Fierce Parenting

By Ryan and Selena Frederick

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amber
 Mar 4, 2022
These podcast hosts are always so encouraging to me. They are personable to listen to, like they are just parents sitting down over coffee with you to talk about all things spiritual and how it relates to our rolls as parents. Thank you!!

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New episodes every Wednesday! Join Ryan and Selena Frederick as they discuss all things parenting with light-hearted humor, Gospel-centered teaching, and raw transparency. Let's journey together and see what God does in our generation and the one to come!

Episode Date
Part 2: How Can I Teach My Kids the Bible if I Don't Feel Like I Know it Well Enough?
0:30:23

Last week we started a conversation about what to do if you feel like you're unequipped to teach your kids the Bible. We're continuing that discussion this week! We hope you join.

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to follow Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Dec 08, 2022
How Can I Teach My Kids the Bible if I Don't Feel Like I Know it Well Enough?
0:19:13

Have you ever found yourself in a position of not feeling fully equipped to answer your kid's tricky questions about the Bible? You're not alone! The good news is we don't have to be theologians to teach our kids scripture.

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to follow Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Dec 01, 2022
What is Family Worship and How Do We Do It?
0:34:01

There are many ways to incorporate family worship into our day-to-day lives, and it may be easier to do than you think! Join us as we unpack some ways to worship God as a family inside our home...

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to follow Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Nov 17, 2022
Don't Parent in a Vacuum!
0:22:02

One of the most important aspects of parenting is community. Today we are talking about some of the distinctives of Christian community and how those actually work themselves out with fellow parents in your life.

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to follow Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Nov 10, 2022
10 Pieces of Awesomely Terrible Parenting Advice
0:21:03

If you want to be a great parent, listen in to hear some of our awesomely terrible advice... Join us for a little fun, lots of satire, and some antidotes to these terrible pieces of advice.

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to follow Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Nov 03, 2022
Making End of Life Preparations
0:27:55

If you’re a young parent, there’s a good chance you’ve not given a ton of thought to how your death might affect your family. Today, that changes!

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to follow Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Oct 27, 2022
Obedience vs. Compliance: 3 Reasons Why Kids Need to Obey Their Parents
0:00:27

All parents want their children to obey, but we’ll often settle for compliance. So what are the differences between obedience and compliance? That's what we'll be talking about today...

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to follow Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Oct 20, 2022
Obedience vs. Compliance: 3 Reasons Why Kids Need to Obey Their Parents
0:00:27

All parents want their children to obey, but we’ll often settle for compliance. So what are the differences between obedience and compliance? That's what we'll be talking about today...

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to follow Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Oct 20, 2022
The Perils of Loveless Parenting
0:21:59

Today, we take a closer look at the implications of 1 Corinthians 13:1-3 in regards to parenting. Even if we learn all of the right parenting tricks and tips, but have not love, we gain nothing... Join us as we continue unpacking.



Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to follow Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Oct 13, 2022
The Perils of Loveless Parenting
0:21:59

Today, we take a closer look at the implications of 1 Corinthians 13:1-3 in regards to parenting. Even if we learn all of the right parenting tricks and tips, but have not love, we gain nothing... Join us as we continue unpacking.



Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to follow Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Oct 13, 2022
5 Guiding Principles as You Shepherd Your Child’s Sexuality
0:25:37

In this episode, we want to offer five principles that have helped us as we’ve navigated this tricky terrain. We hope they bless you as you faithfully steward the children God has entrusted to your care!

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to follow Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Oct 06, 2022
Love Christ, Love What You Do, and Love Who You Do it With
0:24:06

It's easy to let the overwhelming nature of parenting rob you of joy, but throughout this episode, we discuss how to find joy and love in the middle of the mundane.

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to follow Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Sep 29, 2022
Responding without ANGER? (Scott and Kristen Kedersha)
0:28:43

There is power in thoughtfully responding to our kids when they misbehave. Today we interviewed Scott and Kristen Kedersha (they have 4 boys) about better ways to respond without getting angry.

