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Father Time Blog

Welcome to Father Time Blog. This is a collection of questions and answers that have come during our conferences this past 15 years of travel, preaching and coaching. If you have subjects you would like to have included please email me at: fathers@mac.com. We are committed to praying and seeing your family healthy, growing and full of love.

When Every Day Is Father's Day

“Instead, bless—that’s your job, to bless. You’ll be a blessing and also get a blessing.” 1 Peter 3:9 MSG Blessing someone is one of the most powerful things a person can do! It mirrors the way that God captured our hearts when were far away from Him. When you bless someone you honor them and when we honor them it breathes new life into our relationships. Remember that all of creation and our very existence was spoken into life by the Father Himself. Don't be fooled, the words we say really matter. This is the first year I've stayed home on Father's Day with my family and my church and haven't been away at a speaking engagement. This was also the first year that I've gotten through to talk to my step-father on Father's Day over the phone. I've tried many times, but this year is the first year I actually...
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A View From the Porch

A View From The Porch
Waiting for Your Lost Kids To Come Home

 

"When he was still a long way off, his father saw him. His heart pounding, he ran out, embraced him, and kissed him. The son started his speech: 'Father, I've sinned against God, I've sinned before you; I don't deserve to be called your son ever again.'

"But the father wasn't listening. He was calling to the servants, 'Quick. Bring a clean set of clothes and dress him. Put the family ring on his finger and sandals on his feet"  (Luke 15:20–22 MESSAGE)

The story of the prodigal son has always been my favorite story revealing the Father's heart: A Father waiting for our return, a Father loving extravagantly, a Father unimpressed by our rehearsed repentance, a Father choosing to love no matter how far we've run, a Father longing for us to return to His house and spend eternity with Him.

This past month the Father gave me the privilege of becoming that kind of father as my wife and I welcomed an amazing young lady into our family.

Jill walked into my office a month ago and shared with me the latest update on this young lady - one of our extended family members. She had worn out her welcome at yet another sobriety home due to a relapse with drugs and alcohol. Jill said, "Honey we have to do something for her, she has nowhere to go, and love has to look like something! I think God wants us to add her to our family." Those words struck my heart, and Jill and I called out to The Lord for an answer! His response was... "Why not you?"

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Mary Rae
Thank you so much for sharing this... I recently had a serious bump in the road in an attempt to share a home with extended famil... Read More
Thursday, 07 August 2014 18:23
Mary (Ed's Assistant)
Dear Mary, The road to healing can be incredibly long and difficult - but not too hard for Jesus! "There is one who scatters, and ... Read More
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 18:57
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