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The Good Dad

The Good Dad Becoming the Father You Were Meant to Be

By Jim Daly
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.67 Stars

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On 10/27 Heather Ramos wrote: I reviewed this book for my fiancé, not that he isn't a great father - he is an incredible father! But, I know that he, like myself, always wonder if we're doing the right thing, enough.. Don't we all? Let me preface this review by saying this book, even though titled "Good Dad" is a great read for ... Great Read for All Parents!

Heather's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/6 Jonathan Esterman wrote: The impact of having a father in one’s life is drastic. Jim Daly, CEO of Focus on the Family, has the statistics and research to prove it. Having three absentee fathers in his own life, and being a father himself, Jim felt that the issue of fatherhood needed to be addressed. More specifically, the ... Great content, but not engaging

Jonathan Esterman's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/1 Don Haflich wrote: Every now and then a book comes along from someone who’s lived the story that no one wants to live. After a fatherless childhood and a continual bouncing from foster family to foster family, Jim Daly has been through more in his life than most would even be willing to experience. Not many have walked ... Men Need to Read

Don Haflich's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/18 Blessedchick wrote: (Disclosure:  I received this book in order to facilitate my review.  All opinion shared are my own.)I know that the title of this book is called The Good Dad, but I decided to give it a read for myself.  I was simply amazed in this book.  I found it to be an easy read.  I like ... The Good Dad

Blessedchick's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/2 Scott Kedersha wrote: I definitely see myself as more of a marriage guy than a parenting guy. Yet, if you are married and have kids, I'm more and more convinced that it's not really possible to split the two. The way you parent is so closely related to the quality and challenges of your marriage, and vice versa. I definitely ... Helps you Become the Father you Were Meant to be and Want to be!

Scott's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/1 Scott Kedersha wrote: I definitely see myself as more of a marriage guy than a parenting guy. Yet, if you are married and have kids, I’m more and more convinced that it’s not really possible to split the two. The way you parent is so closely related to the quality and challenges of your marriage, and vice versa. I definitely ... Helps you Become the Father you Were Meant to be and Want to be!

Scott's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/25 Kathy Bowden wrote: "In a few short minutes, a man can become a father. But so many don't realize what a father is or what it means."-Jim DalyAs a single mother who raised a son, I approached Jim Daly's new book, The Good Dad, with a bit of trepidation. Would I find reproach for my son's absent dad? Would I find yet one ... The Good Dad, by Jim Daly - Book Review

Kathy's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/20 Faithwarrior wrote: In The Good Dad, the author, Jim Daly gives examples from his childhood on his different father figures and from his adult life as a father himself. The examples give views from a child’s point of view and a father’s view. Both negative and positive aspects of being a father are evaluated and discussed. ... The Good Dad by Jim Daly

Faithwarrior's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/3 Mark Struczewski wrote: As father of two daughters, 21 and 16, the title of the book I am reviewing today, The Good Dad: Becoming the Father You Were Meant to Be, particularly caught my eye. I know I am not the perfect father...I have failed my daughters numerous times over their lives. In fact, I haven't seen my 21-year-old ... The Good Dad: Becoming the Father You Were Meant to Be [Book Review]

Mark's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/12 heathercking wrote: I should just say this up front, I'm a mom writing a review of Jim Daly's new book, The Good Dad, and I loved it. In this book he shares the wild and crazy story of God's grace---how a guy whose dad was an alcoholic, whose step-dad walked out on the family the day of his mother's funeral, and whose foster ... A Book for Christian Dads (And Yes, Moms, too!)

heathercking's Rating:

5 Stars