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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

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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!

Language:

English


Episodes

Living through Lockdown – Work and School at Home – MBFLP 243

3/26/2020
Welcome to life during a lockdown! Suddenly a lot of families are unexpected homeschoolers – and a lot of wage earners have “come home” to work near their families. It’s a huge transition, even if you planned it months ahead of time. How can you recognize and start to adjust to the very different reality […] The post Living through Lockdown – Work and School at Home – MBFLP 243 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:29:30

When It’s Time They Were Moving Out – MBFLP 242

2/21/2020
“What ever happened to growing up and moving out?” someone asked. The fact is, a growing number of young adults are living at home with their parents. Is this a problem? Well, sometimes yes, but sometimes not at all. This episode, we’re talking about how to work through the young adults leaving Mom and Dad’s […] The post When It’s Time They Were Moving Out – MBFLP 242 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:22:04

Fighting Cabin Fever – MBFLP 241

2/4/2020
“February is the cruelest month” is how T.S. Eliot began The Waste Land – until Ezra Pound suggested he change it to “April” for poetic reasons. Be that as it may, February is a time of dullness for many of us. It may affect us ourselves, it may affect our children. So what can we do about […] The post Fighting Cabin Fever – MBFLP 241 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:31:55

Raising Kids to Love Their Siblings – MBFLP 240

1/22/2020
Is sibling rivalry just something to expect? Is it a foregone conclusion that our kids are going to be simmering with jealousy, rivalry, and unkindness toward one another? Or is there a way to promote friendship and affection between brothers and sisters? We have eight kids, and while they’ve had their moments of conflict, we’ve […] The post Raising Kids to Love Their Siblings – MBFLP 240 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:33:24

Relationships and Holiday Stress – MBFLP 239

11/24/2019
The song says, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” but for many families, it’s also the most stressful. How can you accomplish all you need to do during the holidays, without putting a strain on your family relationships? And how do you deal with visiting family members who may be bringing their […] The post Relationships and Holiday Stress – MBFLP 239 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:33:04

Teaching Your Kids (and yourself) to THINK– MBFLP 238

11/19/2019
Have you ever looked at your child and asked, “What were you thinking?” – and then realized that he wasn’t thinking at all? That’s common enough – and to be honest, sometimes it doesn’t improve in adulthood. This episode, Hal is talking about how you can help your kids become more intentional, more aware, more […] The post Teaching Your Kids (and yourself) to THINK– MBFLP 238 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:35:00

Chores – Why and How – MBFLP 237

11/17/2019
Studies show that although children who have regular chores are more likely to be happy as kids and independent as adults, less than one out of three families expect their kids to help around the house. Only 28%! As a family of ten, we found that teaching our children to help out was a necessity. […] The post Chores – Why and How – MBFLP 237 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:35:06

Real Modesty (a redux episode) – MBFLP 236

11/6/2019
Hello, Friends! Melanie’s come down with laryngitis this week so we’d like to offer this return to a frequent issue for Christians in conservative churches – Modesty! And we think you’ll find there’s more to it, and less of what you may expect, when you look back to the whole Bible. We hope you enjoy […] The post Real Modesty (a redux episode) – MBFLP 236 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:28:04

Myths of Motherhood – MBFLP 235

10/23/2019
Hal is out of town with the children and Melanie is helping her mother after major surgery, so this episode Melanie tackles some common ideas about motherhood that may not be quite so. Join this mother of eight (five all grown now) as she looks at “Myths of Motherhood”! “Motherhood” is one of the almost-mystical […] The post Myths of Motherhood – MBFLP 235 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:30:46

Teaching “Adulting” – MBFLP 234

10/4/2019
Studies show that young adults are often not prepared for adult independence. Psychologists say the current generation is growing up slowly, and some even say “Twenty-five is the new fifteen”!* But if our parents and grandparents were functioning adults at 18 or 20, why can’t our kids be the same? This episode we’re talking […] The post Teaching “Adulting” – MBFLP 234 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:32:43

