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Fathers for america

Recent statistics 

  • Children with an actively engaged father perform much better in school, some data shows that they are 33% percent less likely to repeat a class and 43% more likely to get As in school.

  • According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2020, 24.7 million children (33%) in the United States lived in fatherless homes. This number has increased by 25% since 1960.

  • Since 1968, the number of children who live with both parents has decreased, while the percentage of those living primarily with their mother has doubled.

  • The percentage of children living in fatherless homes rose from 10.7% to 21% between 1968 and 2020                                  (United States Census Bureau)

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what are we called to do as fathers? 

Ephesians 6:4: "Fathers, do not provoke your children

to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and

instruction of the Lord." 

 

what does it mean to be a father? 

fa·ther

noun

1. a man in relation to his child or children.


Father: The position and authority of the father as the head of the family are over his creatures

expressly assumed and sanctioned in Scripture, as a likeness of that of the Almighty 

Calling all fathers
& Aspiring fathers 

Psalm 127:3-5 – Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.

Fatherhood is the highest calling a man can receive but about  24.7 million children (33%) in the United States lived in fatherless homes. Divorce and separation are two of the most common factors that contribute to fatherless homes.  

The like­li­hood of a child liv­ing in a sin­gle-par­ent fam­i­ly varies by race, eth­nic­i­ty and fam­i­ly nativ­i­ty.

Data from 2021 indi­cates that:

  • Black and Amer­i­can Indi­an or Alas­ka Native kids are most like­ly to live in a sin­gle-par­ent fam­i­lies (64% of Black chil­dren and 49% of Amer­i­can Indi­an or Alas­ka Native chil­dren fit this demographic).

  • White and Asian and Pacif­ic Islander kids are least like­ly to live in a sin­gle-par­ent house­hold (24% of white chil­dren and 16% of Asian and Pacif­ic Islander chil­dren fit this demographic). 

  • Lati­no chil­dren and mul­tira­cial kids fall some­where in the mid­dle — with 42% and 38% of kids from these groups, respec­tive­ly, liv­ing in a sin­gle-par­ent family.

  • Fam­i­ly nativ­i­ty makes a dif­fer­ence: 37% of kids in U.S.-born fam­i­lies live in a sin­gle-par­ent house­hold com­pared to just 24% of kids in immi­grant families.

Fathers for America, a Brotherhood where Iron Sharpens Iron wants to change these statistics by helping Fathers and Aspiring Fathers identify and incorporate the tools needed to lead their families towards the greatness that God has in store for them. If  you are a Father or an Aspiring Father struggling to change the trajectory of your family's future, this is the Brotherhood for you. 

Join Father's for America today to be part of a Brotherhood of like minded Success Driven Men and Fathers focused on establishing God's Kingdom on Earth, solidifying the bond we have with our families, creating Generational Wealth, and changing the trajectory of our family's future for generations to come. 

For more information about Membership, our bi-weekly MANCHAT Zoom Calls  and upcoming in person seminars enter your information below. Continue to Raise the Bar! 

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