118 | Moses Ehambe on Parenting from Greatness, Gentleman’s University & Inner Beauty

118 | Moses Ehambe on Parenting from Greatness, Gentleman’s University & Inner Beauty

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Moses Ehambe

After thirteen years of playing professional basketball all over the world, Moses is now the Senior Assistant to Athletic Director at Oral Robert University. Moses and Sarah have 5 kids. Living the DREAM one moment at a time. 🇺🇸 🇨🇳 🇪🇸 🇻🇪 🇩🇪 🇯🇵 🇲🇦 🇶🇦 🇫🇷 🇷🇺 🇺🇸 TeamEhambe 👨🏿‍🦱👩🏽‍🦱👧🏽👧🏽👦🏽🧒🏽👶🏽

Conversation Notes

  • DA Foundations Course: https://dadawesome.org/groups/
  • 6:36 – How do you talk to your kids about inner beauty?
  • 7:43 – He has enrolled his son in “Gentleman’s University.”
  • 8:49 – “What time is it? It’s right now. Where are you at? You’re right here. What do you have? You only have this moment. We try to take advantage of the present moment with our kids.”  Be in the moment and present as much as possible with our kids
  • 11:45 – As a dad, it is our job to mimic the qualities Jesus had on earth so our kids can know what God is like “God loves me, God protects me, God thinks I’m special….I mean the world to God. This is the most important part of parenting.”
  • 14:00 – We are called to be great because he has placed greatness in us but with placing that greatness in us the greatest loss in life is when something great inside you dies while you are still alive. In order to tap into that greatness and pull it out: trust, obedience and support… Prov. 3:5-6 – Trust in the Lord with all your heart – and he will direct your paths. He will direct your paths in parenting.
  • The greatness that we’ve been given as parents is just being great parents. How do we do that? We trust in God.
  • 15:15 – Obedience. When God tells us to do things, we need to obey even if we don’t understand it.
  • 16:40 – As parents we need support and need to stay lifted and encouraged
  • 17:15 – It’s the support system (podcasts, friends from church, communities) that help lift you up and get that head trash out of your mind so that way you can live your best life and be the best parent that God has called you to be.
  • 18:41 – Speaking life. Thinking life. Our words have power.
  • 19:31 – “Control your thoughts, control your words, because they will become who you are and your habits.”
  • 19:50 – Gentlemen’s university – protect girls emotionally and physically – speak life
  • 21:38 – Having emotional flexibility – whenever negative thoughts come in, don’t pay heed to them. Speak three positive things to get that negative trash out of your mind.
  • 24:33 – Chosen tv series
  • 25:15 – Seeing the glass half full in the midst of a pandemic. How can we see the good in what is happening right now?
  • 27:34 – Instagram @mosesehambe
  • 28:14 – Moses’ prayer for his kids: “God help us to love each of our children the way that they feel loved”
  • 29:35 – “With us as dads, before we can pour into our kids we need to get filled, before we can pour out we need to be filled as well.”
  • DA Foundations Course: https://dadawesome.org/groups/

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