Scott's blog: https://www.scottkedersha.com

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to follow Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Sep 22, 2022
Your ONE Job to Do
0:27:48

Parents make countless decisions concerning their kids every day. This ONE job description can help make the small decisions clearer.

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to follow Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Sep 15, 2022
How much hardship should parents allow their kids to endure?
0:24:39

What role do suffering and hardship play in discipleship? Should parents keep their kids from experiencing tough things?

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to trust Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Sep 01, 2022
The 4 Parenting Styles
0:32:30

Which parenting style is biblical and therefore, best?

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to trust Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Aug 25, 2022
The Power of Stories in Discipleship
0:31:20

Good stories are entertaining, but they're also powerful. Today we talked about why they're uniquely suited for parent-child discipleship. 

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to trust Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Aug 18, 2022
We Get 18 Summers
0:25:04

It's unbelievable how quick kids grow up. Today we talked about embracing and making the most of summer seasons to make memories with your kids that will last a lifetime.

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to trust Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Aug 12, 2022
Soapbox Alert: Get Your Kids OFF TikTok!
0:33:27

We try not to be overly prescriptive, but in this case we felt compelled.

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to trust Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Aug 04, 2022
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Mom
0:27:14

There's no way to fully prepare for motherhood, but we do think knowing a few things makes the transition smoother!

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to trust Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Jul 28, 2022
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Dad
0:19:36

There's no way to fully prepare for fatherhood, but we do think knowing a few things makes the transition smoother!

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to trust Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Jul 21, 2022
Post Roe: Are Ectopic Pregnancies and Miscarriages the Same as Abortions?
0:32:30

Now that Roe is gone, many are saying it puts women in danger because they won't have access to healthcare for ectopic pregnancies and miscarriages. In this episode we talk about why they're categorically not the same as an abortion.

Visit https://thenewsisgood.com to learn what it means to trust Jesus.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Jul 14, 2022
Being Famous at Home (Dr. Josh and Christi Straub)
0:32:50

What does it mean to be "Famous at Home", and how can we embrace that reality as parents? Today we interviewed our friends Dr. Josh and Christi Straub about just that! 

Visit https://famousathome.com to connect with Josh and Christi, and especially to pick up a copy of their new book, "Famous at Home".

Learn more about becoming a Christian: https://thenewsisgood.com

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Jul 07, 2022
5 Reminders for Struggling Parents
0:23:37

Sometimes you just need to be reminded: what you are doing as a parent is important... in more ways than one. Stand your post, fierce parent! You are doing God's work.

Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Jun 30, 2022
The Benefits of Boredom
0:23:55
Boredom for the win! Listen to hear why letting your kids work through their boredom will make them grow in profound ways. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Jun 16, 2022
THIS is Your Greatest Contribution as Parents...
0:30:04
“Children are never in the way of what God is doing in the world. Children ARE what God is doing in the world.” So true… but too often, we treat them as distractions from something greater and more important. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Jun 09, 2022
Don't Fix Yourself, Fix Your Eyes
0:27:56
Sometimes the only way to fix anything as a parent is to fix our eyes squarely on Christ, behold his goodness, and let him do what only he can do: transform hearts. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Jun 02, 2022
Keeping a Long-term Perspective in the Daily Weeds of Parenting
0:18:26
It's tough to see the grand perspective when you're stuck in the weeds of parenting. This episode should help! Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
May 26, 2022
A Day in the Life of Home Educating, and Resources We Love
0:43:05
Today we talked through a typical day in the life of home education. We also shared a ton of resources we love to help those looking to embark on the adventure of homeschooling their children. Make sure to check out the previous 5 episodes for a FULL discussion of what led us to home education and how we approach the topic as disciples of Christ. Part 1, How our journey began: https://youtu.be/EF90stdOacc Part 2, What does the Bible say about home education? https://youtu.be/skdsVE43SHs Part 3, The history of public education: https://youtu.be/mjVwT86WWq0 Part 4, Common Christian arguments AGAINST home education: https://youtu.be/luDRQopY13I Part 5, Do Christians HAVE to homeschool? https://youtu.be/3PhjwD-ap2c Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
May 19, 2022
Home Education, Part 5: Conclusion, Do Christian Families HAVE to Homeschool Their Kids?
0:12:52
For this episode, a high-level summary of our series discussing whether or not Christians are called to homeschool based on Scripture. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
May 12, 2022
Home Education, Part 4: Common Christian Arguments Against Homeschooling
0:31:46
There are lots of good Christian arguments against home education... or are there?? Today we talked through a bunch. We hope it helps you! Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
May 05, 2022
Home Education, Part 3: What Were Public Schools Designed to Do?
0:34:59
Today we give a brief history of government education and look at how well (or how poorly) they're suited for supplementing the Christian parents goal of discipling their children in the things of God. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Apr 28, 2022
Home Education, Part 2: What does the Bible Say?
0:39:03
Does the Bible say anything about home education? Yes... and no. Depends. Listen to find out! Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Apr 21, 2022
Home Education, Part 1: How Our Journey Began
0:30:39
Our journey into home education. This marks the beginning of our series where we talk about whether or not it's a biblical imperative for Christians to homeschool their children. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Apr 11, 2022
M is for Mama (Shaun and Abbie Halberstadt)
0:29:53
Today we interviewed Abbie and Shaun Halberstadt about Abbie's new book titled, M is for Mama. This book has been profoundly encouraging and transformational for Selena as she continues growing as a mom. Enjoy! Check out Abbie's book here (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/3JNgZAi Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Apr 01, 2022
Teaching Children the Wonder of Work
0:26:34
What if we have lazy kids? Is there a way to instruct and show them the gift and wonder of God-glorifying work, both in the home and in their careers? Spoiler alert: yes! Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Mar 24, 2022
The Eternal Work of the Home
0:25:37
Everything you do at home has eternal value. Watch for why. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Mar 17, 2022
Showing *and* Telling the Gospel to Our Children
0:21:17
We fall short if we tell our kids to love God without showing them he *is* loved by us. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Mar 10, 2022
Talking to Your Kids About the War in Ukraine
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Without question, it's tough and tricky talking to our children about war. How can we help understand what's going on and make sense of it in light of a biblical worldview? In this episode we discuss exactly that. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Mar 03, 2022
Angry Kids & Angry Parents
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Is all parental anger wrong? In this episode Ryan and Selena discuss anger as it relates to parenting. We hope it blesses and helps you! Book mentioned about anger: https://amzn.to/3BLsuFg Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Feb 24, 2022
5 Ways to Connect More Deeply with Your Kids
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Connection matters. More than most other things when it comes to relating to our children. Join us as we explore 5 particular ways to cultivate deep connection with our children. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Feb 17, 2022
Building Bible Literacy in the Home
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Bible literacy matters, but what is it exactly? In this episode Ryan and Selena discuss what it means to biblically literate and share ways they work to build bible literacy in the hearts and minds of their children. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Feb 10, 2022
Which Family Habits Are Most Important to Build?
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If you're a Christian household, there will naturally be parts of your family that are distinctive: knowing God, loving God, and serving God. How do those distinctives play out in our habits? Listen to find out. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Feb 03, 2022
Why Every Family Needs Habits
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"We don't rise to the level of our goals, but we sink to the level of our systems." In today's episode, Ryan and Selena discuss WHY habits are so important in every household, especially if our aim is training our children up to love and serve God. Enjoy! Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Jan 27, 2022
The ONE Thing Parents Must Do
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If you do nothing else as a Christian parent, do this. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Jan 20, 2022
Parenting by Faith, Not Fear
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Parenting is frightening at times, but we needn't parent out of fear. Instead, may we be faith-filled and faithful parents to the children God places into our care. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Jan 13, 2022
Truly Delighting in Your Children
