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MJC is a journey towards self-improvement with Tactical Dads founder, Matthew J. Cochran. Covering subjects from mental toughness to meditation, MJC delivers a unique viewpoint.

MJC2.13 Hold the Line

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.13 Hold the Line
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We should always be trying to improve everyday to be better today than we were yesterday, but there are going to be …

MJC2.12 I’ve Tried Everything

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.12 I've Tried Everything
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People often come to me for advice about things like parenting or personal growth and say they’ve tried everything, but then they …

MJC2.11 Don’t be discontent because others are

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.11 Don't be discontent because others are
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I listen to a ton of resources online and they’re all saying the same thing…except when they’re not. It’s our job to …

MJC2.10 No regrets

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.10 No regrets
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Is it right to say that we should live with no regrets? I don’t think so, and I’ll tell you why. Join …

Starting a Podcast

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
Starting a Podcast
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Watch the video! List on iTunes: https://podcastsconnect.apple.com/my-podcasts List on Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/podcasts/publish Hindenburg editing software: https://hindenburg.com/ Yeti Blue microphone: https://amzn.to/2J9ePLv Seriously Simple …

MJC2.09 The Next Thing

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.09 The Next Thing
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Don’t stop developing. You mastered that one thing you were after, but what’s the next thing?

MJC2.08 I’m up, they see me, I’m down

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.08 I'm up, they see me, I'm down
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This little Marine Corps ditty reminded me that sometimes we make small progress in advancing towards our goals, but that’s ok. Join …

MJC2.07 Better Men

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.07 Better Men
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This world will benefit from having better men. It’s my mission to see men take up the call to improve themselves for …

MJC2.06 Are you capable of more?

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.06 Are you capable of more?
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“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” -Edmund Burke Sometimes we limit …

MJC2.05 Get Weird

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.05 Get Weird
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Naysayers gonna say neigh, but real horses don’t even say neigh.

MJC2.04 Improvement, Not Perfection

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.04 Improvement, Not Perfection
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“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” -Bill Gates We often tend to …

MJC2.03 Back to basics

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.03 Back to basics
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We can overcomplicate things in life, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Let’s discuss a few ways to simplify.

MJC2.02 Don’t live for the approval of others

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.02 Don't live for the approval of others
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So often we make decisions in life based on what other people are going to think of us. We do things to …

MJC2.01 Invest in Yourself

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC2.01 Invest in Yourself
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Happy 2018! It’s a new year! What are your plans and goals? I encourage you to invest in yourself and your personal …

Developing Spiritual Grit part 1

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
Developing Spiritual Grit part 1
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I have, over the past couple of years, become interested in mental toughness. I listen to podcasts and read books by Navy …

MJC1.35 Discerning Friendships

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.35 Discerning Friendships
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My mom used to say that who I spent my time with mattered, but I didn’t always believe her. Now I get …

Tactical Dads Core Values

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
Tactical Dads Core Values
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We all operate out of a set of core values, but we aren’t always aware of what they are. Let’s take an …

MJC1.34 What is Your Why?

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.34 What is Your Why?
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It’s become cliche to talk about your “why,” but we’re going to do it anyway. Why are you doing what you’re doing? …

MJC1.33 New Year, More Podcast

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.33 New Year, More Podcast
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Sticking with the theme of talking about the new year, this go around I’m focusing on the podcast and where I see …

Tactical Dads Who is your tribe?

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
Tactical Dads Who is your tribe?
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We all need a support group, especially as dads. Who do you have? If you’re not already part of a great group …

MJC1.32 A Few of My Favorite Things

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.32 A Few of My Favorite Things
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Reflecting back on 2016, it was a pretty great year. Maybe not for celebrities, but nevertheless, my life was good. Support the …

MJC1.31 New Year, More Time

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.31 New Year, More Time
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2016 flew by. Now it’s time to look ahead and decide on what really matters going forward. Support the podcast as a …

Tactical Dads Yes you CAN do it

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
Tactical Dads Yes you CAN do it
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This is the year of no fear. Stop feeding your mind negative self-talk. You CAN and WILL be a great dad. Believe …

MJC1.30 Just Say No

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.30 Just Say No
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Sometimes we just have to say no to good things in order to maintain moderation and balance in our lives. What can …

MJC1.29 My Obsession

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.29 My Obsession
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It’s time to deal with my obsession. Politics can easily take over my life, and I’m going to cut it out for …

MJC1.28 All Pro Dads

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.28 All Pro Dads
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It’s amazing to see so many involved dads these days. There are lots of kids without anyone though. Anyone can step up …

MJC1.27 How do you deal with waiting?

