The Resource Church for the Fatherless : a Ministry Model for Society's Most Pressing Problem, (electronic resource)

Church for the Fatherless : a Ministry Model for Society's Most Pressing Problem, (electronic resource)

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Church for the Fatherless : a Ministry Model for Society's Most Pressing Problem
Title
Church for the Fatherless
Title remainder
a Ministry Model for Society's Most Pressing Problem
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Language
eng
Summary
Fatherlessness has reached epidemic levels. Forty percent of children in the U.S. will go to bed tonight in a home without a father. Studies show that people without fathers are at much higher risk for low educational performance, drug abuse, crime and poverty. Fatherlessness is rampant in our churches as well. When planting his church, Mark Strong realized that fifteen of twenty core leaders, whether they were in their twenties or sixties, white or black, had grown up without an active father figure in their lives. And he determined to make a difference in the lives of the next generation. The church is uniquely positioned to minister to the fatherless, both within its own community and in society at large. Strong shows how we can make our churches places of refuge for our nation's fatherless. Churches can reveal a true picture of God as loving Father through mentoring both children and dads, meeting the practical needs of children, and much more. By embedding key values into your congregational culture, your church can become a church for the fatherless. Be part of the solution. Are you ready to make a difference?
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Midwest
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Strong, Mark E
Dewey number
259/.1
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Church work with orphans
  • Absentee fathers
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Church for the Fatherless : a Ministry Model for Society's Most Pressing Problem, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource
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Isbn
9780830863365
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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12129230
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MWT12129230
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Church for the Fatherless : a Ministry Model for Society's Most Pressing Problem, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780830863365
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12129230
Publisher number
MWT12129230
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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