Some Advice for Dads (and moms) with Sons

A father’s relationship with his son involves a growing, mutual trust that culminates in a gradual transference of responsibility and privilege.  My son is 18 years old, a senior in high school, and is making decisions right now that will significantly shape his future. I’ve essentially completed the season of “raising” kids and transitioned into the season of “releasing” them.  I loved raising my kids. I mean, I really loved it. My wife and I have incredible memories of the joys, the lessons, the laughter, the songs, and the wonder of those… Read More

When Dads Pray For Their Kids

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. (‭3 John‬ ‭1‬:‭4‬ ESV) My son began his Junior year of high school this week. He is an exceptional student, an accomplished actor, a naturally-gifted vocalist, and a diligent employee. And He loves Jesus. My daughter is a Freshman at Liberty University, majoring in Speech Communications. She is a natural leader, a loyal friend, a faithful worker, and gifted vocalist. And she loves Jesus. The aged Apostle John wrote several letters to individuals/churches with whom he… Read More