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In today's show Jim and I talk about our new book- Preparing For Marriage: What to Do Before (and After) You Say I Do.  On the first day of the book release, we  gave away over 12,000 copies of the ebook and we went to a #1 Amazon Best Seller in the Category of Marriage.

 

We tell the story of how we decided to write a book , who the book is for, and why a person should purchase this resource.  Dating, Engaged, Married (Happily 0r Unhappily) Remarried, this si the book for you! 

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we share the newest movement and what you can do to get involved.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue our interview with Janice Love author of "One Plus One Equals Ten:  A First Lady’s Survival Guide for Stepmoms".  Janice is a divorced mother of two, Janice tossed aside her ideas of marital bliss and became content with being on her own . . . that was until her also recently divorced pastor made it his mission to take her his new bride.  Falling in love with Rev. Bobby Love was easy, but no one prepared the couple for what came after saying, “I do,” when blending two homes equated to a stepfamily of ten!

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview Janice Love author of 'One Plus One Equals Ten:  A First Lady’s Survival Guide for Stepmoms'.  Janice is a divorced mother of two, Janice had tossed aside her ideas of marital bliss and become content with being on her own . . . that was until her also recently divorced pastor made it his mission to take her his new bride.  Falling in love with Rev. Bobby Love was easy, but no one prepared the couple for what came after saying, “I do,” when blending two homes equated to a stepfamily of ten!  With honesty, humor, and compassion, Janice R. Love recounts her experiences as a mom, stepmom, and pastor’s wife in One Plus One Equals Ten:  A First Lady’s Survival Guide for Stepmoms.  Tackling tough questions, One  Plus  One Equals Ten offers real life examples, faith-based inspiration, and  practical  tips and strategies for both new and struggling stepparents.  If you  are thinking  about dating or planning to marry someone with children, or have already married  and are having difficulty adjusting to “living-in-step,” this  book is for you! 

Includes Useful Tips and Resources:

• Certified Stepfamily Coach and  experience-based suggestions and strategies

• Relevant and inspiring Bible  verses

• Over a dozen recommended references for stepparents

• Additional pages  for journaling and notes • And much, much more!

Direct download: FMF_Episode_110_with_Janice_R._Love.mp3
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue our interview mom, blogger, and author Annie Oeth.  Annie is the author of Because I Said So and writes in the Family section at the Clarion Ledger.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview mom, blogger, and author Annie Oeth.  Annie is the author of Because I Said So and writes in the Family section at the Clarion Ledger.  We share stories on parenting and growing up.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview Derek and Carrie Olsen authors of 'One Bed One Bank Account'.  Derek and Carrie teach and train couples on marriage and money.  The are co-host of Better Conversations on Money & Marriage Podcast where they share how amazing it can be to have tough conversations that most people to avoid.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we pick up from last episode where we spoke about how If the Father Fails, the Family Has No Future.  Today we share The 6 Areas Where the Feminization Can Be Seen in the Family.  We discuss what feminism says and what the Bible teaches.

 

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we share what happens when men are not doing there jobs.  We dive into how men have failed.  The man is the leader, the head, the authority but is also very much responsible.  God holds the man accountable, even when the man tries to run from his responsibilities.

 

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue our interview with Johnny Carr author of the book Orphan Justice.  Johnny and his wife Beth have 5 children, 3 of which are adopted and deaf.  He shares what lead him to make the decision of adopting and how God led him to getting involved in orphan care ministry.

Direct download: The_Family_Matters_First_Podcast_with_Johnny_Carr_Pt_2.mp3
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview Johnny Carr author of the book Orphan Justice.  Johnny and his wife Beth have 5 children, 3 of which are adopted and deaf.  He shares what lead him to make the decision of adopting and how God led him to getting involved in orphan care ministry.

Direct download: The_Family_Matters_First_Podcast_with_Johnny_Carr.mp3
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview our 4 children on how it has been growing up an Adams.  We share how they reacted to our good cop, bad cop parenting style, things we did well and things we didn't do so well.  The kids tell some of the major things they learned and some takeaways from childhood.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview our 4 children on how it has been growing up an Adams.  We share how they reacted to our good cop, bad cop parenting style, things we did well and things we didn't do so well.  The kids tell some of the major things they learned and some takeaways from childhood.

