Modern Christian Dads

Modern Christian Dads
Dudes talkin’ news, sports, & God. We’re 4 guys that love sports, tech, food, and most importantly Jesus. Each episode we want to entertain and most importantly encourage guys to follow Jesus.

We are Pro Wrestlers!
Sep 24 • 37 min
We tell of our marvelous journey into the Pro Wrestling world! Check out our Facebook page - Modern Christian Dads Support our podcast monthly.
‘Leckly Shephens?’
Sep 8 • 38 min
Who is this man of mystery? I guess you’ll have to listen to find out.
It’ll all work out!
Sep 6 • 41 min
The steps of a righteous man are ordered of God!
‘Yes Donut Lord!’
Aug 28 • 36 min
Another fresh episode from the Modern Christian Dads! Make sure and check out our Facebook page: Modern Christian Dads
Girl Scout Cookies, 300 Pizza Huts closing, James 1:2
Aug 18 • 36 min
2 Consider it nothing but joy, my [a]brothers and sisters, whenever you fall into various trials. 3 Be assured that the testing of your faith [through experience] produces endurance [leading to spiritual maturity, and inner peace]. 4 And let endurance…
Modern Christian Dads - S2/Ep. 31 And Then There Were Three
Aug 11 • 28 min
Where’s Pastor? The guys talk SpaceX, a lost wedding ring, and the importance of spiritual rest.
‘Kelly Stephens Birthday!’
Aug 7 • 38 min
Let’s celebrate our favorite Modern Christian Dad - Kelly Stephens!
‘Welcome Glenn Radcliff!’
Jul 28 • 36 min
We add a new layer the MCD Nation with the arrival of Glenn Radcliff!
Special Guest ‘Philip Rivera!’
Jul 14 • 45 min
How do Modern Christian Dads lead in times of crisis? We talk about this and more on the Modern Christian Dads!
Kanye West for President!
Jul 7 • 40 min
It’s an important question that must be answered, ‘Who should the Modern Christian Dads give their support to for President?’
Get Ready!
Jun 30 • 36 min
Matthew 25 Amplified Bible (AMP) Parable of Ten Virgins 25 “Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins, who took their lamps and went to [a]meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish [thoughtless, silly, and careless], and five were wise…
The origin story of the Modern Christian Dads!
Jun 24 • 36 min
Feel, hear, experience, and encounter the story of the ‘Modern Christian Dads!’
Modern Christian Dads - S2/Ep. 24 - Chess Boxing, Snapping Turtles, and more!
Jun 16 • 28 min
In this episode the guys talk chess boxing, snapping turtles, and Jesus in our storm.
80’s workout stars, Fight Island, and Fighting Racism!
Jun 9 • 42 min
Tony little, Suzanne Summers, and Billy Blanks how we miss all of you! We talk about this and some other exciting news on this episode, but most importantly we continue the discussion of fighting ‘Racism’ in America.
MCD - Ep. 22 ‘In the beginning Greg & Jeremiah!’
Jun 3 • 42 min
On this episode we talk the beginnings of the ‘Modern Christian Dads Podcast’ along with NBA news, Space X, and the controversial subject of Racism.
‘Your Life is a Vapor’
May 27 • 36 min
James 4:14 Amplified Bible (AMP) 14 [a]Yet you do not know [the least thing] [b]about what may happen in your life tomorrow. [What is secure in your life?] You are merely a vapor [like a puff of smoke or a wisp of steam from a cooking pot] that is visible…
‘Virtual Fans, UFC’s Fight Island, ‘The Great Transition’
May 19 • 41 min
The MCD’s bringing you a fresh episode!
‘Make the most of every opportunity!’
May 14 • 34 min
Just three of us on this episode but we’ll give you our best!
‘Happy Anniversary’ Pastor Greg!
May 5 • 33 min
Kelly’s getting his hair done so we press on as the Modern Christian Dads to talk News, Sports, and God!
‘Corona Be Gona’
Apr 14 • 35 min
Well, we’re back! Check out the new episode!
Superstar Basketball Player & Head Coach ‘Evan Belk!’
Apr 1 • 38 min
Evan join us to tell his story of Faith, what it’s like to be a teacher in the public school, and his passion for coaching!
