How Do You Read the Bible?

Welcome back to Beyond the Pew. My name is Matt Rice, and this series we’re gonna start diving into Scripture a little bit, more specifically, on how you can start to study Scripture together as a family. In this first episode, this first one in the series is going to be real basic. So if […]

Staying Plugged In

How do we stay connected with our children and teenagers in a post-modern world? Matt has some great examples and ideas so that you are a consistent and natural presence in your youths’ lives. Welcome back to Beyond the Pew. My name is Matt Rice, and we’re continuing with our series on teens and technology. […]

Your Schedule is a Theological Statement

Howdy and welcome back to Beyond the Pew. We are out here recording in the hot sun in front of Brian high school preparing for the new school year to start as I am sure that you are as well. One thing I want to talk about as school is getting started is balance and […]

Setting Goals for Your Family This Year

Hello and welcome to Beyond the Pew. August is here and school is officially in session. I remember back when I was starting school, that I was always filled with a little bit of dread when school is about to start but also a little bit of excitement. Dread because oh no we have to […]

What Do You Do If Your Child Stops Going to Church

Welcome back to Beyond the Pew. Today I’m going to talk about what do we do as parents when our kids have lost interest in the faith. And one of the things that is the most powerful in my life has been something that I kind of actually started in response to this for families […]

Keeping Your Kids Interested in Church

Hello and welcome to Beyond the Pew. Today’s episode tackles that age-old question of how do I get my kids interested in church, not just Mass but youth group, but daily prayer, being involved in a community. Well I wish I could tell you that there is a quick and easy fix that there is […]

Talking About the Faith

Welcome to Beyond the Pew. In today’s episode we’re going to talk about ways we can have conversation about the faith with our children, even when they might not be too excited about that idea.

Promises You Made

Howdy and welcome back to Beyond the Pew. We’re in the midst of this series on how to get your kids excited about the faith. The first thing that we need to realize is your kids aren’t going to be excited about the faith for a grand majority of their childhood.

Summer Free Time

Welcome back to Beyond the Pew. Today I’m going to talk to you guys about what to do with all the free time that our kids have over the summer. So we’re coming into summer time and your kids are about to have an extra eight hours a day to do something. And if your […]

Helping Your Child Discern Their Vocation

Howdy and welcome back to Beyond the Pew. It’s great to be back here with you another week and I’m hoping that your week is going fantastic. Today I want to talk to you about how to help your kids discern a vocation to whatever it is, whether it’s to married life, priesthood, religious life, […]