Children At Risk - Fatherless Homes
Jennifer Kennedy Cassidy, Jerry Newcombe
Glenn T. Stanton, director for Family Formation Studies at Focus on the Family and research fellow at the Institute of Marriage and Family
Tony Evans, Th.D., pastor, president of the Urban Alternative
John Trent, Ph.D., president of StrongFamilies.com, himself a victim of fatherlessness
Richard Land, Ph.D., President, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, Southern Baptist Convention
May 19, 2013
A generation of government programs that make fathers irrelevant has decimated the American family. And our society is reaping the consequences. God designed fathers to lead families, reflecting the relationships in the very Godhead itself, where God the Father is eternally the father of a son. Crime, illegitimacy, lower educational outcomes, lower incomes, all are a demonstrable result of a society of fatherlessness. In this program, we examine that phenomenon and call America back to God's design for the family, with God Himself as the chief example of faithful, loving fatherhood.
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