Brilliantly Brave Parenting

Brilliantly Brave Parenting

By Brilliantly Brave Parenting
Brilliantly Brave Parenting is a podcast, designed to encourage parents of all stages and ages. We’re all stretching to meet the demands of life and trying to be responsible families of Faith. Hosted by Robert Beeson and Dr. Brad Mathias, this podcast inspires, encourages and supports parents with advice and insights from some of the leading voices in Christianity today.
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Grace And Guts Ep#89 Shannon Perry
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #89 - "Grace And Guts" with author, speaker, and recording artist Shannon Perry. She shares about interviewing thousands of moms and what they are looking for after their kids grow up and leave home. Shannon also explains that she found out the hard way that faith grows rapidly when we find ourselves overwhelmed during a "snot in the carpet cry" - that's when we find the real Jesus. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine podcast videos on YouTube. Also consider donating to keep this growing podcast moving forward - thanks! #christianparenting #parenting #graceandguts #bullies #faith #family #moms #faithandfamily #encouragement #hurtingmoms #helpformom #grace #difficultpeople #counseling #christiancounseling #snotinthecarpetcry #jesus #mompurpose 
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October 14, 2019
Transformed EP#88 Remi Adeleke
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #88 - "Transformed" with author, former SEAL team member, and TV/film actor Remi Adeleke. He shares about being a Nigerian Prince with a story of perseverance through loss. Remi also states that through his experience of losing everything as a child, and his mom moving his family to New York, and then through his adult life for everyone to never give up, never stop trying, and to never give in to despair. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine podcast videos on YouTube. Also consider donating to keep this growing podcast moving forward - thanks! #christianparenting #parenting #sealteam #transformers #thelastknight #troubledteenager #transformed #nigeria #nigerianprince #parentingadvice #transformedbook #youthministry #christianpodcast #christianrolemodel #family #navyseals #tvstar #celebrity #mensissues #christianmen #christianfather #christiandad #loss
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October 7, 2019
Raising Boys & Manhood Ep#87 Joel Fitzpatrick
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #87 - "Raising Boys & Manhood" with author and minister Joel Fitzpatrick. He shares about the relationship he has with his son, and how the conversations with our kids don't have to be perfect. Joel also states that we all need to show our children love through guidance, showing them how the world works, what their place is in it, and how to decipher the good from the bad. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine podcast videos on YouTube. Also consider donating to keep this growing podcast moving forward - thanks! #kids #christianparenting #parenting #betweenusguys #relationships #parentingsons #masculinity #rolemodel #malerolemodel
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September 30, 2019
Cowboy Joel & The Wild Wild West EP#86 Stacey Gagnon
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #86 - "Cowboy Joel & The Wild Wild West" with foster parent, author, and special needs child advocate Stacey Gagnon. She opens up about her family's experience in fostering over 30 children, along with adopting five kids with special needs. Stacey shares about adoption, her son Joel, and the fight he has walked through as a special needs child. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine podcast videos on YouTube. Also consider donating to keep this growing podcast moving forward - thanks! #Adoption #adoptiveparenting #Adviceforparents #specialneeds  #ChristianParents #CowboyJoelandtheWildWildWest #Goldenharsyndrome, #Moms #Parenting #Survivorbrain #christianparenting #christianpodcast
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September 23, 2019
Unplanned - Finding Forgiveness Ep#85 Abby Johnson
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #85 - "Unplanned - Finding Forgiveness" with author and former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson. She discusses her history working for Planned Parenthood along with her continuing push to open the eyes of the public about the realities of what happens inside of their clinics. Abby also shares her fight for the unborn, and helping those within the abortion industry desiring to get out. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine podcast videos on YouTube. Also consider donating to keep this growing podcast moving forward - thanks!
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September 16, 2019
Choosing Real Ep#84 Bekah Pogue
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #84 - "Choosing Real" with author, creative coach, and new "The Pasture Experience" podcast host Bekah Pogue. She discusses the need to be cautious when listening to what other people say we are - being careful to pick out who we are according to God's plan and perspective. Bekah also shares about being present in the time we share with our kids, allowing us to listen and learn ourselves while teaching our children. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine podcast videos on YouTube. Also consider donating to keep this growing podcast moving forward - thanks!
