Podcast – Face Time vs Screen Time: Helping kids with an electronic-digital balance

The DFR Podcast team discusses and gives tools for Helping our kids balance digital devices in their lives. Podcast #65: Face Time vs. Screen Time – Helping Kids Achieve Electronic-Digital Balance   http://traffic.libsyn.com/doingfamilyright/DFR65.m4a   Originally posted on HERE on the DFR site.   For more info follow these links: 6 Step guide to Social Media Introduction for you children Dr. Dave’s Cell Phone Sanity, a Graduated System for Cell Phone…

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rTribe – The Recovery Tool for Porn Addiction

     rTribe The Powerful Porn Addiction Recovery Tool   rTribe is a Porn Addiction Recovery app that helps in incredible ways. rTribe will help you: Become self-aware Use your phone for positive things Connect with a community of people that can support you Become excited and even a little addicted to staying clean Be encouraged daily with scripture and inspirational quotes    

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Porn Addiction Recovery Tool: Always on Guard and what that looks like

Porn Addiction Recovery Tool: Always on Guard and what that looks like   Often we have trouble understanding what it means to always be on Guard. (1 Cor. 16:13) When in recovery it’s easy to get complacent and feel good when temptation is low and we feel like “it must be over” but in reality we need to constantly be aware of our state of mind and heart. I believe…

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6 Results of Two Porn Addicts Dating Each Other

6 Problems with Two Porn Addicts Dating Each Other The epidemic of porn use is causing untold amounts of damage to our culture, and in our ministry we particularly see the damage it causes in marriages. We counsel couples regularly that are struggling with one or the other’s involvement in pornography.   This is one of the reasons that we encourage people to ask those that they are dating about…

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Do You Use Music or Does Music Use You?

I was talking with someone the other day as he described the impact music sometimes had on him. He has a history of liking pretty heavy music and was noticing that when he played it he would find himself getting frustrated or angry.   Our conversation continued as we explored some of what was going on and whether or not that anger was already there or if it was something…

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Rethinking Temptation – The Church of Porn or the Arms of Jesus

The number of men I speak to that describe how afraid they are of temptation is incredible. I suppose when you think of it, it makes sense after all. Temptation can lead to falling into sin, and with a history of falling we begin to fear the temptation itself. But I would like to propose a different way of thinking about temptation. I honestly think that shifting our thinking can…

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Podcasts Featuring the McVetys

It has been a while since I’ve posted a podcast update for everyone. Here are some of our most recent additions to podcasts that Melissa and I recorded with the DFR team. Thanks for listening, our prayer is that your marriage and family would be blessed and strengthened by our honesty and sharing. Podcast 50: Securing Your Freedom From Pornography: What Wise Men Addicted Can Do Podcast 55: Trusting God…

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Going Solo is Dangerous, Take a Wookie With You!

I recently found myself relating to a few themes that I have found in Star Wars. I guess that shouldn’t be much of a surprise considering the recent release of “The Force Awakens” but I think I have some grace given that I’ve named my daughter after THE Star Wars Princess and once named a dog Yoda. So, here is the first in a coming series of Star Wars Related…

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Rules – Relationship = Rebellion; A Parenting Principle

A core theme that we teach at Doing Family Right is this: “Rules without Relationship = Rebellion.” Dr. Dave Currie was the first person I heard it from, and he doesn’t hesitate to admit that he heard it first from someone else, but we have grabbed onto it and developed it from there. This statement usually causes some degree of bewilderment for many who initially hear it, but that quickly…

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