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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.
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!
The Happy Way to be Brave (FATHERWARDS EPISODE)
Are there areas in your life where you need to overcome a giant of fear or impossibility? Would you like to experience the courage of David? Then you won’t want to miss today’s Fatherwards Show where we’re talking all about courage, how to overcome fear!
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!
Fatherwards Episode #10
How To Beat Anxiety (It's Easier Than You Think!) Did you now that stress is linked to the 6 leading causes of death?! That’s right, your anxiety is killing you! Today we’re talking about God’s secret to cure you from all your worries and give you the peace filled long life you’re dreaming about.
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:
Fatherwards Episode #9: Where's God When You Need Him?
Have you ever heard people say – “God is all around us, He’s always with us”? I’ve even heard people who aren’t Christian’s say that! But what about when you don’t FEEL His Presence with you? What about those moments when you really NEED Him to be present and you aren’t sure He’s there? What about those moments when you feel completely alone? I’ve found that in those moments, the generic answer, “God’s got this” or “God’s with you” just aren’t enough to heal my aching soul. God’s word promises that He is always present with us.
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
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!
Fatherwards Episode 7: What You Need to Know About Telling the Truth
Tell me if you’ve ever done this, “One more donut isn’t going to kill me” *eats 2 more* You’re not the only one. Today on ‘Fatherwards’ I’m talking about how those little white lies really are hurting us. You won’t want to miss it!
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.