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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! 

Direct download: FMF_113_Preparing_for_Marriage_Book_1_Amazon_Best_Seller.aup
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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.

Direct download: FMF_112_Join_the_Movement.mp3
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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!

Direct download: FMF_Episode_111_with_Janice_R._Love_Pt_2.mp3
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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.

Direct download: The_Family_Matters_First_Podcast_with_Annie_Oeth.mp3
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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.

Direct download: The_Family_Matters_First_Podcast_One_Bed_One_Bank_Account.mp3
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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.

 

Direct download: The_Family_Matters_First_Podcast_If_the_Father_Fails.mp3
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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.

Direct download: The_Family_Matters_First_Podcast_Growing_Up_Adams_Pt_2.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.

 

Direct download: The_Family_Matters_First_Podcast_Growing_up_Adams.mp3
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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.

Direct download: The_Family_Matters_First_Podcast_with_Dennis_A._Daniel.mp3
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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.

Direct download: Family_Matters_First_Podcast_with_Dana_Wikoff.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_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
Category:general -- posted at: 4:30am CDT

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