It was one of those ordinary moments when suddenly Perry felt prompted by the Spirit to put his hand on his kids, Kali and Taylor, and pray, “Jesus give my kids your Holy Spirit.” And Jesus heard that prayer!
Jesse Florea joins the team to talk about raising kids who know and follow Jesus. Jesse’s the editor of Focus on the Family’s Clubhouse Magazine and Clubhouse Jr Magazine. He also co-hosts the Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast.
First, as a parent we have the greatest influence on our kids, and they need to see our faith. Then, your kids need to see you wrestling with your faith. Next, Jesse’s dad was a drug dealer, but Jesse saw his mom pursue Jesus and that’s all it took for him to cross the line of faith.
Then, two faith resources you need to get for your kids yesterday! Last, Jesus has set us free from the prison of sin. And though we may stumble and fall he will keep on setting us free!
Perry LaHaie's passion is to know Jesus and make Him known. “I’m all in with Jesus but not all put together. I need Jesus right now as much as I did when I first started following Him!” Perry says. In addition to co-hosting Perry and Shawna Mornings, Perry is a singer, songwriter, recording artist, and advocate for those who haven’t yet heard the gospel, especially those in the Muslim world. Born and raised in northern Michigan, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications and a graduate degree in Cross- cultural Communications. Perry also serves with Frontiers, a worldwide ministry to Muslims. Perry and his bride, Teresa, call Holland, Michigan home. They have two adult children, Kali and Taylor, and Taylor’s bride, Bri.
Shawna Beyer has a way of telling stories that create personal connection— to her, to one another, and to God. She has been a homeschool mom, church planter, project lead for a consulting company, and church staff member. Though she’s been involved in ministry with her husband (Dan) in Iowa, Arizona, and now Michigan, she was born and raised in Southern California and as they say, “You can take the girl out of California . . .” She is mom to four grown kids (Bryn, Drayson, Eden, and Haven) who no longer need her but humor her anyway. Shawna is passionate about the rhythms we weave into the fabric of our lives to fall more in love with God each day. Healthy foods are her go-to, but she will abandon that whole track in a heartbeat for a homemade cinnamon roll like Grandma used to make.
The Perry and Shawna Podcast: Real life conversations reminding you that you’re Abba’s child and that you’re blessed to be a blessing and loved to share Jesus’ love.