Overcoming Unforgiveness

Overcoming Unforgiveness

I once heard a story of how cattle ranchers out west must go down to the watering holes on cold mornings to chip away any ice that may have accumulated over night. Just a few pokes here and there quickly break up the ice and allows the animals to drink. What do you...
I Can Only Imagine

I Can Only Imagine

A few weeks ago, I attended an annual Summit for Fatherhood ministry leaders in the Northwest corner of Georgia—a beautiful establishment and setting! This was my fourth visit to the Summit in the past five years, so I know it well. I will say, however, the first...
Tithe Your Time

Tithe Your Time

I’ve often said there are two things single parents are short on: time and money. Somehow though, a single father or single mother has an uncanny ability to make dollars stretch further and find a way to do the work of two people in half the time. True as that may be,...
3 Ways to Defuse an Argument Before it Starts

3 Ways to Defuse an Argument Before it Starts

  I wish I could tell you how many times in my life I have stuck my foot in my mouth and said something to someone else before thinking—using words I did not mean just to gain an advantage in an argument. I wish I had a more solid foundation in those times and perhaps...
A Single Parent’s Prayer

A Single Parent’s Prayer

Father, I come before You today broken, yet humbled. Thank You my Lord for another opportunity to serve You; and although my circumstances may be far from ideal right now, they could not be in more perfect hands than Yours. Jesus, You call for all of us who are weary...
5 Ways Single Fathers Can Help Their Kids Deal with Bullying

5 Ways Single Fathers Can Help Their Kids Deal with Bullying

Bullying continues to be a big problem in schools all over the country as research revealed that between 1 in 4 students have experienced bullying in school. The study also showed that most of the bullying happens in middle school. While there is a growing awareness...