The Fatherhood Principle

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All men are fathers.The inherent purpose of all men is fatherhood.Whether a man is married or single, and whether or not he has children, he is designed by God to fulfill the role of father in the lives of those around him. It is his calling to reflect the creative and cultivating nature of God.In The Fatherhood Principle, Dr. Myles Munroe explains that although every man is called to be a father, knowing how to live in this purpose is not automatic. We must understand the characteristics and master the skills of...
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Overview

All men are fathers.The inherent purpose of all men is fatherhood.Whether a man is married or single, and whether or not he has children, he is designed by God to fulfill the role of father in the lives of those around him. It is his calling to reflect the creative and cultivating nature of God.In The Fatherhood Principle, Dr. Myles Munroe explains that although every man is called to be a father, knowing how to live in this purpose is not automatic. We must understand the characteristics and master the skills of fatherhood. Fulfilling the position and role you were created for means exhibiting qualities of leadership, integrity, responsibility, and obedience to the ultimate Father of fathers?our Father God in heaven.This book provides key principles and insights that will teach you how to fulfill the role of father in your personal sphere of influence. In clear and compelling terms, Dr. Munroe explains how a man can become source, nourisher, sustainer, protector, teacher, disciplinarian, leader, head, caring one, and developer.Discover God?s original blueprint for men and step into your true purpose in life.
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Motivational speaker Myles Munroe believes that the inherent purpose of every man is fatherhood. Whether you are married or single, your God-chosen destiny, he writes, is to fulfill your role as a father. In The Fatherhood Principle, Dr. Munroe elucidates how even single or childless men can exhibit the qualities that God wants them to exemplify.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603740265
  • Publisher: Whitaker House
  • Publication date: 3/3/2008
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 818,598
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Myles Munroe is an international motivational speaker, best-selling author, educator, leadership mentor, and consultant for government and business. Traveling extensively throughout the world, Dr. Munroe addresses critical issues affecting the full range of human, social, and spiritual development. He is a popular author of more than forty books, including The Principles and Benefits of Change, Becoming a Leader, The Most Important Person on Earth, The Spirit of Leadership, The Principles and Power of Vision, Understanding the Purpose and Power of Prayer, Understanding the Purpose and Power of Woman, and Understanding the Purpose and Power of Men. Dr. Munroe is founder and president of Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI), a multidimensional organization headquartered in Nassau, Bahamas. He is chief executive officer and chairman of the board of the International Third World Leaders Association, president of the International Leadership Training Institute, and the founder and executive producer of a number of radio and television programs aired worldwide.
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Table of Contents

Foreword     7
Preface     9
Introduction     15
The Male's Priority and Position
The Purpose of Fatherhood     23
The Male as Foundation and Anchor     43
The Cornerstone of Fatherhood     57
The Role of the Male: Ten Basic Functions of Fatherhood
Father as Source and Progenitor     75
Father as Sustainer, Nurturer, and Protector     95
Father as Teacher     107
Father as One Who Disciplines     123
Father as Head and Leader     131
Father as One Who Cares     143
Father as Developer     149
Fulfilling Your Purpose as a Father
Understanding Purpose and Roles     159
Fathering the Fatherless     183
About the Author     189
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