10 Easy, Quick, and Affordable Service Projects for You and Your Son in Half-an-Hour or Half-a-Day

(And 2 MAJOR MISTAKES  to Avoid!) Time limited? Don’t know what to do with your son? Want your weekend to count? Here are 10 easy service projects that BUILD your relationship with your son (or daughter) and take less than half a day! …

Bridge Building 101: How to Connect or Re-Connect with Your Child

I’ve been watching two construction crews for the past eight months or more. Both are within four miles of my home and both are building a bridge. They’ve taught me a lot about life and parenting.   I meet every week with five…

The Crime of Fatherlessness – Who is Guilty?

It is getting more attention in media, in journalism, and even by the government – fatherlessness is an injustice.  A man’s choice to walk away from his family and the duties owed to it is selfishness in a shell casing of immaturity. The…

See The Sky: Avoiding the 3 Ways a Man Loses Focus

I visited with a man today and asked him what he had learned to do, by age twelve, to be loved and affirmed. “Be the best,” he answered. Many of you may share that belief, but does it work? I asked him if he thought it had worked for him.…

3 Steps to Avoiding Fatherhood Nightmares

What are your worst Fatherhood nightmares? I’ll share my top three. First, I cringe at the thought of a call from an ER doctor informing me my son has been in an accident. Second, my stomach turns (and blood boils) when I imagine one of my…

Three Steps to Getting it All Done in a Single Day

“I don’t have time to do all that I should!” A thirty-something-year-old man just called me with that exasperatingly heavy thought. I think most men attempting to be responsible with work, family, and faith know what this guy is feeling…

Tracking the Path of a Hurricane of Faith

Time and distance are irrelevant in the context of how much influence a man can have on another man. As a personal example, three hundred thirty years ago, around the world in Luneburg, Germany a butterfly flapped its wings. It had a name –…

Hope and Opportunity in The Red Pill

As liberal groups become fanatical beyond civility, a backlash is beginning. The left, but non-radicalized are calling their line in the sand ‘the red pill.’ You aren’t going to believe this paragraph from a recent online major network…

All Idols Must Go Boys. No Pity!

“Do not look on them with pity…” (Deuteronomy 7:16) This might need to become your personal rallying cry. It has become my family motto.   Pity, at least the word used here in Hebrew, seems to carry the idea of having no limits.…