I’m Waiting 2: Dads Are More Important Than Moms

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[display_podcast] It’s common knowledge that almost all teens don’t quite understand the emotional and relational aspects of life because they are so consumed by the physical. That’s just where they are in life. Puberty, and all the changes that it brings on, simply limits their awareness and understanding. At I’m Waiting, we try to push that wall back a little bit and show them that there are many other components to sexual activity… many that may not be healthy. One very common thread that w … [Read more...]

Real Stuff My Dad Says 74: Is His Manager Alive or Dead?


[display_podcast] Dad and I thoroughly enjoy watching movies together. One of my fondest early childhood memories was waiting in a line that was wrapped around the movie theater, anxiously waiting to see Star Wars. Flashforward nearly 40 years, and the two of us just spent an evening sitting in a giant dark room together watching The Avengers. I guess, in some ways, little has changed over the decades. But technology has. I remember in the early 80’s when Dad brought home our first VCR. It was … [Read more...]

Parent Like You Mean It 8: Nissan’s “With Dad” Compared To My Dad

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[display_podcast] Hello, and welcome to Parent Like You Mean It – the podcast where we talk about parenting with intentionality, rather than simply letting life happen to you and your kids day after day. I’m Jefferson Drexler, and just like you, I have some days when I feel like my first aid kit isn’t sufficient and it should contain head-to-toe bubble wrap, but then there are so many other days when I’m incredibly proud that my little guys rubbed dirt on their scratch and said, “I’m all good!” … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: How Radical Faith for Generations Happens

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Ok parents, it’s time to get real.Life is too short for us to spend it in the aimless pursuit of status, stuff, or personal satisfaction. There’s too much at stake.God has given us one of the most wonderful AND most daunting responsibilities we could ever have and it’s one that is intended to change the course of history. We’re not just living, we’re not just raising kids, we’re building a foundation of radical Christian faith that can last for generations. You and I are responsible befor … [Read more...]

Parent Like You Mean It 6: Four Girls and Two Boys have Taught Matt Tague a Thing or Six!

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[display_podcast] Hello and welcome to Parent Like You Mean It – the podcast where we talk about doing the little things in life – intentionally – so that they’ll add up to huge factors in developing amazing character and values in our kids. I’m Jefferson Drexler, and just like most of you, I’m the guy who shows up with my kids in tow wearing mismatching shoes, shirts on backwards and donut glaze all over their faces… but, hey I’m just happy that I got all the kids loaded in safely without leavi … [Read more...]

Ouxano 63: 1 Samuel part 10 – God, Give Us What We Want!

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[display_podcast] In 1 Samuel 8, we transition to the Israeli people’s request for a human king:As Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons to be judges over Israel. 2 Joel and Abijah, his oldest sons, held court in Beersheba. 3 But they were not like their father, for they were greedy for money. They accepted bribes and perverted justice. Now, remember that we discussed this subtheme throughout Samuel of father/son relationships and leadership.  Several examples are given, including this one … [Read more...]