Ask Pastor John: Will I Be Single for the Rest of My Life?

Based on the inbox, Pastor John, there are a lot of Christians listening to the podcast who did not expect to be single entering 2017. Ashley, one of our listeners, is among them. She writes in to ask this: “Pastor John, my struggle is singleness. I’m 28, an elementary teacher, and that’s not really a profession to meet single men. I know that with the age of Tinder and hookups, casual sex will leave me empty inside, and it’s not a lifestyle that I’m seeking. At the same time I feel alone as a Ch … [Read more...]

I’m Waiting 31: Helping Your Kids Set Boundaries By Setting Your Own

[display_podcast] This is the eighth and final installment of our amazing interview with Matt Clinton of Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Parents – you are more of a model for your kids than you’ll ever know! Matt gives some great practical advice on how to help them set boundaries by actually setting boundaries for yourself. Matt Clinton, Fellowship of Christian Athletes: My daughter, who is only 18-months-old, can already work an iPhone. She already knows how to swipe through the pictures on … [Read more...]

Im Waiting 30: Teens, Sex, and Social Media with Matt Clinton

[display_podcast] Matt Clinton of Fellowship of Christian Athletes desires to partner with parents in pouring into their kids to help them navigate through their teenage years. Leslie Salazar Carrillo, Im Waiting: The socio-economic spectrum that you work within is very broad. You deal with very wealthy families as well as impoverished. So, what would you say to parents, regardless of where they live or their socio-economic status, as all their kids are asking, “How am I supposed to live this l … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 161: Bob Smiley & Andy Beningo

[display_podcast]My good buddy, Bob Smiley, learned a valuable lesson today at the food court – not everyone holding a tray with food on it is handing out free samples! Soon thereafter, he also learned how to properly ice a bruise. I guess it’s true what they say… a lifelong process of learning keeps us out of the hospital and out of jail (unless you’re Bob Smiley).Bob has started dating again, but it seems as if he missed a memo. He can’t understand at all how, when or why all the single … [Read more...]

I’m Waiting 23: Giving Power Through Knowledge

[display_podcast]Q: Why wait if I already did it? I didn’t want to but I felt pressured.~ 11th grade femaleA:  There are actually three different parts to this question we recently received after a presentation.  One question and two statements.  Let’s look at each of them.First the question:  “Why wait if I already did it?”One of the biggest lies is that if you’ve already done something you have to continue, especially if something could potentially make your life more difficult … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 109: Don’t Turn Back, Will Marfori & Ken Davis

[display_podcast] I love to travel, especially with my family. Family vacations are one of my favorite things in the whole world. But there is one aspect of it that I HATE. I hate it so much, that I pretty much refuse to do it whenever the opportunity arises. I abhor turning back. If we’re on our way out somewhere, whether it’s a roadtrip or just out to dinner, and someone forgot something… ain’t no way I’m turning back for it! Turning around feels like defeat – like a kick in the gut! To me, … [Read more...]