Podcast: Love and Respect

The Four Most Important Choices You Can Make as a Parent

Based on her book “Love-Centered Parenting,” Crystal Paine discusses four important principles for parenting well. Listen in to discover what it means to ‘lean in and love,’ ‘listen well,’ ‘lead with humility,’ and ‘let go.’ Get Crystal’s book “Love-Centered Parenting” for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-daily-broadcast-product-2021-09-28?refcd=1146706 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/broadcast/the-four-most-important-choices-you-can-make-as-a-parent/#featured-resource-cta If you’ve listened…

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Sharing the Load With Your Spouse

Dr. Greg Smalley and his wife, Erin, describe how a husband and wife can strengthen their marriage by applying the Biblical principle of ‘bearing one another’s burdens’ – ranging from sharing household responsibilities to supporting each other emotionally and spiritually. Get the Smalleys’ book “Reconnected” for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-daily-broadcast-product-2021-09-27?refcd=1146705 Get more episode…

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Teaching Children to Celebrate Racial and Cultural Diversity

Trillia Newbell and Dr. Danny Huerta discuss the value of our celebrating racial and cultural diversity as an expression of God’s calling upon us to share His message of love and reconciliation through Christ to people of every nation, tribe, and language, and offer parents practical guidance for celebrating as a family. Get Trillia’s book…

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Improve Yourself, Improve Your Relationships

Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott explain how you can improve your marriage by becoming emotionally healthy, and examine three key aspects of good emotional health. Get the Parrotts’ book “Healthy Me, Healthy Us” for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-daily-broadcast-product-2021-09-17?refcd=1144502 Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/broadcast/improve-yourself-improve-your-relationships/#featured-resource-cta If you’ve listened to any of our podcasts, please give…

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Episode 125 – Saying “Thanks” Versus Being Grateful – Part II

We can say “thanks” but not be grateful. We can mouth words but our hearts are elsewhere. We are fixated on ourselves. We have probably all seen this in ourselves. The Bible says in 2 Timothy 3:2 that people can be “lovers of self… ungrateful.” We can even sing a song of thanks while in…

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Episode 124 – Saying “Thanks” Versus Being Grateful – Part I

We can say “thanks” but not be grateful. We can mouth words but our hearts are elsewhere. We are fixated on ourselves. We have probably all seen this in ourselves. The Bible says in 2 Timothy 3:2 that people can be “lovers of self… ungrateful.” We can even sing a song of thanks while in…

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Episode 123 – Parenting: Chronic Anger or Chronic Appeasement? Part II

Emerson and Jonathan continue this important topic in part 2 this week, including adding a third component of apathy. What is the Issue? Children need to honor parents and show this in their respectful attitude and obedient actions.  However, many parents do not always feel respected nor obeyed so they seek methods that will motivate the child…

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Episode 122 – Parenting: Chronic Anger or Chronic Appeasement? Part I

What is the Issue? Children need to honor parents and show this in their respectful attitude and obedient actions.  However, many parents do not always feel respected nor obeyed so they seek methods that will motivate the child to be respectful and obedient. How do we deal with this Issue? There are right ways of dealing with this…

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Episode 121 – 8 Ways To Jump Off The Crazy Cycle

Join Emerson and Jonathan this week as they discuss 8 ways to prevent and get off the Crazy Cycle (see Episode 1 for a deeper explanation of the Crazy Cycle. Examples include what to do when you see the spirit of your spouse deflate, accepting some trouble as normal, and trusting in each other’s goodwill. …

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Episode 120 – The Four Seasons of Marriage – Part III

Join Emerson and Jonathan for Part III of this three part series. Why is marital paradise lost? Why do couples feel they have left Eden and live in a jungle of sorts?  Since Scripture indicates couples will have trouble in this life why are husbands and wives unprepared?  The answer is simple: they do not anticipate…

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