Brilliantly Brave Parenting

Brilliantly Brave Parenting

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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. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/brilliantlybraveparenting/support


Emma Mae Jenkins - #111
Jul 20 • 39 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #111 - Emma Mae Jenkins, a young writer, has inspired many with the freedom she has to be herself—a dearly loved child of God. In her first book, Be Loved, she invites readers to join her on a journey of life-changing…
The Afters / Josh Havens - #110
Jun 29 • 40 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #110 - 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 -…
Dr. Deb Waterbury - #109
Mar 30 • 39 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #109 - 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 -…
Dannah Gresh - #108
Mar 16 • 43 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #108 - Dannah Gresh is the best-selling author, speaker, and creator of Secret Keeper Girl, America’s most popular tween stage show for moms and daughters. Dannah has authored 24 books, including And the Bride Wore…
Lily Kelly - #107
Mar 2 • 46 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #107 - “Lily Kelly” with Faith Zember. In this special episode of the Brilliantly Brave Parenting Podcast, we talk with Faith Zember, mother of an amazing girl, Lily Kelly. Lily Kelly Kahn Harrison has been returned to…
Rod Hairston - #106
Feb 24 • 30 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #106 - “Cover Hi, with Rod Hairston. In this episode of the Brilliantly Brave Parenting Podcast, we sit down with Rod and discuss his book, Cover Him. With his latest book, Cover Him: Caring for the Hidden Needs,…
Kristin Funston - #105
Feb 17 • 41 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #105 - “More for Mom” with Kristin Funston. In this edition of the Brilliantly Brave Parenting Podcast, we have a chat about Funston’s book, More for Mom. For working moms, there are performance pressures at work, home,…
Ellis Lucas - #104
Feb 10 • 42 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #104 - “Wanted” with Ellis Lucas. In this episode of the Brilliantly Brave Parenting Podcast, we talk about the release of Lucas’ new book, WANTED. In this powerful follow-up to his first book, The Potter And The Clay,…
Tony Souder - #103
Feb 3 • 41 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #103 - “Pray For Me Campaign” with Tony Souder. In this episode, we chat with Tony Souder, the Founder of The Pray for Me Campaign, a ministry that flows out of over two decades of ministry to hundreds of churches and…
Chris & Stephanie Teague - #102
Jan 27 • 46 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #102 - “Out of the Dust” with Chris and Stephanie Teague - If it wasn’t obvious enough from their divorce and incredible remarriage, the husband and wife duo Out of the Dust truly have a story to tell from their past as…
Introducing Melanie Medina - #101
Jan 20 • 31 min
The exit of Robert Beeson as co-host and the introduction of Melanie Medina to BBP. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/brilliantlybraveparenting/support
Impacting Kids Under 13 Ep#100 George Barna
Jan 14 • 44 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Ep#100 - “Impacting Kids Under 13” with author, researcher, and culture expert George Barna. We celebrate our 100th episode with George sharing his heart in reaching children under 13 years of age, as research shows clearly…
Dealing With A Child’s Death Ep#99 Joe & Anne Ciccoline
Jan 7 • 43 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #99 - “Dealing With A Child’s Death” with Joe & Anne Ciccoline. They share their tragic yet triumphant story of losing their baby son Noah to a heart defect after only 3 days out of the womb. The Ciccolines give details…
Stronger Than The Scars Ep#98 Amelia & Scott Moore
Dec 16, 2019 • 38 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #98 - “Stronger Than The Scars” with adoptive parents Amelia & Scott Moore. The Moore’s parenting story includes adopting two boys from Guatemala. They are learning about the impact of trauma in the children’s stories…
You Can’t Steal My Joy Ep#97 Bekah Bowman
Dec 9, 2019 • 37 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #97 - “You Can’t Steal My Joy” with coach’s wife and mom Bekah Bowman. She shares about the brutal disease that disrupted her family life and how God was found right in the center of it. Bekah spends her time advocating…
