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Making Biblical Family Life Practical

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You’ve made the commitment. You’ve caught the vision. You want to serve God in every aspect of your family life— but sometimes it’s hard to put feet on that vision! How do you get from principle to practice? What does it look like when you get there? How do you apply Scriptural truth in a 21st century family? This is “Making Biblical Family Life Practical,” with Hal and Melanie Young. With humorous banter, laser beam insight, and lots of practical advice, Hal and Melanie address real world issues, current events, marriage, parenting, raising sons, and family life. They’ll encourage and inspire you to walk out the Word of God in your family — and work toward reforming our culture, too. Monday nights at 9 Eastern. Don’t miss it!

You’ve made the commitment. You’ve caught the vision. You want to serve God in every aspect of your family life— but sometimes it’s hard to put feet on that vision! How do you get from principle to practice? What does it look like when you get there? How do you apply Scriptural truth in a 21st century family? This is “Making Biblical Family Life Practical,” with Hal and Melanie Young. With humorous banter, laser beam insight, and lots of practical advice, Hal and Melanie address real world issues, current events, marriage, parenting, raising sons, and family life. They’ll encourage and inspire you to walk out the Word of God in your family — and work toward reforming our culture, too. Monday nights at 9 Eastern. Don’t miss it!

Location:

United States

Description:

You’ve made the commitment. You’ve caught the vision. You want to serve God in every aspect of your family life— but sometimes it’s hard to put feet on that vision! How do you get from principle to practice? What does it look like when you get there? How do you apply Scriptural truth in a 21st century family? This is “Making Biblical Family Life Practical,” with Hal and Melanie Young. With humorous banter, laser beam insight, and lots of practical advice, Hal and Melanie address real world issues, current events, marriage, parenting, raising sons, and family life. They’ll encourage and inspire you to walk out the Word of God in your family — and work toward reforming our culture, too. Monday nights at 9 Eastern. Don’t miss it!

Language:

English


Episodes

Kids and Chores – MBFLP 286

10/31/2022
Part Three of our series on work – Your kids and their chores! We have eight kids and with some health challenges around, it was really necessary that everyone contribute to running the house. This episode we deal with some common questions: Should children be paid for chores? Are we making tasks too difficult for […] The post Kids and Chores – MBFLP 286 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:20:03

Getting Schoolwork Done – MBFLP 285

10/23/2022
Part 2 on getting our kids to work – What about school work? That’s really the daily job for our children – whether it’s homeschool or any other educational system. What can we do to overcome their natural resistance to school, and how can we encourage good habits in the pursuit of knowledge? We’ve homeschooled […] The post Getting Schoolwork Done – MBFLP 285 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:20:18

How Can I Get My Kids to Work? – MBFLP 284

10/13/2022
It’s one of the most common questions we get – “How can I get my kids to work?” Surveys find that a large number of families don’t expect their kids to do chores – and many that do, have a running battle over getting them done cheerfully. This episode, we’re talking about a balanced, Biblical […] The post How Can I Get My Kids to Work? – MBFLP 284 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:30:00

Things We Learned When Times Were Tight – MBFLP 283

10/4/2022
A lot of families are struggling during this economic downturn. It’s not the first time we’ve been through it, either. How do we respond in a positive, faith-directed manner to the undeniable challenges of the day? What can we learn and what can we teach our kids as we make our way through? […] The post Things We Learned When Times Were Tight – MBFLP 283 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:22:07

Homeschooling a Bunch of Levels at Once – MBFLP 282

9/1/2022
There are a lot of new homeschoolers this year, and many families may be wondering, “How will we ever manage to teach two, or three, or six grade levels at the same time?” It’s possible – Melanie has taught six students with a toddler underfoot, more than once! But there are some tricks to the […] The post Homeschooling a Bunch of Levels at Once – MBFLP 282 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:22:16

Homeschooling When YOU Have a Chronic Illness – MBFLP 281

8/22/2022
It’s one thing when you’re homeschooling a child with a chronic illness – sometimes that’s the only way they’ll get an education! But what if Mom’s the one who’s struggling? What if you’re a parent with health issues, but you’re convinced that homeschooling is the best for your kids? How can you manage your days, […] The post Homeschooling When YOU Have a Chronic Illness – MBFLP 281 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:21:17

Homeschooling a Child with a Chronic Illness – MBFLP 280

8/16/2022
Everybody goes through seasons of illness – summer colds, seasonal flu, an occasional injury – and most of the time, we can take a few days off to get over them. But what if your student has a condition that doesn’t get better with a week in bed? How can you homeschool a child […] The post Homeschooling a Child with a Chronic Illness – MBFLP 280 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:21:58

Teaching Character with Stories – Talking with Rick Boyer – MBFLP 279

5/24/2022
Stories are powerful tools to teach and illustrate character – think of Jesus’ parables! We can use stories the same way. This episode we’re talking with Rick Boyer, father of a large family, about how he’s used narratives to teach his own children, and now reaches out to thousands with audiobooks and commentary. Plus we’ll […] The post Teaching Character with Stories – Talking with Rick Boyer – MBFLP 279 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:25:04

