This isn’t news to anybody: dads get stressed! Life is full, and our response to busyness, difficulty, and changed plans affects our families for good or bad. Here are some simple but powerful truths from God’s Word with which we can fill our minds—truths that can both grow us as dads and foster biblical responses in those we lead.
When the pressures and uncertainties of family life begin to mount, it is all too easy to look to regular household items to do what only God can do. Here are two household items that can easily become idols. How can we return these “household idols” back to their proper place?
Getting married doesn't fix lust problems—it never has and it never will. But that doesn’t mean your wife has no role to play in your fight against lust. She is God’s gift to you and is a key tool in your fight for the full life.
When fighting the sin of lust, you need more than tips and tricks. You need a real sword. God has given us the Sword of the Spirit, the Word of God, and you can learn to wield it by biblical meditation to fight lust and love Jesus.
Fighting against any sin can be all-consuming and lonely—this is especially true with the sin of lust. But when you fight any sin, you’re not primarily running from something; you’re running to Someone! Let’s run to Jesus together!
Dads have authorities—just like our kids! It’s hard enough to respond correctly to human authorities, but how can you respond correctly when God says “No”? As we learn how to submit to God’s Fatherly care, we’ll also learn something of the heart of the Father.
Real rest is often elusive—for dads and families alike. Rest doesn’t show up simply because it’s on the calendar. How can we as dads learn both to rest and to lead our families in rest? Explore three key truths about rest and some practical ideas for applying them to your daily life.