Understanding Why Men are Reluctant to Lead Family Devotions Part 2

Often men are less than eager to lead family devotions. And they have pretty good reasons. When we understand the reasons behind their reluctance, we can find ways around it. Last time we looked at three of the big issues that tend to hold men back. 1. Men like to be in CONTROL. 2. Many men FEAR they aren’t qualified in some way. 3. Men don’t want to FAIL.  Now lets look at a few more...
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Understanding Why Men are Reluctant to Lead Family Devotions–Part 1

How do I get my husband to take the lead training our kids spiritually with family devotions?  This question comes up frequently when I’m teaching at conferences and churches.  There are things that work, and definitely things that don’t.  Trying to “get” a man to lead family devotions by pushing, shaming, or cornering him somehow rarely works for long.  And that won’t be doing the...
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