Dec 18, 2017
Derrick is the Campus leader at
Southland’s Nicholasville campus as well as a father of four. Scott
and Derrick discuss what they’ve learned as fathers.
fathers in the group: What was it like when you got the news that
you were going to become a dad? What was it like when you held that
baby in your arms for the first time?
fathers feel very inadequate, unprepared, and not in control when
they are starting off as parents. Did you share those feelings? How
did it humble you?
has fatherhood helped you understand God’s heart as a Heavenly
- Read Matthew 6:6-9. How
does Jesus teach us to address God?
- Parents see things from a different perspective
than their kids. Share a time when your kids have been wrong or are
doing something they think is good that is clearly not
good for them. How do we do this with God?
- Derrick talks about the story of Abraham and
Isaac. Read about it in Genesis
would you have done in that situation? Why was God testing Abraham
you ever been guilty of “Identity Parenting?"
- Discuss the differences you’ve experienced
between parenting boys and parenting girls.
was the last time you just took your kids “out for ice cream”
solely to spend quality time with them?
are you loving your wife well so your kids see your example? Are
you making her a bigger priority than your kids?
your kids see you reading scripture and praying?