Risk and Responsibility

Episode 2
Jul 06, 2020, 07:00 AM

As some of us are recovering from celebrating this nation's 244th birthday, the team discusses the pressures of parenthood. No matter your color or gender, whether you're a child or parent, we all have a responsibility to be the change we want to see.

SHOW NOTES

Russ expresses his appreciation for his mom and the fear associated with becoming a parent. [0:58]
 
Knight shares how to prepare for parenting and how to know if you’ve done an excellent job. [2:01] 
 
Lang expresses his frustration with those who willfully choose to be irresponsible. [4:22]
 
Russ shares why he’s afraid of being too hard on his future son. [6:35]
 
In a patriarchal society, have we failed to appreciate women for their contributions to the family? [8:07]
 
Ali reflects on the responsibility that comes with being a son. [9:40]
 
Are the pressures we face in life the creator’s way of preparing us? [11:03]
 
G tells the fellas why God has a legacy of faithfulness. [12:06]
 
Lang recites his mother’s wisdom about the importance of monitoring who you associate with in life. [19:30]
 
QUOTES

People undervalue what it means to bring life into this world [1:18]
 
I had to leave home for me to appreciate how beautiful life is. [3:31]
 
I want to be the change that I want to see in the community... I want to be a good dad because I know what it feels like not to have it. [6:18]
 
Thank God that women are the strongest beings on this planet, because of their strength, it has become normal for men to run from their responsibilities. [7:53]
 
What I went through this past week, the way I’ve been able to respond, is only the result of how He’s been faithful to me. [12:07]
 
God births you on a soul level, this color and these cultures that we choose to relate to is only surface deep. [17:48]
 
When the standard of excellence or lack thereof is so low or doesn’t exist, it creates a fertile environment for the lack of responsibility I think we see. [19:00]
 
CIRCLE CHALLENGE
 
What commitments are you ready to stand in front of right now? 
 
Do you live life stepping out on faith? If so, in what areas of your life?
 
Share your story, how have you visualized the life you desire and stepped out on faith with your actions to make it happen?

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