Let's Parent on Purpose: Christian Parenting, Marriage, and Family Talk
By Jay Holland
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Let's Parent on Purpose is a weekly drive-time or exercise-time podcast designed to strengthen your marriage, parenting, and personal relationship with Jesus. Host Jay Holland provides examples from God's word, real life success and failure stories, and lots of humility from his 20+ years of student ministry, parenting, foster parenting, and counseling others. Each episode you'll receive an insight or interview that will help thrive, not just survive your parenting years.
||Clean109 Everyday Generosity with Drew and Brad Formsma||How do you cultivate a culture of generosity in your […]||2/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean108 Culture Watch: Music and Pop Culture||There has been a major shift over the last several […]||2/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean107 Biblical Womanhood||We live in a world that seeks to define women […]||2/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean106 Manhood: Teaching a Biblical Identity Part 2||What does it mean to be a man? The answer […]||1/27/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean105 Made in the Image of God: Teaching a Biblical Identity Part 1||Identity can be defined simply as “who a person is”. […]||1/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean104 Culture Watch: Fortnite and Youtube Streaming||Nearly 80 million people play the video game sensation Fortnite […]||1/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean103 Really Tough Accountability Questions||Here is my list of the most challenging (and most […]||1/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean102 The Best Habit You Can Learn||The single most transformative Habit you can learn is the […]||12/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean101 Merry Christmas!||The Jesus Storybook Bible has become a happy tradition in […]||12/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean100 Holding on to Hope||For episode 100 I’ve invited my favorite person on earth […]||12/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 99 Teaching Perspective on Wealth||I re-named this podcast after releasing it from “Teaching your […]||12/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 98 The Simple Secret to Family Worship||Leading your family in intentional study and worship feels so […]||12/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 97 The Radically Transforming World of a Preteen with Dan Scott||Today’s preteens are getting lost in the transition as they […]||11/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 96 A Holiday Plan for Family Gatherings||We’re entering the season filled with awe, wonder, gratitude, and […]||11/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 95 A Devotion for Moms and Dads||As a youth pastor, I am sad to say the […]||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 94 The Most Clarifying Question||You wear a lot of hats in your life, and […]||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 93 Planning Ahead for the Holidays||It might feel like fall just started (or if you […]||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 92 Meg S Miller: How Discovering A Pornography Addiction Saved A Marriage||When award winning author & speaker Meg S. Miller discovered […]||10/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 91 Miscarriage, Grieving, and Healing with Krissy Brynn Jackson||Mom, teacher, and blogger Krissy Brynn Jackson joins me today and shares her journey from happily learning that she was pregnant to the loss and grieving of her second child.||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 90 Small Investments Big Rewards||Leverage the conversations in your everyday routines to produce big change in your family||10/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 89 Chris Lane: Equipping our Children as Public School Missionaries||Many parents fear the influence of public schools on their […]||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 88 A Happy Adoption Story||Sometimes we just need to hear a happy, encouraging story. […]||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 87 What's Your Emotional Fuel?||What you feed will grow, what you starve will die. Understanding the way conflict and circumstances flame your anger and anxiety frees you to chose a new source of emotional fuel.||9/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 86 Your Spouse's Greatest Need||Every spouse has specific ways they best give and receive love. Additionally, depending on circumstances and the season of life, you'll find that certain felt needs rise to the top and seem to overshadow all of their current met needs.||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 85 Celebrate Failure!||Failure is a natural part of our children's life. They way we respond to their failures (and ours) will steer them towards egomania, paralyzing fear, or optimistic self confidence. Today I'll share how we can produce resilient optimists by celebrati||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 84 Should I Hate Common Core?||My good friend (and top 5 finisher for the Florida State Teacher of the Year) Patrick Farley joins me again for a very helpful explanation of philosophy and methods behind Common Core. As a parent, I've mostly been frustrated with my inability to help||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 83 One Year After Chemo||It's been one year, one week, and one day since my son's last dose of chemo. Here is a look back at my thoughts from that day as well as new perspective after a year with no relapse||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 82 Transitioning into the School Year||This is not the podcast you were expecting. Rather than talk about bedtime routines or homework strategies, I'm joined by Patrick Farley, who placed in the top 5 in the Florida State Teacher of the Year awards for 2018.