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11
Nov 2019

Episode 31: A Life of Success (video)

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What is godly success?

We all want to have a life of success, and we REALLY want our kids to have a life of success, but what is success in the Kingdom? What would a successful life be like for someone who is endeavoring to be a walking example of righteousness daily? (acronym: WEIRD)

Being success, both in the Kingdom and in the natural, depends greatly on your consistency. As one wise man once said, "Anything worth doing is worth doing daily." John Maxwell said, "The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda." Even Jesus said we need to "take up your cross daily and follow Me."

"Each new day, I will seek You in every way." - Kate Richter

Link mentioned:

Balance Combo - Daily and Weekly blank schedule for 99 cents: https://kidnation.org/shop/store/balance-combo/
Use the coupon code: god's time

11
Nov 2019

Episode 31: A Life of Success (audio)

What is godly success?

We all want to have a life of success, and we REALLY want our kids to have a life of success, but what is success in the Kingdom? What would a successful life be like for someone who is endeavoring to be a walking example of righteousness daily? (acronym: WEIRD)

Being success, both in the Kingdom and in the natural, depends greatly on your consistency. As one wise man once said, "Anything worth doing is worth doing daily." John Maxwell said, "The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda." Even Jesus said we need to "take up your cross daily and follow Me."

"Each new day, I will seek You in every way." - Kate Richter

Link mentioned:

Balance Combo - Daily and Weekly blank schedule for 99 cents: https://kidnation.org/shop/store/balance-combo/
Use the coupon code: god's time

 

4
Nov 2019

Episode 30: Guiding your kids to be an example for Christ (video)

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We all want to have the kids that are amazing examples of what true Christianity really is, but how do we help them get there?

Guess what? It's not by perfect parenting, or even being the perfect example for them to follow. Your kids will become the example that God wants them to be as you prayerfully coach them into it. (Big difference.)

In this episode, we present some ideas and ways to do that, without putting extra pressure on you as a parent? Sound preposterous? Get ready for a perspective change on your role as a parent!

(and yes, all the "P" words were planned. :) )

4
Nov 2019

Episode 30: Guiding your kids to be an example for Christ (audio)

We all want to have the kids that are amazing examples of what true Christianity really is, but how do we help them get there?

Guess what? It's not by perfect parenting, or even being the perfect example for them to follow. Your kids will become the example that God wants them to be as you prayerfully coach them into it. (Big difference.)

In this episode, we present some ideas and ways to do that, without putting extra pressure on you as a parent? Sound preposterous? Get ready for a perspective change on your role as a parent!

(and yes, all the "P" words were planned. :) )

28
Oct 2019

Episode 29: Training kids to walk out real Christianity

It seems like everybody in church can "talk the talk".

They can say the Christian thing, know the expected Christian response, and if we only went by their verbiage, that would make us all super-Christians.

But how many are "walking the walk"? What does that even look like? And most importantly, how can we raise up our kids to have real life change, not just say what is expected???

This could be one of the most important challenges as a parent, so listen and share this episode!

21
Oct 2019

Episode 28: In Him Realities in your Family (video)

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We are "In Him", but what does that even mean?

How do we know when we are living "In Christ"? How can we raise our kids to have this understanding?

In this episode, we talk about how the moment we become saved, God gives us Himself - He in us, and we in Him. It doesn't matter how we feel. Your choices don't even matter. What does matter is that we begin to think about ourselves as we truly are - made new in Him!

We give a few ways to help your kids begin to think about themselves this way, but here's one that we wanted to give you the link to: Watching the old movie, "The Ugly Dachshund" by Disney, then talking about how the Great Dane started the movie thinking he was a Dachshund, but when he came to realize who he really was, he became a champion.

You can get this movie from most libraries and Netflix has the DVD as well. You can also rent it from most online streaming places for about $3. CLICK HERE to see some links to watch it!

the ugly dachshund movie cover

21
Oct 2019

Episode 28: In Him Realities in your Family (audio)

We are "In Him", but what does that even mean?

How do we know when we are living "In Christ"? How can we raise our kids to have this understanding?

In this episode, we talk about how the moment we become saved, God gives us Himself - He in us, and we in Him. It doesn't matter how we feel. Your choices don't even matter. What does matter is that we begin to think about ourselves as we truely are - made new in Him!

We give a few ways to help your kids begin to think about themselves this way, but here's one that we wanted to give you the link to: Watching the old movie, "The Ugly Dachshund" by Disney, then talking about how the Great Dane started the movie thinking he was a Dachshund, but when he came to realize who he really was, he became a champion.

You can get this movie from most libraries and Netflix has the DVD as well. You can also rent it from most online streaming places for about $3. CLICK HERE to see some links to watch it!

the ugly dachshund movie cover

14
Oct 2019

Episode 27: Who are you really? (video)

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Many of us have ideas about who we are... well, there's a bunch of us that still feel like they are on that journey of discovery as well.

Today, we talk about a reality that needs to be a major player in setting how our kids (and we) think about who we are as Christians. We tackle a vastly misunderstood aspect, and hopefully you learn a few things as you laugh along with us discovering the power in this one word.

What is it? Listen to the episode!

 

Here's links to the two resources we mentioned at the end of the podcast:

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Wise Words for Moms by Ginger Hubbard

Two Kinds of Righteousness by E. W. Kenyon

14
Oct 2019

Episode 27: Who are you really? (Audio)

Many of us have ideas about who we are... well, there's a bunch of us that still feel like they are on that journey of discovery as well.

Today, we talk about a reality that needs to be a major player in setting how our kids (and we) think about who we are as Christians. We tackle a vastly misunderstood aspect, and hopefully you learn a few things as you laugh along with us discovering the power in this one word.

What is it? Listen to the episode!

 

Here's links to the two resources we mentioned at the end of the podcast:

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Wise Words for Moms by Ginger Hubbard

Two Kinds of Righteousness by E. W. Kenyon

7
Oct 2019

Episode 26: Encourging Kingdom Perspectives in your Kids (audio)

God didn't call His people to be like those all around us who don't know Him. He didn't even call His people to be similar.

God wants our lives to be so unlike those who don't know Him that it stirs the unsaved to learn more about Him.

But how we do raise up kids to think that living that different of a life is normal for Christians? What if others think that living the life that God has for us is weird, or strange, or so foreign that they don't understand it?

It's time for our kids to be the light that God wants in this world, and helping them recognize where we are not shining is the first step.

Here's the phrase you will hear a lot in the upcoming weeks:
  If you want the life that the world has,
  do what the world says to do.

  If you want the life that God has for you,
  do what the Word says to do.

This week, we evaluate the results of those lifestyles, and it becomes pretty evident pretty quick which one is better!