Stop using the ‘F’ word!
Mar 24 • 36 min
God has not given use a spirit of fear!
Good bye Tom Brady!
Mar 18 • 35 min
Life is full of changes, another word we us is ‘transition.’ Let’s talk about how we can walk through transition as Modern Christian Dads.
Happy Birthday Chuck Norris!
Mar 10 • 39 min
Since Kelly’s not here it’s going to be a great show! Just kidding, we love you Kelly!
S2 - Mountain Dew Brownies & some advice about Prayer
Mar 3 • 40 min
Mountain Dew Jelly! Mountain Dew Brownies! Makes a man want to PRAY I tell you! Enjoy this episode!
S2/Ep.11 - And Then There Were 2
Feb 27 • 27 min
It’s just Kelly and Greg today talking planking records, McDonalds scented candles, Mountain Dew Jam, and Spiritual Talk.! Another great episode!
‘Daytona 500, Nintendo, & Looking at the Inside’
Feb 20 • 42 min
We don’t usually talk a lot of racing but it was a big weekend for Nascar which included a big wreck, a photo finish, and a visit from the President! It led to a spiritual discussion regarding the question of ‘What’s on the Inside?’ Also send us a message…
We’re at the Jeep Dealership!
Feb 18 • 26 min
Our first ever remote episode! We decided to make Kelly Stephen’s dreams come true and recorded this episode from our local ‘Jeep’ dealership. It was hard to focus as we had to stare at a brand new 2020 Jeep Gladiator but we did it! Along with talking…
S.2/Ep.8 - ‘XFL, #BroomChallenge, UFC & Hugging trees!’
Feb 11 • 39 min
Our spiritual talk revolves around a guy named John Muir who walked nearly 1,000 miles. Listen to what happened!
S2 - ‘Super Bowl Recap, The New EV Hummer, & Emojis!’
Feb 4 • 40 min
I hope you take time to listen to our spiritual talk on this episode. We talked about developing strong bonds and relationships as Modern Christian Dads just like David & Jonathan in 1 Samuel 18.
S2 - ‘Super Bowl Special!!!’
Jan 29 • 37 min
Find out who the Modern Christian Dads picked for this year’s Super Bowl! Here a hint: we all are currently living in Missouri.
S2./Ep.5 - ‘Tugboat, Hilly Billy Jim, Brutus ‘The Beef Cake,’ & UFC 246
Jan 21 • 42 min
Notes from today’s show: Control the Center It’s amazing what a little humility can do Proverbs 18:12 Amplified Bible (AMP) 12 Before disaster the heart of a man is haughty and filled with self-importance, But humility comes before honor. Stay Focused…
S2./Ep.4 - UFC 246 Recap
Jan 20 • 16 min
My take aways Control the Center. It’s amazing what a little humility can do. Stay focused. Proverbs 18:12 Amplified Bible (AMP) 12 Before disaster the heart of a man is haughty and filled with self-importance, But humility comes before honor. Colossians…
S2./Ep.4 - LSU Tigers are Champs, Teslas talk, & Unity
Jan 14 • 44 min
We are on the greatest team ever - team Jesus! How are you doing in your part on this squad?
S2/Ep.2 You did what without me?
Jan 8 • 11 min
What? They recorded an episode without me? I’ll show them! :)
S2./Ep.1 - Ford new Mustang EV, Coach Firings, & Our Imperfections
Jan 7 • 35 min
Eating food, talking tech, and realizing that our spiritual growth starts with us. Thanks for listening and I hope you join MCD nation in 2020!
New Year’s Extravaganza!!!!!
Dec 31, 2019 • 37 min
The Real Episode 50 with ‘Rick Allen’
Dec 12, 2019 • 36 min
After mass confusion regarding the hostile take over of the Modern Christian Moms we are back! We survived and we have an amazing guest named Rick Allen on the show. He’s a men’s ministry director for the Assemblies of God. He shares a powerful testimony…
Episode 50 - ‘Moms Take Over!!!!!!!!!’
Dec 9, 2019 • 44 min
Our worst nightmare has come true on the Modern Christian Dads! Without our permission our wives took over our show and recorded their own episode! How dare they!!!!!!
