A father is a man whose identity is formed by what God has called him to be.
A father first and foremost protects, nurtures and loves.
A father’s love is dominated by how he shows the beauty of Christ to his wife.
A father’s love to his children is strengthened by his love to his wife.
A father nourishes rather than punishes.
A father defines sacrificial love for his family.
A father knows the captivating power of a gentle, confident spirit.
A father persuades through pleasant words and firm allegiance to truth.
A father knows that love and discipline must not be separated.
A father leads his children to the cross and not to his own honor.
A father does not demand respect but draws it out from the consistency of his integrity.
A father is distinguished by his faithful repentance.
A father knows the power of humility.
A father is peaceable and open to reason.
A father loves God more than he loves his wife and children.
A father is known by his praise of God rather than by his complaints about circumstances.
A father is dependent upon the grace of the gospel to do what he cannot do by himself.
A father is a man of prayer rather than a man of anger.
A father knows his authority comes from God and not from his performance.