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Why or Why Not with the Watsons

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Why or Why Not sponsored in part by Dwell Bible App. Save 30% off Dwell for Life at Dwellapp.io/Watsons From the outside it may look like we get along "all the time". Let us be the first to tell you that is not the case. Meet "Why" aka Benjamin and "Why Not" aka Kirsten as we discuss topics ranging from keeping the spark in your love story, to how to talk to your kids about race. Tune in to hear how we approached the crazy life of the NFL and mindfully apply biblical truth to our daily lives with our family. You will laugh and you may cry, but in the end our hope is that our different approaches to situations bless you and your family.

Why or Why Not sponsored in part by Dwell Bible App. Save 30% off Dwell for Life at Dwellapp.io/Watsons From the outside it may look like we get along "all the time". Let us be the first to tell you that is not the case. Meet "Why" aka Benjamin and "Why Not" aka Kirsten as we discuss topics ranging from keeping the spark in your love story, to how to talk to your kids about race. Tune in to hear how we approached the crazy life of the NFL and mindfully apply biblical truth to our daily lives with our family. You will laugh and you may cry, but in the end our hope is that our different approaches to situations bless you and your family.

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United States

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Why or Why Not sponsored in part by Dwell Bible App. Save 30% off Dwell for Life at Dwellapp.io/Watsons From the outside it may look like we get along "all the time". Let us be the first to tell you that is not the case. Meet "Why" aka Benjamin and "Why Not" aka Kirsten as we discuss topics ranging from keeping the spark in your love story, to how to talk to your kids about race. Tune in to hear how we approached the crazy life of the NFL and mindfully apply biblical truth to our daily lives with our family. You will laugh and you may cry, but in the end our hope is that our different approaches to situations bless you and your family.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep 22 - Why is parenting so hard?

7/11/2022
Do you ever find parenting hard? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watsons’, Kirsten and Benjamin talk about the reality about the challenges of being a parent. They look to the Bible to see what God says about how we should view our children as a gift and share how to align our parenting perspective with scripture. New episodes drop every Monday so be sure to subscribe so you never miss one! Why or Why Not sponsored in part by Dwell Bible App. Save 30% off Dwell for Life at...

Duration:00:35:18

Ep 21 - Why not be like Peter?

7/4/2022
Are you bold about the gospel like Peter when the opportunity comes? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s’, Benjamin and Kirsten read through Acts, chapter 3 and talk about the boldness of Peter proclaiming the gospel after healing the man at the gate. They talk about how to apply that boldness to your everyday life, starting with knowing the gospel personally, to how and when to share just like Peter did. New episodes drop every Monday so be sure to subscribe so you never...

Duration:00:28:37

Ep 20 - Why anniversaries are a perfect time for pruning

6/27/2022
Do you have a consistent time set aside with your spouse to talk about how your marriage is doing? In this episode of 'Why or Why Not with the Watsons', Benjamin and Kirsten talk about their longstanding tradition of talking about how their marriage is doing while they are away celebrating their anniversary. From finance, to communication and intimacy, they share how they walk through an annual "pruning" of their marriage so that they will bear better fruit the coming year. A new episode...

Duration:00:36:07

Ep 19 - Why sending an SOS could save your marriage

6/20/2022
Are you willing to ask for outside help for your marriage when you need it? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s’, Kirsten and Benjamin talk about why it is important to ask for help especially when it comes to the state of your marriage and relationships. They share what they believe is the #1 key to a happy marriage and how to get help when your marriage is not thriving. New episodes drop every Monday so be sure to subscribe so you never miss one! Why or Why Not sponsored...

Duration:00:32:05

Ep 18 - Why not understand our holidays?

6/13/2022
Does your family love summer? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s’, Benjamin and Kirsten talk about how many great things summer brings, like grilling, swimming and holidays that mark important events in our nation’s history. They share why it is important that we not only celebrate, but how we pass on our heritage in letting our kids know the details of these important dates. New episodes drop every Monday so be sure to subscribe so you never miss one! Why or Why Not...

Duration:00:28:23

Ep 17 - Why do Father's need more than a tie for Father's Day?

6/6/2022
Do you give your father the same gift every year for Father’s Day? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s’, Benjamin and Kirsten talk about how all those gifts are great, but there are three things fathers truly need: affirmation, accountability and affection. New episodes drop every Monday so be sure to subscribe so you never miss one!

Duration:00:31:51

Ep 16 - Why not worship the big "k" King of Kings?

5/30/2022
When you read the Bible, who is the main character to you? How do you apply it to your life? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s’, Kirsten and Benjamin talk about the scriptures where the Israelites ask Samuel for an earthly king to rule over them so that they can be like other nations. They show how we as believers have the same ability to struggle with worshipping the King of Kings over the little “k” kings that are tangible here on earth. New episodes drop every Monday so...

Duration:00:32:32

Ep 15 - Why the story must be retold?

5/23/2022
Do you share the story of your life and faith journey with your kids? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s’, Kirsten and Benjamin talk about how important it is to share our stories with our kids about our childhoods and where we came from, so that they can know us. They show how in the Bible, the children of Israel needed to hear truth about God and about their history over and over so that they would remember God’s character and nature. New episodes drop every Monday so be...

Duration:00:31:09

Ep 14 - Why not know the cost first?