Healing From Childhood Trauma Ep#96 Brandon Lozano
Dec 2, 2019 • 39 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #96 - “Healing From Childhood Trauma” with musician and special needs parent Brandon Lozano. He talks about his journey as a parent, and how that was tested early on when their son couldn’t speak for an extended amount…
The Lonely Journey of Infertility Ep#95 Natalie & Andrew Fockle
Nov 25, 2019 • 38 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #95 - “The Lonely Journey of Infertility” with bloggers Natalie and Andrew Fockle. They talk to the reality of walking through infertility as a married couple, which is heartbreaking for those that seek to have kids.…
Special Needs & Adoptive Moms Ep#94 Jennifer Shaw
Nov 18, 2019 • 32 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #94 - “Special Needs & Adoptive Moms” with speaker, author, singer/songwriter Jennifer Shaw. She talks about her life as a special needs and adoptive mom and how she now is the mom of six children. Jennifer also shares…
Growing Up Christian In An Atheist World Ep#93 Katie Morton
Nov 11, 2019 • 37 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #93 - “Growing Up Christian In An Atheist World” with college student Katie Morton. Katie discusses the importance of instilling faith in your son or daughter, rather than simply making them go to church. She also…
It’s Never To Late Ep#92 John Falcone
Nov 4, 2019 • 31 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #92 - “It’s Never To Late” with surgeon and rock artist John Falcone. John talks about his most defining moment in his life (that doesn’t involve saving someone’s life through surgery) and how that has transformed his…
Challenges Fathers Face Ep#91 Kent Evans
Oct 28, 2019 • 35 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #91 - “Challenges Fathers Face” with author and Manhood Journey Executive Director Kent Evans. Kent discusses the three greatest challenges to fathers today in the home. He also shares about discipleship in the family…
Stress In The Home Ep#90 Brad Mathias & Robert Beeson
Oct 21, 2019 • 27 min
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE PARENTING Episode #90 - “Stress In The Home” with Brilliantly Brave co-hosts Dr. Brad Mathias and Robert Beeson. They discuss some of the recent societal tragedies that are affecting families of faith everywhere. Robert and Brad lead us…
Grace And Guts Ep#89 Shannon Perry
Oct 14, 2019 • 35 min
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…
Transformed EP#88 Remi Adeleke
Oct 7, 2019 • 39 min
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…
Raising Boys & Manhood Ep#87 Joel Fitzpatrick
Sep 30, 2019 • 29 min
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…
Cowboy Joel & The Wild Wild West EP#86 Stacey Gagnon
Sep 23, 2019 • 36 min
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…
Unplanned - Finding Forgiveness Ep#85 Abby Johnson
Sep 16, 2019 • 45 min
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…
Choosing Real Ep#84 Bekah Pogue
Sep 9, 2019 • 35 min
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…
Memory Making Moms Ep#83 Jessica Smartt
Aug 6, 2019 • 32 min
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…
Saying Goodbye To A Loved One Ep#82 Jay Sofia Lyons
Jul 30, 2019 • 32 min
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…
The Spirit Of Adoption Ep#81 Emily Chapman Richards
Jul 23, 2019 • 39 min
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…
We Can’t Fix Ourselves Ep#80 Duane Susan Sheriff
Jul 16, 2019 • 48 min
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…
Mental Illness Is Not Moral Failure Ep#79 Cindy Blom
Jul 9, 2019 • 37 min
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…
Busy Moms & Quiet Times Ep#78 Brittany Ann
Jul 2, 2019 • 38 min
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…
Addicted To Being Present Ep#77 Krissy & Spence Smith
Jun 25, 2019 • 50 min
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…
Do You Want More? Ep#76 Jill Parr
Jun 18, 2019 • 40 min
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,…
The Moonwalking Bear Ep#75 Jason Gibson
Jun 11, 2019 • 40 min
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…
Struggling With Adoption Ep#74 Lori Schumaker
Jun 4, 2019 • 35 min
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…
Parenting Special Needs Children Ep#73 Becky Davidson
May 28, 2019 • 33 min
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…
Children’s Pastors Conference Special Ep#72 Brad Mathias
