Being a Good Dad Outside Your Home

It’s one thing to be a committed father in your own home to your own kids. But this week, can you take your commitment a step further and reach out to another child outside your home who needs a father figure? A mom named Kim wrote to us and told us that her husband,...

Greg and Brett: The Power of a Father Figure

If you have the privilege of being a dad, you are fortunate; don’t take it for granted. Also, please realize that outside your home there are millions of children who don’t have a dad to honor on Father’s Day, who don’t benefit from everything...

Moving Video: A Perfect Father Figure

A recent story featured on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” epitomizes the power of Encouraging Other Kids. Bill Hansbury, also known as “Boston Bill,” is a 72-year-old avid cyclist and runner. In February 2008, while riding his road bike, Bill...

Youth Violence – What Fathers Can Do

The brutal murder of a 16-year-old boy in Chicago several weeks ago has brought youth violence to the headlines once again. Many leaders agree that this latest example is one more wake-up call for our nation to take action to combat some alarming trends, but in all of...

Lessons of a Big Brother and Mentor

A Dad’s Point-Of-View One of the clichés about volunteerism is that “you get more than you give.” In my case, it was true in ways and means I least expected. I’ve just become a Big Brother, again, to a 7-year-old boy and a mentor to a 23-year-old young...

A Game of Hope (Must-See Video)

An amazing story of hope comes from Texas high school football. Kris Hogan, coach of the Faith Christian Lions in Grapevine, looked at his team’s schedule and noticed that they’d be playing against Gainesville State School, a correctional facility for teens. Leading...