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  • Becoming A Praying Father

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    Being a father who prays isn’t the same thing as being a praying father. A father who prays takes actions. A praying father builds godly character. He’s in a constant and authentic exchange with a real and present God. This can be more easily said than done, but do it we must. Join us on a fatherhood journey as we learn how to be praying fathers who impact future generations.

  • Becoming An Intentional Father

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    Being a father who intentionally disciples his family is tough work. Not only do we need to learn how to run this race, we must simultaneously remove obstacles blocking our way. Biblical fatherhood is not for the faint of heart. This plan will help you identify the things standing in your way. Then it will show you how, with God’s help, you can remove these roadblocks on your journey to becoming an intentional father.

  • Being Fathered By God

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    Every man has had authority figures in his life, and much of what a man perceives about God and projects onto God was shaped by those authority figures. At the top of every man’s authority list is his earthly father. How your dad handled your heart has shaped you and contributed significantly to how you perceive God. Join us for this journey towards experiencing the heart of the Father and getting everything out of the way that is in the way of being a Beloved Son.

  • Becoming The Father God Wants You To Be

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    Children are a blessing from the Lord, no matter the circumstances surrounding their birth (Psalm 127:3).  If you are a father, thank God for it and decide right now that you are going to be what God wants you to be in your children’s lives, a visible, tangible illustration of Him, no matter what choices you’ve made to this point.  Being a good father really is not as complicated as you might think!  All you have to do is love your children like your Heavenly Father loves you.

  • Fathers Say…

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    What fathers say can determine a child’s way. Fathers who speak words of encouragement and love to their children, mixed in with some common sense, sow into their hearts and minds the necessary ingredients for reaping healthy identities and self-images that propel toward success in life. Fathers Say... shares life lessons that testify to the power of a father’s influence in their lives.

  • Father Knows Best – 5 Prayers For Your Kids

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    As fathers, our prayers for our kids sometimes turn into monotony as we pray the same things over and over. We want to say more, but can’t come up with the words. We understand the sentiment. We’ve compiled 5 biblically-based devotions to help you pray for your kids.

  • Becoming A Battle Ready Father

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    Fatherhood is under attack like never before. Statistics bear this out. One of the best ways for Satan to win this war is to convince men that we are not engaged in battle. This devotional helps fathers and men pick up their weapons and gird themselves for the spiritual battle. A lot is at stake - not only our own personal integrity, but the lives of those we love.

  • We Stood Upon Stars

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    <p>Our success with five relationships will be our true measure as men: our fathers, friends, wives, kids, and God. &nbsp;If we don&rsquo;t get these right, it doesn&rsquo;t matter what we do for a living or what we&rsquo;ve accomplished. &nbsp;This 5-day devotional is meant to get you thinking about these relationships. &nbsp;Each devotional includes a brief thought on a specific relationship, along with an excerpt from We Stood Upon Stars: Finding God in Lost Places. &nbsp;Each daily reading ends with a few questions to get you thinking and some Bible verses to dive deeper into.</p>

  • In His Eyes

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    This plan helps us to see ourselves and others as God sees us and not how we often view our own lives. Using the lyrics form his songs musician Michael McMillan helps us focus our attention on what it is important to God.

  • Becoming A Fulfilled Father

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    You are leading your family, but you see room for improvement. Sections of your family wall are gone. Some stones must be replaced. Before following Christ, this was off your fatherhood radar. But now, it drives your thinking. What next? As it turns out, fathers can learn much from an Old Testament cupbearer (and wall-fixer). Nehemiah outlines how we can build a vision for our family that honors God.

  • Trials of Modern Manhood // Jump Start Your Life

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    Living according to the culture of this world leaves us sad and empty, burned-out and isolated. But our Good Father has something else for His sons, His mighty men. He wants to give us— you —things like purpose, significance, connection, joy, and peace. How does that sound? Start this three-day experience. Learn how to lay hold of these things, and join hundreds of thousands of men reading WiRE.

