Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Google Play TuneIn RSS Feed Key Takeaways Doing something stretching and challenging with your child can bring a closeness and bond that can only grow for years to come. Repetition and patience in fatherhood shows intention and presence. The window of time we get with our children is slowly closing. Be…
“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.
“When we’re feeling stuck, think sailboat, not speedboat. What if the wind is just not blowing? What if this is the time to learn and to be humble and to say, what can I take away from this versus a pointing at all the things that are wrong? What can I experience now that will help me be the dad that my kids need me to be?”
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.
Wayne and Claudene, who he calls “Classy”, have been married for 20 years and have two beautiful teenage daughters, Haleigh and Ryleigh. Wayne loves to cycle and takes great pleasure in turning any floor into a dance floor.
180 push-ups away from a more patient, present and empathetic dad
Regi is a serial entrepreneur who has founded 15 companies and has now devoted this phase of his life to creating a mentoring approach that produces incredible leaders and deep discipleship. Last Summer he was leading his 18th mentoring group and he has now personally invested in 144 men and indirectly, in their marriages and families.
Regi Campbell joins dadAWESOME for the 4th part of our summer Fruit of the Spirit series. Regi is a serial entrepreneur who has founded 15 companies and has now devoted this phase of his life to creating a mentoring approach that produces incredible leaders and deep discipleship. He is currently leading his 18th mentoring group and has now personally invested in 144 men and indirectly, in their marriages and families.