Nov 9, 2023
What’s holding dads back from viewing
fatherhood as a gift? In this episode, Banning Liebscher tackles
some of the most complex obstacles dads face. With joyful
reflection and practical advice, Banning will inspire you to
approach parenting with a purpose.
- Master being self-aware and
- The danger for dads is not a lack
of activity; it’s activity that is not going anywhere because you
have not defined success.
- How you love your children will
reveal God’s love to them.
- The goal is not to work harder
but to abide more.
Banning Liebscher is a pastor, speaker, and author.
Along with his wife, SeaJay, he founded Jesus Culture, a ministry
of worship, conferences, and leadership development. Together, they
have three young adult children: Ellianna, Raya, and Lake.
- 13:10 - "Can my wife give me feedback? Can people
around me give me feedback? The biggest thing is people giving me
feedback about how they were experiencing me and then me having to
go do the work around, what's going on inside of me? I think the
Enneagram, Disc test, strength finders, love languages,
Myers-Briggs, they're all these different ones. Those helped go,
this is how I'm wired. They're there for this is when I'm stressed,
how I respond, when I'm overwhelmed, how I respond, when I'm
scared, when I'm hurt. Those things actually helped me a ton."
- 24:19 - "God's going to ask you about your
relationships. He's going to ask you about the people that He put
in your life, the people that you're called to disciple, the people
that you're called to pour your life out for."
- 33:59 - "The goal is not to work harder, it's to abide
more. If you're like, I want to be a better dad, well, you're going
to have to work at it. But the point is not, I'm going to work
harder. No, I've got to make sure that I am positioning myself in
the love of the Father myself, so that I can go be the best version
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