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Dad Tired hosted by Jerrad Lopes


Not Creating A ‘Dad Wound’ in Your Children (with Leila Lopes)
Nov 18 • 44 min
The majority of men walk around with a “dad wound”; some kind of hurt that was creating by their father. Most of these wounds originate from the words, actions, or absence of their father. Is it possible to heal from these wounds? And, how to we not…
Protecting Your Kids From Porn (with Kristen Jenson)
Nov 11 • 41 min
Kristen Jenson, best selling author of “Good Pictures, Bad Pictures” joins host Jerrad Lopes to talk about how we as parents can protect our children from pornography, and what to do if they have been exposed.
How To Know If You’re Maturing in Faith
Nov 4 • 35 min
How do you know if you’re growing as a mature believer in Christ? How do you know if your kids are? Do you have a game-plan for helping your kids grow in discipleship? In this episode, join host Jerrad Lopes as he talks about what it looks like to know…
The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry (with John Mark Comer)
Oct 28 • 38 min
John Mark Comer says that some of his worst moments as a husband and father are when he is in a hurry. Can you relate? When you are living a life that is busy and rushed, are you loving those around you like Jesus would, or are you short-tempered,…
Dads Dealing With Depression, Anxiety & Poor Mental Health (with Chris Cipollone)
Oct 21 • 36 min
In today’s episode, join host Jerrad Lopes as he talks with pastor, husband, and father Chris Cipollone about living a life with depression, anxiety. If you, or someone you love is struggling in this area, today’s episode is for you.
Sending Your Kids To College Debt Free (with Anthony ONeal)
Oct 14 • 27 min
In today’s episode of the Dad Tired podcast, host Jerrad Lopes is joined by Anthony ONeal of the Dave Ramsey Team. The pair talk about the student loan crisis, while Anthony offers a path to sending your children through college without taking on any debt.
Fighting for Unity in Marriage (with Leila Lopes)
Oct 7 • 38 min
This past week Jerrad and Leila got into a fight that ended with Leila in tears. It was the first fight they had had in years. Listen as they process where they went wrong and what you can do to fight for unity in your marriage.
How To Approach Major Family Transitions
Sep 30 • 29 min
Seasons of change and transitions are inevitable. Whether it be change at work, change in career, or moving to a new home or state, change is bound to come. But, what does it look like to lead your family well in these seasons of change? Join host Jerrad…
Developing A Fierce Marriage (with Ryan & Selena Frederick)
Sep 23 • 35 min
In today’s episode, Jerrad is joined by Ryan and Selena Frederick, founders of Fierce Marriage, to talk about what it looks like for couples to relentlessly chase after both Jesus and each other.
Finding Adventure in Jesus as a Family
Sep 16 • 35 min
Many of us guys are longing to find adventure in our lives. We turn to things like hobbies, sports, work, or even sinful things like pornography, alcohol and affairs. In this episode, Jerrad talks about what it looks like to practically find adventure in…
Living On Mission As A Dad (with David Cotrone)
Sep 9 • 39 min
In this week’s episode, David Cotrone joins host Jerrad Lopes to talk about what it looks like to live on mission as a father, husband and small business owner. If you’re stuck on what it looks like to live radically for Jesus in your day-to-day life as a…
Your Thought Life Matters
Sep 2 • 23 min
Some of us have convinced ourselves that our thought life is free reign to mediate on whatever we’d like. Jesus seemed to have a different idea of what thought life should look like for his followers.
What’s Your Goal As A Dad? (with Mike Fisher)
Aug 26 • 40 min
In today’s episode, former NHL star, and husband to Carrie Underwood, Mike Fisher joins Jerrad to talk about the goal of being a Jesus-centered dad.
How To Process and Express Emotions (with Joshua Straub)
Aug 18 • 42 min
In today’s podcast, host Jerrad Lopes is joined by Joshua Straub, co-founder of Famous At Home to discuss the 7 ways to become famous at home. Jerrad and Josh discuss at length what it looks like for a guy to become better at processing and expressing his…
Becoming A Better Listener For Your Wife & Kids (with Leila Lopes)
Aug 12 • 50 min
Do you feel like you’re a good listener? How would your wife and kids answer that question about you? In today’s episode, join host Jerrad Lopes and his wife Leila as they have an honest conversation about how to listen to your spouse well.
When You or Your Child Struggles with Doubt (with Dominic Done)
Aug 4 • 37 min
Are you struggling with doubt? Do you have a child who is already doubting their faith? In the episode of the Dad Tired podcast, join host Jerrad Lopes as he talks with Pastor Dominic Done about his book “When Faith Fails”.
What Will Your Kids Actually Remember? (with NFL Coach Tony Dungy)
Jul 28 • 35 min
In today’s episode, NFL Hall-of-Fame coach Tony Dungy talks about his upbringing, his biggest moments in the NFL, raising 10 kids, and what our kids will remember most about their childhood with their dad.
Should You Have More Kids?
Jul 21 • 25 min
Are you feeling stuck on whether or not you should have more kids? Maybe you’re content with how things are, but your wife is starting to get baby-fever. If you’re not sure whether you should have more kids, or feeling guilty about your reasons for not…
Does Our Family Really Need To Go To Church?
