I’m at the age where attending funerals is becoming more commonplace. And truly, there’s nothing like an end-of-life celebration to bring everything into perspective. I still recall attending a funeral for a dear friend’s husband where there was hardly a dry eye in the place as one of their sons shared stories about what [...]
Q&A Interview: Mental Health Issues Men and Fathers Are Facing (Featuring Dr. Tim Clinton and Dr. Jeffrey Shears)Ryan Sanders2023-11-28T22:29:17+00:00
At the annual Fatherhood CoMission Summit, we’re always blessed to have so many fatherhood and family leaders attend, teach, and encourage us. We have so many videos that it’s difficult to fit them all in! This explains why I’m posting this interview between Dr. Tim Clinton and Dr. Jeffrey Shears from last year. Dr. Clinton [...]
I recently experienced something for the first time in my life: One of my videos went viral! Over 3.4 million people have viewed this 47-second clip. I shared about the importance of a dad dropping his anger…and it exploded! The clip came from a two-hour interview I did with my friend, Jim Ramos of [...]
You’ve no doubt had the moment, whether intentional or not, the words leave your mouth, and you wish you’d never said them. But you can’t take them back now. Yes, we’re all human and we speak or misspeak things we might later regret. And thankfully we can ask forgiveness and make amends. The two words [...]
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” —Matthew 11:28 NIV It’s easy to love Matthew 11:28. The message feels like a comforting embrace and delivers clear meaning and intent. “Work hard and then rest.” There’s even an easy-going lyrical quality to the words of this [...]
“Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.” Ephesians 6:4 (ESV) I asked my 23-year-old visiting son what fathering topic he most felt I had the chops to share. He said something like, “Dad, you let us push the adventure envelope. You weren’t afraid [...]
It's not easy to talk about sex, but you need to be prepared. Here are 10 more do's and don'ts for talking to your child about sex.
I’ve had a lot of guys ask me about the phases of a father. What are the phases a father goes through? My sons are now all in their mid-to-late 20s, so my position in their life has changed since when they were infants. Let me walk you through what I believe are four [...]
Some of us grew up idolizing our dads. Trying to shave just like him. Learning his secret grilling techniques. Sure that he would have the answer to everything from baseball trivia to stock advice. We even learned how to lay under the car and go, “Hmmm?” Others of us have more complicated relationships with [...]
It's not easy to talk about sex, but you need to be prepared. Here are 10 do's and don'ts for talking to your child about sex.