 

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we visit with Dennis A. Daniel author of the book MAN UP!: A Practical Guide To Being A Dad.  MAN UP! is a straightforward exposition of some of the challenges that Dads face and a practical explanation of how they can re-build their role in today’s society.  Dan shares how the hand of God led him to write the book.  The book is a frank, often humorous review of the issues that families and fathers face.  MAN UP! also shares some practical guidance on how to raise children to be successful and productive adults.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview blogger, mom, and small business owner, Dana Wikoff.  Dana shares how she manages to work from home despite having her whole world revolve around her family.  She discusses the reason why she decided to be a work from home mom and the challenges and rewards that come with it.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview author, speaker, and blogger Kristen Feola.  Kristen Feola wrote a book called The Ultimate Guide to the Daniel Fast which is an inspiring resource for Christians who want to pursue a more intimate relationship with God through a 21-day commitment to prayer and fasting known as the Daniel Fast.  You deny yourself certain foods—such as sugars, processed ingredients, and solid fats—to embrace healthier eating habits, and also discover a greater awareness of God’s presence.  She shares her story on God worked in a miraculous and mighty way to make the book come to fruition and how this book has impacted others.

 

Direct download: Family_Matters_First_Podcast_with_Kristen_Feola_Pt_2.mp3
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview author, speaker, and blogger Kristen Feola.  Kristen Feola wrote a book called The Ultimate Guide to the Daniel Fast which is an inspiring resource for Christians who want to pursue a more intimate relationship with God through a 21-day commitment to prayer and fasting known as the Daniel Fast.  You deny yourself certain foods—such as sugars, processed ingredients, and solid fats—to embrace healthier eating habits, and also discover a greater awareness of God’s presence.  She shares her story on God worked in a miraculous and mighty way to make the book come to fruition and how this book has impacted others.

 

Direct download: Family_Matters_First_Podcast_with_Kristen_Feola.mp3
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue sharing our story in part 3 of 3 of how we started working to strengthen relationships.  We walk you through our start in a tiny one bedroom apartment in Memphis, TN, the birth of the twins, our move to Jackson, MS (two additional children) and the various businesses started and ultimately the story of our real estate investment firm that grew from a simple home based business to a staff of 20 employees and the closing of that business that left them bankrupt and almost homeless.

 

Direct download: Family_Matters_First_Podcast_Ep_96.mp3
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue sharing our story in part 2 of 3 of how we started working to strengthen relationships.  We walk you through our start in a tiny one bedroom apartment in Memphis, TN, the birth of the twins, our move to Jackson, MS (two additional children) and the various businesses started and ultimately the story of our real estate investment firm that grew from a simple home based business to a staff of 20 employees and the closing of that business that left them bankrupt and almost homeless.

 

Direct download: Family_Matters_First_Ep_95.mp3
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we share our story in three parts of how we started working to strengthen relationships.  We walk you through our start in a tiny one bedroom apartment in Memphis, TN, the birth of the twins, our move to Jackson, MS (two additional children) and the various businesses started and ultimately the story of our real estate investment firm that grew from a simple home based business to a staff of 20 employees and the closing of that business that left them bankrupt and almost homeless.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we bring Jeremy and Elizabeth Adams back in the studio to share 7 Tips To Make This the Best Christmas Ever.

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In today's episode we are joined by our two youngest Jeremy and Elizabeth as we discuss the importance of starting family traditions, how your family can start your own traditions and some of the traditions we started as a family that still continue.   

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue our theme this month with an interview with Matt McGue from One Church.  Matt moved to Jackson, MS with a goal of planting a church that by design would intentionally invite every ethnic group.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview Kaly McKenna from www.BornThroughFire.com.  Kaly helps those that are in the depths of pain and suffering understand that they not alone.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview Bob Baker from FreshStartMarriage.com.  Bob Baker is a veteran marriage educator who founded Marriage Foundations of Colorado with his late wife Carol.  They rose from the depths of despair to see God dramatically change their own marriage and equip them to help hundreds of others achieve God-honoring relationships. This came about after the Bakers learned to apply Biblical principles to everyday challenges and allow God to heal their hearts. With 50 years of experience and a passionate desire to help other couples find that same joy and purpose, they have been successfully ministering to countless couples for 35 years.

 

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast, we continue our interview David and Amy Lancaster from We Will Go Ministries.  We Will Go Ministries strives to grow people deeper as disciples of Christ, s

 

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast, we interview David and Amy Lancaster from We Will Go Ministries.  We Will Go Ministries strives to grow people deeper as disciples of Christ, s

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast, we interview Grover and Sharon Cooper from the IMPACT Movement.  Grover and Sharon have a mission through The Impact Movement, to take the truth of Jesus Christ to the campus, community, and world by producing leaders of African descent who are spiritually focused, financially responsible and morally fit.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we chat with relational outreach ministry leader Vince Gordon from YoungLife.org.  We discuss Vince's experience reaching teenagers.  Young Life is an organization that specializes in providing an environment that is conducive for learning, being who you are, understanding that God has a purpose and a plan for you and showing kids how to get there by going with them.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview Dr. Matthew Dunaway from Project Clean Water.  Thirsty?  Well so are millions of people around the world and while most of us reading this will simply crack open another bottle of water or worse case scenario, twist the water faucet handle, for many people the accessibility to clean drinking water is not so simple.  Listen in as Dr. Matthew Dunaway and Project Clean Water share how your family can provide clean water for a family of up to 15 people for 10 years for as little as a $50 donation.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we visit with Forest Collier from   His family's commitment to listen to God and "do something" has led to a passion and purpose to adopt (four) soon to be five children from China, some with special needs.  Listen as Forest tells their story and how you can get involved in making a difference.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview former University of Florida Quarterback, 1996 National Champion, Four Time SEC Champion, College Football Hall of Famer, former New Orleans Saint, and oh yea he did win the Heisman Trophy, Danny Wuerffel, as he talks Football, Family, and Faith and his calling to do ministry.

