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The Legacy of Jonadab

In Jeremiah 35, we learn of the Rechabites. Jeremiah offers them some wine, and they say: We will drink no wine, for Jonadab the son of Rechab, our father, commanded us, ‘You shall not drink wine, neither you nor your sons forever. You shall not build a house; you shall not sow seed; you shall not plant […]

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Write Letters to Your Children

You should write letters to your children and you should start doing it now. Even if they haven’t been born yet. Even if they can’t read. Even if you don’t give the letter to them yet. How often do you get a hand-written letter in the mail? When you do, is it memorable? You would […]

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7 Ways to Give Your Household a Mission

Your household needs a mission, and you, as the father, need to provide it. Households were meant to be productive. Not just places of rest and entertainment. When we took out productive purposes of households, we took away the heart of the most valuable institution in civilization. The men went to the factories, the children […]

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Winston Churchill’s Father was Disappointed in Him

Randolph Churchill almost never gave his son Winston any attention. While Winston was at school, Lord Randolph gave a speech less than two miles away…and didn’t stop in for a visit. Winston wrote to his parents seventy-six times from 1885 to 1892, and they only wrote to him six times. Their letters were mostly negative. […]

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Fathers are the Foundation of Everything

The title of this might seem presumptuous. What do I mean by it? God, the eternal Father, created the world. In that sense, a Father is literally the foundation of everything. His words became flesh and his poetry is the basis of all reality. And every family on heaven and on earth is named after […]