5/16/2022
Are you a person that counts the cost ahead of time? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s’, Benjamin and Kirsten talk about counting the cost financially, in our daily lives and spiritually as believers in Christ. Reading the passage in Luke 14:25-35, they break down what Jesus tells his disciples about counting the cost to follow him. New episodes drop every Monday so be sure to subscribe so you never miss one!

Duration:00:35:58

Ep 13 - Why April showers bring more than May flowers

5/9/2022
Do the months of April and May compel you to undergo spring cleaning? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s', Kirsten and Benjamin talk about how spring cleaning has grown their awareness of how much life changes in a year. They address how important it is to not just clean out closets in the spring, but to check in with yourself and your kids emotionally and spiritually as well. New episodes drop every Monday so be sure to subscribe so you never miss one!

Duration:00:28:19

Ep 12 - Why celebrating Mother's Day is tricky

5/2/2022
Are you prepared for Mother’s Day? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s’, Kirsten and Benjamin talk about Mother’s Day in their home and how that has evolved over the years. They discuss the different emotions that come with Mother’s Day and why it is important to be aware that though this is a day of celebration, there is also heartache and even anger that can come with this day and how to be sensitive to those that are hurting. New episodes drop every Monday so be sure to...

Duration:00:25:09

Ep 11 - Why take a breath?

4/25/2022
Are you moving so fast in this life that you forget to pause and just take a breath? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s’, Benjamin and Kirsten talk about Kirsten’s new book ‘Sis, Take a Breath’. Kirsten shares highlights from the book, like candid stories, encouragement as well as some behind the scene insights about the project that you won’t want to miss. New episodes drop every Monday so be sure to subscribe so you never miss one! Read more about Kirsten’s new upcoming...

Duration:00:28:50

Ep 10 - Why taxes mean more than you think

4/18/2022
How many of you are excited about paying taxes? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s’, Kirsten and Benjamin talk about the importance of paying taxes as an American citizen, as well as being a light to the world as Christians. They read through scripture highlighting what Jesus said and did on this topic as an example to us. New episodes drop every Monday so be sure to subscribe so you never miss one!

Duration:00:23:32

Ep 9 - Why not celebrate Jesus on Easter?

4/11/2022
How do you and your family celebrate Easter? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s’, Benjamin and Kirsten talk about Easter traditions, where they originated and how we carry them forward in our own families. They reflect on the true meaning of Easter - the resurrection of Jesus, our salvation and hope in the gospel. New episodes drop every Monday so be sure to subscribe so you never miss one!

Duration:00:29:11

Ep 8 - Why not plan for summer in April?

4/4/2022
Parents, how do you deal with school breaks for your family whether it’s planned out or basic survival? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s’, Kirsten and Benjamin talk about how important it is to be intentional with how to spend school breaks, using that as time for fun, family, friends, faith as well as future (building life skills). They encourage us to take some time to see what summer should look like for our specific families, strategize and plan for it without a lot...

Duration:00:30:33

Ep 7 - Why your marriage is your first ministry?

3/28/2022
If you are married, do you consider your marriage your first ministry or even a ministry at all? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s’, Benjamin and Kirsten talk about how marriage is supposed to be our first ministry, not in vocation but in how we live our lives day to day. They dive into how to view marriage as a ministry opportunity to bless not only each other, but also giving practical tools to live in a way that honors the Lord. New episodes drop every Monday so be sure...

Duration:00:33:51

Ep 6 - Why read Leviticus?

3/21/2022
When was the last time you read the book of Leviticus? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watson’s’, Kirsten and Benjamin talk about how even though the book of Leviticus seems like it is just a book of rules for the Israelites, it is actually deep insight to the heart of God for His people. The truth is that the more and more we read this book, the more we understand that it is not just about rules but is really the storyline of the Bible, ultimately giving hope and guidance to...

Duration:00:27:44

Ep 5 - Why not pretend the world is safe?

3/14/2022
Do you feel tempted to ignore what is happening in the world and just pretend it is safe, avoiding difficult conversations with your children? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watsons’, Benjamin and Kirsten talk about the responsibility as Christians not only to engage with what is happening in the world, but to how equip children so that they may be effective in their generation. ‘Why or Why Not with the Watsons’ drops a new episode every Monday. Be sure to subscribe so you never...

Duration:00:32:01

Ep 4 - Why are you so afraid?

3/7/2022
Do you or anyone you know struggle with fear? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watsons’, Benjamin and Kirsten talk about how and when fear tries to creep into our lives with specific, personal examples of how they have struggled. On the flipside, they talk about what the Bible says about fear and give some practical tips on how to overcome it. ‘Why or Why Not with the Watsons’ drops a new episode every Monday. Be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode.

Duration:00:30:51

Ep 3 - Why read Exodus?

2/28/2022
Have you ever read the entire Bible cover to cover? In this episode of ‘Why or Why Not with the Watsons’, Benjamin and Kirsten talk about how doing this has impacted their daily life as well as their faith journey. Listen in as they read from Exodus, explaining how that excerpt from the Old Testament applies to life today, showing exactly why the Bible is spiritual food taken in to stay strong. ‘Why or Why Not with the Watsons’ drops a new episode every Monday. Be sure to subscribe so you...

Duration:00:31:08