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It addresses a monumental problem in families across America today, absentee fathers. The content gives direction to men who desire to be an effective father in the home. The author takes his experience and the scriptures from the Bible and lays out the myriad of responsibilities of a father, who desires to fulfill his God-ordained role. The transition from an absentee to an abiding father is the core theme of the book. It is factual and basic.

Dads, Get Equipped with Fathering 101!

Be The Dad Fathering 101 Launch Kit

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Description: $159.00

The “LAUNCH KIT” is the starter package to launch the Fathering 101 – Be the Dad project. The series is based on the book “From FAITH to FAITH” by Bill Dotson, a men’s ministry leader for over 40 years. His extensive work in churches, prisons, rehab centers, and corporations inspired him to produce this fantastic series for Dads everywhere.

THE LAUNCH KIT CONTAINS:

4 Colleague Training DVD’s: All 10 Leader Training sessions. Session Length: 13-18 minutes. The video Training Sessions are designed to equip the Class Leader in every detail of the topics. Full of critical talking points that will prepare him for the group setting. Includes Full Introduction by Greg Vaughn & Bill Dotson.

Life Story DVD:

Life Story Compilation – All class Life Stories in one easy to access location.
Class Leader Video Tools: Additional video files that will be used during sessions.

Bonus CD:

Promotion Art & Graphics files to help create your own promotional materials.
Hand-Out Forms
PowerPoint Files

Colleague Training Manual:

The complete step-by-step guide to assist Class Leaders in every aspect of the Fathering 101 – Be the Dad project. 88 pages of tips, activities, outlines and detailed instructions.

2 Participant Study Guides:

This manual is a “must have” for each and every member of the class. It is filled with interactive activities and discussion to help participants apply each principle. It follows the book “From FAITH to FAITH” chapter by chapter. Fathering 101 is not just another study. These life lessons on “Being the Dad God wants you to be” will be used over and over again in the lives of the participants. Their manual will be something they will need as a resource as they walk through life.

1 “From FAITH to FAITH” Textbook.

Authored by Bill Dotson, this is the step-by-step guide to really “Be the Dad…God wants you to be”. Essential tool as men work through the Study Guide.
Coach Kit Contents

Master Disk Set:

4 DVD’s containing all 10 Fathering 101-Be the Dad Training sessions
1 DVD with Life Story Collection & Class Leader Video Tools
1 CD with Art Files, Hand-Outs & PowerPoint Slides
1 Colleague Training Manual

2 Participant Study Guides

1 “From FAITH to FAITH” Textbook

Online Access

Online access to Fathering 101 Life Stories and Colleague Training is granted with purchase of Launch Kit. Equip your men to truly become the Dads their children need and deserve. Online access makes the video tools available anywhere, anytime of the day or night. An excellent way to maximize outreach and ministry impact as well as prevent loss and damage to your DVD set. For more information on how to access Fathering 101 online, contact your ministry consultant at 800-527-4014.

Session Titles

Introduction – Greg Vaughn & Bill Dotson
Session 1 – Be the Dad…who Abides Session 2 – Be the Dad…who Understands the Role
Session 3 – Be the Dad…who Loves Session 4 – Be the Dad…who Prays
Session 5 – Be the Dad…who Models/Mentors
Session 6 – Be the Dad…who Listens
Session 7 – Be the Dad…who Teaches
Session 8 – Be the Dad…who Disciplines
Session 9 – Be the Dad…who Blesses
Session 10 – Be the Dad…who Provides/Protects
Conclusion – The Everlasting Father


Participant Pack

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Description: $26.00

Includes the 62 page Study Guide and the textbook “From FAITH to FAITH”. Both are critical pieces that are needed by each course participant. The Study Guide is filled with activities and discussion to help apply each lesson. Easy to use, affordable, with laminate cover, a resource to last for years. The From “FAITH to FAITH” book is the keystone for the program and each chapter will be thoroughly covered. Learn to “Be the Dad…God wants you to be”.

Quantity discounts are available for qualifying customers. Call 800-527-4014 for more information on Participant Pack discounts.

GRACE DIGITAL LIBRARY clients always receive full discount pricing. Please refer to your Pricing Sheet located in the Leader Portal and call your library specialist.

Product Details

The Study Guide, the From FAITH to FAITH Book, and the Bible are the essential tools to help men get the most out of this fantastic series. The Study Guide goes chapter by chapter through the “From FAITH to FAITH” book. Contact your class leader for information on connecting with the online Life Stories. Life Stories will introduce the topic of each session. Each are about 6 – 8 minutes long. It is very important that the participant have the Study Guide assignments completed before each class. Each part of the material will be covered in the class setting. Sessions include a personal reflection section where participants will be challenged to apply the teaching. EVERYONE needs to have their own manual.

Before starting the class the coach/facilitator may ask men to discuss any homework assignment from the previous session. They need to be prepared to share what has been done. Below are the steps to get the most out of the Study Guide and the Fathering 101 program.

  1. Fill in the blanks as you read through the “From FAITH to FAITH” book. This will help reinforce the lesson.
  2. Answer the questions and complete the activities requested for each session. The personalized applications are the key to make the teaching come alive in your life.
  3. Participate in the discussion during the class time. Add your thoughts to the group and discover what others think.

Study Guide questions will help you evaluate your impressions of the Life Stories and the content of the teaching segments. Take every opportunity to write down your thoughts. Your facilitator will provide plenty of time for discussion and will be prepared to answer questions.

