The measure of a man is the spiritual and emotional health of his family.
A real provider has a vision for a marriage that bonds deeply, for sons with character as strong as trees, and for daughters with confidence and deep inner beauty. Without that vision and a leadership, a family struggles, gropes and may lose its way
Citing a cigarette advertisment with the slogan ‘Where a man belongs’, John Piper erupted, ‘To hell with such lies! Where a man belongs is on his knees beside his wife, leading in prayer. Where a man belongs is at the bedside of his children, leading in devotion and prayer. Where a man belongs is in the drivers seat, leading his family to the house of God. Where a man belongs is up early and alone with God, seeking vision and direction for the family. Men I challenge you in the name of Jesus Christ our King, be where you belong!’