Episode 031 – Six “Thank You” Statements to Say to Your Spouse

In the book, Love & Respect, “love” is spelled to a wife using the acronym C.O.U.P.L.E. and “respect” to a husband using the acronym C.H.A.I.R.S. This week Emerson and Jonathan ask listeners to consider how they might express thankfulness to their spouse in one of these six areas, asking wives to thank their husband for…

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Episode 030 – How Do You Seek to Empathically Understand Your Kids?

In this week’s episode, Emerson and Jonathan discuss ways of seeking to empathically understand your child without compromising your calling as a parent. They will take a glimpse at the parenting style of Mary and Joseph and share six principles of understanding as described in the book Love & Respect in the Family. Timestamps 01:08—Brief…

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Episode 029 – What is the Difference Between Healthy Self-Love and Carnal Self-Love?

In this week’s episode, Emerson and Jonathan discuss the love of self from a societal and biblical perspective. There are unhealthy and healthy ways to experience self-love, and how we view God’s love of us is immensely important. Finally, in marriage, our view of God’s love and our love of self can positively and negatively…

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Episode 028 – What is the #1 Paradox When Parenting God’s Way?

Parenting is for adults only because it’s difficult. A sense of self-worth as a parent is often based on a child’s performance or how they turn out, but this is not healthy. This week, Emerson and Jonathan discuss the #1 paradox in parenting and give hope to many parents.   Timestamps 01:15—Emerson discusses what you…

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Episode 027 – The Dynamic Woman

In this week’s episode, Emerson and Jonathan read and discuss a series of recent emails from a wife who is a dynamic leader outside the home. She feels she and her husband may be mismatched and asks if, and how, they should remain together.   Timestamps 00:50—A brief overview of last week’s episode. 03:02—A response letter…

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Episode 026 – A Husband Wakes Up Before It Is Too Late

Some individuals take years to wake up to the fact that their behavior needs to change. In this week’s episode, Emerson and Jonathan discuss one husband’s decision to acknowledge many years of doing things incorrectly, the choice to be different and the patience required to win his spouse back.   Timestamps 01:45—Individually or as a…

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