Keep in mind, Fathering 101 is much more than just another video class. It is specifically designed to help every Dad “Be the Dad…God wants them to be!”. No matter what type of Dad you are you can become an “abiding” Dad.

Enjoy this series, do the work, and the rewards will last a lifetime.

Session Titles

Introduction – Greg Vaughn & Bill Dotson
Session 1 – Be the Dad…who Abides
Session 2 – Be the Dad…who Understands the Role
Session 3 – Be the Dad…who Loves
Session 4 – Be the Dad…who Prays
Session 5 – Be the Dad…who Models/Mentors
Session 6 – Be the Dad…who Listens
Session 7 – Be the Dad…who Teaches
Session 8 – Be the Dad…who Disciplines
Session 9 – Be the Dad…who Blesses
Session 10 – Be the Dad…who Provides/Protects
Conclusion – The Everlasting Father


“From FAITH to FAITH” Book

From Faith to Faith

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Description: $11.95

This 103 page book is the textbook for the Fathering 101 – Be the Dad Course. “From FAITH to FAITH”. It will be used by every participant as they travel through the Study Guide and the group sessions. Author, Bill Dotson, compiled his 4 decades of men’s ministry experience into this one, easy to read book. Learn to “Be the Dad…God wants you to be”.

Quantity discounts are available for qualifying customers. Call 800-527-4014 for more information on participant manual discounts. GRACE DIGITAL LIBRARY clients always receive full discount pricing. Please refer to your Pricing Sheet located in the Leader Portal and call your library specialist.

Product Details

CHAPTER TITLES

Chapter 1: Absent
Chapter 2: Abiding
Chapter 3: Understanding the Role
Chapter 4: A’loving
Chapter 5: A’praying
Chapter 6: A’modeling
Chapter 7: A’mentoring
Chapter 8: A’listening
Chapter 9: A’teaching
Chapter 10: A’disciplining
Chapter 11: A’blessing
Chapter 12: A’providing and A’protecting
Chapter 13: Everlasting Father


“From FAITH to FAITH” Study Guide

Be The Dad Fathering 101 Study Guide

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Description: $15.00

This 62 page manual will guide participants through the Be the Dad Course and the textbook “From FAITH to FAITH”. Filled with activities and discussion to help apply each lesson. Easy to use, affordable, with laminate cover, a resource to last for years. Learn to “Be the Dad…God wants you to be”.
Quantity discounts are available for qualifying customers. Call 800-527-4014 for more information on participant manual discounts. GRACE DIGITAL LIBRARY clients always receive full discount pricing. Please refer to your Pricing Sheet located in the Leader Portal and call your library specialist.

Product Details

The Study Guide, the From FAITH to FAITH Book, and the Bible are the essential tools to help men get the most out of this fantastic series. The Study Guide goes chapter by chapter through the “From FAITH to FAITH” book. Contact your class leader for information on connecting with the online Life Stories. Life Stories will introduce the topic of each session. Each are about 6 – 8 minutes long. It is very important that the participant have the Study Guide assignments completed before each class. Each part of the material will be covered in the class setting. Sessions include a personal reflection section where participants will be challenged to apply the teaching. EVERYONE needs to have their own manual.

Before starting the class the coach/facilitator may ask men to discuss any homework assignment from the previous session. They need to be prepared to share what has been done. Below are the steps to get the most out of the Study Guide and the Fathering 101 program.

1. Fill in the blanks as you read through the “From FAITH to FAITH” book. This will help reinforce the lesson.
2. Answer the questions and complete the activities requested for each session. The personalized applications are the key to make the teaching come alive in your life.
3. Participate in the discussion during the class time. Add your thoughts to the group and discover what others think.

Study Guide questions will help you evaluate your impressions of the Life Stories and the content of the teaching segments. Take every opportunity to write down your thoughts. Your facilitator will provide plenty of time for discussion and will be prepared to answer questions.

Keep in mind, Fathering 101 is much more than just another video class. It is specifically designed to help every Dad “Be the Dad…God wants them to be!”. No matter what type of Dad you are you can become an “abiding” Dad.
Enjoy this series, do the work, and the rewards will last a lifetime.

Session Titles

Introduction – Greg Vaughn & Bill Dotson
Session 1 – Be the Dad…who Abides
Session 2 – Be the Dad…who Understands the Role
Session 3 – Be the Dad…who Loves
Session 4 – Be the Dad…who Prays
Session 5 – Be the Dad…who Models/Mentors
Session 6 – Be the Dad…who Listens
Session 7 – Be the Dad…who Teaches
Session 8 – Be the Dad…who Disciplines
Session 9 – Be the Dad…who Blesses
Session 10 – Be the Dad…who Provides/Protects
Conclusion – The Everlasting Father


Abiding Fathers T-Shirt: $16.00

Abiding Fathers T-Shirt

Be the first in your Dad’s group to ‘wear the shirt’! They will be so jealous. These T-Shirts are comfortable, quality 100% Cotton; great for working out, ballgames, and going the beach. Let them know you are loving, listening and leading your family!


Please Choose Your T-Shirt Size



Abiding Fathers Mug: $10.00

Abiding Fathers Coffee Cup

Real men drink (coffee and tea) from a mug! Great for home or the office. A strong way to start the day, being reminded of who you are and a subtle witness to others. Create a little buzz around the office!




Thank you for your visit to the Abiding Father store. We are confident these resources will help engage and encourage you in your leadership role in the home. Thank you, fathers.