In What God Wants Every Dad to Know, Pastor James Merritt encourages dads to pass along to their children God’s timeless wisdom found in Proverbs. Through his personable and engaging style, he reveals important life principles on such key topics as
No book ever written has been a better or more practical guide than Proverbs for helping fathers guide their children toward right choices and away from wrong ones. The advice of wise King Solomon remains invaluable for today’s dads struggling with the pressures of home and career responsibilities, travel, broken families, and other realities of modern life.
Merritt makes liberal use of anecdotes and stories from his own experience as the father of three children as he urges dads to take seriously their important role as leaders in their homes and their responsibility to teach godly wisdom to their children.
“Every dad wants to be great, but few know how to do it. James
Merritt clearly outlines some non-negotiable and biblical
priorities that give clear direction to any dad on where and how to
start being powerfully influential with his kids. But most of all,
James is a devoted dad who loves his sons.”
—Bryant Wright, senior pastor, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Marietta, GA
“Few Christian leaders possess the gifts and passion that Dr.
James Merritt has for communicating God's truth with power and
practicality. What God Wants Every Dad to Know
challenges fathers with life-changing truth straight from God's
Word that can transform our relationships with our kids. As a dad,
I was personally stretched and encouraged by Dr. Merritt's
—Dr. Stephen N. Rummage, senior pastor, Bell Shoals Baptist Church
James Merritt (PhD) is a pastor, author, and host of the Touching Lives television program, seen nationwide and in 122 countries. As a national voice on faith and leadership, Merritt has been interviewed by Time, Fox News, MSNBC, and 60 Minutes. He resides with his family outside Atlanta, Georgia.