Patei Iyegha (episode 025)

Competitive obstacle racer, trauma surgeon and father of seven Patei Iyegha presents deep insights about leaning into hard things and chasing big visions as a family.

Shane Long (episode 024)

 Turning Chaos into Connection & Overcoming Fear w/ Robots… Do you want to help your kids with confidence, courage and strength in difficult situations? Need a new strategy for minimizing morning breakfast chaos? Looking for ideas to help your kids explore their interests and passions? This episode with Shane Long explores answered prayers, generational generosity and giving our…

Tim Burt (episode 023)

 Legacies are Built One Step at a Time Are you tired of being a dad that raises your kids during the commercial breaks? Do you have a dream you want to chase, but feel anxious to step out because of your family? Do you want teach your kids HOW to think rather than WHAT to…

Peter Haas (episode 022)

Peter and Carolyn Haas have been married for 22 years and they have two teenage girls (17 and 15) along with a 12 year old son. As a family they planted Substance Church 14 years ago and Peter and Carolyn serve as Co-Lead Pastors. This Father’s Day conversation with Pastor Peter explores the following topics…

Nate Gustafson (episode 021)

Nate Gustafson is a student pastor in Texas, father of 5, passionate recruiter and Packer fan. In this podcast, Nate shares some powerful testimonies of successes and failures in modeling spirituality for our kids. Listen to him share passionately how he and his wife strive to display “faith in action” that leads to their kids…

Mario Gonzalez-Mitchell (episode 020)

Mario Gonzalez Mitchell is a church leader, community ambassador, master fisherman and a father to more than just his own kids. Mario shares deep insights into the power of words to shape the minds and hearts of our kids, but also shift our everyday experience of parenting from sleeping to sending our kids off to…

John Burns (episode 019)

https://soundcloud.com/dadawesome/19john John and Helen have been married for 44 years and have three daughters with eight grandchildren. He leads Relate Church in Vancouver, Canada and is featured on “Sex, Love and Relationships” on the Hillsong Channel. Pastor John Burns was interviewed at a staff meeting at Substance Church by Pastor Peter and Pastor Carolyn Haas.…

Rafael Robert (episode 018)

Rafael Robert is the director of Love and Money and Strategy at Brightpeak along with being the host of a RELEVANT Network podcast called Love & Money. He’s been married to Kelly for 20 years and has a daughter (15) and son (12). Resources Mentioned: www.brightpeakfinancial.com/generosity/…erous-kids/ www.brightpeakfinancial.com/ relevantmagazine.com/category/love-and-money/ Where Do Babies Come From? (Learning About Sex)…

Bart Scharrer (episode 017)

Bart Scharrer lives in Costa Mesa, California with his wife Amy and two daughters: Allyson (16) and Brooklynn (14). He serves as the Lead Pastor at ROCKHARBOR Church. Episode 017 Show Notes: Ephesians 5:15-17 “Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days…

Danny Gutierrez (episode 016 )

Danny Gutierrez serves with his wife and two daughters as missionaries in Peru and I’m incredibly thankful for this conversation. Danny shares about raising their daughter with Special Needs, the move to Peru, the real tensions of raising missionary kids and their family value of resilience. If you’d like to learn more about Danny and Stephanie and their impactful ministry…

Paul Hurckman (episode 015)

https://soundcloud.com/dadawesome/paul015 Paul Hurckman and I had an incredible conversation about family rhythms, foster care, adoption, marriage and raising our kids to cross the street like the Good Samaritan. Music: Propaganda  More about Venture Books Recommended: 1) A Million Miles in a Thousand Years(Donald Miller) 2) The Ragamuffin Gospel (Brennan Manning)

Nick Foulks (episode 014)

Nick Foulks. Featured Music: Substance Variant (free download) Recommended Books: Raising a Modern-Day Knight (Robert Lewis) The New Strong-Willed Child (James C. Dobson) Episode Transscript: Your children are and even people around you’re off and becoming what you say of them they become the things that you believe about them and what you tell them…

Ross Manders (episode 013)

https://soundcloud.com/dadawesome/ross013 “I want to allow my kids to dream, because as Paul wrote in Ephesians, we serve a God who has unimaginably bigger plans and bigger dreams for our lives than we do and if we can’t tap into that even a little, then we are going to stifle God’s creativity” Ross Manders Featured Music: Substance Variant…

JJ Rosener (episode 012)

https://soundcloud.com/dadawesome/012jj Ephesians 4:29 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. Dad Challenge Video – Music Featured on Episode012: Brent Haglund Recommended Resources: Wild at Heart Way of the Warrior Kid WEIRD…

Kevin Klaas (episode 011)

Kevin Klaas: Dad Challenge Video: The Power of Spoken Blessings by Bill Gothard Passport2Purity® Getaway Kit by FamilyLife    

We Are Leaders (episode 10)

Story of Jesus Washing Feet (John 13) 1) Leaders LOVE 2) Leaders TAKE ACTION 3) Leaders WASH FEET “Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As…

Health (episode 9)

Make It Fun — Family Dance Parties Tell A Story — Daniel and his friends (Daniel 1) Making Moments — (Isaiah 58) Fasting… “to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the straps of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke?” 3 John 1:2 “Dear friend, I pray that…

We Rest (episode 8)

Make It Fun – Coffee/Cocoa 1-on-1’s Tell A Story – The Very First Bible Story Ever… (Genesis 1&2) Making Moments – “You need to ruthlessly eliminate hurry from your life.” (Dallas Willard) “If we do not regularly quit work for one day a week, we take ourselves far too seriously”. (Eugene H. Peterson) “Sabbath is…