Blogs by Ed Tandy McGlasson

How Can A Father Heal A Relationship With A Son? (POWERFUL VIDEO)
This week I address one of the most common questions that I receive - How Do I Heal A Relationship with My Son? As a young dad, I thought that the goal of being a father was to maximize their performance and their ability to achieve things in life. The line between love and performance was kind of gray area for me. My own father-son experience with my step-dad was completely based upon performance: Score a touchdown, get a pat on the back. Score a B on a test in school, get a ‘try harder’ speech. Join me this week as I give three ways to change this pattern and heal your relationships.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 08/15/2018

What's More Important: Love or Forgiveness?
Love is all you need. Love is all you need. Those just aren’t the lyrics of a great song, that’s the cry of the world today. With all of the tragedies going on around us, love sounds like the right answer, doesn’t it? The bible teaches about a love that is great enough to overcome a multitude of sins. It is the never-ending love of God.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 08/08/2018

How To Repair Broken Relationships
So many times we feel stuck in our relationships because we don’t know the cause of the pain. We are left wondering why they are acting or behaving in a certain way because we don’t know where the source of the pain is. This week, Pastor Ed shares some advice on how to repair your broken relationships!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 08/01/2018

Loving Your Family When They’re Being Difficult
Most of us have a difficult family member. Sometimes they’re hard to love because they are constantly turning your well-intentioned good deeds into something else, or because they’re pushing against you. This week, Pastor Ed shares some advice on how to love your family when they're being difficult!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 07/25/2018

Leave Footprints of Kindness Wherever You Go
We often - and incorrectly - see kindness as weakness. Kindness is a choice to show grace and unmerited favor, like God’s goodness to us when we don’t deserve it. When we show this same kindness to those around us, we really can change the world. Pastor Ed shares some practical ways on how you can leave footprints of kindness wherever you go!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 07/18/2018

Fathers: Your Words Shape the Destiny of Your Children
Dads! Have you made the mistake of saying something to your kids that you later wished you hadn’t? As a father, your words have the power to influence your children. This week, Pastor Ed share a few practical ways your words shape your children's destiny!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 07/11/2018

Fathers: 3 Keys to Connect with Your Family Over the Holidays
Connecting with your family over the holidays can be difficult if you're not prepared. This week, Pastor Ed shares 3 keys to connecting with your family that will ensure a functional family get-together!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 07/03/2018

5 Secrets to Reaching a Child Who Won’t Talk
As parents, we want to connect with our kids. We would give anything to help them. But how do you handle it when your child starts distancing themselves from you and refuses to talk? Pastor Ed shares a few reasons why your child may not be talking, along with five secrets for reaching out to them.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 06/27/2018

5 Secrets to Being Heard by Your Dad
All of us long to be heard and understood by our fathers. We want him to hear us—our plans, our desires, our dreams—and to be proud of us. You can’t force your dad to hear you, but you can be sure that God does! Pastor Ed shares 5 secrets to being heard by your dad.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 06/20/2018

The Gift Your Dad Really Needs On Father’s Day
If you had a broken or absent dad, Father's Day can be a difficult time. Make this Father’s Day the first step towards a new future with both your earthly father AND your heavenly Father, and give your dad the gift that he really needs!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 06/13/2018

How to Connect with Your Dad on Father’s Day
Deep down, we all want a relationship with our dad; we long for the connection, guiding presence, and love from a real father. For those who weren’t raised with a present, loving father in their life, these emotions can often be conflicting and complicated. Pastor Ed shares some practical ways that you can reach out and engage your father.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 06/06/2018

MOMS: How to Reconnect With a Lost Child
Moms! Do you have a child who’s walked away from the Lord, or from your family? Have you watched your kids struggle because of the absence of a father in their life, or a dad who’s pushed them too hard? Pastor Ed gives some advice on what you can do to reconnect with a lost child!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 05/30/2018

MOMS: Words That Can Change Your Kids’ Lives
Moms, do you know how powerful your words are? Most of the moms that I know usually don’t feel like their words mean a whole lot. But that doesn’t mean that your words aren’t making a difference, or that your child isn’t listening. Your words have the power to change your kid’s future!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 05/23/2018

MOMS: Helping Your Kids Find Their Way
Moms, you have more power to influence your kids than you may realize! Whether your kids are currently struggling through a hard time, or beginning their journey into adulthood, there are specific things that you can do as their mom to help them find their way.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 05/16/2018

The Gift Your Mom REALLY Wants for Mother's Day
Are you having a hard time trying to find that perfect gift for your mom? It’s a secret that not many moms talk about. Join Pastor Ed as he offers some insight on what your mom really wants for Mother's Day!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 05/09/2018

Forgiveness – The Key to Answered Prayers
Are there some people in your life that you need to extend forgiveness to? The Bible teaches that when we withhold forgiveness from others, we are actually hurting ourselves and hindering God from answering our prayers. Join Pastor Ed as he discusses how forgiveness is the key to answered prayers!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 05/02/2018

Is Unforgiveness Hurting Your Children?
Have you noticed your children shutting down emotionally, isolating, overreacting, or being short tempered? Have you watched them struggle with their friends, siblings, or even in how they’re interacting with you? Join Pastor Ed as he discusses the tools needed to help your kids walk through forgiveness!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 04/25/2018

Is Unforgiveness Hurting Your Marriage?
What do you do when you’ve been hurt by your spouse? Do you store it away? Do you talk about it? Or do you get a new hobby and hide out? How does your spouse respond when they’ve been hurt by you? Join Pastor Ed as he explains how you can keep unforgiveness from hurting your marriage!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 04/18/2018

Forgiveness: The Key to a Happy Family
If there is one skill that is essential to having a healthy, happy family, it is learning how to forgive. Forgiveness will determine the future of your relationships with your spouse and your kids. This week, join Pastor Ed as he explains how forgiveness is the true key to a happy family!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 04/11/2018

The Problem of Fatherlessness in America: It's Not Too Late
The issue of fatherlessness is nothing new in America. While the number of fatherless children today continues to grow at an alarming rate, the issue was present all the way back in the Old Testament of the bible. This week, join Pastor Ed as he offers his insight on the problem of fatherlessness!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 04/04/2018