[Marriage] Two Ticks and No Dog

Have you ever heard the phrase That’s like two ticks and no dog?

We often say that in our marriage seminars when we’re talking about a couple who’s trying to get from each other what only God can give them.

 

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[Ep. 476] Who’s in Charge?

 

Everywhere you look these days, men are fighting with women and women are fighting with men with the primary goal being that each one wants to be in charge of the other. 

Trying to control each other isn’t what God intended. His instructions are to serve one another.

In this episode, Joe talks about how men and women are equally valuable and how they can work together.

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Growing Up Together

Have you ever asked your children, “When are you going to grow up?” Were you ever asked that question as a child?

Many times we want our children to do something, but we haven’t given them the full picture. It’s important to share what we use to measure growing up by (God’s Word) and what guide we use to achieve it (again, God’s Word).

If we want our children to grow up, it’s important to make that a family event.

Families that grow up together, grow closer together! 

 

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[Ep. 473] Re-energize Your Family

 As summer is now in full swing, you may find your family feeling the effects of longer days and hotter temperatures. When you’re worn out it’s easy to have a short temper and to stop having fun.

It takes purposeful effort to keep your family energized and moving forward together. Listen to this episode of Fighting for Families as Joe shares tips that will help you do just that!

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[Ep. 466] Wisdom = Great Relationships

 How are your relationships with your family? What about your friends?

We all have relationships that we’d like to see get better, but great relationships happen when you do the right things on purpose. It’s easy to know the right things to do when you have the wisdom of God.

In this episode, Joe shares on how wisdom, found in the Word of God, can strengthen and improve your relationships.

Listen to this episode of Fighting for Families as Joe and Matt talk about the secret ingredient in great relationships.

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[Ep. 461] Repairing Relationships

 Relationships can be tricky. But you probably already knew that. Don’t you wish there was one thing you could do today that would help you grow closer to the people you love?

Listen to this episode of Fighting for Families as Joe and Matt talk about the secret ingredient in great relationships.

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[Parenting] How to Get Answers to Your Parenting Questions

Help—I’m a parent!

Have you ever said something like this? If not, you’ve definitely thought it.

Not only do you have to train your children, but each of those children requires a unique approach and they grow through different phases. Wouldn’t it be nice if kids came with a manual?

They did. It’s the Bible.

That’s not a clever saying or a cliche phrase—it’s the truth.

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[Ep. 455] Tell the Truth About Sex

Marriage was God’s idea, and like everything else He created, it hums with power.

Fire will warm you or it can burn you to death. Water will quench your thirst or it can drown you. Marriage is the closest thing to Heaven on earth or the closest thing to Hell on earth. The results you get in marriage, as with anything else God has made, depend on one thing — how you handle it.

God created sex to be a good thing, but it’s important to learn how to handle this area of marriage wisely. Don’t let confusion or ignorance negatively impact your marriage.

 

In this episode, Joe discusses the confusion around sex and how to know what God’s Word says.

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