Christian Home & Family: Bad Habits Start Early, But So Do Good Ones

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From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor: YOU CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE POWER OF GOOD HABITS TO SET YOUR CHILDREN ON A PATH TOWARD GODLINESS When I was a kid, I had a terrible habit. I bit my fingernails. It doesn’t sound like such a bad habit, but it wasn’t just the nails themselves, I bit the skin surrounding my fingernails. I even nibbled the skin on the tips of my fingers. My fingers looked like trees after a beaver had gotten a hold of them, little tooth marks everyw … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: Self Perception Is A Fog, And What To Do About It

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From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor: The more days of life I log on this planet, the more I come to realize that the way we humans perceive ourselves is foggy at best. There are all kinds of ways it happens, from over-confidence, to lack of confidence, and everything in between. Another example is that we tend toward being unable to see our sin and the consequences of it with any sort of clarity. We excuse things we shouldn’t and condemn things in ourselves that God put … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: How to Destroy the Ones You Love

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From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor:IF YOU’RE NOT CAREFUL, YOU WILL DESTROY THE ONES YOU LOVE, WITHOUT EVEN KNOWING IT. HERE’S HOW TO FIND OUT IF YOU ARE, AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT. OK, I agree, the title of this episode is a bit weird. I mean, who really WANTS to destroy the people they love?But the sad fact is that all of us do thing, say things, and neglect things that wind up being hurtful to the people we love the most – our families. And the way that I s … [Read more...]

Parent Like You Mean It 5: Morning and Evening Routines

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[display_podcast] Hello, and welcome to Parent Like You Mean It – the podcast where we talk about parenting with intentionality, versus just letting life happen to you and your kids, all with the aim of developing outstanding values and character in our kids. My name is Jefferson Drexler, and just like many of you, I stumble around my house before my morning coffee, falling victim to random puncture wounds from stray legos in the carpet and wet socks from unreported milk puddles. But, like the o … [Read more...]

Blending Your StepFamily 47: Mature Love in the Couple Relationship

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[display_podcast] From Pam Rohr, author of Blended but not Broken - Hope and Encouragement for Blended Families: It’s the beginning of a New Year and with it may come new years resolutions. It’s important to continue to look at the different areas of our lives and pick an area to move forward in. I like to say if we aren’t moving forward, then we aren’t just standing still, we are actually falling backwards. Do you need to work on spiritual disciplines? Or are you focusing on getting physical … [Read more...]

Carty’s Contemporary Classics: Sex, God’s Forgiveness & the Consequences for Sin

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[display_podcast] From Jay Carty, author of Counter Attack, Playing With Fire, Coach Wooden One-On-One, and more: This week, we continue talking about sex. There are two things in life that will take mastery over you like few things will. The first one is food. It’s tough for so many of us to control what we eat and keep our bodies in shape. But think of it this way: The Bible spends a verse-and-a-half talking about food and six-and-a-half verses talking about sex. In other words, if you t … [Read more...]


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