Father

Whether he's Daddy, Dad, Pop, Papa, or simply a father figure, your father is an influential person in your life, the man who helped give you your life and who has the power to set you on your life's path.
Devon with his daughter, Leah, near his Houston home
Answered Prayers

What Devon Still Learned from His Daughter’s Cancer Battle

The former NFL star never expected to get this faith lesson from his sick daughter

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Former NFL player Devon Still and his daughter Leah
Power of Prayer

Devon Still on Strength, Faith and Community

Former NFL player Devon Still talks about what he learned about faith and strength and the importance of community while his young daughter was going through difficult treatments for cancer.

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Robert Nore (right) and his son Son Vo
Family

46 Years Later, a Heartwarming Father-Son Reunion

He'd long thought nothing good had come from his Vietnam experience. Forty-six years later, an e-mail proved him wrong.

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The Today Show's Al Roker with his son, Nick
Special Needs Children

Al Roker on How Parenting a Child with Special Needs Inspires Him

The Today show weatherman and co-host shares the joys and lessons he's learned from his son, Nick.

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Joe and his dad, Jack
Family

Guideposts Classics: Joe Buck on His Hero, His Father

In this story from November 2003, sports announcer Joe Buck recalls how a shared love of baseball allowed him to grow closer to his father, Hall of Fame baseball announcer Jack Buck, in Jack's final years.

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Today show weatherman and co-anchor Al Roker with son Nick
Special Needs Children

Al Roker on the Joys of Fatherhood

The Today show weatherman and co-host discusses the challenges and rewards of parenting a child with special needs.

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Asya Branch
Stories of Hope

Why She Talked About Her Father’s Past in the Miss America Pageant

Miss Mississippi Asya Branch didn't know what to expect when she shared her incarcerated father's story in the competition

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Corrie ten Boom
Stories of Faith

Guideposts Classics: Corrie ten Boom on Trusting in God

In this story from August 1976, the author of The Hiding Place recalls her watchmaker father’s timeless advice.

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Life-Changing Advice from the Father He Hardly Knew
Adult Children

Life-Changing Advice from the Father He Hardly Knew

Nyon Smith shares how, on becoming a parent himself, he became closer to his own father, who tended to be career-focused when Nyon was growing up, and learned lessons on parenting from his dad.

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Elizabeth Peale Allen
Stories of Faith

Elizabeth Peale Allen Reminisces about Norman Vincent Peale on 'Beliefs' Podcast

Elizabeth Peale Allen talked with host Dr. William Baker about what it was like to grow up as the daughter of the father of positive thinking.

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