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September 10, 2019
Memory Making Moms Ep#83 Jessica Smartt
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #83 - "Memory Making Moms" with Jessica Smartt. She discusses how traditions are the missing link between issues that matter with our families - allowing us to transfer truth and meaning to our kids. Jessica also shares deeper thoughts on what is already working with our kids, and how technology can get in the way of interaction with our children. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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August 6, 2019
Saying Goodbye To A Loved One Ep#82 Jay Sofia Lyons
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #82 - "Saying Goodbye To A Loved One" with filmmakers Jay & Sofia Lyons. The Lyons discuss their documentary that deals with grief, marriage, and parenting kids through a health crisis. They share their experience processing mortality and suffering, while seeing God's work within it. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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July 30, 2019
The Spirit Of Adoption Ep#81 Emily Chapman Richards
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #81 - "The Spirit Of Adoption" with Executive Director of Show Hope, Emily Chapman Richards. Emily discusses the issues most people face when desiring to adopt, including financial, mental, and physical. She shares her passion for helping couples through the adoption process and what Show Hope offers families within that process. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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July 23, 2019
We Can't Fix Ourselves Ep#80 Duane Susan Sheriff
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #80 - "We Can't Fix Ourselves" with pastor of Victory Life Church Duane Sheriff, and his wife Susan. Duane talks openly about our identities getting mixed up with our performance, and how that leads to issues. They also discuss the way we can allow ourselves to identify with the sin in our lives, letting it become who we are. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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July 16, 2019
Mental Illness Is Not Moral Failure Ep#79 Cindy Blom
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #79 - "Mental Illness Is Not Moral Failure" with professional counselor Cindy Blom. Her son overdosed on heroin in 2014 after 10 years of addiction - Cindy knows about grief and addiction. Cindy shares about her own family's fight with mental illness, and that the church and society in general should treat it the same as cancer or any other serious illness. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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July 9, 2019
Busy Moms & Quiet Times Ep#78 Brittany Ann
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #78 - "Busy Moms & Quiet Times" with Brittany Ann. She discusses her role in bringing practical advice and encouragement for moms who are struggling to find time to spend with God. Brittany also shares that parenting isn't based on theology, but on practice - and seeing our kids see us reading our Bibles. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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July 2, 2019
Addicted To Being Present Ep#77 Krissy & Spence Smith
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #77 - "Addicted To Being Present?" with Compassion International executives Krissy & Spence Smith. They share openly about differing parenting cultures - Spence from America, and Krissy from India - and the process of learning and understanding within their family make-up including their 4 children. The Smith's also discuss their concerns with other families and parents regarding global events and how they impact their family unit. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
50:46
June 25, 2019
Do You Want More? Ep#76 Jill Parr
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #76 - "Do You Want More?" with singer, speaker, and More Gathering conference host Jill Parr-Hardin. Her husband is Brian Hardin, host of the Daily Audio Bible. She brings about the conversation of women in the church, and how they have had a difficult time being able to share their pain and life walk. Jill talks about experiencing times that we have to let go of things that we are white knuckling over, in order to receive all that He wants to give us. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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June 18, 2019
The Moonwalking Bear Ep#75 Jason Gibson
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #75 - "The Moonwalking Bear" with counselor Jason Gibson. He explains that with kids averaging less than one hour of real conversation with parents each week, parents have to be more aware of what and how their children access technology. Jason talks about teaching kids to look beyond the media and medium of technology to really 'see' what's being promoted and valued by the media they consume and how that impacts them. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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June 11, 2019
Struggling With Adoption Ep#74 Lori Schumaker
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #74 - "Struggling With Adoption" with author & blogger Lori Schumaker. She explains that there are struggles with control within parenting that gives us the opportunity to step away or get closer to God. Lori talks about the shift from parenting to adoptive parenting, including sharing that the catalyst for real change was trusting God for her adopted child. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube. Show more
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June 4, 2019
Parenting Special Needs Children Ep#73 Becky Davidson
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #73 - "Parenting Special Needs Children" with Becky Davidson, head of Rising Above Ministries. She explains that parents need help with "civilians" - other people who don't have 'special needs' children. Becky also offers advice and where to find help with everyday situations in serving and loving kids with unique needs. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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May 28, 2019
Children's Pastors Conference Special Ep#72 Brad Mathias
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #72 - "Children's Pastors Conference Special" with hosting duties by Pastor Brad Mathias. Pastor Brad visits with several children's ministry workers during this annual conference in Orlando. The "CPC" conference information can be found at ChildrensPastorsConference.com. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
56:03
May 21, 2019
Finding The Bottom Ep#71 Jeff Allen
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #71 - "Finding The Bottom" with Comedian Jeff Allen. Humiliated by the low pay and lack of respect early on in his career, Jeff turned to drugs and alcohol, nearly destroying his marriage, family and career. He got sober, found God, and then did what all good comedians do … found the humor in it all. A live comedy favorite, He has performed at the most prestigious comedy venues in the world, and headlined numerous national tours. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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May 14, 2019
Healthy Relationships With Food Ep#70 Lori Brown
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #70 - "Healthy Relationships With Food" with Nutritionist and Intuitive Eating Counselor Lori Brown. She states "key stressors for unhealthy eating for women often occur in the transitions of life." Lori is the mother of two teenage daughters and champions a sustainable eating strategy while applying that to our busy lives. You can connect with them at ChristineDenteOutOfTheGrey.com. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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May 7, 2019
Introducing BEKEN Ep#69 Erin & Addy Schneider
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #69 - "Introducing Beken" with Erin & Addy Schneider. They share how they began their individual musical journeys and how they came together as a duo. They also share the pros and cons of being a music group and also being mother and daughter. Their new single and video is out everywhere called "Mason Jars & Butterflies." Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting. You can also watch our BBP videos on YouTube with #iShine.