Jul 15 • 33 min
Are you having a hard time finding a church? Maybe you’re not totally convinced that you really even need church. If we’re honest, we can find great messages and worship online and be spiritually fed outside of the local church. We’re also not convinced…
Why Less is More In The Kingdom of God (with Chris Nye)
Jul 7 • 38 min
This week, Jerrad interviews author, pastor, and friend, Chris Nye about his new book Less of More, and what it means for us as men. Description of Less of More: For most Americans, the pursuit of happiness really means the pursuit of more—more money,…
Becoming The Man You Want Your Children To Be
Jun 30 • 23 min
Do you ever feel like you’re asking your kids to be someone you’re not? Are you demanding them to show qualities and characteristics that you haven’t mastered yourself? In this week’s episode, join host Jerrad Lopes as he talks about the different between…
Keeping Intimacy Alive With Your Spouse When You Have Young Kids (with Leila Lopes)
Jun 17 • 43 min
A lot of couples talk about how they feel disconnected as husband + wife after having a baby. This is especially true for men. If you’re struggling to find intimate connection with your wife, while also raising young kids, this episode is for you. Join…
Infertility, Masculinity, and Hope (with Sheridan Voysey)
Jun 10 • 45 min
Have you struggled with infertility? Do you know someone who has? Have you been asking God for something for years and feel like he remains silent? If so, this episode is for you. Writer, speaker, and broadcaster Sheridan Voysey joins host Jerrad Lopes as…
Marriage After God (with Aaron & Jennifer Smith)
Jun 3 • 35 min
On this week’s episode of the Dad Tired podcast, Jerrad is joined by husband and wife duo Aaron (Husband Revolution) & Jennifer Smith (Unveiled Wife). The couple has recently joined up to created the ministry Marriage After God. They are the co-authors of…
When You Aren’t Satisfied With Your Job
May 26 • 25 min
What do you do when you know you need to support your family, but don’t like your job? When is it ok to quit? How do you know where God is calling you? In this episode of the Dad Tired podcast, join host Jerrad Lopes as he covers the topics of careers,…
When Accomplishing Your Dreams Leaves You Feeling Empty (with Remi Adeleke)
May 19 • 36 min
Former Navy Seal, author, and actor Remi Adeleke joins host Jerrad Lopes on the Dad Tired podcast to share his story of transformation. Sponsor: Marriage After God
Do You Have A Biblical Family Model? (with Jeremy Pryor)
May 12 • 47 min
This week Jerrad is joined by Family Team’s co-founder, Jeremy Pryor. Jeremy had an epiphany over two decades ago, realizing that the way we do family in the West is mostly a failed experiment, and the scriptures are calling us back to a bigger and better…
Self Care For Tired Dads (with Leila Lopes)
May 7 • 30 min
A listener recently asked me on Instagram, “Is it ok for dads to prioritize ‘self-care’, and if so, what does self-care look like?” In this episode, join host Jerrad Lopes and his Wife Leila as they seek to answer this question from a Gospel-centered…
Are You Still Feeling Dad Tired?
Apr 28 • 36 min
Are you still Dad Tired? Not just physically exhausted, but worn down in your soul? Stressed, overwhelmed, weary? In this episode of the Dad Tired podcast, join host Jerrad Lopes as he talks about the cause of our “soul fatigue” as dads, what it looks…
How To Handle Seasons of Transition (with Mack Brock)
Apr 21 • 33 min
In a season of transition? Join host Jerrad Lopes as he interviews worship leader, Mack Brock on what it looks like for a Christian man to handle seasons of transition. Sponsors: Marriage After God & Skylight Frames
Finding Joy When Life Isn’t Joyous
Apr 15 • 34 min
So many guys say that they believe the Good News of Jesus. In fact, most guys would attest that it’s the greatest news of all time. What’s confusing, however, is that that good news doesn’t always translate into joy. Many men feel like they are grumpy,…
Should You Sacrifice So That Your Spouse Can Pursue Their Dreams?
Apr 8 • 43 min
In this week’s episode of the Dad Tired podcast, join host Jerrad Lopes and his wife Leila as they talk about what it looks like to bend your life so that the other spouse can follow their dreams and passions? Is it ever too much? When does following your…
Dealing With Difficult In-Laws
Apr 1 • 36 min
There are many couples who are facing difficulty when it comes to dealing with their in-laws. These couples have a high desire to have their in-laws involved in their marriage and in the lives of their children, but just can’t seem to get on the same…
Why Christian Men Are Bored
Mar 25 • 28 min
Bored men are dangerous men. The problem is, there are a lot of bored Christian men. Men who are sitting in churches week after week who are longing for more. In this episode of the Dad Tired podcast, join host Jerrad Lopes as he discusses the heart…
BONUS: Where We Go From Here
Mar 18 • 13 min
BONUS EPISODE: Jerrad takes a few minutes to share his honest thoughts about the future of Dad Tired. www.DadTired.com/donate (https://www.dadtired.com/donate)
Do You Feel Like Throwing In The Towel?
Mar 17 • 25 min
In this episode of the Dad Tired podcast, join host Jerrad Lopes as he talks about making long-term conclusions about life in short-term seasons of life. Sponsors: Marriage After God & Faithbox
How To Pursue Your Wife’s Heart (even in busy seasons of life)
Mar 11 • 58 min
In this incredibly vulnerable episode of the Dad Tired podcast, host Jerrad Lopes is joined by his wife as they talked about what it looks like to pursue the heart of your spouse. The deeper you get into the episode, the more vulnerable it becomes. This…
In The Eye of The Storm (with Ryan Stevenson)
Mar 4 • 33 min
Ryan Stevenson is taking the Christian music scene by storm. Join him and host Jerrad Lopes as they talk about his journey as a musician, dad, and husband.
