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Where we take a meaningful five minutes of your day to discus family and faith and what it means to be a Christian parent today.

Parents Take Five Jen Evans

    • Christianity
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Where we take a meaningful five minutes of your day to discus family and faith and what it means to be a Christian parent today.

    Episode 60 - Balancing & Faith with DJ Pryor

    Episode 60 - Balancing & Faith with DJ Pryor

    We're back with a second episode from American actor, comedian, and television personality, DJ Pryor. Last week, Jen and DJ chatted about his early life and how he's learned what to do and what not to do as a father. This week they touch on how to keep on parenting even when they're "pluckin' our nerves" and ways he models faith for his own children. 
     
    To learn more about DJ, and to check out the first half of this awesome conversation, go back and take a listen to episode 59, "Dadfluencer with DJ Pryor". 

    • 12 min
    Episode 59 - Dadfluencer with DJ Pryor

    Episode 59 - Dadfluencer with DJ Pryor

    We are so excited to welcome DJ Pryor to the Parents Take Five podcast! DJ is an American actor, comedian, and television personality who's quickly becoming one of the most energizing and in-demand voices. With a gift of relatable expression, he has appeared on The Steve Harvey Show, Good Morning America, The Today Show and has opened for legendary gospel singer Fred Hammond just to name a few. DJ also helped all of us welcome in the New Year with NBC’s Toast to 2020 and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. One of Mr. Pryor’s latest endeavors is a partnership with multiple non-profits such as Harvard University and United Way, focus on Mental Health and motivational speaking, just to name a couple of his passions.
     
    Over the next few episodes, we'll be sharing Jen's conversation with DJ. Today, they chat about DJ's early life and how he's learned what to do and what not to do as a father. One of this biggest goals as a parent is not to just be a present dad but to be an active dad.

    • 16 min
    Episode 58 - Division

    Episode 58 - Division

    The news has been a less than uniting place recently. There is so, so much division in our society and in our culture right now. In the midst of so much division, how do we model to our kids the values we find to be so important and so faith-based? Rev. Jen takes a few minutes today to talk with us about Paul's words and how we model love in our families. 

    • 7 min
    Episode 57 - Pandemic Prayers with Katy Stenta

    Episode 57 - Pandemic Prayers with Katy Stenta

    Welcome to the second part of Jen's amazing conversation with Katy Stenta! In this, she wraps up her thoughts around parenting children with special needs and talks a bit about her writings and the prayers for this pandemic world she's been Tweeting. 
    For more about Katy, check out the bio in episode fifty-six. 

    • 10 min
    Episode 56 - Special Needs Parenting with Katy Stenta

    Episode 56 - Special Needs Parenting with Katy Stenta

    Katy Stenta is a solo pastor and a full-time mom, reader of fantasy and creator. She basically talks all the time...sometimes it’s to God, sometimes it’s through a blog, sometimes it’s to nonexistent book characters and sometimes it’s out loud. Today we have the first of a two-part episode with Katy where Jen chats with her about parenting special needs children, Katy's writing, her own personal theology, and so much more. Make sure you come back next time for the rest of Jen and Katy's conversation. 

    • 11 min
    Episode 55 - Kindness

    Episode 55 - Kindness

    In today's episode, Jen is back to talk about kindness. Something so simple, yet something we see so little of in our social media lives right now. Jen suggests a book on kindness you can read with your kids at the end of the episode. Head over to the Parents Take Five Facebook page to learn more. 

    • 8 min

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