John Sowers “Rejection is the defining characteristic of the fatherless generation, where in the United States alone, just over 33 percent of youth — over 25 million kids — are fatherless and searching for Dad…
John Sowers Searching for his love and acceptance. But Dad is nowhere to be found.”
Pew Center Research “Another notable change during this period was the rise in births to unmarried women. In 2008, a record 41% of births in the United States were to unmarried women, up from 28% in 1990.”
Pew Center Research “The share of births that are non-marital is highest for black women (72%), followed by Hispanics (53%), whites (29%) and Asians (17%).”
II. Today’s young people are longing for Affirmation and Affection.
III. I will take responsibility to make the change.
IV. I will Tell my children. They will never doubt my love for them.
W ords A ffirmation and affection I T ell
Psalm 27 I will WAIT for the Lord. I will be strong and take heart. I know that my words have power and I will use them wisely.
“The Power of Your Name” Lincoln Brewster Surely children weren't made for the streets And fathers were not made to leave Surely this isn't how it should be Let Your Kingdom come
“The Power of Your Name” Lincoln Brewster Jesus Your name is a shelter for the hurting And Your name is a refuge for the weak Only Your name can redeem the undeserving Jesus Your name holds everything I need
“The Power of Your Name” Lincoln Brewster And I will live to carry Your compassion To love a world that's broken To be Your hands and feet And I will give with the life that I've been given and go beyond religion To see this world be changed By the power of Your name