Why Dads Are Essential: A Podcast with Rick Johnson

By Tim Wright on June 8, 2016

In 2001, bestselling author and speaker Rick Johnson founded Better Dads, based on the urgent need to empower men to lead and serve in their families and communities. Rick’s books have expanded his work to include influencing the whole family,…

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The Game Plan for Fatherhood

By Tim Wright on June 7, 2016

Hey, dads, The game plan for dynamic fatherhood can be summarized as follows:  to look your son or daughter in the eyes as they grow and continually say to them —Follow me as I follow Jesus! Another way of saying…

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Top 10 Reasons Why Dad Matters According to Science (#9 is surprising!)

By Tim Wright on June 30, 2015

In my last post I referenced a book by Paul Raeburn entitled: Do Father’s Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We’ve Overlooked. Below I highlight 8 of his findings plus two Biblical reasons for why dads matter.…

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Could Dad be the Key to Healing Our Country?

By Tim Wright on June 26, 2015

Near the end of his book, Do Fathers Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We’ve Overlooked, Paul Raeburn writes this: Multiple studies suggest that fatherlessness is a major contributor to crime and  juvenile delinquency; premature sexuality and…

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A Dad’s Playbook for Forging Faith in his kids–Part 4: Dad–You Have a Particular Set of Skills

By Tim Wright on March 10, 2015

(Many great books have been written recently about how to be more intentional in forging faith in the home. Most so far have been written by female authors and while inclusive, tend to speak better to moms and women. Over…

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A Dad’s Playbook for Forging Faith in his Kids–Part 3: Gentlemen–This is Your Brain on Testosterone

By Tim Wright on February 3, 2015

(Many great books have been written recently about how to be more intentional in forging faith in the home. Most so far have been written by female authors and while inclusive, tend to speak better to moms and women. Over…

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A Dad’s Playbook for Forging Faith in His Kids–Part 2: From Outsourcing to Dadsourcing

By Tim Wright on January 27, 2015

(Many great books have been written recently about how to be more intentional in forging faith in the home. Most so far have been written by female authors and while inclusive, tend to speak better to moms and women. Over…

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A Dad’s Playbook for Forging Faith in his Kids–Part 1

By Tim Wright on January 20, 2015

(Many great books have been written recently about how to be more intentional in forging faith in the home.  Most so far have been written by female authors and while inclusive, tend to speak better to moms and women.  Over the next…

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The Hole in a Man’s Soul–The Father Wound

By Tim Wright on July 11, 2014

If you dig deep enough into the soul of a man who for some reason seems a bit lost in life, or maybe real lost, you’ll usually find a man who never received affirmation from his father. In groups, I…

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Dad: Coach, Cheerleader, and Companion. (Guest Post by Dave Brown)

By Tim Wright on April 24, 2014

For the next several months a group of writers focused on the issues of boys and men are collaborating through the writing and sharing of blog posts in order to bring greater awareness to the unique challenges boys and men…

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