Scripture portrays young women not as their father’s pets but as pillars in God’s kingdom. Last week, CCM artist Matthew West debuted a new single at the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in Nashville. Unlike his other hits, West’s latest offering is a satirical take on a piece of advice common among evangelicals: “Modest Is Hottest.” Written as a letter from a father to his daughters, West croons: Modest is hottest, the latest fashion trend Is a little more Amish, a little less Kardashian What the boys really love is a turtleneck and a sensible pair of slacks Honey, modest…

Many teens harbor resentment toward their fathers over the serious matter of broken promises.

New research shows where to focus if we want to change stereotypes about men. Not many things can bring all of America together these days, but one thing that did was the charming video of Marc Daniels, the dad who danced onstage with his two-year-old daughter—all while holding his baby in his arms—when she got stage fright at her recital. It’s no wonder the video quickly went viral. In the midst of our current cultural confusion on the subject of masculinity, “Ballerina Dad” was the hero we needed. Daniels’s sudden popularity isn’t just another cute story to entertain us for…