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Intentional Parenting

I began a new venture this year doing a parenting podcast to encourage parents in the journey of parenting. As such, I will be posting to this website much less frequently. Thank you for your interest in this site and for reading my blog posts. If you wish to keep up with my podcast you can find it all at my new Intentional Parenting website!

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004 – Ten Ways We Provoke Our Children

Show Notes Fun Times with Dad Taking my daughter to see the musical, Annie, in Chicago. Being a Dad who Leads – John MacArthur Ten Ways We Provoke Our Children 1. By Being Overprotective 2. By Showing Favoritism 3. By Setting Unrealistic Achievement Goals 4. By allowing Them to be Overindulgent 5. By Discouragement 6. By Failing to Make Sacrifices for Them 7. By Failing to Allow Them to Grow Up 8. By Neglect 9. By Abusive Words 10. By…

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Don’t be Oblivious

I try to be intentional about taking at least one of the kids with me when I go out to run errands. Once when Alex was about four years old, I took him with me to the car wash. I had him help with the power washer. His hand wasn’t big enough to grasp the handle and the trigger so when he grabbed the handle, I pulled the trigger. Suddenly, he started crying and I didn’t know what the problem…

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Unbroken

Rarely do I have time to sit down and enjoy a good book. However, I got the book Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand, for Christmas and started reading it after breakfast. I could hardly put it down as I was pulled in to the story. From his antics as a youth to his days of becoming an Olympic runner to his time in the Army to the plane crash, survival, prison camp, more survival (barely) to the aftermath, the story of…

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003 – Interview with Jeff Jones

Show Notes Kids are Raised Around the Table The Reality of Marriage He has shown you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you But to do justly, To love mercy, And to walk humbly with your God? – Micah 6:8 Psalm 103 Tweetable: “Parenting = Sacrifice.” – Jeff Jones How to contact Jeff: Twitter – @JeffDrummer Websites – CustomStix.com jeffdrummer.com

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002 – Being a Parent Who Leads

Show Notes And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord. ~ Ephesians 6:4 Raising Godly Children in an Ungodly World by Ken Ham & Steve Ham Being a Dad who Leads – John MacArthur Tweetable: “As a parent, your first task is to pursue vigorously the eternal salvation of your children.” – John MacArthur

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001 – Leading Your Family

Show Notes Raising Godly Children in an Ungodly World by Ken Ham & Steve Ham “Statistics indicate that 7 of 10 students that attend church will walk away from church after they leave High School.” Consider goals for your family and for your kids. Lead Me – Sanctus Real Fireproof Courageous Tweetable: Your leadership today, is your legacy tomorrow – Phil Conrad

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