giving ourselves the opportunity to feel our feelings and process them so that we might find healing
    ~How to create space to process our feelings with the Lord
    ~Jessica's 5 step process for how to manage emotions and find healing; how to easily incorporate it into your daily life
    ~And more!  
    For full shownotes, head to www.hargraveshomeandhearth.com/podcast

    • 53 min
    151: Postpartum Body Image and Viewing Children as Interruptions (Lies Moms Believe Series #10) with Rebekah Hargraves (Solo Episode 24)

    151: Postpartum Body Image and Viewing Children as Interruptions (Lies Moms Believe Series #10) with Rebekah Hargraves (Solo Episode 24)

    On today’s solo podcast episode, I am continuing the podcast series based on my book, Lies Moms Believe (And How the Gospel Refutes Them) with a chat addressing the lies "My Postpartum Body has to be a Certain Way" and "Children are a Nuisance and an Interruption". I hope you come away from this episode with your mind transformed and your heart encouraged by the truths of the gospel!
    What I Chat about in Today’s Episode:
    ~The next lies covered in my book:
    24. "My Postpartum Body has to be a Certain Way"
    25. "Children are a Nuisance and an Interruption"
    ~My own struggle with postpartum body image and how that resolved
    ~Why it's folly to think our bodies have been ruined by children 
    ~How the gospel can reframe our viewpoint of our bodies and our pregnancy-related scars 
    ~How our pregnancy-related scars can serve as a daily reminder of the scars of Christ
    ~Jesus' example of how to view and treat children in the midst of the busyness of life and ministry; His willingness to be "interrupted" and what this means for us and how we view our children
    ~Reframing our view of our time and what it is for
    ~And more!
    For full show notes, head to www.hargraveshomeandhearth.com/podcast

    • 28 min
    150: Liturgies for a Parent's Heart with Kayla Craig

    150: Liturgies for a Parent's Heart with Kayla Craig

    Kayla Craig is a wife, mama of 4, former journalist, and writer who just released a brand new book entitled, "To Light Their Way: A Collection of Prayers and Liturgies for Parents". She comes on the how today to encourage us with the truth of how liturgies and prayers can help us through even the hardest seasons of parenting.
    What we Chat about in This Episode
    ~Kayla's book, To Light Their Way: A Collection of Prayers and Liturgies for Parents, what led her to write it, and what readers can expect
    ~Experiencing all the highs, lows, struggles, and joys of parenthood; how liturgies and written prayers help equip us to know how to handle these
    ~Seeing the holy in the everyday moments
    ~The impact of the body of Christ on each of us when we find ourselves struggling
    ~Parenting as an outworking of the Great Commission
    ~Kayla's hopes for her book - how she hopes parents put it to use and how she hopes God uses it
    ~How God changed Kayla's own life through the writing of this book
    ~Timely, cultural parenting issues that Kayla was seeing which led to her discovering the need for this book
    ~How parenting reveals to us the love of God
    ~Parenting as sanctification
    ~How Kayla's book came to its final draft in terms of all the different topics she covers
    ~And more!
    For full show notes, head to www.hargraveshomeandhearth.com/podcast

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
81 Ratings

81 Ratings

KJ87356 ,

Wonderfully real and relatable

Such wonderful advice—real, relatable, and Biblical—from the perspective of a real-life wife, mom, and follower of Christ!

SallyJo Sue ,

You HAVE to listen to this!

Such a great podcast for women. Rebekah finds relevant topics and gets to the heart of the matter all in an hour. There’s great biblical wisdom, fun conversations, and incredible encouragement for the hard days. She’s real, intelligent, and intuitive as a host. She asks all the right questions. It feels like you’re at her kitchen table listening her talk with a friend. This podcast is a winner!

@kimstewinspired ,

Be inspired to Biblical womanhood

I love Rebekah’s show and her love for God’s word and how she and her guests help me apply it to my life as a wife and mom. I love her recent “Lies Moms Believe” series.❤️

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