Heaven Is Still Open - Conquer The Coronavirus With God's Peace
So, how do we conquer the fear of getting Covid-19, which is spreading faster than the virus itself? Worry is one of the fruits of fear. It keeps...
Processing The Loss and Things I Learned From Kobe Bryant
There are two things that are important to do during times of loss. “And now, dear brothers and sisters, we want you to know what will happen to the believers who have died so you will not grieve like people who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and was raised to life again, we also believe that when Jesus returns, God will bring back with him the believers who have died.” (1 Thessalonians 4:13) There were four things I admired about Kobe and the way he lived.
#THRIVINGFAMILIES: God's #1 Parenting Tool (HINT: It's NOT weak)
What parenting tools have you been using on your kids lately? Consequences, time-outs, corporal punishment? How’s that working out for you? Let’s look for a minute at Romans 2:4 to see God’s #1 parenting tool: “Or did you think that because he’s such a nice God, he’d let you off the hook? Better think this one through from the beginning. God is kind, but he’s not soft. In kindness he takes us firmly by the hand and leads us into a radical life-change.”
THRIVING FAMILIES: How To Teach Your Kids Self Control!
“STOP YELLING!!” Kids: “YOU’RE YELLING AT ME!” **face palm** Have you been there? Join me today as we talk about how to move past the crazy
Teaching Your Kids That Love Doesn't Criticize (POWERFUL VIDEO)
What’s the number 1 biggest concern of parents of school-age children? FRIENDS! Finding them, being influenced by them, the list goes on. Want an easy way to teach your kids how to be discerning with friendships? Don’t miss today’s show!
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.
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.
FATHERWARDS: Everything You Need To Know About Setting Amazing Goals
Have you ever wondered if trusting God and goal setting go hand in hand? Or why some people think God does all the work and others think they do all the working for God? Listen in today as we talk about goal setting and trusting God!
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.
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.
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!
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!
FATHERWARDS Episode #13 : The Surprising Joy of True Strength
Do you know what pops up when you search for ‘strength’ online? It’s all about how to find your top strength and how to answer that question at your next interview. Today I’m talking about the top strength that trumps all others! Don’t miss it!
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
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!
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!
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: