Tag: Hands on Training

Being The Best Father You Can Be – Responsibility

Being the Best Father

Guys, I am here today to get to the first of three things we as dads/fathers need to know to be the best that we can be. It is not an easy task to be a dad and even harder when we are going at it blindly. Yet do not loose hope, for there is an instruction book already prepared for you by the best author ever. Today we will cover a topic that we all need to hear about and take responsibility of.

Do You Have Lego Words?

Do You Have Lego Words?

What dad out there has not walked through his son’s room and not stepped on a Lego brick? Yes, the best way to bring out your true feeling in the middle of the night is for a kid’s Lego bucket to be scattered around on the floor. They are small, the colors blend in to…

Fatherhood ~ What Are You Passing? Part 2

Fatherhood ~ What Are You Passing?

Guys, my heart has been heavy on the role of a father and what the responsibilities of a father are recently. Today is a second part of the “What Are You Passing?” series. Fatherlessness One of the biggest issues that we, as a society, face today is the issue of fatherlessness. There are exceptions of…

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.

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?”

Why Do I Homeschool?

Why Homeschool?

I am at times asked why we have decided to home school our kids. Before we started, I needed to ask myself the question, “Why should we homeschool?” To be honest about it, there is a huge monetary commitment, a huge time commitment, it is not easy and to the world we appear to be backwards! So why?

Blissful Home or War Zone?

Hey dads, hope that your week is going great! I know that it has been alright at my house. But if your house is anything like my house with three kids, there have been plenty of arguments and bickering going on at different times and it changes from a blissful home to a war zone!…

You Got It Together?

How many dad’s or mom’s out there can relate to getting up late on Sunday morning? That sudden sense of panic that runs through you as you realize that the alarm was not set, you stayed up way to late and church starts in 45 minutes! Three kids and two adults have to be ready…

Need Some Help Dad?

I am comforted, God, knowing that You will guard me you from every evil. I am thankful that You watch over my life, guiding me every step of the way. You guard me when I leave my home and when I return. You are watching over me and guarding me now and will do the…

What Are You Teaching Dad?

Psalm 78

Dad’s, while reading this morning I came across this and I had to share it with you. Psalm 78 1 My people, hear my instruction; listen to what I say. 2 I will declare wise sayings; I will speak mysteries from the past— 3 things we have heard and known and that our fathers have…

It’s Your Home School Dad — Part 6

Becoming a Leader Again Jesus came to destroy the works of the devil, and that certainly includes the distortion of the man-woman relationship in the home. His grace is sufficient to free us from our sinful patterns and lead us into the freedom and joy that comes with obedience to his revealed will. Specifically, the…

It’s Your Home School Dad – Part 3

God Created the Man as the Leader Chapters 2 and 3 of Genesis reveal that God very intentionally established the man as the leader in his relationship with his wife and his kids. This is demonstrated in several ways. First – The man was created first. God the Creator created him from the dust of…

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