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#28: Jeannie Cunnion — Mom Set Free: Find Relief From the Pressure to Get it All Right

Don’t let the title of this episode fool you. Yes, Jeannie Cunnion’s message is helping moms find relief from the pressure to get it all right (i.e. be perfect). But this conversation is for all parents. If you need a dose of Jesus today as a mom or dad, this episode is for you. Jeannie’s... View Post

Duration: 00:48:03

#27: Ian Morgan Cron–The Enneagram and Marriage

Our guest this week is Ian Morgan Cron. We invited him on the podcast because nothing has been as significant as the Enneagram in taking our marriage to the next level. What is the Enneagram? Personally, we have been busting at the seams to introduce you to it. But nobody can explain the Enneagram the way Ian... View Post

Duration: 00:50:56

#26: Teaching Our Kids to be Human

Have you given thought to what it means to be human? Think about what makes you–and your kids–truly come alive. Perhaps not surprisingly, those moments rarely happen on a screen. This summer we challenged ourselves to embrace more of what it means to be human. We took our kids camping. Gave away items to those... View Post

Duration: 00:36:29

#25: Rodney + Selma Wilson–The Power of Guarding Your Time–and the Hearts of Those You Love

Do you struggle finding time for those you love most? Does busyness tend to disconnect you from the heart of your spouse? In this episode, we affectionately adopt new “podcast parents,” Rodney + Selma Wilson. They join us to explain the secret behind how they can still look at one another like teenagers in love,... View Post

Duration: 00:39:10

#24: Louie and Shelley Giglio–Fighting Goliath and Championing Your Spouse

If you listen to the podcast, you know every conversation we have is centered on being a generation of families who live, love, and lead well. This week’s guests, Louie and Shelley Giglio, epitomize this vision. Louie is pastor of Passion City Church and founder of the Passion movement, which exists to call a generation... View Post

Duration: 00:45:06

An Open Conversation for Moms: What Your Husband Really Needs

Today’s episode is a continuation of last week’s conversation for Dads. This week, however, we talk to moms. But that doesn’t leave husbands off the hook. Guys, it’s imperative you join the conversation. Without your input, it’s hard for your wife to know what motivates you to pursue her. To reemphasize, our conversation in this... View Post

Duration: 00:29:29

#22: An Open Conversation for Dads: What Your Wife Really Needs

Today’s episode is a conversation for Dads. Okay, so wives will appreciate it too. Peaking behind our own picture frame, we begin with a story about how we began to emotionally disconnect in our marriage after our kids entered the world (i.e. invaded our home). Don’t get us wrong, we love our children dearly. But... View Post

Duration: 00:31:24

#21: Lisa Harper–Adoption, Single Parenting, and Living Happy!

Welcome to Season 2–with a new name and look. Part of the vision of In This Together with Dr. Josh + Christi is to be a podcast where we interview guests to discover how their stories can give us insight on becoming families who live, love, and lead well. Today’s guest is the epitome of what... View Post

Duration: 00:40:44

#20: Sissy Goff + David Thomas–Raising Kids to Reach Emotional, Social, and Spiritual Milestones

Our guests this week are two of our favorite people. We believe they will fast become two of your favorite people as well. Licensed counselors Sissy Goff and David Thomas serve at Daystar Counseling in Nashville. Along with Daystar’s founder, Melissa Trevethan, they host a website of helpful resources for parents called Raising Boys and Girls.... View Post

Duration: 00:26:12

#19: Meg Meeker, MD–A Pediatrician’s Take on Today’s Kids, and Every Child’s Hero–Their Dad

Our guest is best-selling author, pediatrician, mother, and grandmother Dr. Meg Meeker. Even more, she is a mentor and dear friend to us. This is a super fun episode! One I personally love because she hones in on what Christi is doing wrong in our marriage. Seriously, the advice on marriage is epic for both husbands... View Post

Duration: 00:39:34

#18: Wes + Wanda Crawford–Lessons We Can All Learn From Military Families

We all have a lot to learn from the sacrifice of those who serve in the military. In this episode, we learn from a couple, married more than 30 years, who served active duty. But even more, Wes Crawford, a military analyst, and his wife Wanda, a social worker for Special Operations continue to serve in... View Post

Duration: 00:31:59

#17: When Your Kids Are Anxious: 3 Ways You Can Help

Anxiety in kids is increasing in epidemic proportions, particularly in the past three years. Not only that, anxiety has a trickle down effect on kids. In fact, one research study shows that—only behind love and affection—that a parent’s ability to manage their own stress is the second most effective parenting strategy for getting the outcomes we desire most in... View Post

Duration: 00:26:30

#16: Bob + Maria Goff–Finding What Your Family Needs in a World Telling You What You Want

Our guests this week are none other than Bob and sweet Maria Goff. One word defines these two: LOVE. Get a pen and paper. Prepare to laugh. And especially ready yourself to learn super fun and creative ways to instill love in your own home. If there’s anyone we want to be like one day... View Post

Duration: 00:43:10

#15: Raising Kids Who Love God + Serve Others: An Introduction to TwentyTwoSix

So often we feel alone as parents. But we aren’t supposed to do it alone. Raising kids who love God and love others doesn’t have to be filled with shame. We don’t have to fear that we’re somehow messing them up. In this episode, we break down Proverbs 22:6, and how we can raise our... View Post

Duration: 00:27:26

#14: How to Speak to Your Kids and Win Their Heart

We all want to win our children’s hearts. Even more, we want them to give their hearts to Jesus. Unfortunately, there’s no surefire way to get our kids to make the right decisions. However, there is one primary posture we can take as parents that increases the chances of influencing their hearts–and having them call... View Post

Duration: 00:27:37

#13: Gabe and Rebekah Lyons–Perfectionism, Presence & Raising Kids to be Human

Our guests this week are Gabe (Q Ideas) and Rebekah Lyons (You are Free). They talk openly about how they prioritize being present with their three beautiful children. From battling perfectionism and how she discovered her calling, Rebekah talks about her journey. Today, the dance parties she has with her kids in the kitchen represent her freedom. But not... View Post

Duration: 00:39:28

#12: 5 Everyday Ways to Build Intimacy with Your Spouse

If your marriage is anything like ours, you probably fall out of “like” with your spouse. The trouble in today’s culture is that we too easily confuse “like” with “love.” But the difference is quite distinct. Like is a feeling. Love is a choice. In this episode, we talk transparently about very practical ways we build... View Post

Duration: 00:30:49

#11: Matt and Lauren Chandler–The Joy of Being Messy and Inconsistent

Our guests this week are Matt Chandler, lead pastor of the Village Church, and his wife, singer and songwriter, Lauren Chandler. These two are the real deal. We talked transparently about being parents, raising pastor’s kids, and what it looks like to be “all there” when we’re with our children. We also asked them what they do... View Post

Duration: 00:40:51

Episode #10: 8 Ways We Shoot Ourselves in the Foot When We Discipline Our Kids

Mister Rogers said it best, “I think of discipline as the continual everyday process of helping a child learn self-discipline.” But let’s be honest, the “everyday process” can feel awfully long. Our kids scream in ways that could peel paint off a wall—that’s assuming they haven’t already used markers to turn the wall into an... View Post

Duration: 00:29:43

#9: How 15 Minutes Can Change Your Marriage

Have you and your spouse ever felt like you might be “missing” one another? Like there’s something deeper going on between the two of you, yet you just can’t put your finger on it? Then, all of a sudden–and often out of nowhere–it rears its ugly head. Research shows the most effective and balanced leaders are... View Post

Duration: 00:29:40

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