On the day when we celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., I wonder if the violence will ever be different in your lifetime? Maybe, or maybe not, and either way, it doesn’t change the kind of man I want you to be.Continue Reading
Blog Posts on Husbands & Fathers
Coaching tee ball is hard. And not just because it’s like herding a pack of wet cats. Or because five-year-olds generally prefer digging in the dirt to fielding grounders. Or because twenty minutes in, the main thing on half of…Continue Reading
Read the Bible. Pray. Repeat.
Go to church. Talk about God along the way. Repeat.
Sow the seed. Pray for fruit. Trust the Lord. Wait. Repeat.
Repeat. Repeat. Repeat.
For fathers who take serious the call of shepherding their family,…Continue Reading
“How do I love my wife well?” Young husbands frequently ask me this question, and it is a great one to ask. They are often faced with a laundry list of good tips: prioritize date nights, lead family prayer times,…Continue Reading
It was my sophomore year in college. I sat frustrated in the office of our campus minister, Chad. I don’t exactly remember what I was frustrated about, just that I needed to vent and I knew Chad would listen.
It’s no secret that the word of God and prayer are a personal means of grace that spill over for the good of those around us.
We read the Bible not just for ourselves, but for our families, for our…Continue Reading
The castle was mangled. With just a glance, you could tell it was bad.
The main gate was completely exposed. The chains that once lowered the intimidating drawbridge were now severed. The drum tower, which had weathered the most obvious…Continue Reading
If you want to know the depth of one’s character, observe how they treat children and the elderly.
Folks on the extreme ends of life’s timeline usually have enormous needs and limited capabilities. These built-ins to their age bracket often…Continue Reading
All around the world, dads are special today. Father’s Day is the third Sunday of June in the United States and more than 80 nations. It is fitting that we not only annually honor moms on Mother’s Day, but our…Continue Reading