The Cheri Gamble Podcast
By Cheri Gamble
Cheri Gamble is a wife and mom of five with over 25 years of experience in ministry. She currently serves as the Outreach Ministries Director at LifePlan, a Gospel-centered pregnancy resource center in southwestern lower Michigan. Cheri enjoys providing resources for children's ministry, parenting, and women's ministry -- something that she does on her blog (cherigamble.com) as well. Cheri is the author of several books including devotionals and children's Bible curriculum.
Real Talk: Pornography
This is the audio of a workshop session for high school girls at the RE:Made Conference - a one day conference dedicated to helping students understand how the Gospel directs sexuality. In this workshop, we discuss the dangers of pornography and how to help those we know who are struggling with porn. The audio was recorded at Community Baptist Church in South Bend, IN on September 18, 2021.
October 30, 2021
#36: Being Intentional - Prayer
In this episode, Cheri discusses what it means to be intentional in our prayer lives. She provides several ideas for how to take advantage of every day moments and also shares ideas for how to help your young children, elementary children, and teens learn to be intentional in prayer as well. Find additional prayer ideas (including prayer calendars and lists) at cherigamble.com.
February 28, 2021
#35: Kristal Kelly's Adoption Story
Kristal Kelly has been a LifePlan consultant for several years. In this interview, she shares her story of LIFE.
January 22, 2021
#34: Being Intentional: Bible Reading
In this episode, Cheri discusses the importance of being intentional when it comes to reading the Bible and gives several practical suggestions for how to be intentional in your own life as well as with your family and children.
January 10, 2021
#33: The 12 Days of Christmas: Day Twelve
On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . . 12 Drummers Drumming! Join us for this final episode of the series to find out how the 12th day of Christmas connects to the birth of Jesus Christ!
December 24, 2020
#32: The 12 Days of Christmas: Day Eleven
On the 11th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . . 11 Pipers Piping!! Listen to this episode to discover how the 11th day of Christmas connects to the birth of Jesus Christ!
December 23, 2020
#31: The 12 Days of Christmas: Day Ten
On the 10th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . . Ten Lords a Leaping! Listen to this podcast to hear how the 10th day of Christmas connects to the birth of Jesus Christ.
December 22, 2020
#30: The 12 Days of Christmas: Day Nine
On the 9th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . . 9 ladies dancing! Listen to this episode to discover how the 9th day of Christmas connects to the birth of Jesus Christ . . . and stay tuned til the end for an extra special song by the Gamble family!
December 21, 2020
#29: The 12 Days of Christmas: Day Eight
On the 8th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . . Eight maids a milking! Watch this video to discover how the 8th day of Christmas ties into the birth of Jesus Christ . . . and you definitely don't want to miss the song at the end by the Gamble family!
December 18, 2020
#28: The 12 Days of Christmas: Day Seven
On the 7th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . . Seven Swans a Swimming! Listen as Tom and Cheri discuss how the 7th day of Christmas connects to the birth of Jesus Christ . . . and, as always, stay until the end for a presentation by the Gamble family that you won't want to miss!
December 17, 2020
#27: The 12 Days of Christmas: Day Six
On the 6th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . . Six geese a laying! Listen to this episode to find out how the 6th day of Christmas connects to the birth of Jesus Christ . . . and make sure to listen until the end for a special presentation by the Gamble family.
December 16, 2020
#26: The 12 Days of Christmas: Day Five
On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . . 5 Gold Rings -- or is it golden? Find out all about it and how the 5th day of Christmas ties into the birth of Jesus Christ in this inspiring and informative episode from the Gamble family.
December 15, 2020
#25: The 12 Days of Christmas: Day Four
On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . . 4 CALLING BIRDS! Listen to this episode to find out how 4 calling birds connects to the birth of Jesus Christ -- and be sure to listen until the end for a special rendition of Day Four by the festive Gamble family.
December 15, 2020
#24: The 12 Days of Christmas: Day Three
On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . . trois poules françaises! In this episode, Cheri's 17 year old son, Micah, joins her to discuss how the third day of Christmas connects to the birth of Jesus Christ. Prendre plaisir!
December 11, 2020
#23: The Twelve Days of Christmas: Day Two
Listen to this episode to find out how two turtle doves ties into the birth of Jesus Christ . . . And hear a very special Gamble family rendition of the 2nd day of Christmas at the end!!
December 10, 2020
# 22: The 12 Days of Christmas: Day One
On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . . a partridge in a pear tree! Listen along with Tom & Cheri Gamble to hear how each day of Christmas ties in with the birth of Jesus Christ. Be sure to stay tuned until the end for a special surprise from the Gamble family!
December 9, 2020
#21: Peace in the Midst of the Storm
In this episode, Cheri discusses peace -- what it is (and what it is not), practical steps to help experience peace, and how to teach your kids about peace. If you are going through a storm in your life, this episode is for you!
