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May 14, 2018
Episode 50: The Danger of Distracted Parenting

This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown challenges himself and parents everywhere on the topic of distracted parenting. Chris shares the story behind the famous but difficult to hear song by Harry Chapin: ”Cat’s in the Cradle.” First, Chris speaks with Jason, a Financial Peace University coordinator who shares his personal testimony about the impact his parent’s money decisions had on him as a child and how Financial Peace University has changed his family’s lives. (5:36) Then Chris responds to an email from Brian–Is it okay to loan money? Chris shares his personal experience with loaning money to a friend and highlights what the Bible has to say about giving to those who ask. (15:16) Chris highlights an encouraging tweet from Shannon about her debt-free journey. (17:54) Next, Chris gets real with listeners with his message, “The Danger of Distracted Parenting” sharing his own struggle with distractions. To close, Chris speaks with Joshua Straub, a marriage and family strategist, professor of child psychology, author of several books, and co-host of the “In This Together” podcast. Chris and Joshua talk about the dangers of technology on children and how our kids need us more than ever. (32:32)

Today’s featured Scriptures include: Proverbs 22:6, Colossians 3:17, Deuteronomy 6, Mark 12:31, John 13:34-35, Ephesians 4:2, 1 Peter 4:8, 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8

May 14, 2018
Episode 50: The Danger of Distracted Parenting

Today's Episode Summary

This week’s episode of Life, Money and Hope with Chris Brown challenges himself and parents everywhere on the topic of distracted parenting. Chris shares the story behind the famous but difficult to hear song by Harry Chapin: ”Cat’s in the Cradle.” First, Chris speaks with Jason, a Financial Peace University coordinator who shares his personal testimony about the impact his parent’s money decisions had on him as a child and how Financial Peace University has changed his family’s lives. (5:36) Then Chris responds to an email from Brian–Is it okay to loan money? Chris shares his personal experience with loaning money to a friend and highlights what the Bible has to say about giving to those who ask. (15:16) Chris highlights an encouraging tweet from Shannon about her debt-free journey. (17:54) Next, Chris gets real with listeners with his message, “The Danger of Distracted Parenting” sharing his own struggle with distractions. To close, Chris speaks with Joshua Straub, a marriage and family strategist, professor of child psychology, author of several books, and co-host of the “In This Together” podcast. Chris and Joshua talk about the dangers of technology on children and how our kids need us more than ever. (32:32)

Today’s featured Scriptures include: Proverbs 22:6, Colossians 3:17, Deuteronomy 6, Mark 12:31, John 13:34-35, Ephesians 4:2, 1 Peter 4:8, 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8

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