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In today's episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we visit with CJ and his wife  Danielle from the CJ Stewart Foundation. The CJ Stewart foundation is using life experiences to inspire the next generation to overcome the obstacles and challenges they face by building character and developing faith through discipleship.  They are able to accomplish this through two distinct ministries:  The Battle Tested and Down Range.

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In today's episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we share the importance of having a relationship with Jesus Christ.  We explore how we can be transformed and not conformed to the world.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue our interview with Aleisha McCormack from The Save the Date Podcast.  We discuss the emphasis that is put on the weddings vs. the emphasis put on marriage.  On average people spend $25,000 on the wedding but nothing on preparing for the marriage.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview Aleisha McCormack from The Save the Date Podcast.  We discuss the emphasis that is put on the weddings vs. the emphasis put on marriage.  On average people spend $25,000 on the wedding but nothing on preparing for the marriage.

 

Direct download: ep_78_Aleisha_Mccormack_InterviewPt1.mp3
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In today's episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue the discussion on How Do I Know This Is The Person To Marry?  We share the components of making a biblical decision.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we share how you should think about how to go into a marriage by answering the question:  How Do I Know This Is The Person To Marry?

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we share 7 Tips To Make This The Best Thanksgiving Ever.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue sharing the 7 Things Your Child Needs You To Know.  If your child could come in and talk to you these are the 7 Things Your Child Needs You To Know from author Robert Lewis.

 

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we share the 7 Things Your Child Needs You To Know.  If your child could come in and talk to you these are the 7 Things Your Child Needs You To Know from author Robert Lewis.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we ask the question:  What's Wrong with the Family?  We walk through statistics taken from a Southern Baptist Convention survey and share how we can work together to make things right.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue sharing the 10 Ingredients for A Healthy Family.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue sharing the 10 Ingredients for A Healthy Family.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue our discussion on forgiveness.  We discuss the 2 kinds of forgiveness found in the Bible and the 6 steps in the process of forgiveness.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we discuss forgiveness.  We explore the different definitions and myths associated with forgiveness.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we talk with Jackie and Stephana Bledsoe about how they struggled in the first years of marriage.  Jackie and Stephana how their marriage went from going in the wrong direction to going in the right direction as God intended.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we talk with Jackie and Stephana Bledsoe about how they struggled in the first years of marriage.  Jackie and Stephana how their marriage went from going in the wrong direction to going in the right direction as God intended.

 

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In this episode of the Family Matters First Podcast we interview Talaat and Tai from www.HisandHerMoney.com about finances in a marriage.  On if you should marry someone with bad credit and why they have 13 bank accounts!

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In this episode of the Family Matters First Podcast we interview Talaat and Tai from www.HisandHerMoney.com about finances in a marriage.  On if you should marry someone with bad credit and why they have 13 bank accounts!

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we are going to discuss how you can teach your children about sex so that they will stay pure until they are married.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we are going to discuss how you can teach your children about sex so that they will stay pure until they are married.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we are going to discuss what is permissible in the marriage bed.  Did you know that God's instruction on sex can be found in the Bible?

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we are going to continue on the discussion on improving and enhancing married sex.  How to properly approach your wife in the arousal stage of sex and what is the female viagra.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue the discussion on the best married sex ever between a husband and wife.  We discuss things every husband wishes his wife understood about sex.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we are going to talk about the best married sex ever between a husband and wife.  We discuss things every husband wishes his wife understood about sex.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we are going to talk about corporal punishment because of what has been going on recently in the news.  We go over rules on disciplining and rules on spanking.

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In today's episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we talk about Love and Respect from Ephesians 5:33

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview Efton Geary from Love and Sensibility on being in the music industry, meeting his wife, and growing up in a single parent home.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview Efton from Love and Sensibility on being in the music industry, meeting his wife, and growing up in a single parent home.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we discuss the 21-day commitment to prayer and fasting known as the Daniel Fast.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue the discussion how every family should make family meal time a priority.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we discuss how every family should make family meal time a priority. 

