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Reignite your passion for being a dad with these time-tested ideas. Score the know-how and inspiration to engage spectacularly with daughters and sons and make your home their favorite place to be. Each 2 to 3-page chapter focuses on a single topic and concludes with either a quote from one of the authors or a scripture verse.
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2015
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52 Things Daughters Need from Their Dads: What Fathers Can Do to Build a Lasting RelationshipJay PayleitnerHarvest House Publishers / 2013 / Trade Paperback$8.49 Retail:4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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52 Things Sons Need from Their Dads: What Fathers Can Do to Build a Lasting RelationshipJay PayleitnerHarvest House Publishers / 2014 / Trade Paperback$10.99 Retail:
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Three veteran dads offer their best practical advice so you can build awesome relationships with your kids. In partnership with the National Center for Fathering, they draw on their day-in, day-out experience to help you...
- creatively express care and affection in ways only a father can
- convey a positive perspective on life and the future
- teach, counsel, and guide in ways your children can receive and remember
- remind your kidsand yourselfthat God is always there, listening and participating
- be a dad through all the stages of your kids' lives
These time-tested ideas will reignite your passion for being a dad. You'll find the inspiration and know-how you need to engage with daughters and sons in the best ways possible and make your home their favorite place to be.
Jay Payleitner is one of the top freelance Christian radio producers in the United States. He has worked on Josh McDowell Radio, Today's Father, Jesus Freaks Radio for the Voice of the Martyrs, Project Angel Tree with Chuck Colson, and many others. Hes also a popular speaker on parenting and marriage and the author of dozen-plus books, including the bestselling 52 Things Kids Need from a Dad, 52 Things Wives Need from a Husband, and 52 Things Sons Need from Their Dad; he also created "The Dad Manifesto." Jay has also served as an AWANA director, a wrestling coach, and the executive director of the Illinois Fatherhood Initiative; he now partners with the National Center for Fathering, whose efforts he fosters and promotes. He and his wife, Rita, live near Chicago, where theyve raised five great kids and loved on ten foster babies.
Brock Griffin is the director of writing and publications at the National Center for Fathering and the project manager for Todays Father, a radio feature that airs on more than 400 stations worldwide.
Carey Casey is CEO of the National Center for Fathering and the author of Championship Fathering: How to Win at Being a Dad. He has served as chaplain for the Summer Olympic Games, the Dallas Cowboys, and the Kansas City Chiefs.
"We guys want to read a book only if it brings us alive and helps us be better. It's Great Being a Dad is a simple GPS and high-octane fuel for being the man and dad we want to be. Hey, friend, read it, live it, give it."
Jeff Kemp, vice president of FamilyLife, former NFL quarterback, and author of Facing the Blitz
"It's Great Being a Dad is fun, easy to read, and full of practical wisdom and truth. Carey, Brock, and Jay share stories and humor that encouraged me, challenged me, and reminded me of the great joy and privilege it is to be a dad. I am inspired and energized to finish strong!"
Francis X. (Frank) Kelly III, CEO of Kelly Financial Services
"This book is one more example of the important work being done by my friend Carey Casey and the hardworking team at the National Center for Fathering. I recommend It's Great Being a Dad to any father who loves his kids."
Dayton Moore, general manager, Kansas City Royals
"Being a parent is a true blessing from God. It's Great Being a Dad is a book with simple and yet terrific practical applications for dads."
Darrel Billups, executive director of National Coalition of Ministries to Men
"This book is an amazing testimony of God's call to fathers as our children's primary life and spiritual leaders. It pulls at the heartstrings and confirms what millions of men already know and what many more are waiting to experienceit's GREAT being a dad!"
Matt Haviland, founder and director of A Father's Walk, a ministry to single dads
"Fatherhood brings irreplaceable duties and incredible delights, and It's Great Being a Dad highlights both through realistic short stories and practical insights. No matter what stage of fatherhood you are in, this book will encourage and equip you to be the dad your child desperately needs you to be."
Wayne Simien, NBA world champion, campus minister with Called to Greatness
"Imagine having Casey, Brock, and Jay as your personal coaches while hearing their insights about being a proactive dad from their collective years of experience in the trenches as invested fathers. It's Great Being a Dad gives practical, proven, interactive ideas that you can put into action today."
Michelle Watson, PhD, LPC, author of Dad, Here's What I Really Need from You: A Guide for Connecting with Your Daughter's Heart
"This is the perfect dad-book. The chapters are short, the stories powerful, and the advice is real. No doubt about it, being a dad is hard...this book reminds us that it's also great being a dad. I give it the Familyman's Seal of Approval!"
Todd Wilson, Familyman Ministries