Browsing All posts tagged under »Fatherhood«

The Common Denominator of Violence in America

June 19, 2022 by


Mark Alexander  ~ The result of fatherlessness becomes even more tragically evident when the data connecting that absence to violence is irrefutable.  ~   “The foundation of national morality must be laid in private families. … In vain are schools, academies, and universities instituted, if loose principles and licentious habits are impressed upon children in their […]

Dads Make THE Difference

June 16, 2019 by


Dads are marginalized by society, but fathers are paramount for raising healthy children. By Willie Richardson ~ The Hebrew word for “father” is “ab.” Abba, meaning “Daddy”, comes from this word. The source of a thing is its “ab” or father. The source of all relationships is at the core of fatherhood. The functions of […]

Forum On Black Male Mental Health Highlights The Importance of Fathers

June 16, 2019 by


By Joshua Nelson ~ With Father’s Day just upon us, a recent public conversation about the stigma of mental health in the black community emphasized the significant impact absent fathers have on a child’s emotional wellness. “It’s time for us to have a conversation that’s been delayed and long overdue,” said Josh Landon, a Fox […]

Who Needs a Father

June 16, 2011 by


By Mark Alexander ‘It Just Takes a Village’ to Raise a Child, Right? “It is the duty of parents to maintain their children decently, and according to their circumstances; to protect them according to the dictates of prudence; and to educate them according to the suggestions of a judicious and zealous regard for their usefulness, […]

Happy Father’s Day 2008 – You Can’t Outsource Fatherhood!

June 15, 2008 by


Father's Day has been observed for a century & its inspiration, Mother's Day, was celebrated in some form since the 16th century. Marriage is the foundation for the family, which serves as the foundation for society. There's no greater responsibility or privilege than parenting & no greater reward than the blessing of children.