Today the guys are talking to Brian, a friend of theirs who has dealt with the issue of job loss.He shares valuable insight on how to walk through job loss andshares the bigger picture of what God is doing through this in our spiritual lives, as well as tangible things you can do during this time of unemployment.
This time can be fearful, but fear does not have to immobilize us. The guys share the story of Daniel in the Bible and how he faced his fear and continued to trust God through his circumstances. He makes the choice to see fear as an opportunity to trust God with his unknown future. They share three things we can all do right now during this time of anxiety. We want to pray for you! email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What do we do now?My kids have been in pajamas all week!
This is been a crazy time in our life and there are bunch of unknowns, how do we parent thought this?From trying to wake up kids and get yourself going as well, it can be difficult to know what to do to create a life as it seems like things are caving in.The guys share some insight on how to do just that with some tangible wins for any parent leading through this quarantine and share hope to those closest to you. We’d love your ideas as well email us at email@example.com
Family time is almost forced on us during Coronageddon but it has never lost its value, even family dinner time which seems to have become a forgotten practice. The guys share the value of making family dinner a priority and some insightful ways and how to impact your family through it.Along with the podcast you can go to www.knownlegacy.org/resources and download conversation starters for free today to help make family dinner time something your children can pass onto their children.
Travis shares his vocal skills and talents on the podcast so get ready… Along with that, The guys share the value of doing experiences over buying stuff.Our possessions bring joy for a short time while an experience can create a memory long after we are gone.Bill shares what he learned from others about the value of creating those memories with your children.The guys talk about the value of taking time to spend with your children in a real and authentic way. For questions or comments contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cindy and James Adams are back again to share more about their role as Grandparents with the dynamic of their children’s ex spouses. They share how they continue to pursue the hearts of their ex daughter in laws and their new spouses and how to continue to overcome and love through the situation the way Christ loves them.Their story is a journey of forgiveness and pursuit of others in the midst of trials and brokenness.Cindy shares how she impacts her Grandkids daily and the song she sings to them each day to empower them to choose to make each day the best it can be.if you have any questions or comments for Cindy and James email us at email@example.com
Bill and his wife Sarah share the mic with an incredible couple, Cindy and James Adams.They share their story of the trying beginning to their marriage and the journey to wholeness that has been the culmination and blessing of 35 years of marriage.Coming from two different family dynamics and backgrounds,they share how they have continued to pursue each other and their children though the years as they moved towards hope. They share valuable wisdom for couples who are battling through a rough patch in their marriage and the hope for a brighter future. To contact us email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Joe and Cindie Russo are two of Bill’s Heroes.They share the story of how they met, came to know Jesus and how He was their source of hope thorough all the years of marriage.Their story is a journey of love, hope and reliance on the promises of God.They share the value of choosing the best for their familyand the sacrifices that need to be made for that to happen as well as how things were when they were young parents and the advice they would give to young parents today. You don’t want to miss the wisdom these two have to offer!If you have any questions email us at email@example.com
Bryan and Alissa Fields join us today during our Love series on the podcast share their story of a marriage on the brink of divorce.They share how they were attempting to make the pain and struggles by a covering of a perfect picture.As that crumbled, they found the value of being honest and seeking the wisdom of God to restore their marriage and family.They give warning signs like isolation, believing the lies of the enemy and giving up control as they share the hope of restoration in your marriage as well. If you have any questions for Bryan and Alissa email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The guys are back together again! They are talking about the hurdles that keep us from making chores a priority and the impact of creating a chore culture can have on our families.They share some practical tips they have learned from others, as well as truth from the scriptures that reinforce the value of hard work.
Bill had a chance to interview David (who shared his wisdom of financial freedom and impact on our legacies last week.)This week you get the opportunity to hear the story of David’s rescue from a broken past to a redeemed life and restored future.He shares his journey of being homeless, addicted to drugs and how God rescued him from what was hopeless life to the new legacy he has today reminding us its never too late for any of us.
So it’s a few weeks into the year and most of our goals are a memory or a plan for next year including our financial ones.So instead of living the rest of the year defeated,the guys have invited their friend David on the podcast to share simple, tangible techniques to impact your budget and bottom line.He shares some easy but impactful ways to start walking into financial independence and security for you, your family and those who come after you.
