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A Lesson For Fathers:  Don’t Be Too Busy

A Lesson For Fathers: Don’t Be Too Busy

You have probably heard the story about the guy on his deathbed who wished that he had spent less time on stuff and more time with those things that mattered. It’s probably not an actual event that happened and was written down as a story, but it is something that all too many have faced. ...

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Act Like Men!

Act Like Men!

In my daily Bible reading a few weeks ago, I read a passage that I know I have seen literally hundreds of times, but have never noticed before. And now, it seems as if I see it everywhere. It’s now on my radar, so I notice it more than ever before. In fact, just a ...

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When You Feel Like A Failure

When You Feel Like A Failure

The past couple of years have been very tough for me. I am not sure why, but I have been under attack, and it only now that I am coming to realize this fact. As many of you probably already know, I have a very large family. My wife and I have seven kids, ranging ...

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Husbands, Love Your Wives

Husbands, Love Your Wives

One of the most important responsibilities that we have as men is to love our wives well. This is true for all if us that are married, regardless of how your marriage may be going. And it is true for those men who one day want to be married. Paul states in Ephesians 5:25: Husbands, ...

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A New Look And A New Focus!

A New Look And A New Focus!

The past few months have been pretty quiet around here. And recently, I shared some of the reasons why that has been the case. Sometimes, I just do not feel adequate to the job to which I have been called as a husband and as a father. But in my weaknesses, God can and does ...

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Failure And Brokenness

Failure And Brokenness

You have probably noticed that things have been a bit quiet around here recently. I haven’t written anything and posted it here for a while. This is because I feel so unworthy to write and maintain a website dedicated to being a good dad, when I fail at this myself all to often. Writing articles ...

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness

I ran across this quote from Tim Keller last week. I don’t remember where I found this, but at some point, I saved it in Evernote, and it popped up into view late last week. An unforgiving heart is an unforgiven heart. This is true on so many levels, both personally and spiritually. But it ...

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Peter And John:  The Tomb by The Skit Guys

Peter And John: The Tomb by The Skit Guys

What better way to celebrate Easter and the empty grave than by seeing Peter and John experience the Resurrection firsthand? Enjoy this video by The Skit Guys. John 20:3-10 (NASB) So Peter and the other disciple went forth, and they were going to the tomb. The two were running together; and the other disciple ran ahead ...

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Learning To Listen

Learning To Listen

Our youngest daughter just turned one a few weeks ago. She is crawling all over the place, and gets into everything. She is becoming very opinionated about what she eats and when she eats it. She is in that transition period from a baby to a toddler. And I’m not certain I am ready for ...

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