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  • Our daughters are constantly fed lies from the culture on what it means to be strong. But even with so many mixed messages, you can model a better way for her. John and Danny offer some encouragement on how you can show your daughter what true strength is. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

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  • A healthy father will do anything to keep his daughter safe. But what does that look like as she gets older? John and Danny discuss how fathers can protect their daughters when they enter the teen years. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

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  • Teaching your kids to follow Christ is one of the greatest gifts you can give them. John and Danny share how practicing gratitude is one of the best ways to fuel your children's passion for loving God. Featuring Jodie Berndt.

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  • Many times in the Bible, we're commanded to wait on the Lord. Yet, applying that principle to your parenting is not an easy thing. John and Danny discuss how Scripture can be a great encouragement during a season of waiting on God. Featuring Jodie Berndt.

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  • At some point, your child must decide whether or not he or she will follow God. Sadly, many teens and young adults have walked away from the faith they were raised with. John and Danny share some common reasons why kids leave the faith, and offer a word of hope to parents whose child is far from God. Featuring David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock.

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  • How do you inspire your children to follow God in a world driven by screens? John and Danny talk about how to encourage your kids to engage the real-world, without compromising their values. Featuring David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock.

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  • Rules in a home can be good, but without love, they won't be as effective. John and Danny share how to replace fears with love in your parenting. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Jean Daly.

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  • It's embarrassing when your child misbehaves, especially in public. How can you choose to use effective discipline in that situation? John and Danny share why being too strict is not helpful with discipline. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Jean Daly.

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  • Sometimes, the best word your kid needs to hear is, "No." John and Danny discuss how to balance saying "No," to certain things with having a loving environment in your home. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

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  • If we're honest, we all have some kind of unhealthy pattern in our parenting. But after we notice one, we can start to move forward in a new direction. John and Danny share common patterns that dads struggle with. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker.

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  • In many ways, the love you have for your kids can reflect the ways God loves us. John and Danny discuss how parenting has taught them about God's heart toward us. Featuring Jodie Berndt.

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  • You try to be a godly parent. Yet, when the demands of raising your kids leave you feeling exhausted, finding time to pray and read Scripture can be hard. John and Danny offer a helpful tool that will benefit your home environment. Featuring Jodie Berndt.

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  • Your kids are growing up in a screen saturated world. With so many distractions, is real connection still possible? John and Danny share how if you want to be connected with your children, you need to start by modeling self control with your phone. Featuring David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock.

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  • When your child is learning about God, it may be that he or she doesn't enjoy going to church. John and Danny offer some thoughts on how to encourage them that church is important. Featuring Natasha Crain.

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  • All of us have wrestled with fears about our kids. Sometimes, the best solution is to find someone who will encourage us along the journey. John and Danny share about how they've been helped by other parents. Featuring Connie Albers.

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  • While some kids enjoy following rules, you might have a child who loves to break them. To help encourage a rule-breaker child's personality, John and Danny offer some ideas for leading your son or daughter in a godly direction. Featuring Connie Albers.

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  • When you have a daughter you have a unique opportunity to show her what a special person she is. John and Danny share how to make your daughter feel accepted, even when she faces challenges. Featuring Meg Meeker.

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  • Many times in Scripture, God did a miracle at what seemed like the last minute. But how do you respond when God doesn't answer a prayer for your child the way you'd hoped? John and Danny offer a word of encouragement for parents who are struggling to have hope. Featuring Sheila Erwin.

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  • Many kids and teens today are being influenced by things they see on social media. While it has it's good sides, social media can also cause your child to compare themselves with others. John and Danny share how you can encourage your child to be more outward focused in a world driven by screens. Featuring Jonathan McKee.

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  • Many kids and teens today are being influenced by things they see on social media. While it has it's good sides, social media can also cause your child to compare themselves with others. John and Danny share how you can encourage your child to be more outward focused in a world driven by screens. Featuring Jonathan McKee.

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