The Father Connection: How You Can Make the Difference in Your Child's Self-Esteem and Sense of Purpose

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"As a young father I was running scared . . . I feared the culture would capture my kids . . . but I figured if I could find the ultimate model of fatherhood and then emulate that model, I had a fighting chance.”

Updated and redesigned for a new generation of dads, Josh McDowell’s ECPA Gold Medallion Award winner The Father Connection looks at ten parenting qualities inspired by the ultimate model of fatherhood. Embracing these godly characteristics will make all the difference in a child, boosting self-esteem ...

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The Father Connection: How You Can Make the Difference in Your Child's Self-Esteem and Sense of Purpose

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Overview

"As a young father I was running scared . . . I feared the culture would capture my kids . . . but I figured if I could find the ultimate model of fatherhood and then emulate that model, I had a fighting chance.”

Updated and redesigned for a new generation of dads, Josh McDowell’s ECPA Gold Medallion Award winner The Father Connection looks at ten parenting qualities inspired by the ultimate model of fatherhood. Embracing these godly characteristics will make all the difference in a child, boosting self-esteem and sense of purpose, helping him or her to:

• Feel loved and secure

• Develop a reputation of integrity

• Know their dad keeps his promises

• Stand up to unhealthy peer pressure

• Avoid drug and alcohol abuse

• Save sex until marriage

• Desire their father’s counsel

• Admit when they’re wrong

• Come to their dad in times of trouble or hurt

• Admire and respect their father as their parent

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805447422
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/1/2008
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 651,439
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Josh McDowell, internationally known for his books on apologetics (Evidence That Demands a Verdict) and youth culture (Right from Wrong) as well as his innovative mission outreaches into the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, would tell you in a minute what his first ministry is—his family. He and Dottie, his wife of more than thirty years, still keep tabs on their four children from their home.

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Table of Contents


Being a Dad in Tough Times     1
The Father Connection     13
The Father's Unconditional Love and Acceptance     25
The Father's Purity     39
The Father's Truth     55
The Trustworthy Father     71
The Father Who Comforts and Supports     81
The Father as Refuge     93
The Father as Friend     109
The Father Who Disciplines     123
The Father and Forgiveness     141
The Father and Respect     153
A Father after God's Own Heart     165
60 Fun Things a Dad Can Do with His Kids     179
Endnotes     187
Acknowledgments     193
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