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.27 How do you deal with waiting?
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Waiting can be one of the hardest things we’re asked to do. How do you deal with the times of limbo in …

MJC1.26 Coping Through Christmas

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.26 Coping Through Christmas
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The holiday season can be difficult for many, not such a joyous time. Even Christians aren’t exempt from feelings of sadness or …

MJC1.25 What do you really want?

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.25 What do you really want?
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I recently got a gift card for my birthday, and I just couldn’t figure out what I really wanted to buy with …

MJC1.24 On the road again

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.24 On the road again
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Loyal listeners, I’ll be doing podcast episodes more frequently, however many of them will be recorded via my phone. It’s a busy …

MJC1.23 Tough and Tender fatherhood

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.23 Tough and Tender fatherhood
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Chris McCallus, a Tactical Dad, joins MJC this week to talk about being active with your kids and how to keep them …

MJC1.21 Theology Thursday

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.21 Theology Thursday
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God has made everything beautiful in its time.

MJC1.20 Public Outrage

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.20 Public Outrage
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What do Michael Brown, Harambe, and Colin Kaepernick all have in common?

MJC1.19 Theology Thursday

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.19 Theology Thursday
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1These are the words of the Teacher, King David’s son, who ruled in Jerusalem. Everything Is Meaningless 2“Everything is meaningless,” says the Teacher, …

MJC1.18 A Tribe of Rad Dads with Walter Eggers

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.18 A Tribe of Rad Dads with Walter Eggers
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In this episode we discuss the need for a community of dads, the purpose of fatherhood, and where pain can take us in life.

MJC1.17 Theology Thursday

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.17 Theology Thursday
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Are you putting anything else before God in your life? Would you even recognize it if you were?

MJC1.14 Theology Thursday

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.14 Theology Thursday
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Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts

MJC1.12 Forgiveness in fatherhood with Rocco DeLeo

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.12 Forgiveness in fatherhood with Rocco DeLeo
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Today’s Faith in Fatherhood podcast features Rocco DeLeo from The Real Dad Show. We talk forgiveness, the struggles associated with being dads who podcast, and how our lives have been changed by Jesus Christ.

MJC1.11 Can a Christian vote Libertarian?

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.11 Can a Christian vote Libertarian?
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In the inaugural episode of The Lampstand, host Matthew J. Cochran and his recurring guest, Jeremy Bunge, address some arguments made by Republicans in regards to the decriminalization of drugs and prostitution, pro-choice candidates, gambling, and of course, gay marriage.

MJC1.10 Theology Thursday

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.10 Theology Thursday
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“In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.”
‭‭Matthew‬ ‭5:16‬ ‭ESV‬‬
http://bible.com/59/mat.5.16.esv

MJC1.09 Upcoming interviews

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.09 Upcoming interviews
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Matt discusses upcoming plans for the podcast

MJC1.08 Theology Thursday

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.08 Theology Thursday
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The heavens declare the glory of God.

MJC1.07 Your Constitutional Rights

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.07 Your Constitutional Rights
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Are the presidential candidates hellbent on infringing on our rights? Matt addresses the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, and 10th amendments.

MJC1.06 Theology Thursday

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.06 Theology Thursday
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God will never leave you or forsake you.

MJC1.04 Theology Thursday

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.04 Theology Thursday
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MJC discusses the bad news and the Good News.

MJC1.03 Real people died in Orlando

Matthew J. Cochran
Matthew J. Cochran
MJC1.03 Real people died in Orlando
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Politicizing the tragic events in Orlando this weekend dehumanizes the victims