Category Archives: Dad

Why You Need To Be Present in Your Kids Lives

 

Dad, Here's Why You Need to be Present in your Kids Lives

You need to be present in your kids lives. Which of these would you rather be?

Missing In Action, Definition – “used to say that a soldier cannot be found after a battle and might have been killed, captured, or wounded.”

Man In Action, Definition — Being an active man in the life of your family. You aren’t hard to find and are present where needed.

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Accepting the Challenge for Biblical Manhood In Modern Times

Biblical Manhood in Modern Times

Biblical manhood in modern times is becoming less popular. The bar is set low. It wasn’t always the case, but it sure seems like men have lost their way. I don’t know if it’s our politically correct culture where everyone gets offended by the slightest thing or if men just lost it over the years. I guess if you watched your dad mail it in, that would be what you based what a dad should be. 

Romans 8:37 — “No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.

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Learning From Experience | Fatherly Wisdom

Learning From Experience

Proverbs 22:6 — “Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.”

Wouldn’t it be great if you could revisit yourself in the past to advise on a situation? Not that I have it all together currently, but I know the young me would have benefitted from some council from the future me. I think it would have gone a little something like this.

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God’s Role Is Evident In Your Life

God's Role

God who delivered David from a bear, a lion and Goliath in 1 Samuel 17:37 has also delivered me from the dirt and more turmoil in life called busyness, greed, and selfishness.  God’s role is evident in your life and mine.

I was seeking happiness and joy in all the wrong places.  I sadly felt busyness was associated with success, and I wanted everyone to see I was busy. I found approval through admiration and joy through the next best gadget.

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Your Kids Learn in the Details

Kids Learn

The older I get, the more I am amazed at how my grown children mimicked my attitudes when they were young. I’ll never forget what my daughter told me about how I influenced her eating habits.

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Being There for Your Kids When They Need You

When your kids need you, you're there

I’m sure we’ve all have at least heard of “The Prodigal Son” and hopefully read that parable as well in the book of Luke. If you are a Dad, then this story probably resonates with you on many levels. Being there for your kids when they need you is important.

Luke 15:24 — “For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found.’And they began to celebrate.”

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