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Delight doesn't always come easy. That's okay, because we can learn the to practice delight based on the kindness, goodness, and instruction of Christ. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Jan 05, 2022
How to Start a Revolution (For Real)
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Do you feel like our world is careening of the edge of an existential cliff? We have good news for you: you can make a lasting impact on the world, and you can be a true revolutionary. However, it might not look like you think it should look. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Dec 22, 2021
Discipling Through Desire
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Human desire is a powerful thing. How can we, as parents, recognize opportunities to disciple our children through the things they want? Tune in for the discussion. Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Dec 15, 2021
What is Family Discipleship? (Adam and Chelsea Griffin)
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Family Discipleship… it’s a loaded term, and it feels overwhelming for most. What does it mean specifically? How do we make parenting decisions through a discipleship perspective? And, what if we’ve completely failed to disciple our kids thus far? Can we still find a way forward? In this week’s episode, we interviewed Adam Griffin (Pastor, Author, Podcaster) and his lovely bride, Chelsea on Adam’s latest book, “Family Discipleship”. We hope you learn something! Great news! We're now posting full-length video podcasts to YouTube. Make sure to find and subscribe to our channel! --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkyO4yVeRdODrpsyXLhEr7w To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Dec 08, 2021
Should my kids be on social media? What does the Bible say?
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What if we told you that the the entire growth model for businesses like Facebook (Meta), TikTok, and Instagram is to capture the hearts, minds, and time of our young as quickly as possible? In this episode, Ryan and Selena discuss how to navigate the tricky waters of online life by looking to the Bible for wisdom.
Dec 02, 2021
Becoming Parents Who Send (The Home, 4 of 4)
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What considerations can be made when it comes to "sending" kids as ambassadors of the family of God? In this episode we conclude our series on The Home by looking at the function parents can play as they intentionally send their children out into the world—so far as they're prepared—to be salt and light in the name of Christ. Enjoy! To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Nov 24, 2021
Words and Worship (The Home, 3 of 4)
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So much of our home life has to do with words and worship. What can be said about the words that are heard and seen around our homes, and how can they stir our hearts and the hearts of our children to worship God? In this episode we looked at the profound nature of our words, and why it's vitally important for parents to embrace the true meanings and functions of our words for the health of their entire household. To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Nov 17, 2021
How Children View "Home" (The Home, 2 of 4)
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So much of our lives revolve around the home, but how do our children see their role in the mission of their home? In today's episode we discussed three key questions. 1: What do your kids understand about your home?, 2: Do your/our kids know that our home has a purpose?, and 3: How can your kids participate in the mission and purpose of our home? We hope it blesses you! To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Nov 11, 2021
Finding and Embracing Missional Moments (The Home, 1 of 4)
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Every day is rife with opportunities to connect with our kids and to connect their experiences with the gospel. The question is whether, as parents, we're watching for them and embracing them. In this week's episode, we look at what small, missional moments are available in the home and explore how we can embrace them as parents. To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Nov 03, 2021
How do I talk to my child about pornography? (Dr. Denny Frederick) (Sexuality, 4 of 4)
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It's undeniable, porn is ubiquitous and its effects saturate our culture. As parents, it's imperative that we're on the offensive when it comes to this issue. But, how? How can we begin having fruitful conversations around pornography? At what age is necessary and appropriate? What do we do if our child is already struggling with pornography addiction? We discussed these questions and more with our VERY special guest, Dr. Denny Frederick. Aside from being Ryan's favorite dad (only dad, really), he's been a counselor for over 30 years and helped thousands of patients in some of the darkest moments of their lives. He's also written a book called Conquering Pornography (available on Amazon.com) and helped countless parents and individuals navigate the mine-infested waters of modern-day sexuality and sexual addiction. We pray our conversation with Dr. Frederick blesses you. To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Oct 27, 2021
4 Lies About Sex Parents Must Reject (Sexuality, 3 of 4)
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Falsehood comes in any number of forms. At times the lies are obvious and overt. Other times they're subtle and subversive, perhaps even wrapped in language that sounds morally right and good. In this episode we explored an article written by the gals behind Mama Bear Apologetics for the Fierce Parenting website that discusses four specific lies we must reject as we teach and train our children in following Christ. We hope it blesses you! To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Oct 20, 2021
Exploring the Mechanics of Having the "Sex Talk" (Sexuality, 2 of 4)
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When it comes to talking to our kids about sex and sexuality, Christians have more reason than anyone else to approach the conversations with boldness, clarity, and love. In this episode, we talked through some practical thoughts and tangible ways parents can have an ongoing dialogue with their children about sex. To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner. We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.
Oct 13, 2021
Approaching the "Sex Talk" (Sexuality, 1 of 4)
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It's the talk most parents dread: the sex talk. But should we dread it? Or, is there another way to view, anticipate, plan for, and approach the subject of sex with our children? In this episode, we talk through ways we can approach the topic of sex biblically, courageously, and truthfully with our children. This is the first of a series we're doing on human sexuality and how we can begin honest, helpful conversations with our children in this tricky area. 

