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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...


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.


Everybody Always (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...


Married To The Games (with Gabe Patillo)

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...


Foster, Adoption, & The Gospel

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...


Marriage After God (with Aaron Smith)

This week, host Jerrad Lopes introduces listeners to Aaron Smith, a husband, father and founder of Husband Revolution, an online marriage ministry. Aaron's goal in ministry is to revive the hearts of husbands and fathers around the world. Listen as Aaron speaks about combating our human tendency to compare ourselves to others, parenting techniques, church community, and other thought-provoking topics. This episode will leave you inspired and encouraged in your role as a husband and father....


Warrior Poet Society (with John Lovell)

So often we as Christians want to focus on only one attribute of God, the attribute of love. But we tend to forget that scripture also tells us that God is a man of war. It's important to understand that both of these attributes are important and help to show us how we as men should be living our lives. Join host Jerrad Lopes and guest John Lovell from the Warrior Poets Society as they discuss God as a warrior, the theology of defense, practical things each of us can do to protect our...


Subversive Sabbath (with A.J. Swoboda)

Join host Jerrad Lopes as he discusses the topic of sabbath, with A.J. Swoboda. In this episode, the two discuss questions like: A. J. Swoboda (PhD, University of Birmingham) pastors Theophilus Church in urban Portland, Oregon. He is executive director of the Seminary Stewardship Alliance, a consortium of Christian higher education institutions dedicated to reconnecting Christians with the biblical call to care for God's creation. Swoboda also teaches biblical studies, theology, and...


Are You Real (with Jon Fuller)

Join host Jerrad Lopes and fellow podcaster Jon Fuller as they talk through finding your purpose even when life seems to be falling apart and what Jon means when he says, " Our deepest pain is our place of reign." In this episode, Jon shares several nuggets of wisdom on being intentional, learning to provide without sacrificing your family in the pursuit of money, and much more. Jon is known for being real, raw and authentic and this conversation doesn't disappoint. Host: Jerrad...


Every. Single. Day.

Valentine's Day is one of the least favorite holiday's of every man. But how do we, as followers of Jesus, and the spiritual leader of our homes, approach Valentine's Day through the lens of the Gospel? Join host Jerrad Lopes as he tackles the issues of both Valentine's Day and Lent in this latest episode of the Dad Tired Podcast. Host: Jerrad Lopes Connect with Dad Tired: iTunes pageiTunes reviewFacebookInstagramTwitterFacebook


The Thief of Joy

Comparing our lives to others, it's something we all find ourselves doing from time-to-time. But we must realize that since the beginning of time one of the main tactics the enemy has used to steal a Christians joy has been getting them to believe that a person, position or possession can bring them more satisfaction and joy than Christ. This week, join host Jerrad Lopes as he discusses how comparing ourselves to others is a symptom of something deeper, how in this age of social media we...