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Feb 20 2018

CTL Episode 53–Fostering Creative Family Culture with Angie Elkins

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Show Notes-

On this week’s episode of Cultivating the Lovely, MacKenzie talks with Angie Elkins, host of the Chatologie Podcast. Angie and her husband live in Orlando, where he is worship pastor of First Baptist Orlando. They have three teenage children, and they love spending their spare time as a family at Disney World! Together MacKenzie and Angie chat a little about podcasting, but they also delve into fostering a creative Christian family culture. Topics include:

  • How Angie got the name for her podcast
  • How she got started podcasting
  • Why podcasters need to network and help each other out
  • How Angie got interested in music and grew up singing and doing music in church
  • How she met her husband and how their music ministry started

Angie Elkins 2

  • Tips on starting your children with an instrument:
    • know that it takes commitment and that your kids are going to push back
    • know your child’s personality and what instrument might work best for them
    • the voice is an instrument, too!
  • Changing our view on the arts to use them as a tool for God’s glory
  • Supporting our children in pursuing their gifts
  • Angie’s upcoming podcast series on creative families
    • Sandy Jobe (Kari Jobe’s mom)
    • Kate Battistelli (Francesca Battistelli’s mom)
    • Robin Wolaver (mom and founder of the Annie Moses Band)
    • Sheila Campion (Michael Campion’s mom)

Angie Elkins

Current Lovelies-

Angie: “Cultivate” is her word for the year, so she is cultivating more time with her family and working on growing her podcast.

MacKenzie: went to a “barre workout” and found that doing intense exercise was a great stress reliever for her.

Resources Mentioned-


Jessica Vosk

Amy Hannon

Bev Weidner

Emily Thomas

Alison Faulkner


Serial (not family friendly)


Coal Miner’s Daughter

Find Angie-

You can find Angie on her website,, as well as hear her on the Chatologie Podcast. You can also find her on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.

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2 thoughts on “CTL Episode 53–Fostering Creative Family Culture with Angie Elkins

  1. Hillary Hess

    I just started listening to your podcasts about a month ago, and I just wanted to thank you for creating such inspiring content. I’m in the process of starting a podcast myself, and listening to you has encouraged me to share my story as well. Thank you again.


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