As we begin a series highlighting families that are on mission to impact their world for the sake of Jesus, we want to start with the reminder that YOUR family is your first
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Hopefully this summer allows you time to rest, relax, and recuperate. But it also provides a season to grow, improve your walk with Jesus, your health, or your relationships. This week Jay provides
Most of us grossly underestimate how much our extended family is going to affect our marriage. Jay walks through a number of ways your childhood home and extended family shape how you walk
Sex is one of the greatest gifts God gave to husbands and wives. But it is also one of the deepest sources of pain and bitterness in marriage. Pastor Matt and Jenny Price
In polls of mental health professionals, communication problems were cited as the most common factor that leads to divorce. On the other hand, couples with strong communication skills grow deeper in love and
About 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. There are many reasons given, but just about every single divorce boils down to one common denominator. Listen as Jay explains how dangerous hardness of
On the outside, Steve and Lisa Goldberg looked like the perfect couple. On the inside, they were miserable. This reality had slowly been building in the first six years of our marriage. It
There is a sense in which every single one of our homes is a broken home, because we’ve all been marred by the brokenness that sin causes. PastorJimmy and Kristin Scroggins join
The challenges facing a special needs family can be crushing. With no end in sight, it’s vitally important to have a plan and strategy for self care as a mom and dad of
Feelings are important, but they should not master our lives. As we live in a society that idolizes feelings, we need a way to train ourselves and our children to make healthy decisions
Nobody wants to get the call from school that your child is the bully and is being expelled. As a parent you are forced to deal with so many complex emotions at once.
We don’t make it past the fourth chapter of the Bible before sibling rivalry becomes an area of angst and heartbreak for moms and dads. Even if your kids are not as bad
The number of children and teens who experience high levels of anxiety has tripled over the last several years, and that’s before adding in the stress of Covid-19. Author and counselor Sissy Goff
The speed and intensity of the cultural shift towards affirming every type of sexual attraction and gender identity has left many parents struggling to keep up. Dr. Sean McDowell, a renowned Christian Apologist
When Pastor and Author Jonathan Pitts’ wife of sixteen years died suddenly, he found himself thrust into a season of grief while also trying to navigate as a single parent. His wife
Before we have children, people tell us that parenting is really hard. But it’s not until you get into the midst of your parenting journey that you realize just how many challenges
It’s imperative that our daughters and sons have a solid understanding of identity, femininity, and beauty from a godly perspective! Author and speaker Bethany Neal joins me as we speak on crafting a
Dr. Ron Archer shares his powerful life story and then addresses the incredible influence that a father has in a home. We speak to the level of spiritual gravity the dad has in
Author Drew Dyck is back to discuss encouraging self control and willpower in our children. We discuss the difficulties of inspiring self control in young people who do not yet see its merits.
For our last episode of the year, and of the Stories of Hope series, you're going to hear the story of Puja, a girl who was taken into a Hope home after her
The hand of God is absolutely sovereign. Even if you find yourself in circumstances that do not make sense to you, God is moving and God is working. He is not done with
Diana Grounds is one of my heroes. As a parent, she has endured more trials and challenges than most of us ever will. Yet, she is still filled with the joy of Jesus
To begin our new series, Stories of Hope, I can't think of a more hopeful testimony to begin with than Rep. Brian Mast who survived an IED explosion in Afghanistan, overcame the loss
Pornography is becoming an issue for younger and younger Christian youth – and a challenge for their parents. For our final episode in the Technology and Family series, we talk about this often
In today's world, we and our children are bombarded by screens. Eliza Huie shows us how we can raise kids in a screen saturated world. She also reveals what the real enemy is
Studies have shown that the average teen is in church maybe 50 hours a year, but they get about 3,000 hours a year with their parents. What happens in the home is
Netflix recently released a documentary called the Social Dilemma. This is film is part interview, part family drama, part recreation of the Pixar Movie Inside Out. In interviews with some of the
To wrap up this series on Money Matters, I wanted to talk about the power of service and generosity in the family and how transformative that could be. In this episode, Lisa Gibson
Parents are often hesitant to talk to their children about sex and money on a personal level. The lack of serious money talk leads to kids who don't know what their parents make
Finances are either going to strengthen your marriage or tear them apart. As parents, your family depends on you developing your financial literacy. Raising a child with a disability, Donna Hosang learned that
These days, it's hard to make a distinction between work days and weekends. Many working moms and dads find their weekends overflowing with chores and to-dos, and even recreation that exhausts them, leaving
Throughout the years, I've realized that I am barely adept at changing minds in my household and even less so, changing hearts. I have finally come to realize that in terms of shepherding a child's
Instilling the concept of service and generosity is one of the most impactful things that we do in the formation of our children's character. It is something that definitely must be started in the home
In a culture that is cramming down our children's brains what to think, we want to be the kind of moms and dads that don't just tell them WHAT to think, but teach them HOW
In a world of unrelenting demands, it can be very easy to spend all of our focus on work and the needs of our children. This laser focus can come at the cost of our
This is an exciting week for me and the Let's Parent on Purpose Podcast as I am join the Christian Parenting Podcast Network! Show Highlights Let's Parent on Purpose was birthed out of my burden
Virgil Tanner, my good friend and one of the best leadership development gurus, talks about how to develop your children into leaders, right in your own house. If you find this podcast helpful, you can subscribe and
Here's a question I would have never predicted at the beginning of the year, but one that ever single parent I know is now having to wrestle through: Should I send my child back to
What do you do when your child doesn't care to disobey because they know you cannot do anything about it in the moment? One of my listeners has this struggle with her three year old.
I used to get stressed thinking that if my children weren't fully formed, totally prepared for the adult world by 18 years old, I was a failure. Then I realized how much I still had
This is episode 181 of Let's Parent on Purpose. Today I'm going to share with you a little devotion that's perfect if you've got any summer travels coming up. Stick around and learn about the
This is episode 180 of Let's Parent on Purpose and I'm going to use this episode to try to convince you to stop carrying other people's backpacks. Are you confused? Stick around and you might
We're going to spend some time today talking about ways to take care of yourself during and then after a crisis. If you find this podcast helpful, you can subscribe and click here to find past topics and free
I couldn't be more excited to bring to you episode 178 of Let's Parent on Purpose. We get to share in the incredible wisdom of author and executive director of Fuller Youth Institute, Kara Powell.
This is episode 177 of Let's Parent on Purpose and a very timely one. I am joined today by my good friend and co-youth minister here on the Treasure Coast, Mikiala Tennie and we are
There's a good chance that we've never met and there's a good chance that I'm not actually your pastor. But would you mind for a few minutes today if I took the place of pastor
Let's spend a little time together today thinking intentionally about the culture that we create within our household for our families. My guest today is Joel Montgomery and he helps us with crafting a vision
Today I'm joined by author and speaker Laurie Christine Ressler as we talk through ways to engage your children in family devotions. If you find this podcast helpful, you can subscribe and click here to find past topics and
If your home is like mine, you've seen an uptick on the amount of time on screens and devices as we've all self-isolated. Today I'm joined by Neal Harmon, co-founder of the streaming service VidAngel.
Do you remember when you were young and your mom and dad used to tell you to watch your tone? I think that's a reminder that I've needed in these last few days of being
Sometimes as a parent, we can worry that the decisions we make or even one bad decision might wreck our children for the rest of their lives. Today I am joined by someone who has
This is a bonus edition of Let's Parent on Purpose, especially for all of you moms and dads that found yourselves thrust into the role of homeschool overseer on top of all the other things