Jerrad Lopes

Jerrad Lopes is an author, Christian pastor, and the founder of, a nonprofit ministry
focused on equipping men to lead their families well. He hosts the weekly Dad Tired podcast, listened to by hundreds of thousands of men around the world.

His books include Dad Tired, The Dad Tired Guide
to Basic Bible Study, and Stop Behaving. He and his wife, Leila, live in South Carolina with their four

Episodes appearing in

You want to be a dad who calls his son to greatness; who loves him well. Dad Tired author and podcaster Jerrad Lopes offers 5 don't-miss things to say. View Show Notes →
Your plate as a dad has more than your life can ever eat. Dad Tired Author & podcaster Jerrad Lopes offers his decision filter for a wise, loving life. View Show Notes →
Author & podcaster Jerrad Lopes shares his story behind Dad Tired podcasts, conferences, & books—as well as life-changing convictions that started it all. View Show Notes →
Jerrad Lopesrallies dads to be "all in" when it comes to spiritually engaging with their children. Lopes strives to be the spiritual leader in his home and wants his kids to see just how much he needs Jesus. View Show Notes →
Jerrad Lopes shares practical advice to dads for leading their families spiritually. Lopes reminds dads that they can't just tell their sons what to do, but they need to show them what to do. View Show Notes →
Jerrad Lopes' father left when he was 3 years old, which instilled in Jerrad a desire to be the father he never had. Marriage and fatherhood proved challenging, however, and he tells what finally woke him up from his self-absorption. View Show Notes →