May 21, 2019 • 56 min
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…
Finding The Bottom Ep#71 Jeff Allen
May 14, 2019 • 50 min
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…
Healthy Relationships With Food Ep#70 Lori Brown
May 7, 2019 • 37 min
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…
Introducing BEKEN Ep#69 Erin & Addy Schneider
Apr 23, 2019 • 35 min
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…
Parenting To Coaching Kids Ep#68 Scott And Christine Dente
Apr 16, 2019 • 43 min
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…
Kids & Christ In The Arts Ep#67 Fred Vassallo
Apr 9, 2019 • 37 min
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…
Unexplainable Jesus Ep#66 Erica Wiggenhorn
Apr 2, 2019 • 41 min
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…
The Business Of Family Ep#65 Tom And Lori Carr
Mar 26, 2019 • 45 min
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…
Dealing With Teen Depression Ep#64 Darrell McCumber
Mar 19, 2019 • 42 min
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…
That’s Not My Jesus Ep#63 Bob Fabey
Mar 12, 2019 • 36 min
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,…
Behold The Solo Mom Ep#62 Melanie Medina
Mar 5, 2019 • 42 min
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.…
The Rebirth of Pilgrims Progress Ep#61 Steve Cleary
Feb 26, 2019 • 42 min
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…
Abuse In The Church Ep#60 Nanette Kirsch
Feb 19, 2019 • 40 min
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…
Realities Of Single Parenting Ep#59 Nikki Leonti Edgar
Feb 12, 2019 • 42 min
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.…
Parenting Tomorrow’s Leaders Ep#58 Julie Rupp
Feb 5, 2019 • 36 min
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…
The Futureshock of Parenting Ep#57 Bishop Dan Scott
Jan 29, 2019 • 40 min
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…
Mobilizing Teens To Share Their Faith Ep#56 Greg Stier
Jan 22, 2019 • 36 min
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…
Why Children’s Ministry Matters Ep#55 Michayla White
Jan 15, 2019 • 37 min
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…
Parenting Must Be Flexible Ep#54 Francesca Battistelli
Jan 8, 2019 • 32 min
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…
Meaning Of Advent Ep#53 Brad Mathias Robert Beeson
Nov 21, 2018 • 24 min
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…
Season 4 Highlights #Ep52 Michael W Smith, Paige Ciingenpeel
Nov 13, 2018 • 35 min
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…
Affirming The Stories Of Our Lives Ep#51 Veronne Carter
Nov 6, 2018 • 33 min
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…
Prodigal Son & Band Dad Life Ep#50 Mark Mohr
Oct 30, 2018 • 34 min
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…
Gospel Centered Life For Students Ep#49 Kristen Hatton
Oct 23, 2018 • 34 min
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…
Eating Disorders & Chronic Dieting Ep#48 Constance Rhodes
Oct 16, 2018 • 37 min
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…
Women Who Move Mountains Ep#47 Sue Detweiler
Oct 9, 2018 • 36 min
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…
Taking A Hard Break Ep#46 Aaron Edelheit
Oct 2, 2018 • 39 min
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…
A Heritage Of Faith Ep#45 Michael W Smith
Sep 25, 2018 • 30 min
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…
Reality with Teens Ep#44 Paige Clingenpeel
Sep 18, 2018 • 35 min
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…
Season 3 Highlights Ep#43 - Plumb, Phil Stacey & Thaddeus Heffner
May 22, 2018 • 49 min
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…
Kids, Media And Music Ep#42 - KEVIN MCNEESE
May 15, 2018 • 35 min
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…
Parenting With Authenticity & Humility Ep#41 CHAMP THORNTON
May 8, 2018 • 41 min
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…
The Youth Pastor’s Role In Parenting Ep#40 - ANDREW NOE
May 1, 2018 • 39 min
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…
Ordinary To Extraordinary Ep#39 Carol McLeod
Apr 24, 2018 • 36 min
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…
Same Sex Attraction Ep#38 Thaddeus Heffner
Apr 17, 2018 • 47 min
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…
Faithful In The Now Ep#37 Tiffany Lee (Plumb)
Apr 10, 2018 • 47 min
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…
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Ep#36 - Praying Through Parenting - ROBERT NOLAND
