The Shepherd's Voice
What is the driving voice behind your life and career? Maybe you hear the supportive voice of a family member, telling you that you will do great things. Or maybe you hear the critical words of a broken father who told you that you’d never amount to anything. Whatever voice you are listening to will determine the amount of grace you have to do what the Father has called you to do.
A Conversation about Race, Justice and the Gospel - Interview
This interview moved me. I know it will touch you too! Angela Daivs said, “In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be antiracist.” Those words give us all an opportunity to learn from one another, grieve, and become part of the solution in Christ. Praying for you!
LARRY ELDER EXPLAINS : BLACK AMERICA NEEDS FATHERS
Larry Elder did a great Job explaining the crisis in Black America. But all of America is in crisis because too many children don't have fathers who are in their story. Read More
The Secret To Become A Better Father.
Have you ever wondered why you end up doing and saying some of the same hurtful things your dad did to you? You know what I’m talking about....
What's REALLY holding you back? (POWERFUL VIDEO)
Have you ever felt like there was something you wanted to do, but just couldn’t quite make yourself do it? What does that mean if God said there is nothing impossible for you? Listen in today to find out!
#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.
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!
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!
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
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:
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!
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.