DTC Stories

“The fathers in my family have all been amazing, tracing back generationally. As a father of four sons and one daughter, I have been blessed to keep that legacy alive. When I heard about Fathers in the Field, I knew that God had blessed me with an amazing dad so that I could intentionally invest more…

Our culture is obsessed with Super Heros. Men and women with extraordinary powers who save humanity from a variety of evils, exemplifying the best of what it means to be human. Yet these fictional characters miss the mark of the true heroes that walk among us every day. Men like Pastor Frankie Smith of Living more…

“In my distress I called upon the LORD, And cried to my God for help; He heard my voice out of His temple, And my cry for help before Him came into His ears.” ~ Psalm 18:6 (NAS) God is changing the lives of fatherless boys throughout this great country of ours through the faithfulness more…

“The generous man will be prosperous, and he who waters will himself be watered.” Proverbs 11:25 (NAS) “Fathers in the Field’s mission and purpose is to care deeply for the fatherless and the widow. It equips men to invest in the lives of fatherless boys who in turn help these boys to invest in the more…

I wanted to take a minute to share a video story of a Hero to the Fatherless, Mentor Father Jeff Revis of Shades Mountain Baptist in Birmingham, AL.   “It has long been my conviction that being a Christian means living it out in every aspect of life. Fathers in the Field has deepened this more…

“For here the saying holds true, ‘One sows and another reaps.’  I sent you to reap that for which you did not labor. Others have labored, and you have entered into their labor.” – John 4:37-38 (ESV) Our lives have eternal value to our Heavenly Father and because of this our life is a constant more…

“My brothers, what an opportunity we have been given! I want to thank you all for the decision to serve the fatherless!” Mentor Father Dean Varney Isaiah 61 tells us that in the year of our Lord’s favor He will visit the troubled bringing joy from tears and beauty from ashes. He will take the more…

When a father abandons his son, he leaves behind a broken boy who will struggle to find his way into manhood. As a fatherless boy I know this reality intimately, which is why I have worked so hard to make sure that Fathers in the Field is an intentional ministry that begins to heal this more…

“Then he said to his disciples, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.’” Matthew 9:37-38 “Our first Field Buddy was a very small and shy boy, always hiding in his hoodie under a table. He refused to more…

“When I was younger and my dad passed, I was mad because he left without saying goodbye.” Recently, while going through previous Defending the Cause Newsletters I came across a story that we covered in 2019. (Doing Life Together a Twin Story)  The Newsletter covers twin boys whose father died and the Mentor Fathers who boldly more…

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