How Absent Fathers are Literally Costing the US Billions of Dollars

 Several years ago, my youngest son and I began a regular practice of packing several backpacks with packaged food, toiletries, and small Bibles, and heading to downtown Washington, DC to pass them out to the homeless. Most of the people we met were men and soon I discovered something that truly surprised me. Most of these…

Hey Dads, You Really, Really Matter. Here’s Why…

This article was originally published by Hope Resource Center and was written by Andrew Wood. Many will use Father’s Day as a day to point out the failures of men in child-rearing. This is not my motivation today. I have written in the past about the role of a father versus the role of a…

The Moment I Realized That Real Men Sparkle

Growing up with two older sisters I had a pretty good idea what women wanted by the time I hit high school. I had memorized their “manly” check list: Be a good athlete Play instruments Have a six-pack Volunteer Be a good student Speak two languages Have a sense of humor This checklist defined everything…

Fatherhood Lost: How Abortion Affects Men

This piece was originally published on Breakpoint and was written by Eric Metaxas. It’s good that women are finally beginning to share the pain of their past abortions. But the fathers of those lost children need to be heard — and helped — as well. On Father’s Day, many dads will be blessed with colorful sweaters,…

How Abortion Robbed me of Fatherhood

This true story was submitted to us via social media. The author wishes to remain anonymous.  Over the spring and summer of 2003, I was an eighteen year old who was smitten by a recent college grad. We met by happenstance at a social gathering and really hit things off. I was head over heels…