Why The Fatherless?
Many of the United States largest social issues come from fatherlessness...it is literally affecting everyone! But your church can make a major difference in your local area!Join the Network of God is my Dad Churches & Ministries!
FATHERLESSNESS IS THE #1 SOCIAL ISSUES IN THE UNITED STATES.
Fatherlessness is literally affecting everyone, but there is hope!
“Children whose parents separate are significantly more likely to engage in early sexual activity, abuse drugs, and experience conduct and mood disorders. This effect is especially strong for children whose parents separated when they were five or younger.”— Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 33 (1994)
“Three out of four teenage suicides occur in households where a parent has been absent.” – Jean Bethke Elshtain, Family Matters: The Plight of America’s Children. The Christian Century (July 1993)
“85% of youths in prisons grew up in a fatherless home.” – U. S. D.H.H.S. Bureau of the Census
“80% of rapists motivated with displaced anger come from fatherless homes.” - Criminal Justice & Behavior, Vol. 14
“In studies involving over 25,000 children using nationally representative data sets, children who lived with only one parent had lower grade point averages, lower college aspirations, poor attendance records, and higher dropout rates than students who lived with both parents.” – Sara McLanahan, Gary Sandefur, Growing Up With a Single Parent: What Hurts, What Helps.
"Fatherless Children are at a dramatically greater risk of drug and alcohol abuse, mental illness, suicide, poor educational performance, teen pregnancy, and criminality." - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1993
"71% of pregnant teenage girls come from a fatherless home" - US D.H.H.S.
“Boys who grow up in father absent homes are more likely than those in father present homes to have trouble establishing appropriate sex roles and gender identity.” - P.L. Adams, J.R. Milner, Fatherless Children
“Adolescent females between the ages of 15 and 19 years reared in homes without fathers are significantly more likely to engage in premarital sex than adolescent females reared in homes with both a mother and a father.” – Contextual Effects on the Sexual Behavior of Adolescent Women, Journal of Marriage and Family 56 (1994)
“A white teenage girl from an advantaged background is five times more likely to become a teen mother if she grows up in a single-mother household than if she grows up in a household with both biological parents.” – Facing the Challenges of Fragmented Families, The Philanthropy Roundtable.
“I have worked with thousands of homosexuals. I have never seen a homosexual who had a loving respectful relationship with his father.” - Dr. Joseph Nicolosi
“Fatherless children are at a dramatically greater risk of drug and alcohol abuse.” – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics. Survey on Child Health.
“Teenagers living in single-parent households are more likely to abuse alcohol and at an earlier age compared to children reared in two-parent households.” – Journal of Studies on Alcohol
“The absence of the father in a home affects significantly the behavior of adolescents and results in the greater use of alcohol and marijuana.” – Deane Scott Berman, Risk Factors Leading to Adolescent Substance Abuse
FINALLY, A TANGIBLE WAY FOR CHURCHES TO LEAD FATHERLESS FAMILIES TO THE HEAVENLY FATHER!
Imagine if the fatherless families in your church and community could find a solid Biblical church to call home. Imagine the difference this would make for those children, teens, and moms and guardians! A chance at overcoming the statistics on fatherlessness. By joining the Network of God is my Dad Churches we will direct these families to your church!Apply!
We Have An Effective Plan!
Help The Fatherless In Your Church And Community Overcome These Statistics By Launching a Group For Their Moms!
We are looking for at least one church in every County of the United States to launch a Single Mom Journey Support Group in 2023!Learn More!