Family of Faith
By Paul Funchess
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A Podcast—by Faith Bible Church for Faith Bible Church—about God's Design for the Family. New episodes released each Thursday! View our full archive of audio and resources at fbchurch.org/resources
||CleanFour Foundational Truths About God Your Kids Need to Know||These four truths about God are foundational in your child's understanding about who God is and why he created us. Show Notes 1. God is the creator 2. God is not a part of His creation (God is transcendent and we cannot fully understand all of his...||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHelping Those Who Are Hurting (Nathan & Julie Thiry)||When people around us are hurting, how do we minister grace to them? A few things to consider and a few things to avoid when seeking to comfort those in the midst of trials and suffering. S:2 E:10||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHappy Holidays?||Holidays with extended family can be stressful. In this episode Paul walks through a few questions to ask yourself and some practical steps to help you prepare your heart for the pressures of the Holidays. S:2 E:9||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn Interview with Cam Huxford from Ghost Ship||Cam Huxford, the lead singer of the worship band Ghost Ship gives us an inside look at how Scripture inspires his songwriting, as well as how he incorporates his family into the songwriting process. Ghost Ship will be performing at Faith Bible Church..||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean30 Days of Thanksgiving (Christie Funchess)||Ideas for how to cultivate thankfulness in our hearts throughout the month of November Show Notes: Romans 1 Psalm 107 O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing FBC Song Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/fbchurchmusic/playlist/2Po4Veerky9LbnqVff7qEr...||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCultivating a Love of the Church in Your Children (Dan & Linda Jarms)||How can we help our children love the people of God, also known as the Church? While it is ultimately God's work in their hearts, God can use things we do and say to accomplish that work. S:2 E:6||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHospitality: Sharing Life Even When It Isn't Pinterest Perfect (Dan & Linda Jarms)||Hospitality isn't just for those who have a "Pinterest perfect" home—it's God's command for everyone in the Church to share life together and show Christ's love to those who aren't yet a part of His family. Show Notes: The Gospel Comes With A House..||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Real Salvation: Transparency to the Glory of God||Authenticity is vital in the life of the church, yet it is not the goal in itself, it is simply a means that God uses for the ends of our salvation from the power of sin—our sanctification. Because of God's grace, we can and must be transparent, open,||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFamily Ministry Team Q&A||A Question & Answer time recorded at the Family Ministry Retreat Fall 2018. Questions include: - How can we include single people in church family life? - How do you prioritize spouse? And how do you display that priority to your children? - How to...||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGive Them Grace||Learn how to give your children grace through the rules that you set for them. This episode also includes an extended followup question to last weeks episode on our corporate identity as a church and our involvement in the church. Show Notes: -...||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOur Corporate Identity (Brian Sayers)||Paul and Brian discuss why the local church is so central to the Christian life. Show Notes: - Ephesians 2:8-10 - Church Membership by Jonathan Leeman:...||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDon't Float Through Summer||Don't waste your Summer, instead take advantage of the season for spiritual renewal and growth. Show Notes Summer Activities Booklet from Village Church:...||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHope for Those Grieving the Loss of a Child (Brian Sayers)||Brian and Paul walk through the questions that naturally arise when children die: Why does God allow this to happen? Where do the souls of these children go? How do we grieve? Show Notes: -Safe in the Arms of God by John MacArthur:...||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarital Intimacy (Christie Funchess)||Sexual intimacy in marriage is a wonderful gift of God, and it is a reflection of the one-flesh union a married couple shares. But because that union is between two sinners, issues can arise, revealing heart idols and wrong thinking about sex. In...||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEducation Options Part 3: Private School (Sarah Gilcher)||Last episode in a series on education options, Sarah and Paul discuss private school and the advantages and potential drawbacks. S:1 E:21||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEducation Options Part 2: Public School (Sarah Gilcher)||Second episode in a series on education options, Sarah and Paul discuss public school and the advantages and potential drawbacks. Show Notes List of questions for evaluating each school choice: - What is our responsibility as parents? - What is...||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEducation Options Part 1: Homeschooling (Sarah Gilcher)||First episode in a series on education options, Sarah and Paul discuss homeschooling and the advantages and potential drawbacks. Show Notes List of questions for evaluating each school choice: - What is our responsibility as parents? - What is...