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Ministry to Parents Podcast
13 minutes | 12 days ago
#016: Dealing with Anxiety featuring Jason Gibson (Part 3)
In the final episode of this series we dive a little more into the spiritual side of coping with anxiety. Jason Gibson, parenting expert from ParentTV, also shares key exercises to help your anxious child feel heard and what it means to offer them "anchor points". It's a very strong closing episode to this wonderful series on helping families dealing with anxiety.
25 minutes | 18 days ago
#015: Dealing with Anxiety featuring Jason Gibson (Part 2)
How do you know when it's time to seek professional help for anxiety? We continue our series on anxiety with Jason Gibson, parenting expert and licensed counselor. In this episode, he helps us know exactly when to seek help from a professional. He also explains coping exercises to help kids with anxiety and discusses the use of medicine.
32 minutes | 25 days ago
#014: Dealing with Anxiety featuring Jason Gibson (Part 1)
We start a brand new series on the topic of Anxiety with our guest Jason Gibson. He's a parenting expert in the US and Australia that offers very practical advice for parents on this important issue. In part 1 of 3, Jason introduces us to two ways we express anxiety: "internal" and "external".
26 minutes | a month ago
#013: How To Help Families Going Through Cancer
The last installment of the podcast series on "How To Help Families In Crisis" deals with Cancer. Jeremy and Elisabeth share the story of their cancer journey to offer insights for church leaders that are serving families with cancer. This episode will offer insider perspective and helpful ministry tips on an issue many families face.
32 minutes | a month ago
#012: How to Help Families Going Through Grief with Phillip Robinson
In this episode we continue our theme of helping families in crisis by talking about grief and death. Phillip Robinson shares his wisdom from helping thousands of families navigate the death of a loved one. He also shares the unbelievable story of how he endured his own father's murder and actually offered the murderer forgiveness which developed into a friendship.
58 minutes | a month ago
#011: Helping Families Struggling Through Addiction with Dr. Chip Dodd
In this episode we discuss the struggle that families go through when they are dealing with addiction. COVID brought many struggles to families including a marked increase in addiction. To unpack how to support these families we hear first from "Mama Bear" who is a mother that walked through addiction with her son. She gives us a real-life perspective of the struggle, and then Dr. Chip Dodd takes us deeper into what's going on in the mind of an addict.
40 minutes | 2 months ago
#010: Helping Families Going Through Divorce with Tammy Daughtry
This month we're talking about helping families dealing with crisis. In this episode, Tammy Daughtry joins us to share wisdom on serving families that are going through divorce. Tony Bianco also offers a review of the Netflix documentary “The Social Dilemma” in the lates episode of T3 (Tony’s Technology Tips).
17 minutes | 2 months ago
#009: The Healing Power of Laughter with Ted Cunningham
2020 has been no joke! This year has been full of stress, hurt, confusion, pain, and chaos. Now more than ever, we could use a bright spot in a dark time. In this episode, we invite comedian, author, and pastor Ted Cunningham, from Branson, Missouri, to talk about the importance of laughter. Who knew laughter had such healing power?!? We hope it brings a big smile to your face today.
38 minutes | 2 months ago
#008: How to Communicate with Students with Tony Bianco
From Family Technology Plan, Tony Bianco is our guest this episode as we close out our month-long series on Communication. We talk about how to have conversations with students in the day of technology. Tony gives tons of practical wisdom about how to interact on social media and what to do when a student slides into your DM’s. Plus, Ally from Arkansas closes the show with another episode of “Parent Calls.”
29 minutes | 2 months ago
#007: How To Communicate With Volunteers with Dan Istvanik
Volunteers are the heartbeat of a healthy ministry, yet often they go overlooked in a leader's priorities. In today's episode, Elisabeth and Jeremy share their hilarious ministry experience leading volunteers---manifestos at 3 in the morning...accidentally naming a volunteer team after an STD?!? (Gasp.) Dan Istvanik, from MYM Resources, joins the conversation with practical advice on how to communicate with volunteers. Also, Alondio Hill adds to the party by joining in on the game show fun.
