How can I survive marriage and parenting?

How can I survive marriage and parenting?

In this episode, we get a little personal and have the opportunity to know Dr. Jason Karampatsos a bit more. We will learn the story of his wife not quite saying yes when he first proposed. We will hear more what inspired him to author his first book. We even talk about the meaning of life in this episode. And, look, if you’re single or have no kids, don’t just skip by this episode. Cameron and Dr. J sit down and tackle questions encompassing making wise decisions and the content of sermons. Plus, we really believe this episode’s discussion will be fruitful to you no matter what stage of life you find yourself in!

02:17 — What makes a sermon good?

06:26 — How do I take risks without being unwise?

11:06 — How did you and your wife meet?

12:43 — What is marriage? How ought it be defined?

15:57 — When is the right time for marriage?

19:23 — If marriage is so difficult, if parenting is so difficult, why should I even consider it?

23:38 — We read in Proverbs 22:6, ““Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” Does the Bible promise that godly parenting will always result in godly children? What is this passage saying?

28:51 — You wrote a book on marriage. Tell us a little bit about that. Why did you write this book?

32:08 — What is main the idea behind this book?

For more content on this episode’s questions, we invite you to check out a sermon by Dr. Jason Karampatsos in the second week of the Own the Vision series at

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