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#79: Lisa and Missy Harper: Who’s Your Daddy? Discovering the Awesomest Daddy Ever

This episode is a treat. Lisa Harper joins us to talk about her newly released children’s book, Who’s Your Daddy: Discovering the Awesomest Daddy Ever. But she’s not the only one to join us! After the break, her daughter Missy joins us – along with our kids – to sing and talk about Sid the Science Kid,... View Post


#78: Your Questions: In-Laws + Boundaries in Kids

How we set boundaries with our parents and in-laws is a frequent stressor for many families, especially around the holidays. Whether family lives close by or far away, everyone brings expectations into what that relationship should look like. We navigate this on an ongoing basis as well. The first question deals with that very issue.... View Post


#77: Spiritual Warfare in Marriage

Do you have a recurring issue in your marriage you can’t seem to settle? Perhaps every now and again your marriage is tested in ways you couldn’t even imagine at the time. Some nights you don’t even sleep in the same bed. Maybe right now you just can’t seem to connect with your spouse at... View Post


#76: How Singing Transforms Your Kids, Family, and Home with Keith Getty

Did you know that singing is one of, if not the most, stated commands in all of the Bible? Filling our homes with song has a deep, visceral effect on who we are and what we believe. Perhaps it’s no wonder why singing is arguably the most powerful way to pass God’s truth onto our... View Post


#75: Your Questions–Spiritual and Emotional Climate of the Home

Thanks again for your questions. These episodes are gold for us because we get to interact with you, our family of listeners, on a regular basis. The questions this week are vulnerable and honest. We appreciate that so much about this community. Let’s keep striving to be better spouses, parents, and all out human beings.... View Post


#74: Rest, Margin, and Sabbath for Today’s Frantic Family

In a recent survey of over 700 parents, we found that “being too busy” or “not having enough time” was the biggest parenting struggle of our day. Can you relate? Do you wish you could slow down a bit? Do you seem to use the phrase “too busy” too often? We did. That’s why we’re... View Post


#73: Helping Moms Discover Their Call to Lead with Kelly King

Have you felt stuck in the trenches, especially in the early years of parenthood? Trying to be the best mom you can be, yet also feeling the urge to lead outside the home too? Or maybe you decided that in certain seasons you would focus on leading your kids, and wait to find God’s calling... View Post


#72: Having Conversations With Your Kids About Difficult Cultural Issues with Phillip Bethancourt

Have you been faced with getting difficult questions from your kids, and perhaps at a younger age than you had wished? Or feeling the need to have conversations with your kids but not sure how to have them? Welcome to parenting in the 21st century. We live in a very different political and cultural climate... View Post


#71: Your Questions: Emotional Safety + Parenting

Your questions are fuel for us for two reasons. First, you are real and desire to live a great story for your kids. Secondly, your courage to ask questions helps everyone listening to the podcast. If you struggle with something, other families struggle with it too. It’s an honor being in this together with you.... View Post


#70: Spiritually Preparing Your Kids for a New School Year

Welcome to Season 4 of the “In This Together” podcast! School is back in session. In this episode, we talk about three ways we can spiritually prepare our kids for the new school year. Whether you homeschool, or your kids go to a public or private school, this episode will help guide your family to... View Post


#69: [Best of Series Part 4] Living on a Faith Adventure as a Family with Christine Caine

The final week of our “Best Of” Series is one that will challenge your faith. We listened to it again and it was like watching a movie the second time around. There was much we missed the first time that we needed right now in this season of our lives. Faith is the currency of... View Post


#68: [Best of Series Part 3] How to Not Raise Entitled Kids with Dr. John Townsend

Welcome to week 3 of our “Best Of” series! As Dr. Townsend states about entitlement, “This isn’t a generational problem; it’s a human problem.” Apparently, a lot of parents in our generation don’t want their kids to be entitled. It was the most listened to episode of season 3! Entitlement, according to Dr. John Townsend,... View Post


#67: [Best of Series Part 2] How Emotional Safety is the Key to Raising Kids Who Live, Love, and Lead Well

Welcome to week 2 of our “Best Of” series! Emotional safety was one of the most requested topics in season 3. Not only that, this episode became one of the most listened to of any we did. When we first became parents we were exhausted and overwhelmed by the opinions of what we “should” do.... View Post


#66: [Best Of Series Part 1] Hearing Your Kids’ Screaming Data with Frank Tate

We’re kicking off our “Best Of” Series for season 3. During the summer we take a little hiatus to regroup, rejuvenate, and plan for our upcoming season–season 4! In part 1 of of our “Best of” series, we revisit our interview with Frank Tate. As one of the most highly listened to and commented about... View Post


#65: From Education to Therapy: The Gut Honesty of Championing Kids with Special Needs with Kelly Bagwell

Championing kids with special needs or medical disabilities can be quite difficult on many levels. First, there’s the academic needs of the child. For instance, in some school systems, grades become emphasized over emotional development or character. Other schools lack the resources to champion the heart or strengths of the child. In addition, there’s the... View Post


#64: The Ministry “of” Children with Disabilities with Amy Julia Becker

So often, conversation on kids with intellectual disabilities centers on ministry “to” children with disabilities. What if we instead focused on the ministry “of” children with disabilities? In this episode, Amy Julia Becker presents us with a massive paradigm shift on many levels. After reading her cover article in Christianity Today titled The Ministry of the Disabled, we... View Post


#63: Supporting Families of Kids with Special Needs with Nick + Jackie Tait

Parenting children with special needs or medical disabilities brings with it so many added variables. As if having a strong marriage and being a great parent weren’t hard enough, what happens when you have to travel for 20 hours of therapy each week in addition to your other tasks and roles? This is the journey... View Post


#62: How to Budget, Think About and Teach Your Kids About Money with Chris Brown

Money is one of the single biggest reasons for divorce today. If we don’t have vision for our money, it will own us. Chris Brown, host of Life, Money, and Hope and a Ramsey Personality, joins us this week to talk about two primary topics: A.) How and why to budget from a Biblical perspective.... View Post


#61: Lessons I Learned About Being a Dad, From My Dad

With Father’s Day approaching, we want to honor dads. In particular, we share stories from our own dads. In this episode, I (Josh) share about what I’ve learned about being a dad, from my dad. He went to be with Jesus in November, 2016, but his legacy lives on in our family. Christi also shares... View Post


#60: Your Questions: Sibling Rivalry, Understanding a Child’s Emotions, and Tough Conversations with Family

Your questions have been so good! We love hearing from each of you. This episode covers more questions related to parenting. In this week’s episode we discuss: How kids handle emotions New ways to think about your child’s overwhelming emotions The difference between a temper tantrum and an act of disobedience Sibling rivalry How to... View Post