Man up: research on the importance of fatherhood

2021-05-17T12:16:31+00:00

Newsweek’s cover story on the importance of fatherhood week lamented the “man-problem” in America and did so as if the only problem facing the American male is lack of access to paternity leave from work. Did lack of paternity leave prevent iconic television dads Andy Taylor or Heathcliff Huxtable (whose wife worked) from being [...]

Man up: research on the importance of fatherhood2021-05-17T12:16:31+00:00

What fathers do: five things you didn’t know

2021-05-11T19:42:14+00:00

Knowing what fathers do is important. As we celebrate Father’s Day, we should recognize that fatherhood is not merely a sentimental role, but a profoundly practical one as well. Fathers do far more than put food on the table, teach us to ride a bike or take us to our first baseball game. Fathers [...]

What fathers do: five things you didn’t know2021-05-11T19:42:14+00:00

Do fathers matter? Father’s influence on children’s development

2021-05-06T20:35:26+00:00

Do fathers matter? Most parenthood research has focused on the mother and her role and impact on the child. However, in the last few decades, a body of literature has emerged looking at the father’s role in a child’s life and the adverse effects of absent fathers. In general, the research suggests that fathers [...]

Do fathers matter? Father’s influence on children’s development2021-05-06T20:35:26+00:00

Why dads matter (and moms don’t toss babies)

2021-04-26T18:49:40+00:00

It's important we know why dads matter. In the passenger lounge of the Kansas City airport some years ago, I saw the most amazing thing: an infant flying up above a dividing wall, levitating for just a second, then dropping back down behind the wall. I couldn’t look away; it happened again. And again, [...]

Why dads matter (and moms don’t toss babies)2021-04-26T18:49:40+00:00

My dad has anger issues: where, when, and with whom do you get angry

2021-04-21T19:16:24+00:00

My dad has anger issues.  This is what I hear in working with fathers all of the time. But, here's the question: Where, When, and with Whom do you get angry? Think about it! At our men’s conferences, we surveyed over 5000 men regarding their greatest temptations, and 42% of the men surveyed listed [...]

My dad has anger issues: where, when, and with whom do you get angry2021-04-21T19:16:24+00:00

Creating A Safe Space For Courageous Conversations

2021-04-29T16:25:35+00:00

What an opportunity for husbands and dads to take the initiative to encourage and equip your families during this volatile time of racial tension in America. Every family can do this. Some may want to do this alone or several families may want to gather at someone’s house. This could be another ‘home church’ [...]

Creating A Safe Space For Courageous Conversations2021-04-29T16:25:35+00:00

How to communicate better with your son

2021-04-16T18:10:44+00:00

Knowing how to communicate better with your son isn't always easy. Think about the last conversation you had with your child. Did you walk away feeling closer to him, or did it raise your blood pressure by a few points? Was your child smiling, or looking for something else to do? Or was he [...]

How to communicate better with your son2021-04-16T18:10:44+00:00

12 vows every godly single father should make for his family

2021-04-21T17:23:54+00:00

As a single father, have you ever considered any of the following questions: Do I hold fast to solid, biblical virtues? As a single father, what levels of excellence am I representing when it comes to raising my children in Christ? Am I ready and willing to stand before God and rise to a [...]

12 vows every godly single father should make for his family2021-04-21T17:23:54+00:00

Courageous fathers: a talk about championing fatherhood

2021-03-19T18:53:06+00:00

Courageous fathers: an interview on the importance of championing fathers. This interview was conduction at the annual Fatherhood CoMission Summit in 2012 hosted at Winshape Retreat Center. The interview includes Mitch Temple, Executive Director of the Fatherhood CoMission and me, Stephen Kendrick of Sherwood Pictures & Fatherhood CoMission Board Member. My hope is you [...]

Courageous fathers: a talk about championing fatherhood2021-03-19T18:53:06+00:00

Modesty: How a dad can talk to his daughter about modesty

2021-03-19T18:51:48+00:00

How dads can talk to their daughters about modesty. What can dad teach his daughter about fashion? Great question. As the founder of Pure Freedom Ministries, a ministry aimed at encouraging moms and daughters. I team up with Teresa Coelho, creator of the "Power of Modesty Fashion Shows," to talk about teaching girls to [...]

Modesty: How a dad can talk to his daughter about modesty2021-03-19T18:51:48+00:00
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