Mar 4, 2021
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FATHERS FOR THE FATHERLESS 2021 Announcement:
Registration is NOW OPEN for the FATHERS FOR THE FATHERLESS
100-mile bike rides.
Click HERE TO SIGN
UP for one of these cities:
--MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- August 28th, 2021
-- DENVER, CO -- September 18th, 2021
-- PHILADELPHIA, PA -- October 2nd, 2021
-- NEW YORK, NY -- October 9th, 2021
-- PHOENIX, AZ -- November 20th, 2021
Goal - To raise $1,000,000 for the fatherless.
Four dadNOTES from the first Two Months of 2021:
- 2:24 - Are we ready emotionally to handle the journey that
our kids are on? We need to bring our emotional strength to
- 2:32 - Episode 156 -
Pastor Peter Haas (Part - 2 of 3) “I’ve noticed that my kids
don’t need me to have all the answers, but they do need me to be
emotionally capable of helping them find God in the midst of that.
And, I’ve noticed that the greatest disciplers aren’t the ones with
all the Bible answers. They’re the ones that are just willing to be
present and go on a journey with you.”
- 3:26 - Are we opening doors, are we hosting an attach on the
hearts of our kids?
- 3:33 - Episode 159
| Zach Neese - Story of Lot and Sodom and Gomorrah. "One of the
ways that Lot, a righteous man, one of the ways he failed was in
guarding the gateways of his kids' hearts from the culture that
they had moved into. The culture influenced them, they didn't
influence the culture....we have more access points in our lives
today than at any other point in history and we have less training
in how to guard those access points than in any other time in
- 5:33 - Episode 161 -
Efrem Smith - “Now my dad and I talk and we can’t have a phone
conversation without my dad saying, ‘I love you. I’m proud of you.
I love you’….and even at 52 years old, hearing my 77 year old dad
say that to me even now is so empowering [and] so transformative.
And so, I think for me, one thing I would say is dads need to not
be afraid, not be hesitant in a healthy way of being vulnerable in
front of your kids, because what that shows is that you’re not
stronger than the creator of the universe...we do a disservice to
our kids if we lead them to believe that we can live well without
- 7:21 - Episode 160 -
Phil Comer - The concept of "the box" from the book Raising
Passionate Jesus Followers [NEED LINK] – Jesus is the foundation,
then there is discipline, encouragement, the rod of correction,
order. The top is affection, affirmation and fun.
Book Blitz: (9 books)
- 9:55 -
Pursuit: 21-Day Prayer and Fasting Devotional - Practical
takeaways for why fasting is a game-changer.
- 10:22 - Bible Recap by Tara-Leigh Cobble. -
Daily Bible reading plan - an app and a book.
- 11:08 -
Man Maker Project: Boys are Born. Men are Made. (Chris
Bruno) - Unpacking the fatherlessness epidemic -
Malachi verse - hearts of kids returning to fathers. "God's final
warning is serious and dire. In essence the welfare of society
rests on intentional fathers. Father well, God says, and the world
will be blessed. Father poorly, and the world crumbles. It's really
- 12:03 -
Win the Day by Mark Batterson - daily rhythms for winning the
day. Sponsored book for the F4F tour - free for every person who
registers for the ride.
- 12:40 -
Essentialism by Greg McKeown - What is the priority and how do
we narrow our focus?
- 13:20 - Play
the Man: Becoming the Man God Created You to Be by Mark
Batterson - A template
for dads and sons for how to "play the man" and "be the man." Quote
from the book, "My father had, to a marvelous degree, the gift of
opening doors for his children, of leading them into areas of
splendid newness. This surely is the most valuable legacy we can
pass on to the next generation. Not money, not houses, or
heirlooms, but a capacity for wonder and gratitude, a sense of
aliveness and joy." - Quoting Arthur Gordan
- 14:39 - Business
Made Simple by Donald Miller - includes 60 free videos with his
- 14:52 -
Autobiography of George Mueller - A man of faith who built
orphanages in the UK filled with stories of miracle provision.
- 15:25 -
Walking with God by John Eldredge