Hey pastor: quit shooting at me!

I am not going to lay claim to the following statement, but it certainly has some similar tones to thoughts I’ve had myself. The following was taken from the Church for Men Facebook page: “Have you ever noticed how pastors gush over the moms on Mother’s Day, but on Father’s Day the message is, ‘Straighten…

More than just raising daughters

I’m reading a book called Bringing up Girls by Dr. James Dobson. I’m learning so much more from this book than about simply being the father of a daughter and how to relate to her. I’m also learning (a little too late) how to relate to adult women. While it seems like such a colossal…

The challenges of divorced fatherhood

In 2008 it was Steven Curtis Chapman’s “Cinderella” that forced me to pull over while driving and had me in a contemplative mood for a long time. In a sense it still does. More recently it was the release of Casting Crowns’ new CD “The Well,” and the song “Just Another Birthday” that once again…