Episode 49 - Chuck Norris & Santa Claus
Dec 4, 2019 • 36 min
It’s December, it’s Christmas so why wouldn’t we talk about Chuck Norris & Santa Claus! Merry Christmas from MCD Nation!
Episode 48 - ‘Tesla CyberTruck, Popeye’s, & Intimacy with God’
Nov 25, 2019 • 44 min
The ‘Trail Ninja’ is back in studio with us again to talk Tesla but most importantly how can can continue to have intimacy with God as men of God.
Episode 47 - ‘The Power of the Spoken Word’
Nov 19, 2019 • 43 min
A lot of our thoughts come from this podcast we listened to. I highly encourage you to check it out!
S1./Ep.46 - ‘Sleep Divorce, Top Country Songs, & Mountain Dew’
Nov 12, 2019 • 39 min
We literally just ate the best wings of our live prior to this show so it has a little extra kick! No special guests this week but we do have a special Mountain Dew word from the Lord for you! God Bless!
Episode 45 - ‘Stand Our Ground with Bob Stephens & Michael Connors
Nov 5, 2019 • 34 min
Check out the song:
Episode 45 - ‘Stand Our Ground’ with Bob Stephens & Michael Connors
Nov 4, 2019 • 34 min
The writers of a new song titled, ‘Stand Our Ground’ join us to talk about how this song came about. If you haven’t listened to check out the link below:
Episode 44 - Special Guest ‘Dan Kersten’ Assembly of God Men’s Ministries Director
Oct 29, 2019 • 41 min
Dan shared some great thoughts men, but the good news is that there are a lot of free resources if you go check out
Episode 43 - ‘Suburban Luchador’ Philip Rivera
Oct 22, 2019 • 38 min
Author Philip Rivera join us on this episode of the Modern Christian Dads! Here’s a bio of his book: His minivan is his chariot. His mower is his weapon. Enter the whimsical world of the Suburban Luchador, suburbia’s favorite underdog, father, husband……
Ep.42 - ‘Spiritual Truths from a Mountain Bike’
Oct 16, 2019 • 33 min
Greg and I just got back from beautiful Branson, MO. Part of the trip included mountain biking. Since I’m an expert and Greg’s a rookie we had quite an adventure. In this episode we share some of our funny stories and some spiritual truths from our trip.
Episode 41 - ‘Rave from the Man Cave’ Greg Walden
Oct 8, 2019 • 41 min
Podcaster Greg Walden from ‘Voice in the Modern Wilderness & Rave from the Man Cave’ joins us.
S1/Ep.40 - ‘Theme Songs, Boxers, & Punching Sharks’
Oct 1, 2019 • 41 min
We’re back again and this time we’ll remember the good old days and those songs that came along with our favorite TV shows. We’ll also look at the top boxers of all time and finish of with a devotional we read called, ‘Punching Sharks.’ Thanks for being…
Episode 39 - Wings & Wilderness
Sep 25, 2019 • 31 min
Kelly Stephens is back and we are coming at you full force talking about ‘The Wilderness’ journey we’ll all face as men of God.
Ep.38 ‘Draw near to the devil & he will draw near to you’
Sep 17, 2019 • 38 min
We had to survive without the Michael Jordan of our team Kelly, but don’t worry he’ll be back.
Episode 37 - ‘A 74 year old woman with twins & Spiritual Autopilot’
Sep 10, 2019 • 40 min
A guys falls asleep cruising in his Telsa while the autopilot is on. The scary reality is that sometime we put our spiritual life on autopilot.
Episode 36 - Former Pro Wrestler Chad Almont of the ‘Oriental Express’
Sep 3, 2019 • 40 min
Our first call in guest Chad Almont share the crazy lifestyle of pro wrestlers and his powerful story of redemption.
Episode 35 - Mountain Dew VooDoo, Disney+, keeping that First Love.
Aug 27, 2019 • 37 min
Last week Andrew Luck retired from football because he said, “I lost the love for the game.” This can happen in our spiritual life as well. In this episode we pose two questions: How do we lose or what could cause us to the our love for God? How do we get…
Episode 34 - ‘The Matrix’, The Best Chicken Sandwich, & God’s Calling.
