[Ep. 414] Does Parenting Ever End?

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.

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[Ep. 405] What If You’re Stuck?

Sometimes in your life, you feel stuck.

When that happens in your finances, it can cause more problems than just in your wallet. Often times, our health suffers from increased stress, our marriages grow tense, and our kids lose time with us.

In this episode, Joe and Matt discuss these issues and Joe teaches on how to get unstuck.

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[Ep. 408] Can You Pray for Money?

Money can be a touchy subject. As Christians, we know that we can’t just use God to get rich, but God’s Word says that He will meet our needs [Philippians 4:19]. Many folks get confused on where the line is between those two things.

In this episode, Joe and Matt discuss what the Bible says about money and how to get the amount you need.



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Three Lies Families Believe About Money

Financial stress can affect your marriage, your family, and even your health. Stress and lack are not God’s plan for you. His plan is for you to prosper. If you are not handling your finances in line with God’s plan, then your whole life will be out of joint.

A large part of the stress people experience is due to lies they believe about their finances.

The first step in changing your situation is to change your thinking. We’re going to talk about three common lies that families believe and what God’s Word says about those issues. 

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Train Your Children to be Givers

I tried to teach my children when they were young that they were to be givers.

The Bible says, “God gives seed to the sower” (Isaiah 55:10; 2 Corinthians 910).  It also says in Galatians 6:7 (KJV), “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.”  Continue reading…