An Emptied Marriage (with Jonathan Pitts)
Feb 24 • 32 min
Just days after celebrating their 15th wedding anniversary, Jonathan tragically lost his wife to unexpected heart failure. In this interview, join host Jerrad Lopes as he talks with pastor Jonathan Pitts about his journey of loss and what motivated him to…
Leading Your Family Toward The Same Goal
Feb 17 • 32 min
Sometimes as Christian dads, it can be confusing when it comes to leading our family. What exactly are we supposed leading them toward? In this episode, join host Jerrad Lopes as he discusses the goal of every Christian family, and practical ways to lead…
Native Tongue (with Jon Foreman from Switchfoot)
Feb 10 • 27 min
In this week’s episode of the Dad Tired podcast, Jerrad sits down with Switchfoot’s lead singer, Jon Foreman to discuss culture, fatherhood, being a pastor’s kid, and compartmentalizing our faith. Jon also shares what his motivation was to write his the…
Building Character vs. Correcting Behavior
Feb 3 • 32 min
As Christian dads, it’s easy to get stuck in a pattern of simply correcting your child’s behavior. In this episode, join host Jerrad Lopes as he walks father’s through what it looks like to parent our children like God parents us; slowly, intentionally,…
The Skill of Fatherhood (with Jefferson Bethke)
Jan 27 • 45 min
What would it look like to raise children who saw themselves has part of a multi-generational team, sent out by God to be used for his redemption of the world? Are these the type of children you’re currently raising? Do you have a plan to instill this…
Does Jesus Care About My Child’s Education? Part 2
Jan 21 • 36 min
In the second part of this two part series, host Jerrad Lopes is joined by his wife Leila to discuss how to approach education as followers of Jesus. In this episode, the pair shares how they decided on homeschool and answer commonly asked questions…
Does Jesus Care About Your Child’s Education? Part 1
Jan 14 • 33 min
Does Jesus care about your child’s education? Does the Bible have anything to say about it? Should you put your kids in public school, private school, or homeschool? Join host Jerrad Lopes as he covers the topic of how to educate your children in this…
Cry Like A Man
Jan 7 • 46 min
What does it mean to be a man? Is there a different between how the world defines manhood vs. how the Bible defines manhood?In this episode, join host Jerrad Lopes as he interviews author and leader Jason Wilson on the topic of Biblical masculinity.…
When God Hasn’t Answered Your Prayers (and Parenting A Special Needs Child)
Dec 16, 2018 • 31 min
When his oldest son was diagnosed with severe autism, pastor Jason Hague found himself trapped, stuck between perpetual sadness and a lower, safer kind of hope. This is the common struggle for those of us walking through the Land of Unanswered Prayer.…
Praying Points Your Family To A Better God
Dec 10, 2018 • 35 min
When we asked the wives of the Dad Tired community what they thought was one of the best ways a husband can be the spiritual leader of their home, without question, the number one answer was “To pray with us”. Wives desperately want their husbands to lead…
Creating A Marriage & Family Plan (with David Robbins of Family Life)
Dec 3, 2018 • 34 min
In this week’s episode, Jerrad sits down with David Robbins, President of Family Life to discuss how to live on mission as a family, the best advice for a young husband, and how to get away with your wife to plan for the future. If you’re in need of both…
Discipling Your Kids Like Jesus
Nov 25, 2018 • 30 min
Feeling stuck on how to lead your family in a family devotional time? You’re definitely not alone. Most Christian dads desire to be the spiritual leader of their home, few know where to begin. The thought of planning out a whole family devotional time can…
How Every Man Can Be A Hero
Nov 19, 2018 • 34 min
In this week’s episode, we aren’t specifically talking about how to be a better husband or father, but rather, how Christian men can step up to protect the vulnerable children caught in the trap of human trafficking. Join host Jerrad Lopes as he…
In The Midst of a Struggling Marriage
Nov 11, 2018 • 53 min
Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall during someones marriage counseling session? Well, today is your chance. One brave couple sat down with host, Jerrad Lopes, to discuss the struggles of their marriage. Listen in to what Jerrad had to say.
Quality vs. Quantity (with Rhett Walker)
Nov 4, 2018 • 25 min
Being away from your family can be hard and no one knows that better than this week’s guest, Rhett Walker. As frontman of the Rhett Walker Band (https://www.rhettwalkerband.com/), a lot of his time is spent on the road. His advice to any man who has to be…
Two Things Every Christian Man Should Be Praying For
Oct 29, 2018 • 28 min
As Christian husbands, dads, and men, what kinds of things should we be praying for? If you’re feeling stagnant in your relationship with Jesus, this podcast is for you. Join host Jerrad Lopes as he talks about the two things every Christian man should be…
How Christian Families Should Approach Cultural Holidays
Oct 22, 2018 • 42 min
Should Christians celebrate Halloween? Regardless of where you stand on the issue, you should know why. Join host Jerrad Lopes and his wife Leila as they talk about what their family does on Halloween and what you should consider.
Balancing Work & Family Life with NFL Star Alfred Morris
Oct 14, 2018 • 31 min
NFL star running back, Alfred Morris joins Jerrad on today’s Dad Tired episode to talk about balancing work and family life, dealing with temptation, being used by God at your place of work, and the importance of praying with your family.
Building A More Peaceful Home (with Adam Mabry)
Oct 7, 2018 • 36 min
Author and Pastor Adam Mabry joins Jerrad on this episode of the Dad Tired podcast to discuss what healthy rest looks like for the tired and busy dad. ​If you’re feeling weary… wishing life were more sustainable… searching for a way to rest without…
What’s Really Behind Your Stress?