The Parent-Child Relationship – MBFLP 233

9/23/2019
The overwhelming business of raising a child can cause us to miss the importance of our relationship with them. There’s so much to think about, so much to do, so much to pray over and work on – how can we put the proper emphasis on the “soft skills”? And yet, at the end of […] The post The Parent-Child Relationship – MBFLP 233 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:34:28

Finding a Mate – MBFLP 232

8/24/2019
Does the Bible give us guidance on finding a mate? Of course – but it’s not as detailed as some of the more recent advice we’ve all heard. This episode we’re talking about some unmistakable – and non-negotiable – things the Scriptures tell us about guys and girls in relationship … but keeping in mind […] The post Finding a Mate – MBFLP 232 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:32:25

When Christian Leaders Fall – MBFLP 231

8/23/2019
What to you do when prominent Christian leaders walk away from the faith? How do you think this through, and how do you talk about it to your kids? In the past month, author and former pastor Joshua Harris announced the end of his twenty-year marriage, and almost “by the way,” renounced the Christian faith […] The post When Christian Leaders Fall – MBFLP 231 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:00:39

College Without Debt or Fortune – MBFLP 230

8/16/2019
We’re on the road this week, taking our son – our fifth son, by the way – off to college. He’s not taking on a load of debt – and neither are we. And we’re not rolling in dough and writing checks to cover it, either! In fact, his four older brothers have done the same […] The post College Without Debt or Fortune – MBFLP 230 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:34:36

Planning for the New School Year – MBFLP 229

7/30/2019
As we look forward to the new school year – whether with fear or anticipation – we’re looking at the problem of planning. How much is necessary? Is there a point of “too much”? What sort of process works best? We’ve been homeschooling for twenty-five years now, and we’ve probably done it all, from detailed […] The post Planning for the New School Year – MBFLP 229 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:32:52

Spiritual Doubts and Your Kids – MBFLP 228

7/12/2019
“Mom, I think I’m an atheist.” That was the chilling announcement from the back of the van, from our nine-year-old child. Spiritual doubts may arise at any time, especially with young teens, and this episode we’re talking about some practical things you can do to help shepherd your young person through this stormy time. […] The post Spiritual Doubts and Your Kids – MBFLP 228 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:32:31

Raising Boys in a #MeToo Generation – MBFLP 227

7/2/2019
You spend years teaching your sons right from wrong, good manners instead of bad, and all the right social skills. Yet in a super-sensitive time, even a hint of misbehavior toward a female – sometimes just an accusation – can affect the rest of their lives! When you’ve worked hard to keep your son’s conscience […] The post Raising Boys in a #MeToo Generation – MBFLP 227 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:32:42

Unexpected Benefits of Graduation – MBFLP 226

5/28/2019
It’s Graduation Time! We’re heading out for our fifth high school graduation (our homeschooled son will be in the ceremony at the North Carolinians for Home Education “Thrive!” conference). It’s a milestone that doesn’t grow stale even the fifth time around! It’s good to see our children growing into the first steps of independence, as […] The post Unexpected Benefits of Graduation – MBFLP 226 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:32:31

The Importance of Fun – MBFLP 224

5/1/2019
Who said school can’t be fun? This episode, we sit down with our friends Roger and Jan Smith, long-time homeschool parents and leaders in Louisiana. The topic is simply, “Fun” – what it can do to create memories, bond family members, and make learning a lot more enjoyable for parents and students alike! Recently we […] The post The Importance of Fun – MBFLP 224 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:33:55

Adoption When It’s Not Easy – MBFLP 225

4/22/2019
Adoption is a picture of God’s love for His people. It literally saves lives and it rescues children from terrible situations. It’s not as simple as choosing a pet from the store, though, and adopted children often have problems that continue into adult life. This episode, we talk with Shauna Lopez, an adoptive parent who’s […] The post Adoption When It’s Not Easy – MBFLP 225 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:32:48