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Real Fatherhood

During self-introductions a college student of mine once boasted that he’d fathered 11 children by 11 different mothers. I normally avoid judgmental statements. Not this time. “Do you support them?” I asked. “Uh, no!” he said with a grin. “Then … Continue reading

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Our Bodies Our Own–Or God’s?

Originally posted on Nancy E. Head:
Know that the Lord is God, he made us, we belong to him, we are his people, the flock he shepherds. ~Psalm 100;3 NABRE~ I remember watching a segment CBS journalist Harry Reasoner did–probably for 60…

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Manhood: Time to Redefine

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The Pain We Feel, the Pain We Cause

A high percentage of abusers were themselves abused as children. We all inherit legacies of brokenness, “the sins of the father.” Even those of us who are from “good families.” Yes, even our children. God calls each of us to … Continue reading

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The Pain We Feel, The Pain We Cause

A high percentage of abusers were themselves abused as children. We all inherit legacies of brokenness, “the sins of the father.” Even those of us who are from “good families.” Yes, even our children. God calls each of us to … Continue reading

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