||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 81 Beware of this Joy Killer||There's one thing that can rob you of your joy no matter what's going on in your life. You can live in a house on the beach with a million dollars in the bank, yet be absolutely miserable. This Joy Killer is a cancer to the soul and a destroyer of r||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 80 Two Ways to Get People to Like You||I know, this sounds like the most manipulative, self-help title I can imagine. But the principles are totally Biblical. Going a little further in my reading of Dale Carnegie's classic How to Win Friends and Influence People,||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 79 How to win hearts and influence your family||I recently found a copy of Dale Carnegie’s classic How to […]||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 78 Choosing a Church for your Family||Your church family can inspire your household towards deeper faith in Christ and years of meaningful service. It can also sow doubts about Jesus, hurt your marriage, and stir seeds that lead your children to abandon the faith.||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 77 Self-care AFTER a Crisis||Just as self-care in the midst of crisis is important, self care after a crisis is crucial to rebuild all that is broken in the midst of trial and tragedy. Listen to this week's podcast and share with friends you know who have walked through deep wate||7/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 76 Self-care in the Midst of Crisis||We all go through significant times of crisis in our lives. For some it's in response to a major event, for others it can be a drawn out season of chronic challenges. Here are some insights on how to take care of yourself in the midst of crisis,||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 75 Questions to Ask Before Dating||We should encourage our kids to be slow to date, slow to commit, and quick to get out of bad relationships. Additionally, here are some key questions teens AND adults should be able to answer before beginning a dating relationship.||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 74 Identifying and Avoiding Toxic Relationships||In order to avoid toxic relationships, you first have to identify the types of people that can be poisonous. Avoid close partnerships with these kinds of people, and by all means, avoid being this type of person!||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 73 Parenting Children with Sensory Processing Disorder Part 2||Occupational therapist Diane Corson from the Florida Elks Children’s Therapy […]||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 72 Parenting Children with Sensory Processing Disorder Part 1||Diane Corson is a friend of mine and a hero to our family. She is an occupational therapist with the Florida Elks Children's Therapy Services specializing in children with Sensory Processing Disorder. Today she joins me to explain what's going on in||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBase Hits and Home Runs||Home runs are few and far between in parenting. But […]||5/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 70 Setting Small Goals for the Summer||How to use SMART goals over the summer to redeem the time and change your kid's direction||5/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 69 Parenting is a Marathon, Not a Sprint||If you lose perspective, you'll lose your mind!||5/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 68 Developing Systems and Structure With Your Kids||Your family habits can bring either order or chaos to your household. My friend Sheila Hoadley helps me think through developing systems for my kids to be more helpful at home.||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 67 Don't lie to your kids about Jesus||What happens when we tell our children that Jesus will […]||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 66 A Devotional for Parents: Little by Little||We want to have instantaneous change in our lives and family. But God's Word shows that he has a history of moving people little by little.||4/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 65 How To Teach Contentment||Teach your kids contentment by changing their perspective, getting them on mission, and reducing the amount of stuff cluttering your life!||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 64 How to Help High Drama Kids||Some kids are miraculous makers of mountains out of molehills. […]||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 63 An Easter Devotional For Parents||Why Easter gives me hope as a parent||3/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 62 Parenting Special Needs Kids||This is as much a therapy session for me as it is instruction or encouragement for others. Here's my experience parenting multiple special needs kids.||3/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 61 Talking to your children about sex||Part 2 of my interview with Willow Sanders of Protect the Heart Ministries.||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 60 Protecting your children in a sexualized society||Willow Sanders of Protect the Heart Ministries joins me to talk about strategies and resources parents can use to protect their children from a hyper sexed culture.||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 59 Honor and Exasperation: A devotional for parents||Ephesians 6:1-4 is a basic passage for parent/children relationships. But basic doesn't mean it's simple.||3/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLPOP 58 Choosing to Cheat||What do you do when both work and family demand more than you can give?||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great Resource for Parents and Leaders
Jay is thoughtful and challenging in his podcasts. I am grateful for his influence on our lives over the years as a pastor and friend. Jay leads with his lifestyl, leading by example.....he shows you how to do life and love others and keeps it real and honest. He does not presume to have all the anwers as a parent or pastor, but rather helps you find your answers through a deeper walk with Christ. I challenge you to dig in to these podcasts if you want to be pushed and prodded to be the BEST person you can be In Christ! Thank you Jay for always pointing me to Jesus and to Grace!
Informative, timely and one you want to keep listening to.
I really enjoy these let’s parent on purpose podcasts. It shares my vision and mission on how I want to raise my children. The topics are really good and I share them with friends often. Keep them coming!!
Jay has been our pastor for many years and we are so thankful to the Lord for his wisdom & leadership! He practices what he preaches!
We love the LPOP podcasts! So much excellent advice from God’s Word, book reviews, and wise, experienced guests on the show.
We want to thrive in parenting & not just survive and this is an incredible resource to accomplish this!
Dave & Keri Olsen