There’s no greater time to be a sinner. You’re one click away from more than your father ever had to deal with. The world is there for the taking. There’s also no greater time to be a godly dad. Sure, sin lurks around every corner. But, wherever darkness is, God’s grace is there too. Let’s look deeper at the deadly sin of pride and how to eliminate it from your life.


If you’re like many dads we talk to, you’re struggling to connect with your child. Could it be that your heart issue is not some generational gap, but the sin of pride? In this post, we’ll examine what the sin is, how it plays out in your life as a dad and how to eliminate it from your life.




I beg you. Don’t read this post and think of others who exhibit pride. That’s too easy. Read this post and pray to God for areas where He might reveal to you where you’re displaying this sin in your life. Then, my hope is that you’ll find the strategies, Scripture and prayer as help to combat the sin in your life. 


We wrote 7 Deadly Sins of a Disengaged Dad eBook for a reason. There’s a lot to say about each sin. You can see the introduction blog post about the 7 Deadly Sins of a Disengaged Dad as an example. Now, let’s talk about pride.


What is pride?

The dictionary definition of pride is the feeling of deep pleasure derived from one’s own achievements. Doesn’t sound horrible, does it? But pride is often called the