#076: Ladies & Gentlemen

#076: Ladies & Gentlemen

Once upon a time, in a far away land lived ladies and gentlemen. They were distinctly different from the boys and girls just turning 30 today. Might not be too far off from a future fairytale. But seriously, there are days that I wonder: what happened to raising men to be gentle and strong, and women to be pure and compassionate? Sarah Boes from More Precious Than Rubies (MPTR) is back with Jeff, DW and Jason to talk about this shift and give encouragement to the ones who feel that they might be the last lady or gentleman out there. This is for you! Let us know you’re out there on the TweetBack.

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Does too much praise turn kids into narcissists?

A recent study suggests it. Jeff and DW think they’re on to something. Do you think we should praise people for doing things they should do anyway – like brush their teeth? Somewhere along the way, we’ve learned to be needed instead of wanted. Being needed and being wanted are pretty different things. There are different rules

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Links discussed

More Precious Than Rubies

A new study from The Ohio State University suggests that constant – and perhaps undue – praise for our kids’ tiniest accomplishments, or non-accomplishments, may have the unintended side-effect of creating an over-inflated ego. And this can have serious consequences both in childhood and later on in life. Read more

What are the characteristics of a gentleman? Chivalrous, courteous, honorable, realistic, polite, gallant, respectful, noble, and decent. Read more

Becoming a Proverbs 31 woman

#066: End Slavery

#066: End Slavery

Note: This show may be sensitive for younger listeners.

sarah and terraJanuary is National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Tonight, Jeff & DW welcome Terra Kay back and she’s bringing friends! Sarah Boes from More Precious Than Rubies joins the Hope Panel on the show to talk about the realities of human trafficking and modern-day slavery this week. Today marks National Human Trafficking Prevention Day and campaigns across the country took to the streets and social media to bring the conversation to the forefront.

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The Facts

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. This crime occurs when a trafficker uses force, fraud or coercion to control another person for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or soliciting labor or services against his/her will.

Red Flags for Trafficking (moreprecious.org)


I want more info on how I can get involved.

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Links & Resources

Damascus Road Project

Damascus Road is dedicated to fighting the evil of human trafficking and sexual exploitation. We are committed to bring awareness through education, restoring and empowering the abused and advocating for the prevention and abolition of human trafficking.

More Precious Than Rubies

An organization that reaches, serves, & equips women in the sex industry in the Green Bay Area.

National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline (NHTRC)

100% Anonymous! 1-888-373-7888 | Text HELP to BeFree (233733) | Email

More resources on our NSHTP page