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April 23, 2019
Parenting To Coaching Kids Ep#68 Scott And Christine Dente
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #68 - "Parenting To Coaching Kids" with Scott & Christian Dente. In 1991, Christine and her husband Scott released their first national music project on Sparrow/EMI Records, their self-titled album "Out of the Grey." They share about being a parent while touring and writing music, along with what they are up to now. Scott & Christine also share a unique view into the phase they are now in - coaching, more than parenting their kids. You can connect with them at ChristineDenteOutOfTheGrey.com. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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April 16, 2019
Kids & Christ In The Arts Ep#67 Fred Vassallo
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #67 - "Kids & Christ In The Arts" with Director, Choreographer & Speaker Fred Vassallo. Fred co-directed "Bright Ones," a movie about a group of talented kids who are faced with the challenge of creating a showcase in 2 weeks. He shares some background on the movie, while giving some great perspective on how kids, and the church, can be a light shining in the world through the arts. Movie info can be found at BrightOnes.com. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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April 9, 2019
Unexplainable Jesus Ep#66 Erica Wiggenhorn
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #66 - "Unexplainable Jesus" with Erica Wiggenhorn. Frustrated with the watered-down, “light” Bible studies that are all too common, Erica wanted to write a study that went deep. The Unexplainable series is the result, offering readers two great takeaways. It will teach by example how to study the Bible deeply, and it will challenge them toward critical life-change: Submitting their will to the mission of Jesus, who gives life its fullest meaning. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
41:53
April 2, 2019
The Business Of Family Ep#65 Tom And Lori Carr
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #65 - "The Business Of Family" with Tom and Lori Carr. They discuss dealing with family and responsibilities in a unique way. Tom and Lori share family stories that deal with kids, boundaries, rules, emotional situations, and battles with their children that pointed them to God. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
45:00
March 26, 2019
Dealing With Teen Depression Ep#64 Darrell McCumber
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #64 - "Dealing With Teen Depression" with Darrell McCumber. He discusses being a teenager and contemplating suicide. Then finding a person he knew that had followed through with ending their own life. Darrell shares his passion for helping people who struggle with self worth, and those that are left behind from the act of suicide. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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March 19, 2019
That's Not My Jesus Ep#63 Bob Fabey
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #63 - "That's Not My Jesus" with Bob Fabey. He is an author, speaker, fellow podcaster, and more. Bob claims that everyone knows something about Jesus, but they are likely incomplete. Jesus was judgmental. He called people names, and made fun of others! If you don’t know him this way, you should. Understanding who he is—and who he isn’t—is the key to knowing ourselves and how we are to live. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
36:17
March 12, 2019
Behold The Solo Mom Ep#62 Melanie Medina
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #62 - "Behold The Solo Mom" with Melanie Medina. She shares about the 16 years being a single mom to three kids. Melanie has a book coming out later in 2019 along with a women's ministry you can find online at BeholdHerLife.com. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
42:59
March 5, 2019
The Rebirth of Pilgrims Progress Ep#61 Steve Cleary
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #61 - "The Rebirth of Pilgrims Progress" with Steve Cleary. He takes the listener on a historical path to the time when the book "Pilgrims Progress" was first written. Steve then shares how the book has now been transformed into an animated film for all ages - and comes out April 18, 2019. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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February 26, 2019
Abuse In The Church Ep#60 Nanette Kirsch
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #60 - "Abuse In The Church" with Nanette Kirsch. She is the author of the powerful book " Denial: Abuse, Addiction, and a Life Derailed." She shares her painful experience with learning of a dear friend's suicide, not knowing about the issues beneath the surface of his outwardly successful life, along with how she and his family dealt with the aftermath. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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February 19, 2019
Realities Of Single Parenting Ep#59 Nikki Leonti Edgar
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #59 - "Realities of Single Parenting" with Nikki Leonti Edgar. She has been a teen Gospel singer, a member of the duo "Nikki & Rich," now an author, and soon to be an actor. She raises her 3 kids in California with her husband. Nikki's first book is "All Things Beautiful: 31 Devotionals for Single Moms." Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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February 12, 2019
