A lot of men have scorecards at work to measure their success. Here’s one for your home life.
- Many men keep track of their progress at work, but what about at home? Use these four metrics to gauge your parenting. Ephesians 6:4
- Invest financially. Don’t just keep food on the table. Invest in your kids’ education, skillset, and financial future.
- Invest relationally. No matter what, find a way to be present for your kids. Make it a priority and make it consistent.
- Invest academically. Don’t leave all the teaching to the public school. Ask your kids good questions about their studies and help them wade through the tought stuff.
- Invest spiritually. Spiritual well-being of children is a dad’s responsibility, not just mom’s.
- Initial reactions to this topic? What jumped out at you?
- Describe your relationship with your Dad growing up. How did it shape you as a parent?
- Read Ephesians 6:4. What’s God’s design for dads according to this verse?
- How do you grade yourself in the four areas of investment? Why do you give yourself these grades?
- Which area of investment is easiest for you? Why?
- Which area of investment is hardest for you? Why?
- Which area of investment will most benefit your children right now? Why?
- What do you need to do practically to see improvement in these four areas? Be specific.
- Is there a step you need to take based on today’s topic?