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Balancing Work & Family Life with NFL Star Alfred Morris

NFL star running back, Alfred Morris joins Jerrad on today's Dad Tired episode to talk about balancing work and family life, dealing with temptation, being used by God at your place of work, and the importance of praying with your family.


Finding Rest For The Tired Dad (with Adam Mabry)

This warm, realistic, humorous interview about Adam's book (The Art of Rest) will show you how rest is different to what you thought it was, and more important than you've realized. The world never stops. But you can. You need to. And it's wonderful. It's time to learn the art of rest.


When You Feel Like A Grumpy Old Dad

Dad Tired: Helping Men Lead Their Family Well Season 3 | Episode 1 How come sometimes as dads we can have the most patience in the world with our kids, and yet the next day the most simple things set us off? Do you sometimes feel like you’re turning into a grumpy old man? Do you feel like since you’ve had kids that your fuse has somehow grown shorter? The truth is, you’re not alone. And the good news is, you don’t have to be doomed to a life grumpiness. The Gospel can even give our...


Spiritual Leaders Are Wise Decision Makers

Each decision we make affects not only our lives but also the lives of our family. As we encounter circumstances that require us to make a decision, we want to hear God’s voice guiding us, but how do we know if it’s God’s voice we hear or our own inner voice? Join host, Jerrad Lopes as he discusses how learning scripture helps us to learn about God’s character and in turn to recognize His voice in our lives. Reading your Bible isn’t just about learning to live better lives, it’s about...


Practically Loving Your Family The Way Christ Loves The Church

As Christian men, we are constantly being told to love our wives and family the way that Christ has loved the church. But, what does that actually look like? How do you love your wife and kids practically when you are talking about jobs, laundry, sharing toys, and being a neighbor? In this episode, join host Jerrad Lopes as he talks about what it looks like to have the words "Just as Christ" impact every part of your life. If you haven't already, please support and subscribe to the Marriage...


When Your Kids Are Exposed To Wickedness

It is impossible to completely protect your kids from the wickedness of the world. So what do you do when your kids become exposed to things they should never be exposed to? Join host Jerrad Lopes as he talks about his own family and how they deal with the reality of protecting your children from the sin of the world. Episode Sponsor: The Marriage After God Podcast (Subscribe here:


But A Mist

During a recent conversation with his wife about cancer, Jerrad had a strong realization. Listen to him process in this episode of the Dad Tired podcast. Also- if you haven't checked out the Marriage After God Podcast, go over there and subscribe now!


When God Shows Up Unexpectedly

In this episode, join host Jerrad Lopes as he shares an unexpected event he had with his dad. If you've ever dealt with any kind of family issues, this episode will be helpful for you.


Leading Your Family Well

In this episode of the Dad Tired Podcast, join host Jerrad Lopes as he talks about what it looks like to lead your family well, and the surprising reasons you probably aren't doing it.


Numbed by Shame

BONUS EPISODE: In this summer bonus episode, Jerrad gives an update on the Dad Tired ministry and shares how God responds to our shame.


Summer Plans

On this episode, host Jerrad Lopes gives an update on the Dad Tired ministry for this summer. Mentioned in this episode: 15% off all orders from Use PROMO code DADTIRED


The Most Important Thing You Can Be Doing

Growing up, many of us had a vision for where we would be in life once we reached our 20s, 30s or even our 40s. But when we reach those milestones in our lives it’s rare that we feel reality has lived up to our vision. Somehow, we thought we would feel more adult, would feel settled in our careers and would have some idea of what we wanted to be when we grew up. However, the most important thing we can be doing, the one thing that makes us a success, is raising little disciples of Christ....


Loving & Leading Your Wife Well (with Hunter Beless)

In this Mother's Day episode of the Dad Tired podcast, Jerrad is joined by Hunter Beless, host of the . Join in as the two share about what it looks like for a husband to lead his family well, how to become the spiritual leader of the home, and what wives are truly longing for from their husband.


Raising Passionate Jesus Followers (with Phil Comer)

“You can’t pass on what you don’t possess,” the number one thing any father wanting to raise passionate Jesus followers must remember according to this week’s guest, Phil Comer. In his book, Raising Passionate Jesus Followers (co-written with his wife Diane) Phil offers hope and practical help to parents in their God-given task of raising the next generation of passionate Jesus followers. Join host Jerrad Lopes as he and Phil discuss several of those practical tips on raising godly children,...


Approaching The Future With Anxiety & Arrogance

We all look to the future. For some, we do it with arrogance (as mentioned in James 4). And for others, we approach the future with anxiety (Matthew 6). In this episode, join Jerrad as he shares why looking to the future with both anxiety and arrogance leaves us missing the mark of Christian living, and how the Gospel offers us a better alternative.


Becoming A Tech-Wise Family (with Andy Crouch)

"Making conscientious choices about technology in our families is more than just using internet filters and determining screen time limits for our children. It's about developing wisdom, character, and courage in the way we use digital media rather than accepting technology's promises of ease, instant gratification, and the world's knowledge at our fingertips. And it's definitely not just about the kids." -Andy Crouch, Tech Wise Family Join host Jerrad Lopes and best-selling author Andy...


Responding to Difficult Life Circumstances

There are many men struggling. It can be anything from disobedient children, broken marriages, lost jobs, or terminal sickness. The list is unending. As Christian fathers and husbands, we often find ourselves praying to God to relieve us from our burdens; to give us some sign of blessing in the midst of pain. In this episode of the Dad Tired podcast, join Jerrad as he reminds listeners what Jesus says about those who are broken, hurting, and persecuted.


Teaching Your Kids To Live An Incredible Life In An Ordinary World (with Bob Goff)

On this week’s episode, host Jerrad Lopes talks with Bob Goff, motivational speaker, and New York Times bestselling author of Love Does. Bob’s mission to inspire people to dream big and make their life more awesome, will become immediately apparent as he and Jerrad discuss the idea of being available to those around us, giving your children a better goal to aim towards instead of words of correction, and living an adventurous life. After listening to this conversation, you’ll find yourself...


Balancing Technology & Video Games (with Gabe Patillo from Married To The Games)

Video games, a controversial topic both in and outside of the church world. Some men are hardcore lovers of gaming, some view it as a waste of time and millions of others fall somewhere in the middle. This week join host Jerrad Lopes and guest, Gabe Patillo as they discuss the boundaries we set up around technology for our family's, how video games may or may not contribute to gun violence and how the pornography industry has crept in through the gaming industry. Gabe shares a unique...


Could God Be Calling Your To Foster or Adopt?

Scripture tells us religion that is pure is caring for the orphans (James 1:27). In the United States alone there are more than 400,000 children in the foster care system.* Each child is an opportunity to show God's love, to reach out to the most vulnerable and be an agent of hope. Join host Jerrad Lopes and other members of the Dad Tired community as they share their stories of becoming foster and adoptive parents. While not everyone is called to fostering or adopting, we are all called to...