Parenting Tomorrow's Leaders Ep#58 Julie Rupp
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #58 - "Parenting Tomorrow's Leaders" with Julie Rupp. She is the host of the podcast "Parenting Tomorrow's Leaders" and the author of the book "Caught Not Taught." Julie is also the parent of two pre-teens, has been an elementary school teacher and pastor's wife. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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February 5, 2019
The Futureshock of Parenting Ep#57 Bishop Dan Scott
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #57 - "The Futureshock Of Parenting" with Dan Scott, who holds 3 degrees in Sociology, Humanities, and Psychology. He serves as a bishop in the Anglican Mission in America Church. Dan discusses a displacement of reality in which life is only focused on the present; constantly being redefined by the moment. This lack of stability creates a state of constant flux for parents. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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January 29, 2019
Mobilizing Teens To Share Their Faith Ep#56 Greg Stier
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #56 - "Mobilizing Teens To Share Their Faith" with Greg Stier, the CEO and Founder of Dare2Share. He speaks about going "public" with your faith as the first church did, and how teenagers can learn to share their faith in a genuine and loving way - with their parents help. Greg has spoken and communicated with over 1 million teenagers within the USA. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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January 22, 2019
Why Children's Ministry Matters Ep#55 Michayla White
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #55 - "Why Children's Ministry Matters" with Michayla White, the Executive Director for the International Network of Children’s Ministry (INCM). She speaks about how important children's ministry is, but also how vital the family unit is in that effort. Michayla also pushes us to include our kids within our life adventure, especially the spiritual aspect of it. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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January 15, 2019
Parenting Must Be Flexible Ep#54 Francesca Battistelli
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #54 - "Parenting Must Be Flexible" with Christian singer and songwriter Francesca Battistelli from New York City. She's won multiple awards including a Grammy and Dove awards. In this episode of Brilliantly Brave Parenting, she talks about the struggles of parenting four kids and being on the road as an artist - all at the same time. Her newest music project "Own It" is out now on all music platforms. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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January 8, 2019
Meaning Of Advent Ep#53 Brad Mathias Robert Beeson
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #53 - "The Meaning Of Advent." We take a deeper look into the Advent Season, Christmas, and what Advent means. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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November 21, 2018
Season 4 Highlights #Ep52 Michael W Smith, Paige Ciingenpeel
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #52 - "Season 4 Wrap Up Show." We review the past season by highlighting podcasts with Michael W Smith, Paige Clingenpeel, and Aaron Edelheight. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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November 13, 2018
Affirming The Stories Of Our Lives Ep#51 Veronne Carter
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #51 - "Affirming The Stories Of Our Lives" with pastor Veronne Carter. He speaks on being a dad of 8 kids and how life, parenting, and having a houseful of 10 people flushes out over time. Veronne shares some specifics on how to deal with sons and daughters, and how to answers their questions - with questions. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting. You can also watch our BBP videos on YouTube with #iShine.
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November 6, 2018
Prodigal Son & Band Dad Life Ep#50 Mark Mohr
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #50 - "Prodigal Son & Band Dad Life" with frontman and founder of the reggae band Christafari Mark Mohr. He speaks on being in a band, being a husband, and dad while balancing being on the road. Mark also shares about his band's newest project "Original Love" that debuted at #1 on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting. You can also watch our BBP videos on YouTube with #iShine.
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October 30, 2018
Gospel Centered Life For Students Ep#49 Kristen Hatton
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #49 - "Gospel Centered Life For Students" with author and mom Kristen Hatton. She speaks on being a mom and pastor's wife, while dealing with her daughters difficult eating disorder journey. Kristen also shares about her newest book "The Gospel Centered Life in Exodus for Students." Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting. You can also watch our BBP videos on YouTube with #iShine.