Now that the kids are back to school and life is somewhat back to normal its time to hit those goals.Kind of.It can be defeating when it feels like you are over your head trying to lead a family, work and pursue God.Health can take a backseat.This week the Guys have invited Chad Bullard to join the podcast. He has been involved in fitness and health for decades and owns a gym as well as worked with the federal government in developing fitness guidelines for Federal Air Marshals within Homeland Security.He shares real life ways to make changes towards better health that actually make sense and are reachable for all those who constantly struggle with getting in better shape.Chad throws a challenge out to the guys as well about their own health and fitness.
Four things you need to buy before 2020 .This is the time to buy buy buy but in the midst of the pursuit of the newest and best for our kids there are four other things that are simple but useful.These are everyday items that will help break barriers with your spouse and children in the everyday.regardless of their age, if they are under your roof, these are the things you need today to make huge changes in the legacy you leave behind.
We all have those days or weeks where we feel like were getting dumped on.Why does all this bad stuff keep happening when you’re doing the right things?Today the guys talk about the why behind what is happening and how to journey through this time when things don’t seem to make sense.The holidays can add to this with more stress and feelings of loneliness. Taking the proper steps towards the right perspective creates greater impact for your impact in your legacy.
Following Jesus was never a call to safety but instead a call to faith.Yea re called to trust God in all ways but this is harder than expected.So how do you learn to live in faith and not let fear lead you? The Guys talk today about practical ways to walk in the faith that God has given you.
Memes everywhere.Cats, yelling women, baby yoda… every so often there’s post worth stopping to read.This week Travis found a great example of one of these.It’s a list of 15 things from a Dad to Dads on how to raise and lead your family. The guys go over the list and share the truth of Gods word compared to it.
Confessions of the hallmark channel. The Christmas season is here! Almost… and then its gone! The guys talk about their favorite Christmas movies and which movies need to be watched, The favorite things about all and this season and how they play into each of our stories. Travis shares the impact of how the story of God runs through each part of the holiday season and how the story of Gods redemption is found in the midst of it.
“When I walk through the valley of the shadow of death…” Travis shares his story of how the GPS got him lost in a “Micheal Scott” esq. way… We all want to be on the right path not just for us, but for those who follow us. We are called to lead our families and shepherd them towards the heart of Christ. The guys share some tangible ways on how to lead our families through the hard times based on Psalm 23.
Bill talks to Mike, The owner of Village Coffee in Allen Tx who also has a full time day job and is the other half of the Rambling Redhead, shares his journey of how to balance business and family. He shares some practical points to ask for yourself when deciding what is important when directing the future of your career and family.
The guys share the mic with Stephen Elder as he tells the story about his battle with pornography and how he brought it to light and battled it. He shares wisdom on how he overcame this sin and how others can too. You are not alone!
The guys are talking about how to help your kids see the Bible as what it truly is, an exciting account of God! They share insight on how to engage your kids on the day to day with God’s word and a few questions to help direct the conversation that may seem so awkward when it comes to developing family time in the scriptures.
The Wonder Years… Karl ( Who was on the podcast last week) Is a Middle School/ High School Educator. He Shares his insight with the current culture of students in schools today. He shows the value of helping your kids move through this generation and stand up for their faith and shares the value of letting your child wrestle through their faith in a healthy way. The guys talk about how to parent your child through the struggles of peer pressure and how to set up healthy boundaries for them and redeem to time we have with them.
Value the moments before they’re gone. NEW DADS AND SOON TO BE FATHERS THIS ONE IS FOR YOU!!!! That time Bill’s phone died and the day just got worse all the while learning some valuable info about life and time. Moments go fast so catch them while they are here. Were talking to Karl, a father of four with a new baby in the mix. We share about how selfish we were (And still can be…) during the pregnancy and how to better serve our wife during this time of growth and transition in life. We talk about having the conversations that need to be said before your child arrives and you have to parent them as a team.
The wives talked now were processing… We talk about how to help your wife dream and pursue what God has put on her heart. This episode we talk about how to support our wives and allow them to dream. We share our own pitfalls and failures and some helpful tools to lay a foundation as a husband to lead your wife the way God desires us to.
Were back again with the wives! We are talking about marriage and how to keep focus on the marriage even in the busy of raising kids. The wives share the battle and struggle of how to be intentional in our marriages so we don’t wake up in ten years and realize we are just coexisting.