 

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we discuss what Cosmo says about why people should get married and what the Creator of marriage says about why people should get married.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we discuss what Cosmo says about why people should get married and what the Creator of marriage says about why people should get married.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we discuss the fall when Adam and Eve when they realized they were naked.  Because of sin it made it difficult for a husband and wife to be transparent with each other.

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In today's episode of The Family Matters First Podcast, Jim and Teresa discuss blended/bonded families.  They give practical ways to make the transition so that your new marriage can last forever.

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In today's episode of The Family Matters First Podcast, Jim and Teresa discuss blended/bonded families.  They give practical ways to make the transition so that your new marriage can last forever.

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In this episode of Family Matters First, Jim interviews the best Marriage and Family Counselor that he knows (in his opinion), his wife Teresa!  They take a look into the counseling room and the myths of counseling.

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Jim and Teresa share a plan to start and/or strengthen a marriage and family ministry at the local church level in part 2 of Family Matters in the Church.  This episode is full of information that any lay person and/or pastor could sue to really kick off a community wide life changing marriage movement through the local church.  For details visit FamilyMattersInTheChurch.org

 

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Jim and Teresa share a plan to start and/or strengthen a marriage and family ministry at the local church level.  This episode is full of information that any lay person and/or pastor could sue to really kick off a community wide life changing marriage movement through the local church.  For details visit FamilyMatterInTheChurch.org

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In this episode of Family Matters First we continue our interview with marriage coaches, authors, speakers, and the founders of Marriage For Today Mike and Trisha Fox from the State of Delaware.  Mike and Trisha discuss their ministry to individuals, the church and church pastors as they help strengthen marriage and families to both lay people and clergy.  Visit Mike and Trish at MarriageForToday.com.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we interview Mike & Trisha Fox from www.MarriageforToday.com about leaders in the church putting ministry first and marriage second and how to take a stand.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we respond to questions from our listeners on how we get a person we are dating not to play games when in a relationship and if men and women can be friends.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we respond to questions from our listeners on whether you should stay or go when things aren’t going right in your marriage, the myth of the 50/50 Marriage, and much more.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we are going to talk our youngest daughter Elizabeth about choosing The University of North Carolina for undergrad and spending a semester in Spain at The Universidad of Sevilla.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we are going to talk our youngest daughter Elizabeth about building relationships with your children, social media, and her summer working with a company called Southwestern.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we are going to talk our youngest daughter Elizabeth about leaving for college and going into the world as a young Christian.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue our discussion on being prepared parents.  We discuss punishment, rules for spanking, and how to teach your child to pray.

 

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue our series on parenting.  Today we talk about family devotions and disciplining your children.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue our discussion on being prepared parents. How to teach your kids and having a relational approach with your children. 

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we talk about demonstrating the gospel, while you declare the gospel.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue our discussion on taking a relational approach with your children.

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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we are going to talk about the job parents have discipling to their children. We will also discuss how parents should be the primary faith influencers.
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we are going to talk have an introduction to parenting and discuss the current state of children. Our children…..the messages we send to the future.
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue the discussion on sex. We go over more questions you should be answering as a couple. Sex is a great indicator of how well things are going or not going in other areas of your marriage.
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we talk about how great marriages have couples who are having great sex. Sex is a great indicator of how well things are going or not going in other areas of your marriage.
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue the discussion about finances. What does the Bible say about money? How does communication play a role when it comes to money?
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue the discussion about finances. What does the Bible say about money? These are conversations couples should have. As a family how will you make decisions about purchases?
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we talk about finances. Money is the topic most written about in the Bible. What is God’s plan for family finances? What should our attitudes be about money? How does God want us to handle money?

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Jim and Teresa bring you a 12 part video series with 12 Questions Every Couple Should Ask Before Getting Married. Visit us at www.FamilyMattersFirst.org Video 9 of 12
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Jim and Teresa bring you a 12 part video series with 12 Questions Every Couple Should Ask Before Getting Married. Visit us at www.FamilyMattersFirst.org Video 8 of 12
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue talking about dating with a purpose. We discuss our personal relationship with Christ and our relationship with one another, with our special guest an engaged couple, Analise and Jerome.
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Jim and Teresa bring you a 12 part video series with 12 Questions Every Couple Should Ask Before Getting Married. Visit us at www.FamilyMattersFirst.org Video 6 of 12
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue talking about dating with a purpose, today’s culture, and their views on dating and marriage with our special guest an engaged couple, Analise and Jerome.
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we talk about dating with a purpose, today’s culture, and their views on dating and marriage with our special guest an engaged couple, Analise and Jerome.
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In this episode of The Family Matters First Podcast we continue our interview with an engaged couple named Jeremy and Kendra. They share what prompted them to get premarital counseling and dating with a purpose.
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Jim and Teresa bring you a 12 part video series with 12 Questions Every Couple Should Ask Before Getting Married. Visit us at www.FamilyMattersFirst.org Video 6 of 12
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