Courageous Conversations

237 | Forgiving Fathers Foster Freedom (Jason Romano: Part 2)

August 4, 2022

Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Google Play TuneIn RSS Feed Key Takeaways Empathy is a game changer. Forgiveness causes ripple effects that we may never see. Our emotions can be an enter sign for the internal work that we need to do or an exit sign for a situation that we need to get out of.…

210 | It’s Gonna Be Great! (Derick Zwerneman)

January 27, 2022

James 1:2-4 – “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,[a] whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.”

208 | Switching Roles, Showing Emotions & Refusing to Quit (Matt Anderson)

January 13, 2022

“I think we all grew up in an environment. We all grew up with a certain perspective. And if we’re not intentional, we just repeat so many rhythms of our past, including the painful pieces that can can really hurt kids over time”

164 | Be the “Dad in the Arena”(Dean Stinchfield PART 1)

March 11, 2021

“That which we focus on tends to multiply….find the best parts of your spouse or the best parts of your kid and focus on those because they’ll tend to expand. Either in your vision but also in your life.”

161 | Dr. Efrem Smith on Cross-Cultural Relationships, Raising Champions & Modeling a “Sneak Preview” of Heaven

February 18, 2021

I’ve tried to model racial reconciliation and unity and diversity in front of my daughters. And I know that’s impacted their relationships… Maybe that’s one sign that I’m modeling something well in front of my kids, that they see my intentionality showing reconciled, beloved community in front of them. And so that’s one way we can be a sneak preview of Heaven is in our relationships… allowing our kids to see that we’re intentional about cross-cultural relationships.

155 | Peter Haas on Maximizing Intentional Parenting During the “Golden Window” (Part 1 of 3)

January 7, 2021

“Parenting is a series of 2000 conversations and I say 2000, I’m making up that number, but it’s actually not just 2000 conversations. It’s 2000 conversations, demonstrations and impartations.”

125 | A Conversation about Justice & Racism with Paul Hurckman

June 11, 2020

Paul Hurckman is the Executive Director of Venture, a faith-based justice organization that does “tough things for people in tough places” around the world.