Nate Gustafson (episode 021)

Nate Gustafson is a student pastor in Texas, father of 5, passionate recruiter and Packer fan. In this podcast, Nate shares some powerful testimonies of successes and failures in modeling spirituality for our kids. Listen to him share passionately how he and his wife strive to display “faith in action” that leads to their kids believing it is normal to fill our lives with more family and more relationships, even when it means adopting older siblings. Be ready to take on challenges of doing awkward devotions with our kids, asking good questions, letting your kids see you connect with Jesus and not outsourcing spiritual development.

Adoption | Parenting is Discipleship | Devotion on Display | Living out of Intimacy | Faith in Action | Modeling Spirituality

Episode Music: https://substancevariant.com/

RESOURCES Mentioned:

The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name (Sally Lloyd-Jones)

Indescribable: 100 Devotions for Kids About God and Science (Louie Giglio)

Parenting: The 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family (Paul David Tripp)

Discipline That Connects With Your Child’s Heart: Building Faith, Wisdom, and Character in the Messes of Daily Life (Jim and Lynn Jackson)

AXIS.org  (mission is to empower the next generation to think clearly and critically about what they believe and to take ownership of their faith. We do this not by outsourcing parents, but by resourcing them to disciple and transfer legacy to their children as they face life’s questions and challenges. We also support faith leaders in churches and schools by providing content and facilitators who effectively introduce and address life’s toughest topics.

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