57 | Be Present & Enjoy the Journey (Edrin Williams)

Edrin Williams joins dadAWESOME for part 3 of our monthly WISDOM theme. This conversation challenges us to enjoy the journey and love our kids from a place of being loved by our Heavenly Father. Edrin is a pastor at The Sanctuary Covenant Church in Minneapolis and with his wife Shanequa they have two beautiful girls, Taylor 8 & Harper 2.

  • Give the the gift of your presence to your family
  • Step in and enjoy the journey of being a dad
  • Your kids trust you and need you to be a big safe adult who loves them
  • Friday night family night. The power of protecting these moments.
  • We must receive love from our heavenly father
  • Remember you’re a beloved son of God
  • Invite mentors to speak into your fathering
  • Let your kids enjoy the process (stop over managing and pushing them)
  • Celebrate your wife (cheer her along)
  • Intergenerational Relationships (look ahead, your peers and younger dads)
  • Pursuing mentors and Godly friends to learn and grow in your dad role.
  • If you want to make a difference in this world, one place you can change the world is being present and making a difference in your kids.
  • Asking intentional questions to help our kids think through their choices.
  • It’s our job as fathers to care for the souls of our children
  • Let your wife know that supporting your family and your kids is a top priority
  • Dads! Your role is more significant than you realize.

Coffee Recommendation (Twin Cities) – http://cuppajava.com/

Book: Father Factor

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