32 minutes | 3 months ago
#006: Communicating to Church Leadership with Jason Pyron
In this episode, Elisabeth and Jeremy talk with Jason Pyron about how to communicate to the person leading you. The discussion does involve bringing live monkeys and cow tongues to church for a youth group lesson! There's also another edition of T3: Tech Talk with Tony where we learn about the new parental control app for Nintendo Switch.
45 minutes | 3 months ago
#005: The Power of Parent Communication with Michelle Craddock
In this episode, Elisabeth and Jeremy discuss the power of communication and its ability to build or break trust with parents (i.e., the police show up in the church parking lot looking for a student on a youth trip.). They invite Michelle Craddock, a full-time staff member dedicated solely to parent ministry, into the conversation where she offers sound, proved, and practical tips. Also, a fan-favorite is back with another episode of “Parent Calls” with Helicopter Heath calling Amy Diller from Michigan.
46 minutes | 3 months ago
#004: How to Honor the Sabbath When You Work on Sunday with Tim Drury
How do church leaders take a Sabbath rest when they work on Sunday? Tim Drury, the author of this week's blog post, joins the conversation as he shares his personal experience. Celebrating 23 years of marriage, Elisabeth and Jeremy tell the story of their wedding day with 12 bridesmaids, 12 groomsmen, 2 pastors, and a partridge in a pear tree! We’ve also got another episode of “Parent Calls” featuring our M2P member, Rhonda Crosser, from Iowa, talking to funny guy Adam as “Know-it-all-Nolan.”
31 minutes | 3 months ago
#003: Spiritual Retreats with Michael Bayne
Michael Bayne helps us think through the importance of planning spiritual retreats as a church leader. Elisabeth and Jeremy also share about their recent family getaway in the woods and why they aren't really great at building fires. In this episode we also debut a new segment from Tony Bianco called T3: Tech Time with Tony, where he shares three things Instagram doesn't want parents to know!
38 minutes | 4 months ago
#002: What To Do When You're Spiritually Empty with Nick Mobley
Nick Mobley from the M2P writing team joins the show to tackle the subject of church leaders that deal with spiritual struggles. Elisabeth and Jeremy share what they've learned and make a big announcement about an addition to their family. They also share the story of when they tried to sneak their pet turtle named Vladimir through airport security. Zac Sandry, one of our M2P members, closes the show by receiving a parent call from "Outgoing Oliver," where a can of unicorn meat is on the line.
43 minutes | 4 months ago
#001: Common Struggles Among Ministry Leaders with Dr. John Delony
What do multiple Ph.D.’s, 3-pound gummy bears, and a church leader from Australia have in common? The very first episode of the Ministry to Parents podcast! In this episode, we invite Dr. John Delony, from Ramsey Solutions, to share encouragement with us on how to deal with the everyday struggles we face in ministry. From loneliness to performance, we have a real, raw, and honest conversation about the pressures of life and church leadership. From Australia, M2P Member Kylie Hofer, speaks her voice about the difficulties of ministry, and from Virginia, M2P Member Tom Maxwell, talks Kanye and Yeezy’s! Hang on for the wild ride and enjoy the first episode of the Ministry to Parents Podcast. For free resources and show notes, visit www.MinistryToParents.com.
6 minutes | 4 months ago
#000: Welcome to the Ministry to Parents Podcast!
In this episode, Elisabeth and Jeremy Lee give you a behind-the-scenes look into what to expect from the Ministry to Parents podcast. This short, six-minute episode is kind of like the paragraph on the back of a book. We hope that you listen in and decide to go on the journey with us. We think it will make a difference in your life and the lives of the families you serve. For free resources and show notes, visit www.MinistryToParents.com.
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