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Mistakes Dads Make

An honest conversation about fatherhood, friendship, marriage, and faith. Co-hosted by Nathan Hart and David Borden, two dads making mistakes and finding redemption.Nathan and David both serve as pastors at http://stanwichchurch.org/ (Stanwich Church) in southwest Connecticut.

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Often, parents want their kids to grow up to be "successful and happy." But as these goals prove elusive, we wonder if there's a better path. Nathan and David look to the Bible for inspiration on which goals to set for their children.


9 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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Nathan's Teenager

A quick check-in with David about nighttime diaper changes, followed by an honest interview about the mistakes Nathan makes, according to his 13 year old son.


25 Jun 2021

Rank #2

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David's Baby

Five days after the birth of his son, David basks in revelatory joy and peace while Nathan gives a few unsolicited "dad speeches" about what to anticipate in the years to come.


11 Jun 2021

Rank #3

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Nathan's Dad

In which Nathan's dad (Jim Hart) opens up about his own childhood experience of being raised to be "perfect" and the unhealthy path it led to.


28 May 2021

Rank #4

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David's Dad

David's father, Pastor Scott Borden, surprises us by how he answers the question, "What was it like to raise David?" After that, the interview goes very, very deep!


14 May 2021

Rank #5

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David's Tattoo

In which Nathan and David discuss the origin story of Mistakes Dads Make, using vulnerability as an unlikely tool in fatherhood, and David's hopes and fears about becoming a dad in a few week.Sound editing by Scott SawalaCover art by Paul Hart


30 Apr 2021

Rank #6