163 | An Announcement, Four dadNOTES & a Book Blitz

163 | An Announcement, Four dadNOTES & a Book Blitz

163 - Jeff Zaugg - dadNOTES

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FATHERS FOR THE FATHERLESS 2021 Announcement:

Registration is NOW OPEN for the FATHERS FOR THE FATHERLESS 100-mile bike rides.

Click HERE TO SIGN UP for one of these cities:

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — August 28th, 2021

DENVER, CO — September 18th, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, PA — October 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK, NY — October 9th, 2021

PHOENIX, AZ — November 20th, 2021

Goal – To raise $1,000,000 for the fatherless.

Four  dadNOTES from the first Two Months of 2021:

  • 2:24 – Are we ready emotionally to handle the journey that our  kids are on? We need to bring our emotional strength to their situation.
  • 2:32 – Episode 156 – Pastor Peter Haas (Part – 2 of 3)  “I’ve noticed that my kids don’t need me to have all the answers, but they do need me to be emotionally capable of helping them find God in the midst of that. And, I’ve noticed that the greatest disciplers aren’t the ones with all the Bible answers. They’re the ones that are just willing to be present and go on a journey with you.”
  • 3:26 – Are we opening doors, are we hosting an attach on the hearts of our kids?
  • 3:33 – Episode 159 | Zach Neese – Story of Lot and Sodom and Gomorrah. “One of the ways that Lot, a righteous man, one of the ways he failed was in guarding the gateways of his kids’ hearts from the culture that they had moved into. The culture influenced them, they didn’t influence the culture….we have more access points in our lives today than at any other point in history and we have less training in how to guard those access points than in any other time in history.”
  • 5:33 – Episode 161 – Efrem Smith – “Now my dad and I talk and we can’t have a phone conversation without my dad saying, ‘I love you. I’m proud of you. I love you’….and even at 52 years old, hearing my 77 year old dad say that to me even now is so empowering [and] so transformative. And so, I think for me, one thing I would say is dads need to not be afraid, not be hesitant in a healthy way of being vulnerable in front of your kids, because what that shows is that you’re not stronger than the creator of the universe…we do a disservice to our kids if we lead them to believe that we can live well without God.”
  • 7:21 – Episode 160 – Phil Comer  – The concept of “the box” from the book Raising Passionate Jesus Followers [NEED LINK] – Jesus is the foundation, then there is discipline, encouragement, the rod of correction, order. The top is affection, affirmation and fun.

Book Blitz: (9 books)

  1. 9:55 – Pursuit: 21-Day Prayer and Fasting Devotional – Practical takeaways for why fasting is a game-changer.
  2. 10:22 – Bible Recap by Tara-Leigh Cobble. – Daily Bible reading plan  – an app and a book.
  3. 11:08 – Man Maker Project: Boys are Born. Men are Made. (Chris Bruno)  – Unpacking the fatherlessness epidemic – Malachi verse – hearts of kids returning to fathers. “God’s final warning is serious and dire. In essence the welfare of society rests on intentional fathers. Father well, God says, and the world will be blessed. Father poorly, and the world crumbles. It’s really that big.”
  4. 12:03 – Win the Day by Mark Batterson – daily rhythms for winning the day. Sponsored book for the F4F tour – free for every person who registers for the ride. 
  5. 12:40 – Essentialism by Greg McKeown – What is the priority and how do we narrow our focus?
  6. 13:20 – Play the Man: Becoming the Man God Created You to Be by Mark Batterson – A template for dads and sons for how to “play the man” and “be the man.” Quote from the book, “My father had, to a marvelous degree, the gift of opening doors for his children, of leading them into areas of splendid newness. This surely is the most valuable legacy we can pass on to the next generation. Not money, not houses, or heirlooms, but a capacity for wonder and gratitude, a sense of aliveness and joy.” – Quoting Arthur Gordan
  7. 14:39 – Business Made Simple by Donald Miller – includes 60 free videos with his book.
  8. 14:52 – Autobiography of George Mueller – A man of faith who built orphanages in the UK filled with stories of miracle provision.
  9. 15:25 – Walking with God  by John Eldredge

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