“it’s going to take intentionality and it’s going to take you guarding your heart above all else. For from it flows living water. And this is meant to be an overflow journey, not one of scarcity, but one where you are being filled up daily to be poured out like a reservoir to fill your kids up and your wife and you can do it. And it’s an invitation piece. It’s not… God’s not going to ever make you do this. You’ve got to take him up on his invitation.”
We need these three things these fatherhood principles the pause, the consideration, and we need guidance. We need to follow that guidance, not follow our own insights and strategies, especially when devastation. Don’t trust your own. I don’t want to trust my own insights and guidance when when it when it when loss or a change of plans caused me to be emotionally reactive. I want to pause. I want to consider and I want to follow God’s will lead God’s guidance.
Don’t run away from it. Dive into that because in it, your pain, your weakness actually…Paul said that his power is made perfect and our weakness
There’s greatness in you. There’s amazing potential in you that you probably have not tapped and that God wants to tap. And he often uses our weaknesses. And that’s where we’re, you know, his strength shines through our weaknesses.
“So if I’ve got an anger issue, but I’m not seeing it. Will I have enough humility so. Will I have enough strength, Jeff, to ask somebody, ‘Hey, will you help me see some things in my life?’ See it’s a person of strength who’s willing to admit I’ve got an anger problem or I’ve got a spending problem. People of weakness, will never admit they have an issue.”
“We should have this vision to have kids who are emotionally healthy and capable in their friendships and their marriages and their careers and we have to begin by doing the inner work ourselves”
Ted Lowe is a speaker, an author, and the director of MarriedPeople, the marriage division at The reThink Group (also known as Orange), a non-profit organization devoted to influencing those who influence the next generation.
After thirteen years of playing professional basketball all over the world, Moses is now the Senior Assistant to Athletic Director at Oral Robert University. Moses and Sarah have 5 kids.
Pierre is known for his unique ability to bring the Bible to life using vivid illustrations mixed with humor and practical life application. He is passionate about mentoring & equipping leaders, engaging all generations and encouraging people to experience God. He is married to his best friend and partner in ministry, Marlize and they have two young adult children, Chloe and Caleb.