One-Minute Devotions for Dads

By Jay Payleitner
(Harvest House Publishers, Hardcover, 9780736944755, 290pp.)

Publication Date: June 2012

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Description

The word devotions strikes terror into the hearts of many dads...something dull and guilt-producing you read at 5 a.m. before you do your 100 push-ups.

Enter Jay Payleitner, exit terror. Father of five and bestselling author of 52 Things Kids Need from a Dad (over 75,000 sold), Jay knows how regular guys think because he is one. His 125-plus coaching sessions--devotions, if you must--offer unexpected but relevant topics and touches of wacky humor, with titles like

  • "Dumping Allowed" (listening to your kids)
  • "Let 'Em Fly" (releasing your "arrows"--your children)
  • "Mile Marker 12:1" (teaching endurance)
  • "The Circle Game" (telling your kids, "We're in this together")
  • "Thou Shalt Not Whine" (God always has a plan)

"What About You?" sections leave readers with a straightforward thing to do or consider for their day. Dads, younger or older, will be encouraged by Jay's seasoned wisdom and God-centered thinking. Great gift item.




About the Author
Jay Payleitner is one of the top freelance Christian radio producers in the United States. He has worked on Josh McDowell Radio, Today's Father, Jesus Freaks Radio for the Voice of the Martyrs, Project Angel Tree with Chuck Colson, and many others. He's also a popular speaker on parenting and marriage and the author of dozen-plus books, including the bestselling 52 Things Kids Need from a Dad, 52 Things Wives Need from a Husband, and 52 Things Sons Need from Their Dad; he also created "The Dad Manifesto." Jay has also served as an AWANA director, a wrestling coach, and the executive director of the Illinois Fatherhood Initiative; he now partners with the National Center for Fathering, whose efforts he fosters and promotes. He and his wife, Rita, live near Chicago, where they've raised five great kids and loved on ten foster babies.
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