Sep 30, 2018 • 28 min
Dad Tired: Helping Men Lead Their Family Well Season 3 | Episode 1 How come sometimes as dads we can have the most patience in the world with our kids, and yet the next day the most simple things set us off? Do you sometimes feel like you’re turning into…
Spiritual Leaders Are Wise Decision Makers
Sep 17, 2018 • 30 min
Each decision we make affects not only our lives but also the lives of our family. As we encounter circumstances that require us to make a decision, we want to hear God’s voice guiding us, but how do we know if it’s God’s voice we hear or our own inner…
Practically Loving Your Family The Way Christ Loves The Church
Sep 3, 2018 • 27 min
As Christian men, we are constantly being told to love our wives and family the way that Christ has loved the church. But, what does that actually look like? How do you love your wife and kids practically when you are talking about jobs, laundry, sharing…
When Your Kids Are Exposed To Wickedness
Aug 20, 2018 • 25 min
It is impossible to completely protect your kids from the wickedness of the world. So what do you do when your kids become exposed to things they should never be exposed to? Join host Jerrad Lopes as he talks about his own family and how they deal with…
But A Mist
Aug 6, 2018 • 22 min
During a recent conversation with his wife about cancer, Jerrad had a strong realization. Listen to him process in this episode of the Dad Tired podcast. Also- if you haven’t checked out the Marriage After God Podcast…
When God Shows Up Unexpectedly
Jul 21, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode, join host Jerrad Lopes as he shares an unexpected event he had with his dad. If you’ve ever dealt with any kind of family issues, this episode will be helpful for you.
Leading Your Family Well
Jul 15, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode of the Dad Tired Podcast, join host Jerrad Lopes as he talks about what it looks like to lead your family well, and the surprising reasons you probably aren’t doing it.
Numbed by Shame
Jun 25, 2018 • 31 min
BONUS EPISODE: In this summer bonus episode, Jerrad gives an update on the Dad Tired ministry and shares how God responds to our shame.
Summer Plans
May 21, 2018 • 4 min
On this episode, host Jerrad Lopes gives an update on the Dad Tired ministry for this summer. Mentioned in this episode: 15% off all orders from Razor.com. Use PROMO code DADTIRED
The Most Important Thing You Can Be Doing
May 13, 2018 • 22 min
Growing up, many of us had a vision for where we would be in life once we reached our 20s, 30s or even our 40s. But when we reach those milestones in our lives it’s rare that we feel reality has lived up to our vision. Somehow, we thought we would feel…
Loving & Leading Your Wife Well (with Hunter Beless)
May 7, 2018 • 32 min
In this Mother’s Day episode of the Dad Tired podcast, Jerrad is joined by Hunter Beless, host of the Journey Women Podcast. Join in as the two share about what it looks like for a husband to lead his family well, how to become the spiritual leader of the…
Raising Passionate Jesus Followers (with Phil Comer)
Apr 29, 2018 • 46 min
“You can’t pass on what you don’t possess,” the number one thing any father wanting to raise passionate Jesus followers must remember according to this week’s guest, Phil Comer. In his book, Raising Passionate Jesus Followers (co-written with his wife…
Approaching The Future With Anxiety & Arrogance
Apr 23, 2018 • 38 min
We all look to the future. For some, we do it with arrogance (as mentioned in James 4). And for others, we approach the future with anxiety (Matthew 6). In this episode, join Jerrad as he shares why looking to the future with both anxiety and arrogance…
Becoming A Tech-Wise Family (with Andy Crouch)
Apr 15, 2018 • 45 min
“Making conscientious choices about technology in our families is more than just using internet filters and determining screen time limits for our children. It’s about developing wisdom, character, and courage in the way we use digital media rather than…
Responding to Difficult Life Circumstances
Apr 8, 2018 • 25 min
There are many men struggling. It can be anything from disobedient children, broken marriages, lost jobs, or terminal sickness. The list is unending. As Christian fathers and husbands, we often find ourselves praying to God to relieve us from our burdens;…
Teaching Your Kids To Live An Incredible Life In An Ordinary World (with Bob Goff)
Apr 2, 2018 • 26 min
On this week’s episode, host Jerrad Lopes talks with Bob Goff, motivational speaker, and New York Times bestselling author of Love Does. Bob’s mission to inspire people to dream big and make their life more awesome, will become immediately appar…
Balancing Technology & Video Games (with Gabe Patillo from Married To The Games)
Mar 26, 2018 • 30 min
Video games, a controversial topic both in and outside of the church world. Some men are hardcore lovers of gaming, some view it as a waste of time and millions of others fall somewhere in the middle. This week join host Jerrad Lopes and guest, Gabe…
Could God Be Calling Your To Foster or Adopt?