Welcome to Season 2!! This week we’re talking to the wives! We hear stories of how we met and how the guys stories of how they met compare to the ladies. We talk about marriage, the struggles of a world that seems against staying together and helpful ways to stay connected to the one you made the commitment to make a life with.
The movie Dunkirk is a great example of something that could have been a huge failure but instead was a major turning point of the war. Life can throw us seeming failures as well but Is it failure or is there more? Sometimes what seems like a failure is the beginning of something better. Do we see failure as a dead end or an opportunity. How are we doing with our failures? The Guys talk about it today and how to move forward not allowing your failures to direct your future.
We had the privilege to interview Darren from We Are Messengers last year. He shares his struggles victories of pursuing what God has put on his heart for ministry and how he works to continue to fight for his marriage and children. Check out his music on www.wearemessengersmusic.com
Today on the podcast we have Mike, the owner of Armor coffee shop in Allen Texas. He shares his journey of parenting as we pursue the dreams God placed on our heart. He shares how to continue to fight for your marriage and your family as you move forward with the goals you have.
Jason Klotz is back! Yes, one of our favorite teachers is back with the guys on the podcast sharing about his experience and perspective about the value of parents being involved in the lives of their children’s education. Quantity time, or quality time? Or both? The guys share the value of being present for the conversations that will come through time spent with our kids.
This season may be crazy but know that each season has to end! Good or bad it is valuable for you as a child of God and as a parent. Today we break down some truths about seasons and how they impact your legacy.
Today were talking to Garrett, a father who leads a blended family. He shares his journey into the blended family dynamic, walking through the changes of kids, discipline, two families becoming one and the battles and joys that come with it.
This week on the podcast the guys interview Randy Wickham, A father of 8 who adopted 6 children. His heart for adoption is a powerful reminder of the love that Christ has for us as his children. His story is one you won’t want to miss.
Envy, social media, the desire to want what someone else has. Have you ever scrolled through social media and felt like everyone else is doing things you only wished you could? Today we talk about the value of battling that thought and moving to a place where envy does not control our actions by taking a few small steps.
Responding to the unexpected. Bad things happen all the time, the tire goes flat, the coffee runs out, you lose the keys. How do we respond to negative things? As we respond our family watches how we react. Are we inspiring our children to faith or fear?
Running on Empty. There is a common thought that being busy is a sign of importance, yet there is a feeling within us that tells us this is not true. So how do we change? How do we fight against simply staying busy? This week we talk about this in a practical way and how to move from busy to being still and fulfilled as we hear about the story of Elijah and his exhaustion in the midst of serving God.
Fear of the Gap. The tension between adventure and responsibility. Being busy can get us in a rut and cause us to feel lost and forget the things that caused us to become alive in the first place. Do we ever have an adventure we were walking towards? How can you know? Today on the podcast we talk about the value of pursuing something bigger than us. Its not just for us but for those who are watching us take chances and trusting God along the way.
Today we talk to one of my hero’s, Duke Hergatt. He is my first Pastor and his wisdom speaks to the heart of the the young man in search for meaning and to the old man who wonders what is next with their journey. He shares wisdom from his over 40 years of ministry and impact in the lives of thousands. You don’t want to miss this podcast.
This week we got the opportunity to sit down with some of Travis’s brothers in the battle. We talk about the value of each man having a group of guys that they can stay connected with and how important those guys are as we lead and father our children.
Travis and Bill share who they look to in the scriptures as Godly, biblically masculine men and what they have learned from them. They speak of the value of seeing the world through the proper lenses and the value of mentorship and the challenge that comes with that. They share the truths they find in the scriptures that define biblical masculinity and the value of “the one degree” of change that can happen in mens lives.
What is masculinity? – You aren’t a man because of what you do – you are a man because you were created that way. Today on the podcast we talk about this idea of masculinity and the various ways it is described in our society. We look into the scriptures and ask what is fake and what is real when it comes to masculinity?
