For though you have countless guides in Christ, you do not have many fathers. For I became your father in Christ Jesus through the gospel.
Learning how to be a Godly man is caught more than it is taught. Boys watch their fathers. Teenagers observe men they admire. Cornelius in Acts 10 is an excellent example of a man God used for a great purpose. Here are 4 qualities of a man that God can use.
The question of legacy is something that I wrestled with for many years, I too believed that a legacy is a business empire. So what then is a legacy?
Racism is a serious issue in the world we live in. This isn’t breaking news. Here’s a post about discussing racism with our children.
As Christian men, we are charged with the great responsibility to provide, protect, and be the priest of our homes. There is so much to unpack in each of these topics. However, let’s talk about our responsibility for ‘Providing’. It is more than the purchase of stuff and things. Not that these things are not important there is just something greater, something higher than we need to provide. We need to provide a legacy for our families.
God is saying “What do you mean what do I mean? I showed you what love is by sending my son to be born and die for you”. We know what he means. But like my kids and myself when I was a kid, we pretend we don’t understand.
Parenthood is not easy. Don’t get me wrong, it has immense joys, but it’s also hard work. My wife seems to take it in her stride. Not me. There are times when I play with my 4 children, but also times when I lose my temper. Getting it right seems so difficult.