In Chapter 1 the author argues that the health and wholeness of our human relationships find their source in the wholeness of our relationship with God through Jesus Christ. His work enables husbands and fathers to grow in our relationship not only with God, but also with others, especially their wives and family.
Parents are entrusted with the responsibility to rule over their children, guide their development, protect them from evil, and train them in the way of the Lord. This responsibility is given to them by God, and the father has a special role to play in the way he exercises his authority in the home. This article shows that fathers should in their actions mirror our Father in heaven.
This is the second in a trilogy of articles which looks at Eli, Jephthah, and David as biblical examples of bad fathers. This article focuses on Jephthah and the promise he made which sealed the fate of his daughter, as recorded in Judges 11. Though this example the author tackles the issue of many fathers today being spiritually ignorant.
This is the third in a trilogy of articles which looks at Eli, Jephthah, and David as biblical examples of bad fathers. This article focuses on the relationship of David to Tamar, and how David responded to rape of his daughter. Through this example the author tackles the problem of fathers being absent from their family.