Juan Fernandez sits down with author and podcast host Kayla Craig for a fun and thought-provoking conversation about creating spaces of welcome, living in diverse communities, and parenting large families. Sit back, relax, and enjoy Kayla’s nuanced yet accessible reflections on family, community, and faith. Throughout the conversation, you’ll hear Juan and Kayla dive into practical ways families and individuals can create what Kayla calls “spaces of welcome” for those around them. Our host and guest will also explore how churches can be more welcoming as they seek to build community and champion families in their hometowns.
About our guest
Kayla Craig is a former journalist who brings deep curiosity and care to her writing. She’s the author of “Every Season Sacred” and “To Light Their Way.” With a poetic, prophetic voice, she created the popular Liturgies for Parents Instagram account, which Christianity Today named an “essential parenting resource.” She also hosts the “Liturgies for Parents” podcast. Kayla’s reflections, essays, and prayers are featured in various books, devotionals, and Bible studies. Kayla lives in a 115-year-old former convent in her Iowa hometown, where she hopes to create spaces of welcome alongside her four children, two dogs, and pastor-husband, Jonny.
The Champions for Family podcast is hosted by Juan Fernandez and produced by Bethany Christian Services. Guests include authors, speakers, experts, advocates, and volunteers who share their stories of uplifting and empowering families. Learn more about becoming a champion for family at Bethany.org/Champion.
The Champions for Family podcast is presented by Just Love Coffee Café. Check them out at JustLoveCoffee.com
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