God, through Jeremiah, puts the care of the widows, fatherless, and strangers near the top of the list of things people need to do to reform their ways.
Pure religion, according to James, takes care of vulnerable people — the widows, fatherless, and strangers. This echoes the words of the prophets.
Negative role models and failure to take responsibility characterize more and more fathers today. Here's why this is happening and what to do about it.
Whose family values should we hold and follow? Is there any indication that we will return to good and right values?
Emotional and spiritual well-being of children improves when fathers fulfill their role. People from dysfunctional families have a skewed image of God.
Most families in God's church have a functional father, but even so, extremes of leniency and overbearing strictness do not make an ideal father.
Richard Ritenbaugh warns that much of our judgment hinges on what we do with our families. After concluding the role of the father, examining the continuous process of instructing, correcting, and chastening children, with the ultimate objective of preparing them for a profitable role in God's Kingdom, he focuses on the role of …