||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReclaiming Self-Esteem||This week we answer a question from one of our listeners who asks: "How do you balance teaching your children to be humble, but also nurture their self-confidence?" S:1 E:18||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFamily Ministry: Where We're Going||What is the vision for Family Ministry at Faith Bible Church? We want to equip families to do discipleship and develop a culture of disciple-making within the family and the church. Show Notes: Article from last spring: The Mutual Commitment of...||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDiscernment and Children's Books (Dan Jarms)||There are a lot of book options out there for our kids to read. How do we have discernment and help them choose good books? Show Notes: Plugged-In Media Book Reviews: http://www.pluggedin.com/book-reviews/ S:1 E:16||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBiblical Womanhood (Brian Sayers)||Biblical femininity is a freeing disposition to affirm, receive, and nurture strength and leadership from worthy men. Show Notes: Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood:...||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBiblical Manhood (Brian Sayers)||The Bible gives us much instruction on the role of men as servant leaders, providers and protectors. This responsibility must be rooted in benevolence and love. The passive man and the authoritarian man both sinfully deviate from God's design. Show...||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTraining Young Children (Christie Funchess)||Practical tools (games, exercises, etc.) to train your young children to obey and understand authority. S:1 E:13||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre You Parenting out of Fear? (Kelli Dionne)||As you parent, do your responses and reactions show a trust in the Lord, his promises and goodness? S:1 E:12||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRaising Boys to be Godly Men (Dar & Vickie Grewe)||Practical advice and biblical wisdom on the topic of raising boys to be Godly men, who love God and lead their families. Show Notes: Raising Men, Not Boys: Shepherding Your Sons to be Men of God by Mike Fabarez:...||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Call to Sanctify Your Wife (Mike Riccardi and Bill Shannon)||Mike Riccardi and Bill Shannon join us from Grace Community Church in Sun Valley California to discuss the call of husbands to participate in the sanctification of their wives in Ephesians 5:25-33. S:1 E:10||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGospel Motivated Discipline Part 2 – The Practical Stuff! (Dennis & Wendy Dougherty)||Practical advice on how to point your children to the gospel through discipline. S:1 E:9||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGospel Motivated Discipline Part 1 (Dennis & Wendy Dougherty)||Listen as we explore what the Bible says about disciplining our children and how the gospel motivates and guides our discipline. S:1 E:8||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLife is Discipleship||Life is discipleship: following Jesus as his disciples, and making disciples of those around us—our families first and foremost. S:1 E:7||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIdols of the Heart (Nathan Thiry)||When our sin is revealed through outward actions, we must assess our hearts to find what we are treasuring more than Christ, and seek to properly order our affections. Show Notes: Paul Tripp Books:...||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Singing Family (Evan Jarms)||Why it's important to develop a culture of singing theologically solid and rich songs, and some tools and tips to help you do so. Show Notes: Beautiful Eulogy: Worthy: https://open.spotify.com/album/4uCh3rhWiPaBouezM4PD3I Sojourn:...||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Family that Reads (Sarah Gilcher)||Learn why it’s so important to develop a culture of reading in your home and get some practical tips on how to do so. Show Notes: A Christian Perspective on the Teaching of Reading by Bette Bosma and Kathryn Blok:...||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanResponsibility vs. Freedom (Brian Sayers)||This discussion about balancing freedom and responsibility in the different parenting phases includes a look at the goal of parenting, potential heart idols, dating, and more. Guest: Brian Sayers S:1 E:3||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEncouraging Your Husband Spiritually (Christie Funchess)||Wives, how can you encourage your husbands when they're not doing well spiritually, without usurping their God given role as spiritual leader? Guest: Christie Funchess S:1 E:2||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFamily Worship||What is family worship, what isn’t family worship? We’ll define, talk about some misconceptions, discover why family worship is important as well as discuss how to get started with your family! Guest: Seth Weber S:1 E:1||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Practical and Gospel-Centered Wisdom!
My wife and I are packing up the fam and heading west from the Twin Cities to Spokane. We love our home church here and one huge factor in us getting comfortable with our move was discovering this podcast and the church itself.
We have been so encouraged by this podcast as we strive to be better and more faithful parents and spouses!
Keep up the incredible work!
A Must Listen To
This podcast is practical, real, and rooted in biblical truth. So refreshing and encouraging, thanks Paul & Seth!
A biased review
I may be slightly biased as the audio producer of this show but honestly, listening to these as I edit them has been so helpful for me as a young dad! Lots of great practical application of Biblical principles.