Mar 19, 2018 • 23 min
Scripture tells us religion that is pure is caring for the orphans (James 1:27). In the United States alone there are more than 400,000 children in the foster care system.* Each child is an opportunity to show God’s love, to reach out to the most…
Marriage After God (with Aaron Smith)
Mar 12, 2018 • 34 min
This week, host Jerrad Lopes introduces listeners to Aaron Smith, a husband, father and founder of Husband Revolution, an online marriage ministry. Aaron’s goal in ministry is to revive the hearts of husbands and fathers around the world. Listen as Aaron…
God as Protector & Protecting our Families (with John Lovell from Warrior Poet Society)
Mar 4, 2018 • 38 min
So often we as Christians want to focus on only one attribute of God, the attribute of love. But we tend to forget that scripture also tells us that God is a man of war. It’s important to understand that both of these attributes are important and help to…
Practicing Rest & Sabbath as a Family (with A.J. Swoboda)
Feb 26, 2018 • 36 min
Join host Jerrad Lopes as he discusses the topic of sabbath, with A.J. Swoboda. In this episode, the two discuss questions like: * Are we still required to observe the sabbath? * What does a typical sabbath day look like? * Is sabbath different than…
Finding God’s Calling for Your Life (with Jon Fuller from “Are You Real”)
Feb 19, 2018 • 23 min
Join host Jerrad Lopes and fellow podcaster Jon Fuller as they talk through finding your purpose even when li…
Pursuing Your Wife’s Heart Everyday
Feb 12, 2018 • 20 min
Valentine’s Day is one of the least favorite holiday’s of every man. But how do we, as followers of Jesus, and the spiritual leader of our homes, approach Valentine’s Day through the lens of the Gospel? Join host Jerrad Lopes as he tackles the issues of…
Comparison: The Thief of Joy
Feb 5, 2018 • 20 min
Comparing our lives to others, it’s something we all find ourselves doing from time-to-time. But we must realize that since the beginning…
Building Godly Traditions for Your Kids to Remember
Jan 29, 2018 • 24 min
Throughout the scriptures, God reminds his people to create some type of reminder of his faithfulness. He then goes on to say, “when your children see this…” or “When your children ask” remind them of how good God has been to you. In this episode, join…
The Bible Project (Tim Mackie & Jon Collins)
Jan 21, 2018 • 35 min
Join host Jerrad Lopes has he interviews Tim Mackie and Jon Collins of The Bible Project, a non-profit animation studio that produces short-form, fully ani…
Practicing Faithfulness in the Mundane of Life
Jan 14, 2018 • 22 min
The Bible is filled with stories of great feats of faith, courage, and strength. But have you ever wondered about the rest of the story? Each of the great Bible characters lived ordinary live…
AsCedByMe (feat. Cedric Thompson)
Jan 7, 2018 • 34 min
This week listeners will have the pleasure of being introduced to NFL free agent Cedric Thompson. Drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, Thompson went on to play for the New England Pat…
When Busy Lives Prevent Us From Hearing God
Dec 31, 2017 • 26 min
When something is unsettled in our heart, we do whatever we can to mask it. Work harder, drink more, yell louder, buy something new. Anything to cover up the noise of our soul. We are convinced that if we can make enough noise, the tugging of the Holy…
We’re All Filthy
Dec 17, 2017 • 34 min
As men, we subconsciously rely on our good behavior and moral deeds to find righteousness with God. But, the truth is, despite what we look like on the outside, we are all filthy on the inside, and in desperate need of a savior. Mentioned during the…
How The Gospel Changes Our Parenting
Dec 10, 2017 • 29 min
You don’t need more popular parenting tips, you need Jesus. You need to be reminded of the Gospel. Understanding what God has done in the world and in your life will deeply change the way you act as a parent and husband.
Mac N’ Cheese
Dec 3, 2017 • 32 min
Jesus is offering you a steak dinner, but too often we settle for mac n’ cheese.
Breakfast is Ready
Nov 26, 2017 • 42 min
Jesus isn’t like anyone else in your life. He isn’t like your friends. Or your boss. Or you dad. He is different. He is gracious and compassionate. He is slow to anger and abounding in love and faithfulness. In this episode, Jerrad gives us a glimpse into…
Keep Running.
Nov 12, 2017 • 31 min
As 2017 comes to an end and we approach the new year, it’s helpful to to pause and remember what God has done over the last year and what he wants to do in your life over the next year.
Pairadocs
Nov 5, 2017 • 35 min
Pairadocs is a unique marriage, parenting and family podcast. If you’ve struggled in relationship; with kids, parents, spouse, or friends. No matter what life stage you find yourself in, you will…
Sent Ones
Oct 30, 2017 • 28 min
With Halloween around the corner, many Christian families are asking themselves, “How do we engage our culture during this holiday season?” Join host Jerrad Lopes as he gives a Biblical overview of how Jesus would respond to Halloween in 2017. ​Host:…
The Butterfly Effect
Oct 22, 2017 • 21 min
One word or phrase, that’s all it takes to change the course of someone’s life. Scripture tells us that the tongue holds the power of life and death, how are you using that power? Your words of encouragement or discour…
We’re Out of Control
Oct 15, 2017 • 27 min
Work, finances, family dynamics, and life circumstances — our actions and choices contribute to the success and failures of these areas and others of life but often things happen out…
Becoming The Spiritual Leader of Your Home
Oct 9, 2017 • 30 min
As men, we are called to be the spiritual leaders of our homes but most of us don’t feel confident in that role. At times this lack of confidence creates a paradox in our lives as we de…
Finish (feat. Jon Acuff)
Oct 2, 2017 • 24 min
Most people don’t have a problem starting — they start dozens of things. It’s finishing that’s the problem. While a desire to have ambitious goals is honorable, a goal that is too aggressive is a recipe for failure. Join host Jerrad Lopes as he interviews…