Breaking the intimacy barrier – There are times when your marriage seems like a coexisting relationship verses what God really intended. We talk about the value in the short game verses always trying to get the touchdown. We as guys generally have one thing in mind when it comes to pursuing our wife. There is something powerful as we begin to see the value of investing in the day to day with our spouse. Yes sex is fun, but there is actually more than that with our marriage. But yes its really fun. For more info on the upcoming Known Legacy Conference go to:
Over a Cup conversations part 3! Were finishing up our series of what “Over the Cup” is all about. Beyond looking at those at work or those who we don’t agree with we look at those closest to us. We talk about how to have an over the cup conversation with our families. We talk about the value of moving from a toxic situation in our family relationships to creating a dynamic that leaves a God honoring legacy for those who come after us. For more info on the upcoming Known Legacy Conference go to:
Part two of “Over a Cup” Conversations – we saw the Gillette commercial too… Find out what we thought and how we see the need for “over a cup” conversations more than ever. We go through some of the markers and “wins” on how to have the conversations with someone. The power of stories. For more info on the upcoming Known Legacy Conference go to:
We see so much division in our country but more importantly in our houses.Its hard to find ways to break down the walls of those who you look at in the rearview of your car.We go into work and have a hard time not simply getting frustrated with those who have different views than us.We believe we can be the ones to create change in this area.We are talking about how we can make a difference quickly by having a conversation “over a cup”.
We are back and excited to kick off the podcast with one of the unknown heroes of our community – Jason Klotz – He is an elementary school teacher who is changing lives and impacting legacies every day.He is sharing with us the difference in kids through out the years of his teaching and how the family and technology has impacted the current culture of children today.
Today we talk to Chad Mattson, lead singer of the band Unspoken – www.unspokenmusic.com – He shares his testimony as well as encouragement to parents who have wayward children in their lives. He also shares about pursuing what God has put on your heart and what to do in the hard times in your journey.
Merry Christmas! Were talkin’ family christmas traditions that drive us nuts, Elf on the shelf, christmas movies and the busyness of the holiday.Now is the time to stop and help make 2019 different than the regrets we may have from 2018.
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Its good to be back!This week we are talking aboutour dating stories, the ways to have the conversation with your kids, creating boundaries, and helping them to look to the horizon of who they want to become as they are faced with the idea of dating.
Part 2 of the sex talk – We talk about some tangible ways to have the conversation with your kids.We give the full picture and share some tools to use to create the conversation. We share about building trust and allowing for a dialogue that leads to a healthy conversation as well as how to have a game plan to engage this issue. We would love your feed back on how you had the conversation as well, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We got cider donuts!!(But always looking for more!) Thank you Chris!
THE DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS: This week we start the conversation of how to have the conversation with your kids about sex. So many of us find this the most awkward conversation so we talked about why its important and how to get the conversation started in your home.
This week we talk about FORTNITE, our kids addictions, and some ways to help us lead our children through this while balancing between technology today and how we grew up. We ask the question of how to discipline through this and give some tangible help to all of us!
Proverbs challenge – Week 3 – The Pumpkin Spice verse Apple Cider debate, we continue to dig in to the proverbs and get challenged by seeing what it means to pursue the desires God has given us.A way to start to discern your gifting. Peeling back the onion.
Proverbs challenge – Week 3!allergies, essential oils, popcorn, Instant gratification. How to create gain in your life, the benefit in the waiting, the temporal verses the eternal, and we share some of the verses that spoke to us this week.
Making our walk with God simple –Possible Avengers spoiler!?!? The value of obedience – Can I really trust Him? Is it worth it? rejoicing in what you have. How to move forward with God by asking a simple question.
Our Guest today is Joe Russo – He is one of Bill’s heroes!He is an incredible example of coming from a broken legacy and allowing God to change where we are from and create something only He could.He shares his journey of healing and going “all 15 rounds” in our life.He gives wisdom for soon to be married men and those who have been married for decades.
This week we are talking to Trent Monk from We Are The Monks – wearethemonks.comHe shares his story of how to balance living the dream that God gave him and being the leader of his family.He shares his wisdom in maintaining a clear unified direction with his wife and what he does before Netflix starts…
Today you get the chance to meet Brian, a man who suffered great loss as a child but continued to move forward.He shares his wisdom of how to raise children through this brokenness and how we can make changes now to impact the legacy we leave behind, how to father through the “void”and encouragement for the future.
Today’s interview is with Billy Newell, who has dealt with some extreme loss this year. He shares how he grieved individually and as a family, some tangible steps of how to walk through grief and how you can help others move through their grief.