Are you aware of the Fatherless epidemic across the nation?
According to the current statistics, it doesn’t look as though the church has been regularly pursuing the fatherless in their affliction.
of youth suicides are from fatherless homes – 5 times the average.
US Dept. Of Health/Census
of all homeless and runaway children are from fatherless homes – 32 times the average.
US D.H.H.S., Bureau of the Census
of all children who show behavior disorders come from fatherless homes – 20 times the average.
Center for Disease Control
of rapists with anger problems come from fatherless homes –14 times the average.
Justice & Behavior, Vol 14, p. 403-26
of all high school dropouts come from fatherless homes – 9 times the average.
National Principals Association Report
of all adolescent patients in chemical abuse centers come from fatherless homes – 10 times the average.
of youths in state-operated institutions come from fatherless homes – 9 times the average.
U.S. Dept. of Justice, Sept. 1988
of all youths in prison come from fatherless homes – 20 times the average.
Fulton Co. Georgia, Texas Dept. of Correction