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When Does Your Son Become A Man

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son becomes a man

{originally published in 2012}   This is the million-dollar question for our current generation of American boys.  They are wandering, looking for any possible way to get a firm answer so they can begin the next chapter of their lives.  Unfortunately, many of them will never get the answer they are looking for, so they […]

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strong dads

Boys should be able to describe what a godly man looks like, having watched one from the time they were a little boy.  Unfortunately, this isn’t the case for most.  For many boys, a godly man is something like Superman or Big Foot.  It is not something that can be grasped. A couple of weeks […]

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family on beach

A few years ago I was speaking to a group of high school students at my house.   In the middle of my time with them, my wife and kids got back home, so I went through each one of them to introduce them to the students. I started with my oldest and worked down to […]

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Foster or Adopt

“How did you make the decision to do this?” This is the question I hear the most from people when they find out we foster kids.  Most of the time, it is well-meaning people who are agonizing whether or not fostering/adoption is for them. Let’s be honest; 99.7% of the time, the wife is for […]

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