Category: Fatherhood

Thoughts on fatherhood and what it means to be a father.

I Am Not Ashamed to Be a Dad! – Part 5

Why Me Men's Conference - 2013 - Not Ashamed

Jesus taught us how to teach.  He taught us that deep spiritual living comes through modeling and through hands-on training. This is where I think youth groups and Christian schools can kill us. So many parents believe that they can pass off their children to a charismatic youth leader.  These kind of parents try to do the “drop off discipleship” and they kick their kids out of the car and say “Have a good time and learn something”.  They’re shocked when they have invested $100,000 in a private school and their child is rebellious.

A Child’s Heart

Who's Got Your Child's Heart?

Hey dads! I am coming at you with a very important question and topic. Who has your child’s heart? There are many things and activities in the life of a child today that pull there attention away from us as parents.

Got The Time?

Got The Time?

Hey guys, got the time? I have been camping and geocaching the past few days and had a blast with my family and friends. There are few things that can compare with camping, cooking, caching and comrodery.

The Sands of Time

Sands of Time

I looked up on the shore and saw my two boys playing in the sand. I made my way to their place of digging and stacking and asked them what they were doing. “Making sand castles and digging to find crabs! Want to join us?”

Fresh Breath of Life?

Fresh Breath of Life

Dad, are you feeling stale, drained, or like you need a fresh breath of life? You know we go through our lives at times as though auto-pilot has been engaged. We come home, hug the wife, smile at the kids, eat dinner, piddle in the garage or outside, come in and put the kids to…

We Camped

We Camped

We setup, we ate and we camped! In preparation of the upcoming Geocaching Mega Event at Roosevelt State Park, the kids and I wanted to make sure that everything was ready for camping. This of course meant setting everything up and testing out all the equipment to ensure the safety and proper usage of everything.…

Little People Are Watching

The Little People Are Watching

Have you seen them? They are in your house. Watching, listening, absorbing and being like you. If you want to experience them up close, try to sneak a bowl of ice cream or a special treat just for yourself. Their noses are in tune with sugary delights and their ears are in tune with the…

Not My Day

Guys have you ever had one of those days? You know the kind where you are just hard to get along with? The kind where the wife keeps asking you “What’s wrong? You seem miserable.” Even the kids notice that you are a bit off. Well that has been my day today! Don’t know why?…

Kids Roll In Life?

I have never thought about the things that kids teach us as adults. There are so many things that kids will ponder upon or ask as they grow. There are some things that we can give very truthful answers to and then some where we just make them up as we go. Yet in all…

10 Tips For Being A Better Dad

  1. Respect Your Children’s Mother One of the best things a father can do for his children is to respect their mother. If you are married, keep your marriage strong and vital. If you are not married, it is still important to respect and support the mother of your children. A father and mother…

What Is Fatherhood?

Have you ever just stopped and wondered “What is fatherhood?” In today’s media the father has become the joke of most television shows, the weakest person of the family and the one who is not really needed. Back on June 28, 1993, TIME magazine published an article on Fatherhood. It asked the question “Where are…

What Is Important?

Kind of a quiet night around here. Myself and two of the kids were enjoying BLT’s and watching Andy Griffith, while the wife and one of the boy’s ventured back to Columbus to swap and buy shoes. As night time approached, I told the other two kids to get ready for bed. I had some…

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