Jan 7, 2021
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Pastor Peter Haas came to know the Lord while working as an EDM
rave DJ in a nightclub. Since that day, he has traveled the world,
sharing his radical conversion story and calling others to
experience the same joy and power. He and his wife, Carolyn,
planted Substance Church
in 2004 and they serve on the Lead Team of the ARC (the Association
of Related Churches). He is passionate about music, film, and
comedy. Peter and Carolyn live in the Twin Cities with their 3
children, Lijah, True, and Eden.
- 5:20 - Sharing about dropping his daughter off in a new state
for college last year
- 6:15 - "There are certain things you can't protect your kids
from. You need to just watch them go through it."
- 8:11 - " I like to think this way... parenting is a series of
2000 conversations and I say 2000, I'm making up that number, but
it's actually not just 2000 conversations. It's 2000 conversations,
demonstrations and impartations."
- 9:56 - "And if you think about those 2000 conversations,
impartations, demonstrations, what's weird about them is you can
log a lot of those when they're young, but intellectually, the
conversations, they all kind of happen in a very, very, very tiny
- 10:40 - The "window of discipleship" is between 12 and 16.
- 12:58 - You can't log all of the conversations, but what you
can do is give them principles like Psalm 92: "Planted in the house
of the Lord, you will flourish."
- 18:56 - "You can't export what you haven't first
- 20:15 - Begin with the end in mind.
- 21:14 - Choosing priorities and avoiding regrets by paying
attention to the juggling metaphor
- 23:57 - How being a part of church helps provide multiple
- 26:48 - Sacred family rituals
- 28:20 - "Logging as many hours as we possibly can in that
golden window is the definition of good parenting. And if they have
to not be exposed to as many opportunities on purpose, and my kids
don't regret it, it's not like my kids sit and think, well, I
didn't get as many piano and dance lessons and as many sports
opportunities. They never sit around and talk about that. They talk
about how many hours we logged doing a common hobby