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October 23, 2018
Eating Disorders & Chronic Dieting Ep#48 Constance Rhodes
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #48 - "Eating Disorders & Chronic Dieting" with the founder of FINDINGbalance Constance Rhodes. She speaks on how unhealthy eating and chronic dieting affects life and family relationships. Constance is a respected speaker on themes of eating disorders, body image, recovery, and life/spiritual balance. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting. You can also watch our BBP videos on YouTube with #iShine.
37:57
October 16, 2018
Women Who Move Mountains Ep#47 Sue Detweiler
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #47 - "Women Who Move Mountains" with author, speaker, and Executive Director of Life Bridges Sue Detweiler. She speaks on being a stay at home working mom and how that scenario plays out for different moms the world over. Sue also shares about her newest book "Women Who Move Mountains" and stories of moms within that movement. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting. You can also watch our BBP videos on YouTube with #iShine.
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October 9, 2018
Taking A Hard Break Ep#46 Aaron Edelheit
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #46 - "Taking A Hard Break - Living 24/6" with the CSO of FLO Technologies Aaron Edelheit. He speaks on how taking a day without technology each week can change your family. Aaron also shares what a day off does to your brain and your body, and why the Sabbath is important for your spirit and your family! Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting. You can also watch our BBP videos on YouTube with #iShine.
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October 2, 2018
A Heritage Of Faith Ep#45 Michael W Smith
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #45 - "A Heritage of Faith - Building A Lasting Marriage" with CCM Multi-Platinum & Grammy Award Artist, Worship Leader, Actor, and Author Michael W. Smith. He shares about being a dad, grandfather to 14, and how life is with a full house filled with family. Smitty also talks about his brand new children's book "Nighty Night & Good Night" and music project "Lullaby." Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting. You can also watch our BBP videos on YouTube with #iShine.
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September 25, 2018
Reality with Teens Ep#44 Paige Clingenpeel
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #44 - "Reality with Teens" with Parkview Health Licensed Mental Health Therapist Paige Clingenpeel. She shares about being a mom and how to go about building a relationship with your kids. Paige also touches on technology and how it has a real impact on young people. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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September 18, 2018
Season 3 Highlights Ep#43 - Plumb, Phil Stacey & Thaddeus Heffner
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #43 - "Season 3 Highlights & Wrap Up." We review the past season by highlighting podcasts with Plumb (Tiffany Lee), Thaddeus Heffner, and Phil Stacey. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
49:43
May 22, 2018
Kids, Media And Music Ep#42 - KEVIN MCNEESE
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #42 - "Kids, Media and Music" with NewReleaseToday.com President Kevin McNeese. He shares that music is a media form that all kids gravitate toward, no matter their age or stage. They all love music and we need to engage our kids where they are at. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
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May 15, 2018
Parenting With Authenticity & Humility Ep#41 CHAMP THORNTON
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #41 - "Authenticity and Humility Equates to Great Parenting" with Pastor Champ Thornton. He shares that living humbly before our kids is the most important thing a parent can do to influence them for Christ. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
41:44
May 8, 2018
The Youth Pastor's Role In Parenting Ep#40 - ANDREW NOE
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #40 - "The Youth Pastor's Role In Parenting" with Youth Minister Andrew Noe. He shares why youth ministry is all about the long game. Making a difference through long-term relationship building with the young person, and how that enhances the student-parent relationship. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
39:46
May 1, 2018
Ordinary To Extraordinary Ep#39 Carol McLeod
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #39 - "Turning The Ordinary Into Extraordinary" with Author, Broadcaster & Speaker Carol McLeod. She shares about finding joy in the ordinary moments of parenthood. McLeod can be heard on her daily radio program called "Defiant Joy Radio." Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
36:38
April 24, 2018
Same Sex Attraction Ep#38 Thaddeus Heffner
