When you think about being a father to your family do you get a knot in the pit of your stomach or thoughts of dread or fear? Do authority figures bring out a rebellious streak in you? Are you struggling with taking hold of the responsibilities of fatherhood because youâ€™d…View More Father Wounds
Every year about this time my watch list for themes around the words daddy and father fill up with news of communities celebrating Daddy-Daughter Dances. It always warms my heart because I know the importance of daddies in the hearts of daughters and the thought of a special time to…View More Daddy Dance Doom
Watch the Ad Following a commercial designed to encourage men to raise up a generation of young men to be the best they can be starting with shaving, Gillette received a firestorm of reaction from around the world. The culprit, we are told, is something the culture has begun to…View More Gillette is Only Half Right
Whether you watched the entire coverage of the funeral of our 41st President, George H.W.Bush or not, you likely caught the clip of his son, our 43rd President, breaking down as he eulogized him. After masterfully chronicling the 94 years of his fatherâ€™s life, President Bushâ€™s son broke down saying…View More The Best Father
If youâ€™ve missed the uproar over the separation of about 2000 immigrant children from their families over the past week or so, you might need to get out more. The outrage has dominated the media cycle, changing the front page away from the things we were concerned about last weekâ€¦still…View More On Separating Children
Before I started preaching, I spoke regularly on behalf of fathers in front of civic clubs, school and hospital groups. My favorite presentation was based on a training series from the National Center for Fathering using the acrostic: I.C.A.N. These letters represent my wish for you on Fatherâ€™s Day. Father…View More Father’s Day Prayer
Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden made headlines all the way to Europe last week as he was quoted as saying his players wore earrings â€œbecause they wanted to be like their momma.â€ In the firestorm of controversy since, the true words Bowden spoke before his earring comments are hardly…View More Earrings Like Momma?