June 11, 2024 – On Being a Father

June 11, 2024 – On Being a Father

A close friend of mine is in his 70s and he is still dealing with the wounds his father inflicted on him. Ironically, his father was a pastor and presented himself as a godly man. However, he was controlling, harsh, demanding, rigid, legalistic, and abusive in his...
July 18, 2023 – No Wasted Time

July 18, 2023 – No Wasted Time

Many men I know struggle with priorities and balance. As they measure their passion for success considering God’s Word, they begin to question their perspective. Some highly successful business leaders have shared with me their personal stories about the price they...
March 28, 2023 – Tips for Parenting

March 28, 2023 – Tips for Parenting

No one is ever going to be a “Perfect Parent.” However, there are some ways to be a successful parent—a parent whose child can make it in this world. Several years ago, Dr. Grassi received the following from a dear friend and national Christian counselor, Dr. Karen...
December 21, 2021 – No Wasted Time

December 21, 2021 – No Wasted Time

Some highly successful business leaders have shared with me their personal stories about the price they paid pursuing what the world defines as being important. They reached the top of their profession only to find emptiness, loneliness, regret, and often deep grief for “time wasted.”

May 18, 2021 – Stress

May 18, 2021 – Stress

Although stress is not new, the fast pace of the technological age has deceived us. We have all these modern gadgets to make life easier, but they combine to inundate us with stressful stimuli 24/7. Additionally, we are often our own worst enemy by packing our lives so full that we have no margin. When something unexpected occurs, we have no reserves with which to deal with it.

April 9, 2019 – Great Provisions

April 9, 2019 – Great Provisions

Hundreds of thousands of orphans were in dire need of shelter, food, medical attention, and love. At the end of the war, the Allies developed special camps for traumatized youth. The children developed and grew with the nutritious meals and good care they received. But in one of the camps, the officials became concerned because the children couldn’t sleep. Despite enough food and attention, they lay awake at night, staring at the ceiling.

Priorities for a Father

Priorities for a Father

Our nation continues to move toward what is known as a “fatherless society.” One-third of children are born out of wedlock; twenty-four million kids don’t live with their biological fathers half of all marriages end in divorce. Fatherlessness is a...