Building a Family Culture – MBFLP 278

5/10/2022
You can feel it when you walk in the door – families have a particular culture or personality! Whether intentional or not, every home will develop its own manner of living and interacting. The question is – how can you encourage a healthy family culture that will strengthen as it goes on? How can you […] The post Building a Family Culture – MBFLP 278 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:19:26

Homeschool Conferences – and why we love them! – MBFLP 277

5/3/2022
With the world full of resources available online, you can develop your philosophy, order your materials, and start homeschooling without ever meeting another parent-educator. That’s a blessing in many ways, especially if you live in a rural area or a foreign culture. But sometimes we think we’ve found what we need when we join the […] The post Homeschool Conferences – and why we love them! – MBFLP 277 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:19:46

Homeschooling with Unsupportive Family – MBFLP 276

3/8/2022
If God has called you to teach your children at home, that’s what you need to do! But it’s easier if everyone around you is cheering you on. What do you do if your parents or in-laws or extended family are skeptical? How do you and your family keep on the path when there […] The post Homeschooling with Unsupportive Family – MBFLP 276 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:18:54

Church Online – Yea or Nay? – MBFLP 275

2/24/2022
One of the unexpected results of the pandemic has been the expansion of online-church opportunities. Even small churches like our own were able to use inexpensive tools and software to broadcast streaming worship services – without a technical crew! But is this a useful expansion to the church’s ministry and outreach – or a distraction, […] The post Church Online – Yea or Nay? – MBFLP 275 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:16:10

Homeschooling and the Holidays – MBFLP 274

12/8/2021
How do you balance everything, between your commitments to church programs, holiday recitals, shopping and cooking and cleaning for the family … and providing a quality home education for your children? Is it even possible? Should it be? This episode, we’re talking about how we learned to manage it with eight kids … no cape […] The post Homeschooling and the Holidays – MBFLP 274 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:16:47

Gift Giving in a Big Family – MBFLP 273

11/20/2021
This week we’re talking about gift giving – it’s Biblical, you know! But how do you manage it without being immersed in the commercialism of a secular holiday, while glorifying God and having fun together? We’ve found that being more intentional and deliberate in choosing gifts and even in how we open them together, and […] The post Gift Giving in a Big Family – MBFLP 273 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:18:16

Help! My Son Cries About Every Little Thing! – MBFLP 272

11/10/2021
A member of our Facebook community asked, “What about boys crying?” There have been people who said it’s unmanly to cry, and discouraged or even disciplined their sons for crying – ever. On the other hand, some say it’s less than human to hold back the tears – so we should allow or encourage our […] The post Help! My Son Cries About Every Little Thing! – MBFLP 272 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:20:35

Holiday Stress – and What We Do About It! – MBFLP 271

10/26/2021
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” the song says … and one of the busiest and most stressful, too! What can we do to maintain the spirit of celebration while the season’s demands pile on top of our already-full lives? What practical steps can we take to lighten the load and get the […] The post Holiday Stress – and What We Do About It! – MBFLP 271 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:32:11

Helping Kids Deal with Stress – MBFLP 270

9/29/2021
We adults may feel like we’re under stress all the time, but we can’t overlook the fact that our kids are suffering, too! Last episode we talked about how we respond when we’re confronted with uncertainty and unpleasant news. How can we help our kids deal with the disruptions of life on their level? Lest […] The post Helping Kids Deal with Stress – MBFLP 270 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:01:10:59

Dealing with Stressful News – MBFLP 269

9/20/2021
Some things are unquestionable, life-changing moments – an unexpected death in the family, a natural disaster, a major accident. But what about things which just show up and disrupt everything? The smaller emergencies which aren’t big enough to awaken heroism, but are big enough to bring out all our doubts, fears, frustrations, and temper? The […] The post Dealing with Stressful News – MBFLP 269 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:57:00

Encouraging More Edifying Speech – MBFLP 268

9/13/2021
The Bible says a lot about the power of the tongue – the question for us is, how do we train and encourage our families to speak in a more gracious and edifying way, when the culture around us grows more unkind and profane every day? First step – “Lord, is it me?” Never underestimate […] The post Encouraging More Edifying Speech – MBFLP 268 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:57:26

“Potty Mouth” – Big Deal or Not? – MBFLP 267

9/2/2021
“What should I do about my kids’ ‘potty mouth’?” asked a young father in our church. Learning appropriate behavior and speech patterns is part of socialization, but is there a bigger issue than being “socially acceptable”? Society has become more tolerant of bad language Society itself isn’t a reliable guide. In the 1970s the comedian George […] The post “Potty Mouth” – Big Deal or Not? – MBFLP 267 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:58:01