Aug 22, 2019 • 43 min
It’s been a couple weeks since we’ve talked news and sports, but now we’re back at it. But don’t worry we’ll still dive into a spiritual discussion about the ‘Calling of God’ that is on all of our lives. Enjoy!
Episode 33 - Rachel Johnson, Purity, & the ‘No Price Tag Conference’
Aug 13, 2019 • 34 min
One of the most beautiful women on the planet joins us to talk purity and a movement she is part of called ‘No Price Tag.’ Thank you Rachel Johnson for joining the Modern Christian Dads!
Episode 32 - ‘Happy Birthday Loser!’ (Again)
Aug 9, 2019 • 33 min
Happy Birthday to Kelly! He’s not a loser, He’s a great Modern Christian Dad! On this episode we’ll do something radical, we’ll only talk spiritual. Let’s do it!
Episode 31 - Guest Host, Clowns, Cats, Combos and Mountain Dew
Jul 30, 2019 • 23 min
Hey Modern Christian Dads, thanks for listening! In this episode, we have guest host Greg Krawiec and Kelly Stephens talking some funny news, sampling new flavors of Combos and Mountain Dew, and No Price Tag.
Episode 30 - ‘A New Modern Christian Dad?’
Jul 24, 2019 • 31 min
On this episode we talk news, sports, and God but we also welcome a new member to the MCD team - Greg Krawiec! Greg share his insights on being a Dad and leading his family through change.
Episode 29 - ‘Temptation, Aliens, & IHOP
Jul 16, 2019 • 32 min
Temptation - Let’ expect it, walk through it, and have victory over it!
Episode 28 - The Greatest Thing You Can Do as a Christian.
Jul 8, 2019 • 35 min
It’s really all about one thing - telling people about Jesus.
Episode 27 - Lets talk Hot Dogs & Team Work!
Jul 2, 2019 • 35 min
It’s time for the 4th of July and the big question is, “Will Joey Chestnut win the mustard belt again?” This and more we discuss on the Modern Christian Dads!
Episode 26 - Pizza Pranks
Jul 2, 2019 • 37 min
This didn’t get posted for some reason, but it’s here now!
Episode 25 - Modern Christian Dads with GIRLS!!!!!!
Jun 4, 2019 • 44 min
We have reached a historic milestone - the 25th episode! To celebrate we have invited our lovely wives to join us and give their take. Thank you for listening!
Episode 24 - Cracked Cell Phones, NBA Finals, AEW, & Idolatry
May 29, 2019 • 38 min
Making God a substitute in your life is a sin, it’s that simple.
Episode 23 - Court side seats with Oculus, NBA, and Living for today!
May 22, 2019 • 32 min
The one word that continues to keep us from greatness and getting things done.
Episode 22 - Oreos, Spam, and Living out God’s Greatness!
May 17, 2019 • 45 min
John 14:12 The Voice (VOICE) 12 I tell you the truth: whoever believes in Me will be able to do what I have done, but they will do even greater things, because I will return to be with the Father. *Just be Great *Just do Something *Mess it up!
Episode 21 - XFL, Adam Sandler, and Mother’s Day!
May 7, 2019 • 25 min
XFL is back, Adam Sandler was on SNL for the first time since 1995, and it’s time for Mother’s Day!
Episode 20 - Kanye West is having church & the #JesusChallenge
May 4, 2019 • 15 min
2 Chronicles 7:14 Amplified Bible (AMP) 14 and My people, who are called by My Name, humble themselves, and pray and seek (crave, require as a necessity) My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear [them] from heaven, and forgive their sin…
Episode 19 - What do we do when life doesn’t seem fair? (Houston Rockets)
Apr 30, 2019 • 27 min
It’s NBA playoff season and the rockets are encountering their dreaded enemy again the ‘Golden State Warriors.’ They lost and have that feeling that the calls are unfair, but it begs the question, ‘What do we do when life is unfair?’ Let’s talk about it.
Episode 18 - Russell Wilson, Tim Tebow, Marine Heroes, and the temple of the Holy Spirit.
Apr 16, 2019 • 28 min
What’s your church look like? You got a church inside you! You are the temple of the Holy Spirit!
Episode 17 - Not showering for a year, Meat-free food, and Epic Comebacks!
