Well I have taken a while to post here, trying to gain clarity of thought around what might be helpful to men who will read these posts. I am in no way the perfect man, father, or husband, so this will not be a look at me kind of blog. This will be an opportunity for us to look at the Scriptures together and see what God would have us men do and be. I may also, at times, look to other great men of faith, or share some things that have worked in my family, as an inspiration to all of us to press on.
Paul wrote to his young friend Timothy, “But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance, and gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses. In the sight of God, who gives life to everything, and of Christ Jesus, who while testifying before Pontious Pilate made the good confession, I charge you to keep this command without spot or blame until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ…” (1Timothy 6:11-14). That was a high calling for this young man, and it is a high calling for us today. I look forward to pursuing that with you.
The driving passage of our family is Psalm 37:4-6. We will explore what it means to delight ourselves in the Lord, and to commit our ways to the Lord and trust in Him as men, as fathers, and as husbands. It has been and will continue to be a journey full of challenges, but one in which the Lord promises rich reward. I look forward to taking this journey with you. The posts will begin soon, and will be at least weekly, maybe twice a week. Thank you for joining me in the journey.