The Kind of Dad I’d Buy

If I went shopping for a dad, here is what I’d buy.

Family Values

Little Children Little ears are listening; Little minds run wild; Trying to be like Mom or Dad, Comes natural for a child. They want to do the things you do, And say the things you say; They’re watching and they’re listening, Even...

On the Home Front

Do It Together A Florida church holding monthly events for the entire family had trouble with parents dropping their kids off and not staying for the events. They remedied the problem with this announcement: “The...

My Daddy Prays for Me

When Daddy prays, the house gets still; His voice is slow and deep. We shut our eyes; the clock ticks loud. So quiet we must keep. When Daddy prays, he doesn’t use Those words the preacher does. He prays for...

Exasperated Children

Paul wrote, “And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4). What are some ways we can exasperate (provoke) our...

I Play for the Minnesota Twins

A time to laugh... - Ecclesiastes 3:4

Good Teacher

A man took his son fishing one day. After a few hours in the boat with not much to do, the son started asking his father some questions. “How does the boat float?” he asked. The man...

A Son’s Open Letter to His Father

Dear Dad, There are so many things I'd like to tell you face to face...

Just Play Dumb (Or Dad’s Trick #44)

In January 1992, at 1:00 a.m., one very tired mom (me!) heard a cough. I bolted from my sleep to a standing/running position and in one leap made it to the bathroom and flipped...