November 7, 2020
#20: Sophia Berger from Michigan Migrant Ministries
This summer, Cheri was part of a team that shared a Gospel-centered lesson on the value of life with the students at each week of the Michigan Migrant Ministries' Summer Day Camp. In this episode, she talks with Sophia from Michigan Migrant Ministries to learn more about this amazing ministry and how God is working through this ministry to reach seasonal workers in southwestern lower Michigan.
August 29, 2020
#19: Joanna Beasley on Natural Family Planning
In this episode, Cheri talks with Joanna Beasley, national recording artist and American Idol Season Two Semifinalist, about Natural Family Planning. Listen to Joanna's journey, what she has learned about Natural Family Planning, and why she feels this is a method that people should use.
August 26, 2020
#18: The Israelites Grumble -- again and again and again
In this episode, Tom & Cheri Gamble discuss three separate times when the Israelites grumbled -- each time related to water.
July 19, 2020
#17: A Discussion Over Numbers 11
In this episode, Tom and Cheri Gamble discuss Numbers 11 and the way the Israelites complained about the food God had provided.
July 15, 2020
#16: A Study over Exodus 16
In this episode, Tom joins Cheri to discuss Exodus 16 -- God's provision for His people (and their constant grumbling).
July 15, 2020
#15: Serena Dyksen on Healing after Assault and Abortion
In this episode, Cheri interviews Serena Dyksen, the founder of She Found His Grace Ministry. Serena shares her story of how she found hope, healing and forgiveness after abortion and sexual assault and she discusses how to support women who are considering or who have had an abortion.
July 11, 2020
#14: Focus on Fathers Part Two
On this episode, Cheri interviews LifePlan Executive Director, Lyndon Azcuna about the topic of fatherhood. They discuss the challenges facing fathers today, how the Gospel speaks into those challenges and practical suggestions for today's fathers.
June 20, 2020
#13: Focus on Fathers Part One
In this episode, Tom and Cheri Gamble discuss fathers and the importance of fathers in setting examples for the next generation. They look at specific areas where fathers should set examples for their children and how fathers (and all men) can lead the next generation.
June 19, 2020
#12: Encourage One Another
This episode looks at the topic of encouragement using Exodus 17:8-16 as a reference point. We discuss the importance of lifting others up, practical ways to encourage someone who is struggling, and how to teach your kids to be encouragers.
June 16, 2020
#11: Marriage Advice with Tom & Cheri
For our 26th wedding anniversary, we sat down and made a list of things we had learned about marriage that we wanted to share with others. We both made our own lists -- we didn't discuss this ahead of time or show each other our lists. Then we sat down in front of a camera and shared our lists with each other. This is the result. Unedited . . . unrehearsed . . . marriage advice from Tom & Cheri. Enjoy!
June 4, 2020
#10: Spiritual Disciplines: Worship
In the final episode of the Spiritual Disciplines series, Tom & Cheri Gamble discuss worship and provide some practical ways to practice worship -- remembering that worship is not about us, it's about God!
May 30, 2020
#9: Spiritual Disciplines: Confession
In this episode, Tom & Cheri Gamble discuss the spiritual discipline of confession and provide practical ideas to help you practice this discipline.
May 28, 2020
#8: Spiritual Disciplines: Submission
In this video, Tom and Cheri Gamble discuss the spiritual discipline of submission and how we can practice it in order to grow closer to Christ.
May 28, 2020
#7: Spiritual Disciplines: Solitude and Silence
In this podcast, Tom and Cheri Gamble discuss solitude and silence and give practical suggestions on how to practice these disciplines in your life.
May 26, 2020
#6: Spiritual Disciplines: Simplicity
In this podcast, Tom and Cheri Gamble discuss the spiritual discipline of simplicity and give practical suggestions for how to apply this discipline to your life.
May 26, 2020
#5: Spiritual Disciplines: Service
In this podcast, Tom and Cheri Gamble discuss service and give practical ways that you can be a servant right where you are.
May 23, 2020
#4: Spiritual Disciplines: Study
In today's podcast, Tom & Cheri Gamble discuss the spiritual discipline of study and give practical ideas for how to study the Word of God. You can also find some Bible journaling pages to help you study the Bible (these were originally made for children, but can be used by anyone) here: https://cherigamble.com/2020/01/29/bible-journaling-pages-for-kids/
May 22, 2020
#3: Spiritual Disciplines: Fasting
The spiritual discipline of fasting helps us become centered on God and draws us closer to Him. In this podcast, Tom and Cheri Gamble discuss this discipline and provide some practical ways to practice it.
May 21, 2020
#2: Spiritual Disciplines: Prayer
In this podcast, Tom & Cheri Gamble discuss some points to remember about prayer as well as some practical, creative ways to make prayer part of your normal activities -- an automatic response to every situation you face.
May 20, 2020
#1: Spiritual Disciplines: An Introduction
In this podcast, Tom and Cheri Gamble discuss spiritual disciplines -- what they are, what they are not, and what their purpose is.
May 19, 2020