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Oct 06, 2021
Let Them Be Kids
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Kids will be kids... as the saying goes. But what does that phrase mean biblically? In this episode we look at childlikeness through a biblical lens with the hope of helping us discern what it means to let our kids be kids in the healthiest sense of the term. We talked through some of the common mistakes pitfalls in giving our kids too much autonomy vs. too much structure. We hope this episode sparks some new thoughts and conversations in your life as we all learn what it means to parent our children to the glory of God.

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Sep 29, 2021
Let God Be God
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What if? What if my kids don't know Christ? What if they go down a dark path? What if our kids don't turn out the way we hope? All of these questions have one thing in common: we can't control the answers. In this episode we talk about what it means to entrust our children into the hands of God. We hope it blesses you!

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Sep 22, 2021
You Be the Parent!
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What can be said about the special scope of authority held by parents? How does the Bible instruct us? Today we discussed just that and looked at various ways parental authority can be chipped away by ourselves (unwittingly as well as intentionally) and society. It was a very lively conversation, thanks for listening! We hope it blesses you.

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Sep 15, 2021
No Perfect Parents (Dave & Ann Wilson)
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What a relief it is to know that God uses imperfect parents to his perfect ends. In this week's episode of the Fierce Parenting podcast, we talked with Dave and Ann Wilson, who are friends, authors, radio hosts, and faithful ministers of Christ. We laughed a lot... and even cried a little as they encouraged us and remind our listeners that our God is perfect, and it's in his perfect grace that we find the hope and help we need to love our children well.

To learn more about the Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Sep 08, 2021
Tenet 3: All of Parenting is Discipleship
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Parents face countless decisions each day. What governs the decisions we make? When we view all of parenting as discipleship, everything changes. Every choice has a context: raising our children to know, love, and obey God.

To learn more about Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Sep 01, 2021
Tenet 2: Family is God's Idea
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When we acknowledge that God designed family, our view of its priority is transformed. Then and only then can we take full responsibility for our roles in the family.

To learn more about Fierce Parenting ministry, visit FierceParenting.com or find us on social media. If you'd like to help support this ministry, visit FierceParenting.com/Partner.

We hope this ministry blesses you and your family as you seek to honor Christ in your home life.

Sep 01, 2021
Tenet 1: Children Are a Blessing
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This is the first of the three core tenets that drive us as parents and Fierce Parenting as a ministry. Children are a blessing from God himself. We must resist attitudes that consider children to be burdens, nuisances, or “in the way”. Children are a blessing because God says they’re a blessing.

Sep 01, 2021
Trailer & What to Expect
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This is it! The Fierce Parenting Podcast has been in our hearts and minds for years, and the time has finally come! In this trailer episode, we'll explain what you can expect whenever you lend us your ears: light-hearted humor, Gospel-centered teaching, and raw transparency in all things parenting. Let's journey together, we can't wait to see what God does!

Aug 25, 2021