Over 20 percent of children in the United States are raised in homes without a father. Dropping out of high school, teenage pregnancy, crime and incarceration rates are excessively higher in fatherless environments. We need fathers – strong men who care for, go out of their way for and lead their families.
It has been said that humans can survive without lots of things for extended periods of time, but the one thing they cannot survive without is hope. What is hope? Where in this world can we find hope that is based in reality and grounded expectation, rather than hope that is based in our own personal preferences? Is there a universal hope for everyone, or does each individual create their own destiny and therefore build their own hope?