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #38- "Struggling with Same Sex Attraction" with Counselor, Therapist, Speaker and Author Thaddeus Heffner, LMFT. He shares that addictions of any kind can be our greatest shame, or our greatest teacher. Heffner dives into his experiences in helping people involved in same sex attraction, and what family and friends can do in those cases. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
47:59
April 17, 2018
Faithful In The Now Ep#37 Tiffany Lee (Plumb)
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #37- "Faithful In The Now" with Musician, Singer, and Author Tiffany Lee(better known by her stage name - Plumb). She shares lessons on not 'strategically living our lives' - but letting God work with us where we're at. Tiffany also says to stay faithful in the little things, and being focused on what's right in front of us. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
47:07
April 10, 2018
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Ep#36 - Praying Through Parenting - ROBERT NOLAND
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #36- "Praying Your Way Through Parenting" with Author, Pastor, & Parenting Expert Robert Noland. He shares that prayer is a neglected part of parenting today and how to make it more specific to your child when asking God to move in their lives. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
40:24
April 3, 2018
Surviving Single Parenting Ep#35 KIMBERLY MITCHELL
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #35- "Surviving Single Parenting" with Kimberly Mitchell. She discusses learning to trust God for 'herself' in those 'dark nights' alone as a single mom. Mitchell is co-host of the "Solo Parent Society" podcast. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
48:19
March 27, 2018
Pop Culture Purge Ep#34 TINA GRIFFIN
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #34- "Pop Culture Purge For Parents" with 'Counter Culture Mom' Tina Griffin. She discusses the dangerous condition that can occur when kids and parents 'believe' the pop culture to be 'true.' Griffin also shares what parents can do to help clean out the negative and nasty things in our kids media. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
39:58
March 21, 2018
QUESTIONS AND KIDS Ep#33 Phil Stacey
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #33- "Questions And Kids" with American Idol Season 6 Alum and Worship Artist Phil Stacey. He explains about how he tries to flip questions on his kids. For example, instead of asking why people, "Don't believe in God, ask why we do." Stacey also shares some behind the scenes intel on the American Idol set. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
52:13
March 13, 2018
Best of Season 2 Ep#32 Mathias & Beeson
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #32 - "BEST OF Season 2" with our co-hosts Dr. Brad Mathias and Robert Beeson. Its a season wrap up show featuring our favorite three guests and some thoughts on the entire Brilliantly Brave podcast. If you want a "taste" of this podcast, this is the one to check out! Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
40:10
December 12, 2017
Christmas Memories Ep#31 Mathias & Beeson
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #31- "Christmas Memories" with our co-hosts Dr. Brad Mathias and Robert Beeson. They share about Christmases gone by, how that impacts family time and expectations, and what the REAL meaning of Christmas is about as it pertains to the family. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting or watch our #iShine videos on YouTube.
39:09
December 4, 2017
Real Parenting In A Hostile Culture Ep#30 Dean Diehl
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #30 - "Real Parenting In A Hostile Culture" with Dean Diehl, Provident/Sony Sr. VP and head of Trevecca University's Music Business Program. He shares about understanding the challenges of parenting in a hostile culture. Dean also speaks into values based vs. rules based parenting; the difference is all about what we parent from - fear or love. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
51:05
November 28, 2017
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Ep#29 - THANKFUL CO-HOSTS - Robert Beeson & Brad Mathias
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #29 - "Thankful Co-Hosts" with Robert Beeson and Dr. Brad Mathias. The duo shares stories, helpful advice, and insights into how families can maximize their time together over the holidays . Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting and YouTube by searching for "iShine."
39:58
November 21, 2017
Faith Exploration Ep#28 Lightgliders Zach Fay
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #28 - "Faith Exploration via Lightgliders" with Zach Fay, co-founder of Kingdom Scene Endeavors, along with his sister Julie McWilliams. They share their journey into online gaming through a family heritage of faith. Lightgliders is a place for kids to explore and expand their knowledge of God, their faith, and the unique ways God can use us for His glory. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting and YouTube by searching for "iShine."
