"He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers"Malachi 4:6


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We have one focus...to save one father at a time

A Father’s Prayer

I know there are many times we as men fall and stumble in being a good dad or a good husband. Our hearts desire it but our heads lead us down different paths...

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Dr. Ken R. Canfield was the founder of the National Center for Fathering and served as NCF’s president and CEO from 1990 through 2005. His work has been recognized in a variety of ways: He has been a consultant to state and community officials on ways to engage and equip fathers in local programming; served as one of the founding members of former Vice President

Al Gore’s private-sector “Father to Father” Initiative; and was awarded the 1993 Father of the  Year by the National Congress for Men and Children. He is the author of The Heart of a Father (Northfield Publishing – 1996, 2006), and numerous other books including the award-winning 7 Secrets of Effective Fathers (Tyndale – 1992, 2002). Canfield has been interviewed on The Oprah Winfrey Show, NBC’s Today Show, ABC’s World News Tonight, and numerous radio programs as an authority on fathering skills.  Ken has returned to lead the National Center for Fathering into a new era of growth and educating fathers.

Dr. Ken R. Canfield