  • Father Like The Father

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    Throughout Scripture, God is called Father. Yet how does He father His children? What parenting principles can we learn by observing His interactions with humanity? This seven-day study will examine key Scriptures which will help you to father like the Father.

  • Chris Tomlin - Good Good Father Devotional

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    This 5-day devotional, centered around Chris Tomlin's single "Good Good Father," explores our relationship to God as his children and God's love for us as our Father. This is the perfect devotional to prepare for Father's Day, or to simply uncover our identity as children of God. The song "Good Good Father" was written by Pat Barrett and Anthony Brown.

  • Woman Of Promise: Letters To The Single Mother

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    Adapted from her book, The Unseen Companion: God with the Single Mother , Michelle Lynn Senters writes encouraging letters to the single mother, offering the hope, healing, and love found in God and in His Word.

  • Bible Intro | 7 Key (videos by Through the Word)

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    The Bible is a big book. Where to start? The 7 Key Bible Intro series gives you seven key chapters to get you started well. Each day you’ll get a short video guide with clear and relatable teaching from Kris Langham of Through the Word, then read one key Bible chapter. Small keys unlock big doors, and this is a great way to get the big picture on the Bible.

  • "Sexodus" Relationships Devotional

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    This 40-day reading plan is designed to help those in a relationship, those planning to get married, or those already married to get into the Word and understand the Biblical foundations of marriage.

  • A.D. The Bible Continues: Episode 7

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    A.D. The Bible Continues is the epic 12-episode series now airing on NBC. Things get worse for Peter as Saul’s persecution targets him. Some stay in Jerusalem, and the rest flee. Philip has unexpected success in Samaria. The Roman emperor comes to Jerusalem, an event which Pilate plans to exploit to get a promotion and get out of the city.

  • Take The Help

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    We all go thru life running on self-effort and we eventually get to the “ pulling out our hair ” moments from all that we have to deal with on a daily basis. However, did you know that our Heavenly Father gave to us a helper? This helper supersedes all our natural abilities and once we get to the point of total dependence life becomes easier - “Would you take the help today ?”

  • The Right Perspective For Promotion

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    God decides who gets promoted, when and how they get promoted, and where they get promoted to. Promotion can come in ministry, in marriage, in relationships, or in business. Many do not want to go through the process required for promotion, but God is never stagnant; He always wants us to grow and increase. Discover today how you can experience God’s promotions!

  • The Way Back - Get Your Christian Life Back On Track

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    Does your faith feel like it’s gone seriously off-course? This devotional will get you back on the right track.   

  • Get Lost: Love Feast

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    Have you ever ditched a friend for a guy? Found yourself jealous because that other girl gets all the dates? Maybe it's time to get lost- in God. Discover how to get so lost in God that a guy has to seek Him to find you. Dannah Gresh traces God's language of love through Scripture to help you seek love the way God designed it to be.

  • Girl, Wash Your Face

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    With wry wit and hard-earned wisdom, popular online personality and founder of founder Rachel Hollis helps readers break free from the lies keeping them from the joy-filled and exuberant life they are meant to have.

  • Mary the Mother of Jesus

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    A unique, contemplative journey through the life of Mary, Jesus’ mother, to reveal a passionate God who works in ways we don’t expect. Adapted from Wrestling with Wonder: A Transformational Journey through the Life of Mary by Marlo Schalesky.

  • Hatchet Day

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    How do we handle promises and gifts we are given by our Father? Is there a certain way? Can promises and gifts from our Father be misused? Do we need to be trained in how to use our promises and gifts? You may have never asked these questions, yet we all need to and do so regularly. "Hatchet Day" is a remarkable plan inspired by an experience between father and son. A promise given and the process that follows. You will be impacted deeply as you read Hatchet Day and look to your Father to guide you through His promises to you.

  • A Little God Time For Mothers

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    A little God time is what all mothers need but can rarely find. Be encouraged as you reflect on the blessing of motherhood in the midst of all the hard work. Take a moment with God to find the grace and strength needed to get through all your day holds. May his joy and peace be yours as you endeavor to love your children as the Heavenly Father loves you.