Family

FATHERWARDS: Why is Love so Hard? (HINT: It Can Be Easy!)
Today on ‘Fatherwards’ I’m talking about why it’s so easy to bless the ones you’re IN LOVE with and curse the ones you’re OUT OF LOVE with and how to grow to a place of blessing no matter what.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 02/13/2019

THRIVING FAMILIES: 1 Thing Extraordinary Families ALL Do (Hint: Love is...)
“Clean your room!” How many times have you said that to your kids today?! Jesus said, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments” Today on Thriving Families we’re talking about helping our kids to connect their love to action and why it’s so important.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 02/09/2019

FATHERWARDS: How To Have Extraordinary Love (It's Irresistible!)
Looking for love? Sometimes Valentine’s Day is a sad reminder of all that we’re missing, whether we’re in a relationship or not. Don’t miss my Fatherwards show today where I’m talking about the one thing you can do to create the loving relationships you’re looking for.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 02/06/2019

THRIVING FAMILIES: How To Teach Your Child To Accomplish Their Dreams
Most kids dream of what they’ll be one day based on what they love to do now. Want to help them turn their dreams into goals and learn to trust God in the process? Listen in to today’s show!

Published on 01/19/2019

THRIVING FAMILIES: How To Help Your Kids Dream BIG in 2019!
All January long I’m talking about how to set goals and trust God. This week we’re talking about dreams. Our kids need to understand that God cares about their dreams! And we need to encourage to them to dream big and trust God.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 01/11/2019

PARENTS: How to Teach your Kids Goal Setting for 2019
January tends to be the month when we adults are often busy setting and attempting to keep our goals going. But what about our kids? Have you ever thought about setting goals with your kids or teaching them how to set goals with God? All this month I’m going to be talking about goal setting with God and how to teach your kids about goal setting and giving their future to God. You won’t want to miss out.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 01/05/2019

FATHERWARDS: How To Make 2019 The Best Year Of Your Life
Did you know that 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February?! That’s crazy!! I think a lot of people start out with good intentions but don’t have the tools they need to make a plan to win – to meet their goals. And what about God? How do we set goals with God? Join us today to learn how to set goals with God!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 01/01/2019

PARENTS: How To Raise Amazingly Brave Kids!
Have you ever wondered about how you can teach your kids how to trust God, activate faith and be courageous? Maybe you’re just wondering, I’m often wonder if God listens to my prayers – how can I teach my kids that He listens to theirs? In today’s Thriving Families I’m giving you the answers! Listen in!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 12/28/2018

Thriving Families Episode: PARENTS - You Can Be Strong This Christmas!
Having 5 children, 3 boys and 2 girls, all now adults and walking with the Lord themselves, my wife and I are often asked – HOW DID YOU DO IT?! Listen in to today’s Thriving Families as I share my secret source of strength!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 12/19/2018

PARENTS: How To Not Be Easily Angered (POWERFUL VIDEO)
Are you on repeat with your kids? “Stop it! Put that down! Don’t say that! Come over here! Go to your room!” If you’re tired of letting those irritations ruin your entire day, you won’t want to miss today’s Thriving Families show! #ThrivingFamilies

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 11/29/2018

FATHERWARDS EPISODE #12
Are you dreading the family get-togethers this holiday season? Does your family make it hard to love them? Have you ever wondered how to set boundaries in a nice way? We’ve got the answers for you on today’s show!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 11/21/2018

Fatherwards Episode #11
Are you stuck in the cycle of buying now and paying later? With things and relationships? Today we’re talking about the reasons why we get into those cycles and the one thing that can protect you from ever doing that again!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 11/14/2018

THRIVINGFAMILIES Episode #10
Is the chaos in your home driving you crazy? Are you wishing for more peace? Today on Thriving Families I’m sharing how to bring peace to your home by parenting your kids’ deeper heart issues and not just their behaviors. You won’t want to miss it!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 11/09/2018

THRIVINGFAMILIES Episode #9: Where's My Family When I Need Them? (VIDEO)
Today we’re talking about how to be present and available to our kids. The idea of presence, meaning physically and emotionally present, is that your kids feel like you want to spend time without expectations. When I was a kid, my stepdad wasn’t around very much because he was away at sea in the military. When he was around, he was physically present, but his actions communicated something different to me than I think he intended. Our kids need to know that we love them no matter what – not just when they are ‘performing’ or ‘behaving’. “God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:8, ESV ) In today’s video, as always, I’m sharing tips to help your family thrive:

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 11/01/2018

THRIVINGFAMILIES Episode #8
God wants us to model gentleness to our kids in our tone, words and actions. Here’s what the book of Ephesians says; “Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.” (Ephesians 4:2) In today’s video, as always, I’m sharing tips to help your family thrive

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 10/25/2018

THRIVINGFAMILIES Episode 7
Dear children, let’s not say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions.” (1 John 3:18) Our world could use a little more love-in-action, don’t you think? What if we could teach that to our kids? How do we do that? I’m giving you tips on how I did this in my own family today – so glad you asked!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 10/18/2018

Thriving Families Episode #6
I’M JUST KIDDING! How many times have you heard your kids say that to get away with something they should not have said? What would you give to change the mean joking and rude comments happening in your home? Today I’m sharing one simple solution to change your family culture.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 10/11/2018

Thriving Families Episode 4: The Astonishing Way I Protect My Family (VIDEO)
THRIVING FAMILIES EPISODE 4: How do you explain ‘the rules’ to your children? Are you in a blended family or a multi-home family where the rules seem to be different from parent to parent? Knowing the rules, following the rules and keeping them can be tough even for us as parents.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 09/27/2018

Fatherwards Episode #4: The Unusual Way To Feel Fulfilled (VIDEO)
Fatherwards is my new weekly show helping people turn their hearts towards God our Father. It's NEVER too late for God to change your story! I want to see your life impacted the way mine has been. Today's show is The Unusual Way To Feel Fulfilled. #Fatherwards

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 09/25/2018

Thriving Families Episode 3: The Simple Way To Love Your Family
The latest episode of my new weekly Christian Parenting show - THRIVING FAMILIES! God wants your family to do more than survive - he wants your family to THRIVE!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 09/20/2018

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FATHERWARDS: YOUR 2019 GOALS ARE MISSING THE MOST POWERFUL STEP! We are in the final week of our series on Setting Goals and Trusting God. This week we are discussing...