47:35
November 15, 2017
Winning The Heart Of Your Teen Ep#27 Phil Davis
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #27 - "Winning The Heart Of Your Teen" with Phil Davis, Executive Director for Abba’s Way. He shares about learning the heart of your child, and engaging that child's heart where they are - not where we are at. Phil asks us to exceed your child's expectations and listen carefully to their hearts cry for validation in this touching episode. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
45:24
November 7, 2017
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Ep#26 - MARRIAGE AND PARENTING - Tim and Amy Cleary
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #26 - "Marriage and Parenting: A Survival Guide for Young Families in Transition" with Tim and Amy Cleary, Creators of The Aetherlight. They share 3 things you have to do to make it as a couple with small children. The couple also speaks to how a home endures and survives in the midst of chaos and drama. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
46:11
October 31, 2017
Adventures In Odyssey Ep#25 Christi Lynn
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #25 - "Adventures In Odyssey - For A New Generation" with Christi Lynn, Director of Kids & Culture Marketing for Focus on the Family. She shares about setting up social media contracts for your kids, helping to set healthy boundaries at any age and stage of childhood . Christi also shares about Adventures in Odyssey celebrating their 30th anniversary. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
49:56
October 24, 2017
Born To Be Brave Ep#24 Bob Gresh
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #24 - "Born To Be Brave" with Bob Gresh, Born To Be Brave Tour founder, author, and speaker. He shares that dads can do the right - next - thing when affirming their sons. And speaks to the fact that most fathers are passive when it comes to spiritual discipline in the home. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
51:49
October 17, 2017
Moving From Should To Want Ep#23 Keith Ferrin
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #23 - "Moving From Should To Want" with Keith Ferrin, Relational Bible Study Expert, author, speaker & blogger. He shares that we need to teach and model to our kids how to read the Bible not 'informationally' but 'relationally.' Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
45:40
October 10, 2017
Drugs and Teenagers Ep#22 Rosalinda Riveria
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #22 - "Drugs & Teens - Why Rehabilitation Doesn't Work" with Rosalinda Riveria, New Life for Youth - Inner City Ministry. She states that instead of rehabilitation - we need "transformation" to fight addiction . Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
53:27
October 3, 2017
Science and Faith Ep#21 Thomas Purifoy
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #21 - "Science & Faith - Is Genesis History?" with Thomas Purifoy, film producer and researcher. He shares that it is critical that we give our kids solid scientific reasons to trust the Bible. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
48:32
September 26, 2017
Adolescent Sexual Development Ep#20 Dannah Gresh
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #20 - "Insights into Adolescent Sexual Development " with Dannah Gresh, creator of Secret Keeper Girls, best selling author, and public speaker . She discusses steps parents can take to help their adolescent kids with sexual development. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
45:14
September 14, 2017
Reaching Kids With Creativity Episode #19 Tim Cleary Aetherlight
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #19 - "Reaching Kids With Creativity" with Tim Cleary, New Zealand based Software Developer; Designer and Writer of the Aetherlight Chronicles, and Scarlett City Studios. He discusses his desire for us to create media for the Church to impact young people with the things of God. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
26:44
June 13, 2017
Parenting With Cancer #18 Jeremy Lee MinistryToParents.com
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #18 - "Parenting With Cancer" with Jeremy Lee, Pastor, Author, Marketing Consultant, Cancer Survivor, and founder of MinistryToParents.com and director of Dreamstorm Digital. He discusses the journey of faith he, his wife, and 2 boys walked through last year after he was diagnosed with Lymphoma. Jeremy also shares his thoughts on including kids in the process of suffering. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
34:43
June 6, 2017
Battling Busy To Find Balance #17 Brian Hardin Daily Audio Bible
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #17 - "Battling Through 'Busy' to Find Balance" with Brian Hardin, Founder of the Daily Audio Bible who is also a pastor and author. The DAB podcast has been listened to by over 100 million people around the globe. Brian discusses combating our busy culture as parents, and the pressure to get everything done while parenting without a load of guilt. Brian's newest book "Sneezing Jesus" will be out on July 11, 2017. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
30:22
May 30, 2017
Why Middle School Grades Matter Most Ep#16 Sean Sweet FourFiveSix
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #16 - "Why Middle School Grades Matter More Than Any Other" with Sean Sweet, Founder of the Preteen Leaders Conference and the Onference, co-founder of FourFiveSix, Preteen Pastor at Destiny Christian Church, and more importantly, a husband and father of 3 beloved kids. We discuss how critical grades 4, 5, and 6 are in the development of our kids faith and values. We also learn to understand the 'Bike' model of ministry. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
33:43
May 23, 2017
Industrial Strength Parenting #15 Matt Guevara INCM
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #15 - "Industrial Strength Parenting" with Matt Guevara, Author and Executive Director of INCM. He dives into life with toddlers and tweens! Matt also shares how he develops impactful 'casual' conversations with kids about faith and life. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
21:02
May 16, 2017
Parenting Pre-Teens #14 Gregg Johnson J12 Ministries
