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  • Dads At ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 12, 2009

    DADS AT HOME In 07, when researcher Harrison Group asked men about the time they spent sharing household work with their wives, 56% of them said they split it right down the middle. When recently asked dads if they’d be a more

  • The Smartest Dad  PRO

    Contributed by Robert Odle on May 29, 2002
    based on 11 ratings

    THE SMARTEST DAD When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven more

  • Dad-Isms

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jun 23, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    DAD-ISMS Here are a few dad-isms from a recent website I visited - "Get in and get out." This applied to an open back door or refrigerator. Just because you don’t pay the gas and electric bills, that doesn’t mean you should waste energy, he’d tell us as we alternately let the cold air into the more

  • Because Dad ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 9, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    BECAUSE DAD CRIED The great author Walter Wangerin has a wonderful story, called "Matthew, Seven, Eight, and Nine" where he writes: "I tried to stop my son Matthew from stealing comic books. I even took him to the police station and reported his actions to a detective who I thought scared the more

  • Dad's Alarm

    Contributed by Paul Collins on Sep 6, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    DAD'S ALARM A father wrote about what happened when his son David was about five years old. They attended a church where it was common for the preacher to invite children to the front for a special sermon. On one particular morning, he brought up a smoke detector and asked the children if anyone more

  • Dads: Out Of The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 1, 2013

    DADS: OUT OF THE FRAME A little boy whose father was away from home a great deal because he was a high ranking military official with great national security duties, was seen standing staring at his father's picture on a shelf at home. The little boy's mother had placed several pictures of her more

  • A Workaholic Dad  PRO

    Contributed by Felipe Villegas on Dec 29, 2005
    based on 3 ratings

    This poem was written by a workaholic dad: I have a son who’s five years old, a boy so very fine. When I look at him it seems to me that all the world is mine. But seldom do I ever see my son awake and bright. I only see him when he sleeps. I’m only home at night. When I come home so weary more

  • Sleepless Dads!

    Contributed by Eduardo Quintana on Oct 3, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    You’ll probably not get six continuous hours of good sleep ever again. And if you do, you’ll never admit it because it will make your wife mad for the broken-up sleep she got when she got up and took care of the teething child. Dads, there is nothing more comforting to your little one than to have more

  • Dad's Resolution  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 23, 2002
    based on 58 ratings

    DAD'S RESOLUTION Last year when I called my parents to wish them a happy New Year, my dad answered the phone. "Well, Dad, what’s your New Year’s resolution?" I asked him. "To make your mother as happy as I can all year," he answered proudly. Then mom got on, and I said, "What’s your resolution, more

  • A Little Boy That Said To His Dad, "Dad, Why Is ...  PRO

    Contributed by Ken Kersten on Nov 11, 2002
    based on 16 ratings

    A little boy that said to his dad, “dad, why is the sky blue?” I don’t know son. "dad, why is the grass green?" I don’t know son. Dad...etc. Finally the boy said, "Dad, do you mind me asking these more

  • Dad's Favorite Sayings  PRO

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jun 4, 2001
    based on 102 ratings

    DAD’S FAVORITE SAYINGS:  Go ask your mother!  Just wait ‘till I get home!  When I was your age…  I used to walk to more

  • The Coolest Dad In The Universe  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 27 ratings

    THE COOLEST DAD IN THE UNIVERSE He was 50 years old when I was born, and a "Mr. Mom" long before anyone had a name for it. I didn’t know why he was home instead of Mom, but I was young and the only one of my friends who had their dad around. I considered myself very lucky. Dad did so many things more

  • Then God Made Dads  PRO

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jun 10, 2002
    based on 29 ratings

    THEN GOD MADE DADS When the Lord was creating fathers he started with a tall frame. And an angel standing nearby said, “What kind of father is that? If You’re going to make children so close to the ground, why have you put fathers up so high? He won’t be able to shoot marbles without kneeling. more

  • Braggin' 'bout Dad  PRO

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 27, 2002
    based on 57 ratings

    BRAGGIN' 'BOUT DAD Three boys in the schoolyard were bragging about who had the better father: The first boy says, “My Dad scribbles a few words on a piece of paper, he calls it a poem, and they give him $100.” The second boy says, “That’s nothing. My Dad scribbles a few words on a piece more

  • Ask Your Dad  PRO

    Contributed by James Chandler on Mar 30, 2003
    based on 46 ratings

    ASK YOUR DAD A father watched out the kitchen window as his 7 year old son played in the backyard sand box. He watched him moving several large rocks out of the sandbox. There was one very big rock that was giving his little boy a great deal of trouble. He watched his son move the rock to the more

  • My Dad's Flowers

    Contributed by Rommel Samaniego on Oct 20, 2007

    My Dad’s Flowers The air is cool today, the streets are wet with last nights rain. I went out to do some cleaning and saw my Dad’s flowers come to bloom, so beautiful. You see, My Dad has been away for 10 years now, living in Hong Kong and one of his main concerns before he left the PI more

  • Not If Jesus Is Like Dad  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 20, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    NOT IF JESUS IS LIKE DAD Some months ago I heard a touching story about a humble, consecrated pastor whose young son had become very ill. After the boy had undergone an exhaustive series of tests, the father was told the shocking news that his son had a terminal illness. The youngster had accepted more

  • Dad Was Dying Of Something Similar To ...

    Contributed by C. Scott Ghan on Aug 26, 2012

    ILL. Dad was dying of something similar to Alzheimer’s. He was very violent, dangerous and in a great deal of trouble in his home town where he had been Fire Chief. The County didn't want to, but left with no other option committed him to a lock-down unit where he would remain for the rest of his more

  • My Dad's Testimony  PRO

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Mar 3, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    MY DAD'S TESTIMONY My Dad died of cancer in a nursing home. He was in a partial coma when I visited him before that day came. We had come down from Queensland to Wagga Wagga, his birthplace. I was wondering where he was in terms of his relationship with Christ. And yes, the thought crossed my mind more

  • Dads Make A Difference

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 8, 2010

    DADS MAKE A DIFFERENCE Dad, you might not feel like your presence is very important. You might not feel like you are making a difference, but you are. Fatherless kids are more likely to: - Be convicted of a violent crime (2,000% more likely than those with fathers) - Be involved in a teen / more