Abba Father

Bad Dad: Anxiety w/ Ian Lahlum

December 18, 2020 Matt Farmer, Brando Saucier, and Cameron Mund
Abba Father
Bad Dad: Anxiety w/ Ian Lahlum
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In this episode:

  • Special Guest Ian Lahlum shares a story about anxiety and being a father
  • The difference between emotional anxiety and mental health problem
  • Is anxiety wrong? How do we comfort our children in their own anxieties?
  • When does anxiety cross the line from a spiritual and emotional battle to a mental health disorder? 
  • Ian shares some tips for his own journey through anxiety and combating toxic thoughts
  • Can't let it go

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Resources mentioned in this podcast

Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers
Get Your Life Back: Everyday Practices for a World Gone Mad
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Our show is about growing as a father by learning from our heavenly father.
On it you will hear three guys working through biblical scripture and real-life events to discover the truth in being disciples and raising disciples.
You should listen if you are a dad looking for a community that loves to dig deep into God’s word and apply the lessons to yourself and your role as a parent.

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Ian's Story
Brando's Story
Scripture Reading
4 Perspective Shifts
Dane Ortland's Book Gentle and Lowly
John Eldrige's Book "Get your Life Back"
Is anxiety a sin?
Spiritual Battle vs. Mental Disorder
Ian's Tips
Can't Let it Go