Love That Lasts (feat. Jefferson Bethke)
Sep 24, 2017 • 34 min
This week join host Jerrad Lopes in a conversation with New York Times bestselling author Jefferson Bethke as they discuss topics ranging from this generations distorted view of love, the destruc…
Christian Coping
Sep 17, 2017 • 26 min
Since the day that Adam and Eve walked out of the garden of Eden man has been searching for joy, satisfaction, identity, and hope in something other than God. While as Christians we may not be filling the pain of our lives wi…
Parenting. (feat. Paul David Tripp)
Sep 11, 2017 • 26 min
Have you ever questioned your purpose as a parent? Do you ever feel unable to be the parent God wants you to be? Join host Jerrad Lopes and Pastor Paul David Tripp, as they discuss topics ranging from parenting the heart instead of…
Suffering & The Gospel (feat. Pastor Saeed Abedini)
Sep 3, 2017 • 60 min
Scripture tells us that we are heirs with Christ if we suffer with him so that we may also be glorified with him. But few of us can say we have truly suffered persecution for Christ the way believers in scripture did. Pastor Saeed Abedini is one of those…
The Gift of Presence
Aug 28, 2017 • 26 min
Life have you distracted? Finding it hard to give your family the attention they deserve? This week’s episodes will lay out practical, easy to incorporate, methods to help you fight distraction and be fully engaged in every aspect of your life. Join host…
God Has A Name (feat. John Mark Comer)
Aug 20, 2017 • 32 min
Join host Jerrad Lopes for a lively conversation with Pastor John Mark Comer as they discuss who God truly is, how our perception can affect how we relate to Him, prayer, and the purpose of marriage. This week’s episode covers several topics but is packed…
Dad Tired: Questions & Response
Aug 13, 2017 • 34 min
In this weeks episode, host Jerrad Lopes takes questions from husbands and dads about how to follow Jesus in the everyday stuff of life. Listeners questions range from disciplining children and how to keep intimacy alive with a busy schedule to combating…
Your Heart Wants More
Aug 6, 2017 • 27 min
Life can be hard, trials come more often than we wish they did and often we feel like giving up. Whether it’s difficulties in marriage, sickness or addiction the enemy is always trying to find ways to destroy. As Christian men, we are called to persevere,…
What Do Friendships Look Like When You’re Married (feat. Josiah & Casey)
Jul 30, 2017 • 38 min
After marriage as you grow in your relationship with your spouse, friendships will change but they still play an important part in strengthening your marriage. Finding guy friends that will support you but still call you out on your “stuff” when needed…
Dead Trees
Jul 23, 2017 • 29 min
Tired, a word that at one time or another describes every dad. But what happens when you are seriously exhausted? When you feel far from God, far from your family, and stretched to the breaking point? We have all been there. We have all at one time or…
Irresistible Revolution (feat. Shane Claiborne)
Jul 16, 2017 • 31 min
Join host Jerrad Lopes for an inspirational conversation with activist and best-selling author, Shane Claiborne as they discuss building community and living radically by turning faith and love into action. After listening to the extraordinary life of…
There’s A Better God
Jul 9, 2017 • 0 min
Giving of ourselves as fathers and husbands can leave us susceptible to emotional pain. But we are called to love our family 100 percent, even knowing that those we love may at times disappoint or hurt us. Christ is our example and He gave His all, asking…
You Can Change (feat. Tim Chester)
Jul 3, 2017 • 0 min
Join host Jerrad Lopes for an intercontinental conversation with Pastor Tim Chester from North Yorkshire, England, as they discuss several topics from being a sacrificial dad and how our decisions affect our families to learning that it is never too late,…
Is That God Talking?
Jun 25, 2017 • 31 min
Each decision we make affects not only our lives but also the lives of our family. As we encounter circumstances that require us to make a decision, we want to hear God’s voice guiding us, but how do we know if it’s God’s voice we hear or our own inner…
Gospel Fluency (feat. Jeff Vanderstelt)
Jun 18, 2017 • 36 min
As men, we can be known for trying to complete a project without reading the instructions. Sometimes we succeed and sometimes we are left with extra parts that we have no idea what they are for. Unfortunately, this is often our approach to the gospel as…
The Desert
Jun 11, 2017 • 28 min
We often judge our relationship with God based on how close or how far we feel from Him. But what about those times when you don’t feel either either? If we don’t feel that same wide-eyed and enthusiastic passion for God, does it mean something is wrong?…
Word Up
Jun 5, 2017 • 23 min
Chuck Swindoll once wrote, “I know of no other single practice in the Christian life more rewarding, practically speaking, than memorizing Scripture…No other single exercise pays greater spiritual dividends!” In this episode, host Jerrad Lopes walks us…
Real Life Gospel Stories
May 29, 2017 • 27 min
As men, we tend to compartmentalize everything, including our spiritual lives. But when it comes to pointing our children to Christ and His gospel, compartmentalization will never be enough. Scheduling times for reading the Bible, prayer before bed and…
A Taste of Death
May 21, 2017 • 25 min
The concept of “dying out to self” can be found throughout scripture and it expresses the true essence of the Christian life. God often will bring us into situations that provide us a deeper understanding of truly giving up on our own wants and needs and…
Risen Motherhood
May 15, 2017 • 36 min
As a husband, have you ever wished you could get a peek behind the veil of your wife’s heart and learn how to love her better? In this episode, Laura Wifler and Emily Jensen, hosts of the Risen Motherhood Podcast, stop by to talk about how husbands can…
Where You Woke Up
