John Pate

Teach Your Child to Say “Yes”
Teach Your Child to Say “Yes” John Pate

A vital part of training our children to submit to authority includes requiring a verbal expression of submission. Explore the biblical reasons for this principle as well as some ways dads can practically teach their children to say “yes.”

3 Habits to Cultivate in 2021
3 Habits to Cultivate in 2021 John Pate

How can you and I make a difference this year, in our personal lives, our families, and our communities? The Scripture indicates that it is the small habits of obedience that will make the biggest difference. Three basic habits, when done over the long haul, will have a big impact this year.

31 Ways to Help Your Weary Wife
31 Ways to Help Your Weary Wife John Pate

How can a husband help his weary wife shoulder her load? 1 Peter 3:7 gives believing husbands a clear mission: “live with your wives in an understanding way.” Here are thirty-one practical ways you can do just that.

This Day We Fight
This Day We Fight John Pate

In order to be the leader God wants us to be, you and I must daily fight sin. Paul’s letter to the Colossian believers gives us a much-needed battle plan to live victorious lives.

Open Their Eyes
Open Their Eyes John Pate

It’s easy to be caught up in the day-to-day activities of being a dad and forget this sobering truth: your children need something that you cannot give them. They need their eyes opened. In 1 Corinthians 2, we meet the only Person who can open blind eyes.

Book Review: Brave Dad
Book Review: Brave Dad John Pate

How can we lead our families in a way that pleases God? John MacArthur’s Brave Dad is a great resource for a dad who is ready for the simple truth about biblical fatherhood.

A Dad’s Job Description
A Dad’s Job Description John Pate

What job has God given dads to do? Most of us wouldn't walk into a job without a clear job description, but many dads enter fatherhood without one. John Pate proposes a biblical definition.