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What I Learned From the Oneness Prayer Challenge

Did you participate in the Family Life Oneness Prayer Challenge in September? My wife and I took the opportunity to do this and I wanted to share a few things that I learned from it. 1. More praying doesn’t mean I won’t fall into sin Just because I was more intentional in my prayer time doesn’t mean I won’t fall to temptation or sin sometimes. But hopefully those times will become less and less. I think the more we participate…

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040 – Treating Others Well

Show Notes The older I get the more I come to understand that life is not all about me. It’s all about you. By that, I mean, it’s about the way I treat you and other people and point them to Jesus. I can’t do that well when I focus on myself. In this episode, I look at five short stories that provide a lesson in how we are to treat people. Enjoy the stories and consider how you treat…

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039 – Creating a Team Identity in Your Family

Show Notes In this episode, I sit down with David and Karin Brown to talk about their parenting journey. David and Karin serve in missions with BMW and spent over 20 years in the mission field spending much of that time in South Africa. Enjoy our conversation as we discuss the joys of parenting. Prayer is Effective in Parenting Prayer is much more important than parenting skill 80% prayer and 20% parenting Be willing to commit to desperate prayer for…

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038 – Swords at the Ready!

Show Notes In this episode I discuss readying yourself for “battle” against the culture. We can engage in conversation in truth and love but we need to equip ourselves and know what the Bible says so we can speak the truth in love. Fun Times with Dad: Taking the family to see War Room Family Life Oneness Prayer Challenge Swords at the ready! Thrust right! Set your blade! Thrust left— Wherever your edge is ordered! ~ Ezekiel 21:16 (NKJV) ~…

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037 – Navigating the Pop Culture

Show Notes In this episode, Justin Ricklefs joins me to discuss how we raise our kids in today’s culture. After watching the VMA (Video Music Awards) recently, Justin wrote an article about this subject for the Huffington Post. Listen in as we talk about the question “what is a parent to do with the mainstream pop culture that our kids are in to?” Taking on the Challenge Parenting is a challenge but it is good for us to be aware…

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036 – Be On the Alert

Show Notes In this episode, I talk about what it is to be a man of God, particularly regarding the issue of taking initiative. We need to teach our sons to become men of God. Fun Times with Dad: Hoedown Throwdown with Emma 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 – Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love. Act Like Men: 40 Days to Biblical Manhood by James…

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