Being the Belveals

Being the Belveals

Join co-hosts Noah and Kristen Belveal, a husband and wife duo from Dallas, Texas, for a Christian podcast where they talk about — and play — games of all kinds through the lens of faith and family. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/beingthebelveals/support

Episodes

March 13, 2023 27 mins

In this second session of The Saints Calling, Scipio and his newfound friend Gael travel to see one of the mysterious obelisks that has appeared in England. If you have theories or requests about future episodes, direct message the Belveals on Instagramor send an email!


Campaign: The Saints Calling

Game System: Wolves of God (Sine Nomine Publishing)

Related Non-Campaign Episodes: Season 2 Episode 9, Season 2 Episode 11

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In this first session of The Saints Calling, Scipio awakens in the strange, new world that he was pulled into mid-battle and encounters his first foes and friends. If you have theories or requests about future episodes, direct message the Belveals on Instagram or send an email!


Campaign: The Saints Calling

Game System: Wolves of God (Sine Nomine Publishing)

Related Non-Campaign Episodes: Season 2 Episode 9, Season 2 Episode 11

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Tune in for a sneak peek into the new tabletop role playing game (TTRPG) campaign that Kristen and Noah be starting in episode 13! In this episode, they’ll discuss the game system they’ll be using, the setting, a little bit of the plot, and the basic mechanics of tabletop role playing games.

This campaign, which is called The Saints Calling, will feature a new version of Noah’s Dungeons & Dragons character Scipio and will be ga...

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It’s time for a special Battle Belveals episode! In these episodes of the podcast, Noah and Kristen will be recording a session of them playing a board game, video game, or role-playing game (RPG), and today's episode has a special twist at the end that you won't want to miss! If you have theories or requests about future episodes, direct message them on Instagram, or send an email.


Today’s Game: Dungeons & Dragons Fifth E...

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It’s time for a Battle Belveals episode! In these episodes of the podcast, Noah and Kristen will be recording a session of them playing a board game, video game, or role-playing game (RPG). If you have a game you'd like the Belveals to play or if you'd like to game with them, direct message them on Instagram or send an email.


Today’s Game: Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (DND 5E)

Kristen’s Character:

  • Name: Ahava
  • Ra...
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It’s time for a Battle Belveals episode! In these episodes of the podcast, Noah and Kristen will be recording a session of them playing a board game, video game, or role-playing game (RPG). If you have a game you'd like the Belveals to play or if you'd like to game with them, direct message them on Instagram or send an email.


Today’s Game: Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (DND 5E)


Noah’s Character:

  • Name: Scipio
  • ...
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It’s time for a Battle Belveals episode! In these episodes of the podcast, Noah and Kristen will be recording a session of them playing a board game, video game, or role-playing game (RPG). If you have a game you'd like the Belveals to play or if you'd like to game with them, direct message them on Instagram or send an email.


Today’s Game: Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (DND 5E)


Kristen’s Character:

  • Name: Ahav...
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January 2, 2023 38 mins

In this first episode of season 2, Noah and Kristen Belveal discuss what gaming looks like for them as a family! Hear how they got into gaming as children with classic games like Super Mario Bros and Oregon Trail, how they began gaming together as a couple, and what gaming looks like now that they’re parents.


What We’re Playing These Days:

  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Victoria 3
  • Bullet
  • TowerFall


Our Favorite Game...

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“Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people; for today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. This will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” (An angel of the Lord, Luke 2:10a-12)


Join Noah and Kristen for a Scripture reading of the story of Jesus’ birth with discussion questions, set t...

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December 19, 2022 32 mins

“Now it came about when he had finished speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as himself.” (1 Samuel 18:1)


Scripture gives us many examples of healthy and unhealthy relationships whether they’re familial, platonic, or romantic, so we’re doing a series where we highlight the positive examples set by several Power Pairs in the Bible.


Theme: Flourishing in Friendshi...

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“Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God.” (Ruth, Ruth 1:16)


“These twenty years I have been in your house. I served you fourteen years for your two daughters, and six years for your flock, and you have changed my wages ten times.” (Jacob, Genesis 31:41)


Scripture gives us many examples of...

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December 5, 2022 24 mins

“Aside from just figuring out ‘Is he the right person?’ I also needed to do the work to figure out: ‘Am I acting like I’m the right person?’” (Kristen Belveal)


“Money was a major insecurity for me, and it was something that I knew was potentially a barrier to our relationship working at all.” (Noah Belveal)


Tune in to the third episode of Being the Belveals for an inside look at Noah and Kristen's dating story and their t...

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TRIGGER WARNING: Miscarriage and pregnancy complications


“My heart is at home with my family, and I know my family needs me at work more than they need me at home because my family needs the income that I produce. But it’s really hard when your love for someone causes you to have to be away from them.” (Noah Belveal)


“I have a history of depression. It’s something I dealt with a lot when I was younger. And because of that...

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November 21, 2022 24 mins

TRIGGER WARNING: Miscarriage and pregnancy complications

“Two weeks after my miscarriage, I got pregnant again, and that baby wound up being Judah.” (Kristen Belveal)

“While we were enjoying our new little blessing, we were just reminded of what we lost.” (Noah Belveal)

In part one of this two-part mini-series, Noah and Kristen share how they became parents! Their unexpected story starts with grieving an early miscarriage that occu...

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October 22, 2022 3 mins

Faithfully living the Christian life (and finding joy doing it) looks different from person to person and from season to season. And it's no different for the Belveal family! Join husband and wife duo Noah Belveal and Kristen Belveal as they talk about different aspects of the Christian life like dating, parenting, and gaming and share topical encouragement based on their unique, ever-evolving perspectives.

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