Daniel Darling, author, pastor, speaker / Posts tagged "Father’s Day"

Celebrating Father’s Day

As we celebrate Father's Day, I thought I'd link to some of my posts on fatherhood: 10 Things Nobody Tells You About Being a Dad This is, by far, my most popular post. In this I share some serious and some not-so-serious reflections on the surprises of fatherhood. 5 Things Every Daughter Needs to Hear From Her Dad There is something about having a daughter that softens a man, adds a certain tenderness to his soul. In that spirit, I share five things every daughter needs to hear from her father. 5 Things Every Son Needs to Hear From His Dad Fathering your sons is a serious job, men. And so in that spirit, I offer five things every son needs to hear from his father:  Dads Should Lead on Thanksgiving I wrote this a few years ago, thinking about a Father's role in establishing good holiday traditions. Do This For Dad on Father's Day A short post on how...

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Do This For Dad on Father’s Day

Okay, so this Sunday is Father's Day. We all know that Father's Day arrives with much less fanfare than Mother's Day. At church we usually hear a message citing statistics of how terrible fathers in the world are today or we hear a good inspirational message on fathering (my preference). At home, guys are just happy to get a chance to relax, watch a little ESPN, and eat their favorite meal. And of course we work hard to honor our Dads this Father's Day. As a young father of three (and one on the way), I thought I'd write a post of what you can do for the fathers in your life, especially the young dads.  Most fathers really want to be good dads. But deep down they lack confidence. Our culture hasn't really lifted up the biblical view of  manhood. You turn on sitcoms and you typically see dads as...

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