Inside Fatherhood: Today's Fathers Tell Their Stories
:What does fatherhood look like in our complex world?How clued in is the church to fathers today?As Father's Day turns 80 in 2018, it's a good time for fathers to ask these questions; to reflect on their beliefs and values;...
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:What does fatherhood look like in our complex world?How clued in is the church to fathers today?As Father's Day turns 80 in 2018, it's a good time for fathers to ask these questions; to reflect on their beliefs and values; to reconsider their understanding of this importantrole; and for the church to revisit its missional dialogue with men.Highlighting the human-interest dispatches from the front line of modern fatherhood through case-study interviews and biblical reflection, this unique book is essential reading for fathers, mothers, the church and everyone interested in this vital topic.
Mark Chester is the founder and chairman of the Who Let The Dads Out? A national initiative, which began in 2003. He works full time for Liverpool Football Club as their community family officer, where he has established and developed Tactics 4 Families, a schools programme using the language and principles of football to encourage the skills needed in positive family relationships.
The Rt Revd David Atkinson is Suffragan Bishop of Thetford in the Diocese of Norwich. Bishop David taught chemistry and religious studies before training for ordination in Bristol at Tyndale Hall and Trinity College. He was appointed Chaplain and then Fellow and Lecturer in Theology at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, where he taught Christian ethics and psychology of religion, for the Theology Faculty. He was also visiting lecturer in pastoral theology at Wycliffe Hall.
He has written a number of commentaries in the Bible Speaks Today Series including Genesis 1-11, Ruth, Job and Proverbs, as well as a number of books on Pastoral Theology such as To Have and to Hold, Counselling in Context: Developing aTheological Framework and In Times of Need.-Editorial Review.