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Local faith leaders aim to engage church in consequences of fatherlessness

The statistics regarding the effects of fatherlessness on children and communities are overwhelming. Spokane Fatherhood Initiative Chair for the Greater Spokane Association of Evangelicals (GSAE), Ron Hauenstein said, “Because of the widespread effects of fatherlessness, every church, business and government agency is affected. If Spokane is to enjoy stronger families and safer children, if fatherhood is to be restored to its rightful place in our culture, then the body of Christ must be mobilized.”

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Parenting with the Cross

Usually, when parents are given advice on parenting, we are told pretty much the best way to make our children behave and mind us. While this is important, it only captures a small part of what it means to be a father to a growing, independent human being. We are in reality grooming our children to leave us to go out into the world.

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