May 8, 2017 • 25 min
The scriptures tell us to go and teach all nations and make them disciples. Many Christians sit back and let others shoulder this commitment, viewing outreach as the responsibility of those in the church who are paid to be ministers. But there is no such…
When You Don’t Feel Close To God
May 1, 2017 • 25 min
Husbands are called to be the spiritual leaders for their family’s but when you don’t feel close to God it can be hard to be the spiritual leader that your wife and kids want you to be. Many Christian men find their relationship with Christ to be a…
They’re Watching
Apr 24, 2017 • 25 min
As Christian dads, we aren’t trying to raise “moral” kids, we are trying to raise disciples who love Jesus. We are God’s conduit for teaching our children how to live a life pleasing to him but remember actions speak louder than words. Kids are always…
Remember These Two Things
Apr 17, 2017 • 16 min
Whatever you’re doing today. Don’t forget these two truths. First, whatever you find your identity in, it will fail you. As men, it’s easy for us to find our identity in our work instead of in God where it should be. No matter how good or bad you are at…
Anger is Never The First Emotion
Apr 9, 2017 • 25 min
Your family are the most important people in your life. Your love for them knows no limits. But time and time again you find yourself getting angry with them and don’t know why. The first thing to understand is anger is never the first emotion. There is…
Walmart & Satisfaction
Apr 2, 2017 • 25 min
The biggest question that Christian parent’s ask themselves is, how do we protect our kids from the junk of this world? It’s not easy and nearly impossible to protect our children from all the junk of the world. We can set boundaries to help limit their…
Checkbooks & Calendars
Mar 27, 2017 • 27 min
You can try and convince anyone that you are passionate about Jesus, but your checkbook and calendar always prove what you’re most passionate about. What you make the center of your life, will become your treasure; what you value most. We can’t always see…
You’re On The Same Team
Mar 19, 2017 • 31 min
A marriage just starting out often seem close to perfection. But as the trials of life happen and two imperfect people try and build a life together, we as husbands can lose sight of the fact that God has given us a gift in our wives. She was created to…
Don’t Be The Best Dad
Mar 12, 2017 • 20 min
No matter where your dad falls on the spectrum of being an engaged dad to not being present, a majority of men want to be a better dad than their fathers were. But no matter how hard we try we will never be the perfect dad. There is only one perfect dad…
Get Hungry (Literally)
Mar 6, 2017 • 20 min
Can’t beat an old habit? Are you finding yourself doing the same negative things over and over? Then it’s time to get hungry, literally. When Jesus went to the desert to be tempted He fasted to gain control of his flesh. We too are tempted every day. We…
Start Dreaming
Feb 26, 2017 • 24 min
The subtle ways that churches cause us to put our walls up, and why God uses broken people.
Quit Your Accountability Group
Feb 19, 2017 • 24 min
Jerrad explains why he is convinced that Christian men shouldn’t be in accountability groups.
Your Purpose & God’s Will
Feb 11, 2017 • 33 min
The majority of Christians are still deeply unfulfilled and unsatisfied with their work, home life, marriage and church. In this episode, Jerrad starts to unpack why you likely feel that way, and how you can start to discover God’s will and purpose for…
I’m Sorry
Feb 5, 2017 • 26 min
Most of us already know that we suck as Christian husbands and dads. Here’s what we really need.
But First…
Jan 29, 2017 • 27 min
Jerrad gives his response to the President Trump’s executive order; why it hits so close to home. And shares where many of us feel we are as Christians.
Why You’re Not Leading Your Family
Jan 22, 2017 • 29 min
Jerrad explains three reasons why most guys aren’t being the spiritual leader of their home. His answers may surprise you.
Stop Running (feat. Bryan Moffitt)
Jan 15, 2017 • 37 min
Bryan Moffitt from Anguished Hearts (anguishedhearts.com) joins Jerrad on the podcast and shares how everyone is either running toward something or away from something. This is an interview you won’t want to miss.
On Earth As It Is
Jan 4, 2017 • 28 min
What if the point of Christianity isn’t just to die and go to heaven?
Are You Burned Out?
Dec 18, 2016 • 23 min
There are many of you who are burned out from church activities, and I get it. Here’s my thoughts as to why you feel that way and how you can fix it.
3 Ways To Improve Your Marriage & Parenting
Dec 11, 2016 • 20 min
Jerrad Lopes gives three practical and gospel-centered ways to immediately improve your marriage and parenting.
Bad Christian (feat. Joey Svendsen)
Dec 4, 2016 • 35 min
What does it look like when a pastor who has struggled with OCD and depression starts to bring his dark secrets to the light? Listen as Joey Svendsen, co-host of the Bad Christian podcast, shares with us his journey.
No One Is Invested Like You Are (feat. Shad Berry)
Nov 27, 2016 • 30 min
Shad Berry from Downline ministies (downlineministries.com) joins Jerrad on the Dad Tired podcast to talk about discipleship, work, and allowing the gospel to shape everything we do.
Visions, Dreams, and Things to Come
Nov 20, 2016 • 22 min
It’s easy to find guys who will watch a game with you. It’s a lot harder to find guys who will constantly point you toward Jesus.
Sheep, Goats & Coats
Nov 15, 2016 • 15 min
Is there more to Christianity than church services and Bible studies? Do you feel like God is stirring something in your heart, but you can’t quite figure out what to do?
Jump Out Of The Boat
Nov 14, 2016 • 25 min
What would it look like for you to actually rest in the grace of Jesus? To be free from shame? Maybe you need to jump out of the boat.
Your Work, The Kingdom, And A Painter
Nov 8, 2016 • 25 min
What does your work have to with you being a better christian, father, husband and disciple of Jesus?
