More from the Courageous Blog
It only takes a season of coaching a county rec sports team to drive many of these chilling points home. So many of the wonderful kids I've been blessed to coach/cajole/encourage/chew out (with parental encouragement!) are trapped in a horrible vortex of fatherless-ness.
Why are we so comfortable with ignoring the Fatherless-ness Epidemic? Especially us Christians, who are charged specifically to look after "widows and orphans". If death equals separation, then there isn't much difference between a deceased dad and one as good as. It ought to be killing us.