People do loud and obnoxious things because they want to be noticed. They want recognition. They want to feel like they’re somebody.
That’s not the right way to go about it.
Watch as Joe shares what happened when he and a friend ran into some teenagers that were looking for that kind of attention…
God made you and your spouse different for a reason. He wants both of you to be able to see the challenge you face from two different points of view.
Growing closer to your spouse is understanding that the roles of each spouse are valuable.
Laugh-and-learn as Joe shares some encouragement for wives.
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Long lasting and successful marriage partners know the key is an attitude of serving. But for the man and woman, serving the other may look different.
In Genesis 2:18, God says to Adam, “It is not good that man should be alone…”. God knew Adam needed help. So He created Eve. Turns out both man and woman need each other because they have different roles.
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Have you ever made a rule in your house and realized that it wasn’t a good rule? Don’t worry, pretty much all parents have done this.
Watch as Joe shares a story when he created a set of rules simple enough for everyone to understand.
As parents, we say a lot to our children, but we need to make sure that we are watching our words.
What we say to and about them carries a lot of weight with them whether they admit it or not. Listen in to this classic episode of Fighting for Families radio with Joe as he shares on the importance of what we say.
When are you going to be responsible? Have you ever asked your kids this — or at least thought it in your head?
A mom’s to-do list can feel like a never-ending list [the same thing applies to parents in general.] Listen in to this classic episode of Fighting for Families radio as Joe and his wife, Denise had a conversation about raising responsible children.
When Joe had to start teaching a small group on parenting, the first topic he decided to cover was where babies come from.
Watch as Joe shares his first experience leading a small group and what happened next…
Our kids need encouragement. If they don’t get encouragement for the right things, they’ll seek encouragement for the wrong things.
Do you want to excel at the plan God has for you? The answer is simple.
Avoid talking about stupid things, listening to stupid things, and thinking about stupid things. What defines stupid you ask? In, Joe talks about that very thing.
Have you ever wondered when parenting stops?
The culture would tell us that parenting stops when your child becomes an adult. But the truth is that parenting continues forever. Your children will need you to be a parent when they are 50 and you are 70. Many parents are facing a transition with their children as graduation and the summer approaches. This is a good time to consider the legacy you are depositing into your children.
Joe and Matt discuss parenting in this episode of Fighting for Families.