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Parenting Great Kids Podcast - Episode 158

Midnight Dad Devotional

with guest Dr. Mark Pitts & Becky Thompson

Hosted by Dr. Meg Meeker | March 7, 2022 | 29:20 min.

Episode 158 | Dad-Daughter duo, Dr. Mark Pitts & Becky Thompson (co-authors of "Midnight Dad Devotional: 100 Devotions and Prayers to Connect Dads Just Like You to the Father"), join Dr. Meg in an engaging conversation to help encourage and strengthen men in their resolve to become the best father they can be.
Dr. Mark Pitts & Becky Thompson-Podcast Meeker
Becky Thompson-Podcast Meeker

Today's Guest(s)

Dr. Mark R.Pitts is a graduate of the University of Tulsa Law School. He is an ordained pastor and a well-knownBible teacher in the Oklahoma City, OK area where he lives with his wife, Susan. They have been married for 41 years and have two adult daughters and three grandchildren. In 2019, Mark created the Midnight Dad Devotional online community with his daughter, Becky Thompson, the creator of the Midnight Mom Devotional. Mark enjoys teaching Scripture and praying for dads.

Becky Thompson is a bestselling author and the creator of the Midnight Mom Devotional community, gathering over one million moms in nightly prayer. Speaking hope into the struggle of balancing life as a wife, mother, and daughter of God, Becky has become the voice of modern Christian motherhood. You can learn more about Becky’s top Christian podcast, Revived Motherhood, or find more of her work by visiting Becky lives in Oklahoma with her husband, Jared, and their three children.


This episode features the Dad-Daughter duo, Becky Thompson and Dr. Mark Pitts, co-authors of Midnight Dad Devotional: 100 Devotions and Prayers to Connect Dads Just Like You to the Father. Men will be encouraged to learn how God is with them through their parenting journey, in all seasons of life, and will be strengthened in their resolve to become the best father they can be.

Dr. Meg & Guests Becky Thompson & Dr. Mark Pitts (Part 1)

Dr. Mark Pitts explains how fathering seems to have moved from being rooted in relationship and connection with their kids to becoming more of a utilitarian role – provider and protector, sans any real relationship. A father’s role is often scaled down to tasks – disciplinarian, driver, coach, homework checker, money lender. Yet Dr. Pitts is finding that more and more men desire a return to being in true relationship with their children and they want to know how they can develop a deeper connection and long-lasting bond with their kids.

Dr. Meg & Guests Becky Thompson & Dr. Mark Pitts (Part 2)

Becky Thompson and Dr. Mark Pitts share further insights from Midnight Dad Devotional, explaining how the daily devotions give men a sense of connection with other fathers, strength for the day ahead, wisdom from the Bible for tough situations, affirmation of the importance of their role, and the reassurance that God is with them, no matter what.


Thanks for listening to Episode #158, “Midnight Dad Devotional” and for helping Dr. Meg’s parenting revolution reach more than FIVE MILLION downloads!

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