Saturday, October 1, 2011

How important is FATHERHOOD? Interesting stats...

Here are some VERY interesting stats, to say the least...

Did you know that:

•43% of U.S. children live without their father (U.S. Bureau of the Census).

•63% of youth suicides are from fatherless homes (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Bureau of the Census).

•90% of all homeless and runaway children are from fatherless homes (U.S. Bureau of the Census).

•85% of all children who show behavior disorders come from fatherless homes (Center for Disease Control).

•80% of rapists with anger problems come from fatherless homes (Justice & Behavior, Vol 14, p. 403-26).

•71% of pregnant teenagers lack a father (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services press release, March 26, 1999).

•71% of all high school dropouts come from fatherless homes (National Principals Association Report on the State of High Schools).

•75% of all adolescent patients in chemical abuse centers come from fatherless homes (Rainbows for All God’s Children).

•70% of youths in state-operated institutions come from fatherless homes (U.S. Dept. of Justice, Sept. 1988).

•85% of all youths in prison come from fatherless homes (Fulton Co. Georgia, Texas Department of Corrections, 1992).

Joshua 1:9
King James Version (KJV):

"Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest."



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