Real Stuff My Dad Says 67: Has Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Come True?

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[display_podcast] According to my dad, he’s really not that smart. In all actuality, truth is smart. So, when we acknowledge truth, then we understand a true, smart idea. Therefore, some of these ideas of dad’s that we have discussed in the past are not smart because they came from Dad’s noggin, but it’s the truth within the idea that makes them smart! All this to say, I think my dad’s pretty smart. Now, as we sat down to record this week’s podcast, it was the Tuesday after Martin Luther King … [Read more...]

The Big Picture Podcast: Should Your Church Be A Safe Place?

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[display_podcast] Welcome to the Big Picture Podcast. I’m Joel Fieri and this podcast seeks to begin and hopefully sustain a conversation about current trends, ideas and issues in the Church and greater society. This week’s podcast is led by a guy we call the Backrow Baptist. You’ve seen the guy in the back pew with his hands in his pocket because he can’t quite clap in rhythm, right? That’s the BRB. Or if you haven’t seen him, his off-beat clapping has probably thrown you off once or twice. … [Read more...]

Blending Your StepFamily: Welcome to the Family!

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[display_podcast] From Pam Rohr, author of Blended but not Broken - Hope and Encouragement for Blended Families: “I feel so happy that they’ve included me into their already established family.”  This quote came from a dad I recently met who had married a widow with two kids.  His wife and her children, of course, were already a family, and now he has been included into their family to create a new family. I sensed that he has really done some things right, and his appreciative and loving attit … [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...]

Real Stuff My Dad Says 66: What Language Does God Speak?

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[display_podcast] Back when I was a boy, there was a movement sweeping across the country, beginning here on the West Coast.  It was largely made up of a bunch of hippies who had found Jesus, thus earning the label Jesus Freaks.  It was basically a counterculture, hippie version of non-denominational Christianity, aka the Jesus Movement, where many of those young adults shared all that they had, met in parks instead of large, stained-glass church buildings, and replaced church organs with rock g … [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...]


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