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #14 - "Parenting Pre-Teens" with Gregg Johnson of J12 Ministries. Gregg and wife Jessica Johnson founded their non-profit organization in 2002, declaring that J12 would reach a generation before they needed to be rescued. As the movement spread, people everywhere were catching a passion to reach 8-12 year olds. They moved their base to Anaheim, California in 2005 where the very first J12 Local Church model was established at The Rock. We discuss finding the power and authority of experience and the role of creativity in discipleship! "Godwordart" is Gregg's newest product/devotional for families. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
24:54
May 9, 2017
Relational Parenting #13 Dan Lovaglia Awana
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #13 - "Relational Parenting & Discipleship" with Dan Lovaglia of Awana Ministries. Dan is an author, speaker, and children’s ministry catalyst at Awana. He is passionate about propelling relational discipleship forward in the lives of kids, families, and leaders through local churches. Dan is also the author of "Relational Children's Ministry: Turning Kid-Influencers into Lifelong Disciple Makers" (Zondervan). Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
25:46
May 1, 2017
Know Your Co-Host Ep#12 Robert Beeson
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #12 - "Get To Know Your Co-Host" with Robert Beeson, founder of iShine ministries and creator of Solo Parent Society. He shares about how he started in the music industry and the ministries he's been involved in, along with how and why he started iShine ministries. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
24:15
April 25, 2017
Fatherly Inspiration Ep#11 Kent Evans Manhood Journey
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #11 - "The Power of a Father to Inspire" with Kent Evans, Executive Director of Manhood Journey. Fathers should inspire sons by defining 'what a man is' rather than living in avoidance of the things we despised as kids. The danger of being an "un-dad" role model. and living with the fear of becoming what our parents were. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
24:03
April 18, 2017
Kids And Technology Ep#10 Matt McKee
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #10 "Parenting With Conviction In The Face Of Technology" - Pastor & Author Matt McKee shares about realizing one day that his entire family had issues with technology.  He goes deeper with conviction and hope, recognizing the risks and rewards of Technology in the formation of our kids. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
29:38
April 8, 2017
True Motivations Ep#9 Dr. David Henderson
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #9 "True Motivations" - Dr. David Henderson shares excellent insights into what 'motivates' us - either "avoidance of pain" or "pursuit of a reward" each of these are mirrored in parents and form the basis for the formation of our identities. Translated, we need to be very careful to help our teens grow or they may end up just like us! Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
28:12
March 30, 2017
Learn Your Child Ep#8 Veronne Carter
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Episode #8 "Learn Your Child" - A real conversation with Pastor Veronne Carter. Being a blended family father of 8 children (7 girls and 1 boy), we explore how to 'study' your kids and know them better than they know themselves. The emphasis is on how important each child is in a larger or blended family setting . Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
25:03
March 28, 2017
Get To Know Your Co-Host Ep#7 Dr. Brad Mathias
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Podcast Episode #7 - A look inside one of our co-hosts with Pastor and Dr. Brad Mathias. He shares about parenting from his perspective in raising three children with his wife Paige. He's also an author, company executive, and pastor. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
23:29
March 21, 2017
Allowing Kids To Process Doubts Ep#6 Robert Noland Part 2
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Podcast Episode #6 - A vivid conversation with author Robert Noland about parenting by allowing your kids to process their doubts about God. Authenticity can't be faked! This is PART TWO of our chat. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
23:49
March 13, 2017
Parenting With Principle Ep#5 Robert Noland Part 1
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Podcast Episode #5 - A vivid conversation with author Robert Noland about parenting from principles, not a simplistic cookie cutter approach. We need a specific parenting focus for each individual child in our household. This is PART ONE of our chat. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
22:26
March 7, 2017
Making Unified Decisions in Parenting Ep#4 Erin & Pat Schneider
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Podcast Episode #4 - An open conversation with Erin & Pat Schneider about parenting and marriage! How important is unity? Why do we need to agree as parents? We explore the role of husbands and wives making unified decisions. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
21:54
February 27, 2017
Homeschooling & Media Ep#3 Karen Goosby
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Podcast Episode #3 - An open conversation with Karen Goosby about being a Homeschool mom! Homeschooling is a huge responsibility and a huge opportunity. Learn about this remarkable mom and her use of media to train her kids to 'think' for themselves. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
20:28
February 21, 2017
Brilliantly Brave Episode #2 Clinton & Tonya Faupel
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Podcast Episode #2 - An open discussion with Clinton & Tonya Faupel about the foundations of marriage. We cover the roles of Men and Women in the home, the importance of learning to lead & to follow, and why it matters as parents! Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
27:48
February 14, 2017
Your Family's Heritage Ep#1 Patti Garibay
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Podcast Episode #1 - An open discussion with the founder and CEO of American Heritage Girls, Patti Garibay. Learn how to grow your own family's heritage of faith, and understand how a parent's role and influence can continue for a lifetime. Find our blog at BrilliantlyBraveParenting.com or on Facebook at #BrilliantlyBraveParenting
24:03
February 6, 2017
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