Apr 15, 2019 • 21 min
In this episode we remind you that ‘Failure is not Fatal.’ God loves a comeback story!
Episode 16 - Avengers, Best Potato Chips, and Young Faith
Apr 3, 2019 • 30 min
Let’s not get old in faith! Let’s stay radical for Jesus!
Episode 15 - Avengers End Game Spoilers, Wrestlemania, & Dealing with Loss
Mar 27, 2019 • 29 min
We are less than a month away form Avengers Endgame and we have some spoilers for you! We also want to encourage all of you that are struggling or dealing with loss!
Episode 14 - Goodbye Conor McGregor & Happy 150th Birthday Heinz!
Mar 26, 2019 • 15 min
Imagine this: a dot surrounded by a circle. You’re the dot, he’s the circle. God surrounds you today! Praise God!
Episode 13 - Captain Marvel Review, 3 1/2 of Bacon, and Suv’s.
Mar 19, 2019 • 31 min
Captain Marvel struggled in finding her true identity. What about you? There’s an ancient book that tells us all who we really are. Let’s talk about it on this episode of the Modern Christian Dads.
Episode 12 - Sharing a birthday with Chris Praat and talking the Holy Spirit.
Mar 12, 2019 • 33 min
The Modern Christian Dads are back talking cheap tv’s , going cashless, and the Holy Spirit.
Episode 11 - Kareem, Cars, and being Relevant.
Mar 6, 2019 • 31 min
What does it mean to be ‘relevant?’ We dive into this question in this weeks episode.
Episode 10 - Bad Chicken Nuggets, Weed Killer in your Beer, and Church Membership
Mar 2, 2019 • 25 min
Oh the joy of social media and the lessons we learn along the way. We’ll give you 15 tips along with some other vital new regarding chicken nuggets and weed killer in beer. But most importantly on this episode we will tell you why we should all be apart…
Episode 9 - Chris Pratt, SpaceX & ‘The Starship Rocket’, & Extreme Christianity!
Feb 18, 2019 • 28 min
Has our Christianity become to ‘extreme’? In this episode we talk about Missionary John Chau giving his life to tell others about Jesus and how we should follow his example.
Episode 8 - Baby Boomers, Bacon, and How old could you possibly live?
Feb 6, 2019 • 35 min
It’s the week after the Super Bowl and we have a lot to talk about so let’s dive in.
Episode 7 - The Bible in schools, Cord cutting, Super Bowl commercials, and Fans vs. Followers
Jan 30, 2019 • 35 min
In this episode we discuss the big question, ‘Are you a Fan or a Follower of Jesus?”
Episode 6 - Steak, A New Jeep, Super Bowl, and Little Things.
Jan 22, 2019 • 32 min
It’s not one thing or one decision that defines life, it’s the little things. We’ll take a look at what God ‘s perspective is regarding little things.
Episode 5 - Tebow, Sony Walkman, Belly Fat, and Faithfulness
Jan 17, 2019 • 24 min
This is a solo effort without my partner Kelly, but in this episode we talk about Tim Tebow, Sony Walkmans, and most importantly living a Faithful life to Jesus!
Episode 4 - Selfies, Really Fast Police Cars, and What do we do when we’re defeated?
Jan 8, 2019 • 38 min
Poor Nick Saban. We’ve all been defeated and in this episode we’ll encourage you on how we can respond in times of defeat.
Episode 3 - The Aquaman review, big UFC fights, Terraforming, and living a Radical Faith
Jan 1, 2019 • 37 min
Happy New Year from the Modern Christian Dads! In this episode we talk movies, UFC fights, Shark Tank products, and most importantly live a Radical Faith in 2019.
Episode 2 - Americans getting fatter, Telsa, literally tons of chocolate, and Giants
Dec 24, 2018 • 34 min
Welcome to our second episode which is a Christmas Eve special special. On this episode we talk about what coming up in 2019 for companies, Ketchup sponsors, and how we can defeat the giants in our lives.
Episode 1 - Worst Passwords, Tom Brady is average, and Bad Attitudes
Dec 17, 2018 • 41 min
On this episode we discuss worst passwords, stolen packages, how Tom Brady looks ordinary, and Aaron Rodgers’ bad attitude.