Episode 95. Family-Focused Resolutions for 2024

Episode 95. Family-Focused Resolutions for 2024

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Amazon Music | Android | RSSSummary In this impromptu podcast, Hillary and Amy wished the Mama Bears a Happy New Year and a challenge: to focus on discipling the home in spiritual faithfulness....
What Biblical Gratitude Is (and Isn’t)

What Biblical Gratitude Is (and Isn’t)

It’s that time of year again. The family is gathered around the table. Grandma asks each person to say what they’re thankful for – “And you’re not allowed to simply say ‘God’ or ‘Family’ or ‘This food’!” The kids (and some of the adults) roll their eyes while racking...
Episode 88: ROARing Through the Concept of “Ghosts”

Episode 88: ROARing Through the Concept of “Ghosts”

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Amazon Music | Android | RSSSummary On this episode, we ROAR through the topic of ghosts. What are they? What are the common misconceptions around ghosts and the supernatural? What does the...
Ways to Encourage the Papa Bear in Your Life

Ways to Encourage the Papa Bear in Your Life

With Father’s Day right around the corner, you’ve got a great excuse to tell the man in your life how much he means to you — because Papa Bears need encouragement, too (even if they don’t ask for it or act like they want it). We guys are supposed to play it cool, be...
2019 Wrap Up and Plans for 2020!

2019 Wrap Up and Plans for 2020!

Mama Bear Apologetics is blessed to have been a part of your lives in 2019. What a year! In addition to our podcasts and blog/social media posts this year, we just celebrated the six-month anniversary of publishing our first Mama Bear book and, thanks to you, the...
Raising Gender Healthy Kids

Raising Gender Healthy Kids

In our previous blog, we discussed gender expression, where things have gone wonky, and a possible explanation for how we got there. But there weren’t as many practical tips on how to raise your kids to be content in the body they were born in. No sense in...
How to Christian-Celebrity Proof Your Kids

How to Christian-Celebrity Proof Your Kids

by Teasi Cannon It really is crazy how much weight we are prone to place upon the words and endorsements of celebrities. After all, we are fully aware they get paid to entertain us. Whether on the big screen or a sports field, these bigger-than-life icons usually...
Teaching Our Kids to Spot Empty Statements

Teaching Our Kids to Spot Empty Statements

John and I were at the Iowa State Fair this weekend. (My husband loves all the fried food. Calories at the fair don’t count, right?) Among our scheduled stops, we wanted to see a band that advertised itself as a mix between Stomp and Accapella. Sounds cool right? We...
3 Counterintuitive But Faith-Building Parenting Ideas

3 Counterintuitive But Faith-Building Parenting Ideas

By Teasi Cannon My youngest child graduated from high school this year, and while it most definitely does not make me the expert on all things parenting, I have learned a few things while stewarding three unique souls through their teen years. Though I am super proud...
What Went Wrong With the 90’s “Purity Culture?”

What Went Wrong With the 90’s “Purity Culture?”

What happens when you turn virginity into an idol? #apologetics #purityculture Click To Tweet Not too long ago, my twitter feed blew up with news articles covering the book-launch ceremony of former pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber.  Normally this sort of thing wouldn’t have...
Teaching Your Kids to UNDERSTAND (Rather Than Fear) Sin

Teaching Your Kids to UNDERSTAND (Rather Than Fear) Sin

Guest Blog by Beth Nyhart Christian parents have a lot on their plate. There’s the everyday responsibilities of keeping a child alive, loved, educated, and set up for adulthood. But above all, we carry the weight of responsibility to make sure they know the truth of...