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  1. The Secret to Building Great Dads

    Articles The Secret to Building Great Dads

    Deadbeat dads.  Absent dads.  Father wounds.  Dumbed-down TV sitcom dads.  The labels are not handsome.  And increasingly, they seem to ring true. …

  2. Growing Faithful Families

    Articles Growing Faithful Families

    Those of us in ministry feel that we are on the right track in our teaching when men and women truly hunger and thirst for more of God’s Word. Unfortunately, though, despite …

  3. Dad's Relational Toolkit

    Articles Dad's Relational Toolkit

    Like any skilled workman, a father needs a strong set of reliable tools to help him complete his job. As men we like to take action. However, to be good dads, we also need the…

  4. Preaching on Parenting

    Articles Preaching on Parenting

    Feeling a little unqualified to preach on parenting? Take heart. Jesus did it and so can you. Once there was a preacher who had no children, who preached a series of sermons…

  5. Families Are Key to the Future of the Church

    Articles Families Are Key to the Future of the Church

    Have you ever been asked why the church focuses so much attention on families? It does seem a bit strange, since Jesus never married, that the church doesn’t affirm…

  6. Stewards of God's Children

    Articles Stewards of God's Children

    A Sermon on Genesis 22:1-18 and Matthew 25:14-27 Our younger daughter Claire’s middle name is “Moriah.” Not Mariah (with an A) like Mariah Carey, but Moriah…

  7. Majestic and Wild

    Product Majestic and Wild

    • By Murray Pura
    • Posted on April 1st, 2013

    Church can be a great place to learn spiritual lessons, but sometimes you just have to get up and get outside to experience the grandeur of God. In "Majestic and Wild," pastor…

  8. The Love of a Dad

    Product The Love of a Dad

    • By James W. Moore
    • Posted on March 1st, 2013

    A Father's Love is our first glimpse of God's love for us. This book contains inspiring thoughts and stories about fathers, what it means to be a father, and how every dad can…

  9. Making Life Matter

    Product Making Life Matter

    • By Shane Stanford
    • Posted on April 1st, 2012

    In a world of fast-paced schedules and priorities, conversations about what makes for a life well lived are a rarity and a luxury. But what if the daily pace of life held in…

  10. Come On Home

    Product Come On Home

    • By James W. Moore
    • Posted on October 1st, 2012

    Drawing on Scripture and his own stories, Moore explores how to embrace the New Testament theme that happiness is the by-product of being in “right” relationships, of being…

  11. Kneeling in the End Zone

    Product Kneeling in the End Zone

    • By Josh Tinley
    • Posted on October 1st, 2009

    Kneeling in the End Zone takes the often overlapping worlds of sports and religion and turns them upside down. Athletes, coaches, fans and broadcasters often bring faith into the…

  12. The Father's Plan

    Product The Father's Plan

    • By Robert Wolgemuth
    • Posted on February 1st, 2010

    Experience the Father's love and become a better dad. Married and single fathers will benefit from this study that explores the many issues facing dads from a biblical…

  13. Now That They Are Grown

    Product Now That They Are Grown

    • By Ronald J. Greer
    • Posted on March 1st, 2012

    We don’t stop being parents when our kids are grown...but some things do change. Life is filled with change. As our sons and daughters move into young adulthood, our role of…

  14. Practical Grace

    Product Practical Grace

    • By Robert K. Hudnut
    • Posted on June 1st, 2013

    Robert Hudnut combines depth, grace, and practical faith to bring us one of the most moving devotionals of the decade. Using scripture as a starting point, Hudnut creates engaging …

  15. Falling Upward

    Product Falling Upward

    • By Richard Rohr
    • Posted on April 1st, 2011

    A fresh way of thinking about spirituality that grows throughout life. In Falling Upward, Fr. Richard Rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life…

  16. Our Father

    Product Our Father

    • By multiple authors
    • Posted on March 1st, 2012

    Ernest Lyght and Johnathan Keaton are fathers and United Methodist Bishops who have come together to share their firsthand experience of the responsibilities, trials, and joys of…

  17. Be a Better Dad Today

    Product Be a Better Dad Today

    • By Gregory W Slayton
    • Posted on May 1st, 2012

    "Be a Better Dad Today: Ten Tools Every Father Needs "was a national bestseller in 2012 for a reason: it's one of the best books on fatherhood you will ever read. Warmly endorsed…

  18. Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters

    Product Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters

    • By Meg Meeker
    • Posted on August 1st, 2007

    In today's increasingly complicated world, it's often difficult for parents to connect with their daughters-and especially so for fathers. In this unique and invaluable guide, Dr. …

  19. For Children Everywhere

    library For Children Everywhere

    For Children Everywhere Lord, teach me to love your children everywhere, because You are their father and mine. AMEN. Lord, I ask your help in learning how to pray. Teach…

  20. The World of the Patriarchs

    library The World of the Patriarchs

    The World of the Patriarchs By Stanley H. Purdum *Source Note In the Bible the word patriarch refers to the founder of a family, tribe, or race. For example, the Book of…

  21. Fatherhood

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    Fatherhood Religion Genesis 3:9 Among the first glimpses we have of God is that of a Seeker: "Adam . . . Where art thou?" (Gen. 3:9). In commenting upon this…