More Than Dishes and Dust: The Kingdom Impact of Homemaking | 266

In today’s episode, Marci Ferrell and Leslie Nunnery challenge the misconception that “worker at home” equates solely to cleaning and chores. They delve into the spiritual significance of creating a loving, ordered, and Christ-centered environment for your family. They’ll explore the true meaning and significance of being a homemaker, drawing inspiration from biblical principles and practical advice.

The Discussion Covers:

  • What “worker at home” doesn’t mean: dispelling myths and clarifying priorities
  • Heart attitudes for effective homemaking: prioritizing God’s will, seeking joy, and cultivating order
  • Practical tips for cultivating order and peace: aligning priorities, studying God’s word, and seeking His guidance
  • The impact of your home on your children: modeling Christ, demonstrating God’s love, and fostering faith
  • Homemaking as a ministry: Extending Love and hospitality beyond your family

This episode encourages and equips listeners to embrace their unique role as homemakers, recognizing its powerful and kingdom-impacting potential.

Key Takeaways:

  • How seemingly mundane tasks become acts of love and service, reflecting God’s character. 
  • Give you some Practical tools to cultivate an ordered home and heart, fostering peace and growth. 
  • Share Biblical perspectives on prioritizing your family without diminishing your own value. 
  • And dive into Strategies to align your daily endeavors with God’s will, experiencing lasting joy and purpose.

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About the Guest:

Marci Ferrell is a follower of Jesus who is passionate about sharing gospel-driven encouragement with homemakers at Thankful Homemaker. She has been married to her husband and best friend, Doug, since 1986. Together, they have two children and three grandchildren. They reside in Wisconsin and are active with their church family. Marci loves caring for her home and family, studying God’s Word, reading, and making lists. You can find her online at, where she blogs and podcasts. 

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