Are you a man living in the stress bubble? It’s when the years of marriage, career building and raising kids all happen at once. You’re figuring everything out, trying to be there for it all, and it. Is. Stressful. If you’re there, you want to hear from a godly dad who has been there. 

We’re so happy to share this conversation with Jim Ramos. Jim’s wisdom and experience will equip and encourage you to be the husband and dad you want to be. Don’t miss this episode.

We pray this episode is helpful for you and your marriage. 


Episode highlights include:  

  • Jim defines the 4 phases of fatherhood 

  • Advice for the dad who never had a role model to guide him

  • Common mistakes dads make in the “stress bubble” years 

  • Types of provision that the family needs from a husband / father

  • 3 easy things Jim did that he recommends for all couples 

 *Music for this podcast is created by Noah Copeland. Check him out here


  • “Whether we tell our kids that we’ve made mistakes or not, they’re still noticing. Especially during those teen years.” - Jim Ramos

  • "Our families require much more than physical provision. The damage most men do has nothing to do with physical provision; it has to do with heart care and soul care.” Jim Ramos

  • “You don’t have to be flashy. You don't have to be Superman. You just have to show up.”   - Jim Ramos 

  • “As men we have to realize our wife is the most important person on the planet, and it’s our job to make one person feel special.”  - Jim Ramos 

  • “You will not be remembered for what you did 9-5, you will be remembered for what you did 5-9.”  - Jim Ramos 



  • Jim shared 5 traits that set a “man” apart from a “male”:

  1. Protect integrity
  2. Fight apathy 
  3. Pursue God passionately
  4. Lead courageously
  5. Finish strong each day 
  • Which one of these is God calling you to grow in today? 



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