Hollywood and the popular culture typically portray fathers as toxic buffoons. In response to such unfair and harmful mischaracterizations, Dr. Tim Clinton and Max Davis, co-authors of Take It Back: Reclaiming Biblical Masculinity, present research that underscores the crucial contributions made by strong, godly dads. For instance, 76% of teen girls surveyed said that their father influenced their decision on whether or not to be sexually active; and when a dad divorces, his kids are 92% more likely to fail in their own marriages.
About Today's Guests: Dr. Tim Clinton and Max Davis
Dr. Tim Clinton is the co-host of “Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.” He is a licensed professional counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, and widely recognized as an authority on mental health and relationship issues. Dr. Clinton devotes much of his practice to working with Christian leaders and professional athletes. He is president of the American Association of Christian Counselors, the largest and most diverse Christian counseling association in the world. Dr. Clinton served at Liberty University for over 30 years in numerous academic roles, including as a professor of counseling and executive director of the James C. Dobson Center for Child Development, Marriage and Family Studies. Tim and his wife, Julie, have been married for 39 years and together they have two children and one granddaughter.
Max Davis is the author of over thirty-five books. He has been profiled in USA Today, Publisher’s Weekly, and featured on The Today Show and The 700 Club. Mr. Davis holds degrees in journalism and biblical studies. In addition to his own works, Max has contributed to a variety of books by notable leaders. His emphasis is on writing “God stories,” be they his own or someone else’s. The hallmark of his work is biblical truth. Max lives and works in Louisiana with his wife, Alanna.
Take It Back: Reclaiming Biblical Masculinity―the Heart and Strength of Being a Man - book by Dr. Tim Clinton and Max Davis