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Shepherd Center - Fathers/Leaders

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Interactive Cooperative for Education, Events, Engagement of men and families.

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Shepherd Center - Fathers/Leaders

  1. 1. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living Heartland Center Fathers / Leaders Educate – Event- Engage All Stages – All AgesJust and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  2. 2. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered LivingJust and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  3. 3. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living The Community Transformation Initiative Engage – Encourage - Empower HEARTLAND CENTER FOR FAMILIES AND FATHERS Fathers and Parents in the Home Families in our Community Leaders in Our Congregations Legislators in Our StatesJust and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  4. 4. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living Joyful GenerationsJust and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  5. 5. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living We Commit A better life for our community. A life full of grace and peace. Development of fathers, parents, and community leaders full of grace and peace. Offering grace and peace in education, events, and encouragement.Just and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  6. 6. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living How will we do this? Family and Fathering Weekends Focused Events for Leaders, Family and Fathers Encouraging Words and A Listening Heart to 30,000 community leaders including 7,000 legislators. Fathering, Men, and Leaders’ Interact CenterJust and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  7. 7. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living Why Do We Do This? •The United States leads the world in fatherlessness with over 40% of our children going to bed without a father present. •Fatherlessness is not just physical. It is emotional, social, relational, and spiritual. •The active presence of a supportive father brings home and community health. Studies prove that children with this advantage perform better in education, become more caring people, and avoid destructive behaviors.Just and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  8. 8. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living FatherLessNess 63% suicides 85% 70% 2x Behavior Juvenile jail detention disorders 71% dropoutsJust and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  9. 9. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living Why Do We Do This? •Our fatherlessness is not just fathers. This situation is reflective of the health of our leadership in community, congregation, and home. •Good leaders and good fathers are nurturing, committed, caring, alert, aware, involved, protective providers. •Good leaders and good fathers are supported and covered in caring community.Just and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  10. 10. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living FatherFullNess Better Education Performance Calm Secure Sexual Dad Less Identity Aggression Higher AchieversJust and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  11. 11. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living If not you and us, who? If not now, when? We commit to make a difference in the home, the neighborhood, the community, the states, and our nation .Just and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  12. 12. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living Out of the Abundance…. Proverbial Wisdoms From Solomon • A man’s heart plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps. • The heart of the prudent acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge • Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water, But a man of understanding will draw it out. • Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, But the LORD weighs the hearts. • Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it spring the issues of life.Just and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  13. 13. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living We Believe By reaching the hearts of leaders through effective scriptural based wisdoms and genuine care and concern in Christ, the decisions they make move closer and closer to God’s ultimate heart.Just and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  14. 14. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living What Is Our Status? •Since 2002, numerous fathering and parenting citywide and focused events have been held in cooperation with the National Center for Fathering, The Oklahoma Family Policy Council, The Oklahoma Department of Human Services, CDC, CBMC, and hundreds of other community groups and congregations. •Since 2002, numerous cross denominational and cross cultural events have been held developing leadership community unity. •Since 2002, hundreds of thousands of encouraging messages and prayers have been delivered. •Today, we reach 3242 legislators in 26 states. •Today, we reach 4400+ community leadersJust and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  15. 15. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living How Can I Help? • Finances : The Community Transformation Initiative is an authorized extension of PrayerMetro, Inc., an authorized 501c3 for charitable tax deductible contribution. Mail to The Community Transformation Initiative c/o PrayerMetro, 508 Tumbleweed Dr., Yukon, Oklahoma 73099 or go online at prayermetro.wordpress.com and click the support link at the right. • Prayer: Commit to pray with every update, every gift you give, every hour you serve or every day if your heart is so moved. • Hands: This work takes many talents and hands. What can you give of yourself?Just and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  16. 16. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living Choose To JoinJust and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace
  17. 17. The Community Transformation InitiativeEmpowered Living Choose To JoinJust and Moral Living -Supportive Relationships -Grace and Peace

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