“I Call Shotgun!”
Nov 2, 2016 • 24 min
Join Jerrad on his commute to work as continues he thoughts on minimalism, shame, and the gods we make up in our head.
Why I’m Becoming A Minimalist
Oct 24, 2016 • 23 min
God doesn’t make converts & why I’m becoming a minimalist.
Fires & Invites
Sep 26, 2016 • 23 min
In this episode, Jerrad talks about Christian community and shares an invite to an exciting opportunity.
Feels Like Redemption (feat. Seth Taylor)
Sep 12, 2016 • 36 min
Author Seth Taylor (Feels Like Redemption) and creator of the My Pilgrimage Experience (XXXChurch.com) joins Jerrad Lopes to share his journey with porn addition and how he helps others find freedom.
Whatever is Good
Sep 5, 2016 • 27 min
If you are dealing with stress, anxiety, fear, or discouragement, this could be the underlying reason as to why.
Don’t Do It. Please.
Aug 29, 2016 • 26 min
Don’t tell this lie about God.
Your Kitchen Table (feat. Dan Foster)
Aug 23, 2016 • 32 min
Executive coach Dan Foster shares his biggest mistake as a Christian husband and dad and how you can be more intentional in your life.
Jesus & Your Business Card
Aug 17, 2016 • 27 min
What if all your titles were stripped away- who would you be? In other words, who are you?
A Time For Everything
Aug 3, 2016 • 28 min
Whatever season of life you’re in right now, it won’t last forever. Prepare accordingly.
Was Jesus’ Ministry A Failure?
Jul 27, 2016 • 28 min
Based on our current standards of success in ministry, Jesus may have had one of the most unsuccessful ministries ever. Learn how this impacts your life, marriage and parenting.
You Forgot, But God Didn’t
Jul 19, 2016 • 32 min
If you had an absent father growing up, this is for you.
We’re Just Camping
Jul 12, 2016 • 27 min
Did Jesus really mean that you can’t worship both God and money? Isn’t there balance?
The Not-So-American Dream (Feat. Leila Lopes)
Jul 6, 2016 • 26 min
Leila Lopes from Mom Tired joins Jerrad in discussing what it looks like to structure your life around relationships and The Gospel.
This is Good News
Jun 28, 2016 • 25 min
If we can memorize these three words, everything will start to change.
Porn & Sexual Integrity (feat. Frank Honess)
Jun 20, 2016 • 36 min
Porn & Sexual Integrity. Frank Honess from Purity for Life Podcast (purityforlife.me) joins Jerrad Lopes in helping Christian husbands and dads break free from their pornography addiction.
Do This Everyday With Your Wife
Jun 14, 2016 • 30 min
If you want to have a marriage that last, you must be intentional about doing this everyday.
Husband Revolution (Feat. Aaron Smith)
Jun 6, 2016 • 42 min
Aaron Smith from Husband Revolution (HusbandRevolution.com) joins Jerrad Lopes on the Dad Tired podcast.
Why Did You Even Get Married?
Jun 1, 2016 • 29 min
If you currently struggling in your marriage, today’s episode is for you.
Spiritual Baby
May 24, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode Jerrad helps you identify where you are on your spiritual journey and how you can help others grow in theirs.
Kids, Vomit, And Balance
May 17, 2016 • 31 min
In this episode Jerrad discusses where he goes to church, being a lukewarm Christian and what that means for our kids.
Craigslist, God’s Glory, and Heaven
May 10, 2016 • 28 min
In this episode, Jerrad discusses the importance of seeing God work in every day life. If you are a Christian parent, you probably get so caught up in every day life that you forget to look for God’s glory.
Distant God (Feat. Chris Nye)
May 3, 2016 • 30 min
Why God feels far away and what we can do about it. Featuring author Chris Nye.
Lead Your Family: 3 Practical Ways
Apr 26, 2016 • 27 min
In this episode Jerrad gives three practical tips for Christian dad’s and husbands to better lead their family.
Jesus Stuck In Your Head (Feat. Aaron Doerr)
Apr 18, 2016 • 30 min
Music, The Gospel, And Raising Kids
Marriage & Attachment (Feat. Leila Lopes)
Apr 11, 2016 • 27 min
Leila Lopes joins Jerrad in taking marriage, fights, and attachment.
From Best To Worst Dad In One Sentence
Apr 5, 2016 • 28 min
I took my son on a daddy/son date and then he punched me in the gut. He might do it to you as well.
Christian Community in 2016
Mar 31, 2016 • 27 min
If you want to follow Jesus but are bored with traditional church, we should talk.
Shame & God’s Reputation
Mar 22, 2016 • 27 min
If you struggle with shame, this episode is for you.
Are You Blessed?
Mar 17, 2016 • 33 min
What if you and Jesus had different definitions of the word blessed?
Bored With Church?
Mar 14, 2016 • 17 min
If you’re a guy who is bored with church, but not with Jesus, we should hang out.
Part 2: Balancing Family, Work, Kids & Coffee
Mar 10, 2016 • 29 min
Continuing our series into how you can most effectively use your time to accomplish the things God has designed you for. If you feel like your work/life balance is out of sync, you’ll want to tune in.
Part 1: Balancing Family, Work, Kids & Coffee
Mar 10, 2016 • 25 min
In this episode, Jerrad gives gospel-centered advice regarding how to put more time towards the things that you are called to do.
An Introduction To Dad Tired
Mar 9, 2016 • 10 min
ABOUT US: The Story of Dad Tired and how to get connected.