10 Things I Love To Hear My Children Say …

About 5 miles west of Childress is a prison that houses 1200 men.  National statistics say, “85% of those sitting in prison today grew up in a fatherless home,” that just goes to show you the powerful roll fathers play in the lives of their children. God has blessed me with four incredible boys. As […]

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11 Easy Ways to Ruin Your Children

LIE FOR YOUR KIDS. When a parent writes their child a note to school saying their child was sick or had a doctor’s appointment, and really they just over slept …. YOU are teaching them it’s OKAY to lie. Don’t you get it? NEVER lie to help cover up mistakes for your kids. DON’T GIVE […]

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It Take More Than Sperm To Be A Dad

Want to know who holds the record for fathering the most children by one wife? It’s a Russian father who has 69 children. Unbelievable? Nope, it’s true. This Russian father has 16 sets of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets. Humble yourselves dads – you’re not as prolific as you thought […]

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7 Things Your Children Desperately Need To Hear You Say

This morning as I dropped Cooper off for school, I told him, “Coop, don’t forget that you are by far my most favorite elementary school kid.” From the grin on his face, I could tell I’d said something right. God has blessed me with four incredible boys. As their father I want to be proactive […]

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My Favorite Father’s Day Video

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The Dad Life

Talk about an awesome video…. This is dad life It’s how we live 24/7, 365 Check me Gas station glasses Don’t care what the masses Think about me wit my sweet goatee I’m rockin’ my Dockers With a cuff and a crease I got that St. John’s Bay And a clip for my piece I […]

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Get Dad a Manly Gift this Father’s Day

I love this video. 1% Wax 99% testosterone Mandles come in a variety of scents. Chuck Norris Sweat, Raw Meat, Wet Dog, Pigskin, and many other manly scents.

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This coming year 40% of the children born in our country will be born in a home where there is no father. The average church attendance breaks down 61% female and 39% male. Every Sunday 25% of Christian women go to church without their husband by their side. We’ve quickly become a country where the […]

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When you say the words “real men” you may conjure up pictures in your head of people like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chuck Norris, and The Rock (some might even include Elvis and David Hasselhoff – ha). Most guys have been told all their lives things like real men… Don’t eat quiche. Can defend themselves at anytime. […]

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As I look back at it now, I can clearly see that it was one of those “life changing” events that you hear people talk about. They don’t happen very often, but when they do, you never forget them. It had a definite effect on me as both a person and a father. It was […]

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This dad who was wearing his “World’s Greatest Dad” shirt when he was arrested for trying to pick up a 14 year old girl. Sheesh! Who knows maybe his, “World’s Greatest Pedophile” shirt was in the wash. Come on guys … be a real DAD!

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Walking back to my office from the elementary school, I stopped to talk to a little boy who was sitting by himself on the curb, waiting on his ride home. Me: “Hey buddy, did you have a good day?” Boy: “Yep!” Me: “Cool. You going to play flag football this year?” Boy: “Yep!” Me (thinking […]

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My real dad, Ross, passed away of cancer when I was just a little boy. It hurts my heart to know that I didn’t know my dad, and that I don’t remember much about him. My biggest fear about having cancer a few years back was the one question I couldn’t answer, “If I die […]

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Last Friday I drove 3 hours to attend a funeral. I’m usually not much for funerals, but this was the father of my friend Dee Green. The funeral was a typical funeral till the end. When the preacher was finally through preaching, Dee got up and spoke about his father. I was amazed at the […]

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Fathers can abandon their children in two ways. First, abandonment can take place when a father physically leaves his children and has little or no contact with them. And second, abandonment can take place by fathers when they are physically still close to their children, but they don’t give their children any time or attention. […]

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In a recent post I did about raising kids I mentioned a story that has always been one of my favorites. The story is called, “The Parable of the Lawn.” I ran across it this past week and thought I’d share it today. It has always been a great reminder to me for what’s really […]

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Fathers Day is Sunday. And as I was finishing up my thoughts on this Sunday’s lesson on being a father, it got me to thinking… “When I’m gone, what do I want my children to remember about me?” Here are a few things I hope and pray my children will remember … Dad was not […]

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I was reading back through the book “Finish Strong” this week and it reminded me why Steve Farrar is my most favorite “men’s” author. Girls, if your husband doesn’t have any of Steve’s books, go buy him one today! In one of the chapters of “Finish Strong,” Steve writes about a dog that walks into […]

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There is a Texas state penitentiary just outside the city limits of Childress. Since the opening of the prison fifteen years ago, there has been a group of men from the church that has gone out each week to teach a Bible study. We are currently teaching a parenting class in Monday nights to about […]

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4 Phrases of an "Unforgettable Father"

Nothing is more important to me than raising my 4 boys. And as a dad, I don’t want to be “just a father,” I want to be an “unforgettable father.” So how can I become an unforgettable father? Where do I go to find an example of an unforgettable father? What can I say to […]

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Just Call Me Jax

I’d like you to meet Jax (or “Jaxion” if you ask his mom). Jax , is the 11 month old, only son, of our youth minister Nate and his wife, Kristin. Jax likes to talk. In fact Jax likes to talk a lot. He doesn’t really use any words, but he can babble with the […]

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A Father’s Love – PART 2

The following is another video about “Team Hoyt.” An interview with both Dick and Rick. My favorite part is about 5 minutes into the video when they asked Rick, “what’s the first thing you’d do if you weren’t handicapped?” You know what he says? Sorry, you’ll have to watch it yourself. It’s much more powerful […]

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A Father’s Love – PART 1

If you’ve never heard of Dick Hoyt and his son Rick, you’ll be absolutely amazed at this father’s love. I was moved to tears the first time I saw it, and again last night getting this ready. It’s too good not to share with you. Together, Dick and Rick Hoyt (Team Hoyt) have run in […]

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I’d like you to meet Cooper! He’s my 5 year-old son. Last Sunday on the way to church, Cooper revealed to me something that I didn’t know about him. He looked up at me with all seriousness and said, “Dad, I’m sorry, but I just don’t like church.” I was floored, shocked, and had I […]

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Healthy Dads, Healthy Families, Healthy Churches

Strong families and strong churches have strong dads. How can you and I be strong dads? God wants us to be – Authentic & Available! AUTHENTIC1st Thess 2:12 says, “We are to live lives worthy of God.” This is lived out in your every day life. Your wife, children, coworkers and friends have video camera […]

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Trey Morgan Here are my thoughts about marriage, family, raising children, humor, faith and the life God intended for us all. I am a Christian husband and father, who moonlights as the minister for the church of Christ in Childress, Texas. My wife Lea and I have been married for 25 years. We are doing our best to raise our 4 boys, who are all growing up way too fast.

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  • good list. Don't forget Nickelback, OJ, ISIS and beer-throwing Blue Jay fans.
  • He was pretty tough to listen to as well.
  • As crazy as it might sound, Chris Collinsworth just might be worse to listen to than the song Christmas Shoes.
  • Please remember that some Christmas music is incredibly offensive to people with grandmothers who actually were run over by reindeer.
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