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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...


When Your Children Ask

Throughout the scriptures, God reminds his people to create some type of reminder of his faithfulness. He then goes on to say, "when your children see this..." or "When your children ask" remind them of how good God has been to you. In this episode, join host Jerrad Lopes as he shares what it looks like to live a like in front of your children that causes them to ask about the goodness of God. Host: Jerrad Lopes Mentioned during the episode Backgate Custom Prayer CardsLiturgy of the...


The Bible Project (Tim Mackie & Jon Collins)

Join host Jerrad Lopes has he interviews Tim Mackie and Jon Collins of The Bible Project, a non-profit animation studio that produces short-form, fully animated videos to make the biblical story accessible to everyone, everywhere. In this episode, Jerrad, Tim, and Jon discuss how studying scriptures has changed through history, share tips on the best ways they have found to teach scriptures to their young children and much more. Host: Jerrad Lopes Guests: Tim Mackie - Tim Mackie is a...


In Between The Chapters

The Bible is filled with stories of great feats of faith, courage, and strength. But have you ever wondered about the rest of the story? Each of the great Bible characters lived ordinary lives and dealt with and experienced the monotonous, just like we do. But these moments in between the chapters gave each man and woman of Christ the opportunity to practice what it was to be a follower of God in the mundane. Join host Jerrad Lopes as he explores the idea that God gives these everyday...


AsCedByMe (feat. Cedric Thompson)

This week listeners will have the pleasure of being introduced to NFL free agent Cedric Thompson. Drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, Thompson went on to play for the New England Patriots, Minnesota Vikings, and Cincinnati Bengals. Thompson married his college sweetheart Charlotte Paguyo in July 2016 and welcomed a daughter, Madeline in August 2017. Together he and his wife have a YouTube channel where they focus on family, faith, football, and film....


Turn Down The Radio

When something is unsettled in our heart, we do whatever we can to mask it. Work harder, drink more, yell louder, buy something new. Anything to cover up the noise of our soul. We are convinced that if we can make enough noise, the tugging of the Holy Spirit will go away. At the root of our noise-making-efforts is shame. We believe that when things get quiet, we will hear the sound of a sinful heart. And the truth is, you’re right. Your heart is sinful and wicked, deserving of...


We're All Filthy

As men, we subconsciously rely on our good behavior and moral deeds to find righteousness with God. But, the truth is, despite what we look like on the outside, we are all filthy on the inside, and in desperate need of a savior. Mentioned during the episode Stop Behaving: a gospel-centered devotional for men ​ Connect with Dad Tired: · To subscribe on iOS, go to our iTunes page and subscribe. · Leave an iTunes review, this lets us and others know what you think and increases the...


How The Gospel Changes Our Parenting

You don't need more popular parenting tips, you need Jesus. You need to be reminded of the Gospel. Understanding what God has done in the world and in your life will deeply change the way you act as a parent and husband.


Mac N' Cheese

Jesus is offering you a steak dinner, but too often we settle for mac n' cheese.


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