Apr 3, 2018 • 40 min
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…
Surviving Single Parenting Ep#35 KIMBERLY MITCHELL
Mar 26, 2018 • 48 min
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…
Pop Culture Purge Ep#34 TINA GRIFFIN
Mar 21, 2018 • 39 min
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…
QUESTIONS AND KIDS Ep#33 Phil Stacey
Mar 13, 2018 • 52 min
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…
Best of Season 2 Ep#32 Mathias & Beeson
Dec 11, 2017 • 40 min
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…
Christmas Memories Ep#31 Mathias & Beeson
Dec 4, 2017 • 39 min
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…
Real Parenting In A Hostile Culture Ep#30 Dean Diehl
Nov 28, 2017 • 51 min
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…
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Ep#29 - THANKFUL CO-HOSTS - Robert Beeson & Brad Mathias
Nov 21, 2017 • 39 min
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…
Faith Exploration Ep#28 Lightgliders Zach Fay
Nov 14, 2017 • 47 min
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…
Winning The Heart Of Your Teen Ep#27 Phil Davis
Nov 6, 2017 • 45 min
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…
BRILLIANTLY BRAVE Ep#26 - MARRIAGE AND PARENTING - Tim and Amy Cleary
Oct 30, 2017 • 46 min
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…
Adventures In Odyssey Ep#25 Christi Lynn
Oct 23, 2017 • 49 min
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…
Born To Be Brave Ep#24 Bob Gresh
Oct 17, 2017 • 51 min
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…
Moving From Should To Want Ep#23 Keith Ferrin
Oct 10, 2017 • 45 min
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.’…
Drugs and Teenagers Ep#22 Rosalinda Riveria
Oct 2, 2017 • 53 min
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…
Science and Faith Ep#21 Thomas Purifoy
Sep 25, 2017 • 48 min
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…
Adolescent Sexual Development Ep#20 Dannah Gresh
Sep 14, 2017 • 45 min
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…
Reaching Kids With Creativity Episode #19 Tim Cleary Aetherlight
Jun 12, 2017 • 26 min
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…
Parenting With Cancer #18 Jeremy Lee MinistryToParents.com
Jun 5, 2017 • 34 min
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…
Battling Busy To Find Balance #17 Brian Hardin Daily Audio Bible
May 30, 2017 • 30 min
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…
Why Middle School Grades Matter Most Ep#16 Sean Sweet FourFiveSix
May 23, 2017 • 33 min
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…
Industrial Strength Parenting #15 Matt Guevara INCM
May 15, 2017 • 21 min
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…
Parenting Pre-Teens #14 Gregg Johnson J12 Ministries
May 8, 2017 • 24 min
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…
Relational Parenting #13 Dan Lovaglia Awana
May 1, 2017 • 25 min
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…
Know Your Co-Host Ep#12 Robert Beeson
Apr 24, 2017 • 24 min
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…
Fatherly Inspiration Ep#11 Kent Evans Manhood Journey
Apr 17, 2017 • 24 min
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…
Kids And Technology Ep#10 Matt McKee
Apr 8, 2017 • 29 min
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…
True Motivations Ep#9 Dr. David Henderson
Mar 29, 2017 • 28 min
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…
Learn Your Child Ep#8 Veronne Carter
Mar 27, 2017 • 25 min
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…
Get To Know Your Co-Host Ep#7 Dr. Brad Mathias
Mar 20, 2017 • 23 min
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.…
Allowing Kids To Process Doubts Ep#6 Robert Noland Part 2
Mar 13, 2017 • 23 min
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…
Parenting With Principle Ep#5 Robert Noland Part 1
Mar 6, 2017 • 22 min
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…
Making Unified Decisions in Parenting Ep#4 Erin & Pat Schneider
Feb 27, 2017 • 21 min
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…
Homeschooling & Media Ep#3 Karen Goosby
Feb 21, 2017 • 20 min
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’…
Brilliantly Brave Episode #2 Clinton & Tonya Faupel
Feb 13, 2017 • 27 min
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…
Your Family’s Heritage Ep#1 Patti Garibay
Feb 6, 2017 • 24 min
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…