Dad Tired
Dad Tired
Jerrad Lopes
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Dad Tired is a community of men who are taking their faith, family, and marriage very seriously. We are equipping Christian husbands and dads to lead their family well. Past guests include; Lecrae, David Platt, Gary Chapman, Bob Goff, Tony Dungy, Jon Acuff, Jefferson Bethke, Paul David Tripp, John Mark Comer, Shane Claiborne, Tim Chester, Andy Crouch, Jeff Vanderstelt, and many more!
How God's Kindness Leads You To Repentance (with Joe Solecki)
Today host Jerrad Lopes is joined by UFC fighter, and new dad, Joe Solecki. Joe shares his story of how God re-captured his heart and prepared him to be the leader his family desired. Embarking on his new role as a father, Joe reflects back on his journey of being raised in a religious home, but ultimately compelled toward Christ, based on His kindness and grace.
Oct 19
51 min
When Your Family Doesn't Fit The Mold (with Ron Deal)
Do you feel like your family doesn’t seem to quite fit the normal Christian mold? Maybe you come from a broken or blended family, or are currently part of one. In today’s episode, host Jerrad Lopes is joined by Ron Deal from Smart Stepfamilies to talk about how your childhood likely impacted your current role as a father and how you can build love together in blended families.
Oct 12
52 min
Dad, Your Burden Is Your Blessing (with Vladimir Prokhnevskiy)
We all want our kids to be blessed. But, what if our definition of blessing is different than Jesus'?
Oct 5
55 min
Be Honest: Are You The Leader You Want To Be?
Ask yourself these three questions: 1. If you're honest with yourself, are you really committed to being the leader your family needs? 2. Do you have a clear vision of where you are trying to lead them? Something that compels you to get out of bed every morning? 3. Who is holding you to that goal? In today's episode, host Jerrad Lopes will cover these in more depth, as you listen and work to become the husband and father you are called to be.
Sep 28
33 min
Dads Who Hear The Voice Of God
We all want to hear from God, but rarely do we make time to listen. It's hard to be a dad who is doing a good job as the spiritual leader of his home, when he doesn't hear where God wants to lead him. Join host Jerrad Lopes as he takes a deeper look into what it practically means to hear the voice of God in a world full of noise.
Sep 21
37 min
Giving Your Kids The Space To Bring Up Hard Things (with Jason Houser)
As young Christian dads, it's important to learn from those who have gone ahead of us. In today's episode, host Jerrad Lopes is joined by Jason Houser (founder of Seeds Family Worship). Jason shares his struggles, wins, and learnings from decades of marriage and years of parenting as the spiritual leader of his family.
Sep 14
56 min
You're Asking The Wrong Question (with comedian Michael Jr.)
In today's episode of Dad Tired, host Jerrad Lopes is joined by comedian Michael Jr. to talk about a single question that could radically change your perspective as a husband, father, and disciple. Michael Jr. will bring encourage and likely touch the heart strings with this captivating interview.
Sep 7
53 min
Should Christian Dads Be Preppers? (with Ethan Saunders)
Should Christian dads be prepping? Does God even care, and what does the Bible have to say about it? Whether it's a natural disaster, economic crash, or a terrorist attack; should Christian dads prepare to take care of their family?
Aug 31
57 min
A Dad Who Picks Up His Cross. Again.
It's hard to lead your family toward a God that you don't currently feel close to. In today's episode of the Dad Tired podcast, host Jerrad Lopes encourages you to ask one of the most important questions you can ask yourself this week as a dad and follower of Jesus.
Aug 24
27 min
Submitting All Your Plans To God's Will (with UFC Fighter Beneil Dariush)
In today's episode, Jerrad Lopes is joined by UFC star Beneil Dariush. Coming off a 5-fight win-streak, Beneil shares: how he began his career in Mixed Martial Arts, how winning became his god, his ultimate surrender to Christ, and his plans to become a missionary after retirement. Beneil's story will no doubt inspire you to submit your plans to Jesus and strive to live a life of obedience.
Aug 17
58 min
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