36 episodes

The "Official Average Boy" podcast encourages children and parents to laugh and learn about God together. Hosted by Focus on the Family Clubhouse editor Jesse Florea and Christian comedian Bob Smiley. This podcast joins Focus' already very popular "Official Adventures in Odyssey" podcast as great entertainment and faith-building fun. The 13 episodes of season 1 cover topics such as technology, reading the Bible, handling peer pressure, finding identity in Christ, sibling relationships and being part of God's body.

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The "Official Average Boy" podcast encourages children and parents to laugh and learn about God together. Hosted by Focus on the Family Clubhouse editor Jesse Florea and Christian comedian Bob Smiley. This podcast joins Focus' already very popular "Official Adventures in Odyssey" podcast as great entertainment and faith-building fun. The 13 episodes of season 1 cover topics such as technology, reading the Bible, handling peer pressure, finding identity in Christ, sibling relationships and being part of God's body.

    Official Average Boy Podcast #35

    Official Average Boy Podcast #35

    Bob crashes his friend’s Segway, but that’s not what he’s afraid about. He actually messed up at church and is afraid that he wasn’t a good example of being a follower of Christ. Fortunately, Sarah is there to encourage Bob and save the day. Jesse also finally finishes telling a joke that he started six podcasts ago. Now that’s something to be afraid about!

    • 13 min
    Official Average Boy Podcast #34

    Official Average Boy Podcast #34

    From parents to pastors to police officers, the list of people who help our lives is pretty long. And don’t forget teachers and doctors and nurses! Bob tells how he tried to thank his youth pastor for helping him, but ended up flattening a gigantic stuffed hippo instead. As a bonus, podcast listeners share their favorite Bible verses. Hint: Sharing encouraging verses and praying for the people who help us are great ways to honor them.

    • 10 min
    Official Average Boy Podcast #33 on Peaceful Conflict Resolution

    Official Average Boy Podcast #33 on Peaceful Conflict Resolution

    Bob and his brother, Brian, get in a football throwing battle. Instead of getting angry and escalating the situation, Bob’s Mom reminds her boys that “the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God” (James 1:20). Bob and Jesse discuss how loving others in the way God loves us can help keep the peace and build relationships.

    • 10 min
    Official Average Boy Podcast #32 on Chores

    Official Average Boy Podcast #32 on Chores

    Bob and his parents develop a chore chart. As his dad always says, “It may be summer, but there’s no break from chores.” For some reason, eating ice cream on Wednesdays doesn’t make the list. Bob and Jesse also talk about when they prayed to receive Jesus as their Savior in response to questions from two listeners.

    • 10 min
    The Official Average Boy Podcast #31 on Humility

    The Official Average Boy Podcast #31 on Humility

    Bob is the best at being humble. Just ask him, he’ll tell you all about it! But seriously, Bob learns an important lesson about humility at his family’s “Showdown at the Better-Than-OK Dessert Corral” that develops after his mom bakes a delicious cherry pie. In the end, the Bible is proven right, “When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom” (Proverbs 11:2).

    • 11 min
    The Official Average Boy Podcast #30 on Running the Race for God

    The Official Average Boy Podcast #30 on Running the Race for God

    Bob and his best friend, Billy, host the Billy-Bob Olympics in Bob’s backyard. This highly competitive neighborhood competition features a bowling ball toss, long jump and melt-athon. Who wins, and what are those events? Listen to find out. Also, discover what it means to run the race that God has prepared for each of us. Spoiler alert: Endurance plays a big part.

    • 10 min

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