A Father’s Role

Exodus 34.6-7 describes the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in imageslove and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished..

The current culture rejects the importance of fathering but the Bible describes God as a Father, in fact that is the Name by which He prefers we call upon Him. The fact that some have experienced the tragedy of poor fathering doesn’t diminish the goodness of fathering.

What we need to do is focus on the goal of fathering so all of us can strive toward it and encourage one another in it. (more…)



Mark 15.21 observes he was the father of Alexander and Rufus. Simon of Cyrene, referenced as a passer-by in the Scriptures, probably a businessman on a mission but possibly a…