Consideration | Devotions with Dad

Love Puts Others First (6 of 14)

Did you have a struggle figuring out what to do for a career as a child? Your child can avoid this crisis frustration when you … → Read More: Love Puts Others First (6 of 14)

Love is Patience (1 of 14)

Sometimes we dads struggle with patience. Often our children do, too. In this first of the I Corinthians 13 series, learn the art of patience. … → Read More: Love is Patience (1 of 14)

New Year’s

For DAD Only:

What’s the Good Word?

“You idiot! Can’t you get anything right?”

Does that sound like a drill sergeant? A control-freak boss? How about an exasperated dad? Words can wound like war shrapnel. Not only have you and I experienced destructive words, we’ve said them.

I still remember losing my cool with that bill collector about a decade ago. He kept calling, trying to get me to pay a bill I didn’t owe. After I unloaded both barrels of my opinion on him, I looked up to see my wife’s jaw drop.

Of course, we dads never let … → Read More: New Year’s

Self Less (3 of 3)

Dads can be selfish in ways they do not realize. See if you are putting yourself ahead of your children and their needs. One of the big ways dads become selfish is … → Read More: Self Less (3 of 3)

Selfishness (1 of 3)

Do your children drain you? Does one child demand all the attention and monopolize the mood of your home? If you are not careful, one person in family can suck your emotional resources dry. Prevent this problem and repair your home atmosphere by … → Read More: Selfishness (1 of 3)

Respecting Each Other

For DAD Only:

Raising Adults

Before a New Year’s Eve prayer meeting, some of the church folks got together to play board games. After the prayer meeting, most everybody wanted to head home and get some sleep—except my kids. They were more than willing to stay up “past midnight” while eating popcorn and drinking Pepsi. What a healthy start to the year. The kids took up the places of the church folks who had left, as I continued on my trek to take over Risk.

I noticed an odd thing, however, as my children took the place of the adults … → Read More: Respecting Each Other