"You'll discover rich benefits in Jay's 52 suggestions."
--Jerry B. Jenkins, bestselling author
"Is there anything a man will ever do that is more daunting and rewarding than investing in his son? Jay gives us both inspiration and practical pathways so a dad can reach out to his boy and say to him with passion and conviction, ‘Follow me as I follow Christ.'"
--Brian Doyle, founder and president of Iron Sharpens Iron
"You can do this stuff! In 52 Things Sons Need from Their Dads, Jay Payleitner shows you practical ways to be a better dad in the little things now...so you won't have regrets later. I love this book."
--Tim Shoemaker, speaker and author of Super Husband, Super Dad and You Can Be the Hero Your Family Needs
"What is the best way to raise boys to be good men? By spending time with Dad. Jay's new book continues to give parents wisdom and insight into healthy relationships--this time the unique and powerful bond between a father and his son. If you want a close relationship with your boy, I recommend you read this book."
--Rick Johnson, bestselling author of Better Dads, Stronger Sons and A Man in the Making: Strategies to Help Your Son Succeed in Life
"Every son longs for the affirmation and blessing of his father. This book is a great practical tool to help complete that transaction. These 52 things are a great investment for any father to give his son."
--Dr. Jim McBride, executive pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church and executive producer of Sherwood Pictures
"Jay's books have caught on internationally--I've been finding them on shelves of bookstores around the world. Readers are inspired and entertained by Jay's positive, thoughtful, and fun-loving ways. With warmth and respect for his family, Jay takes his responsibility as a dad seriously...without taking himself too seriously."
--Ellen Banks Elwell, author of The One Year Devotions for Moms and Life Is Beautiful
"Reading Jay's engaging book 52 Things Sons Need from Their Dads took me back to my youth working side by side with my dad on our farm. I learned about love, hard work, and leadership. The same kind of lessons all dads need to pass on to their boys."
--Bob Tiede, director of Global Operations Leadership Development for Cru
"The most important thing a dad can give to his son is his time. In these 52 easy-to-read chapters, Jay gives you plenty of ways to make that time meaningful."
--Tom Cheshire, lead servant, Relevant Practical Ministry for Men
"Dads: you're the best person in this world to disciple your son. That's not another burden to put on you, it's an awesome privilege. And Jay shows you 52 ways to do it without your son's even knowing it, using the real-life opportunities you already share."
--Leary Gates, venture catalyst, speaker, author, and president of the National Coalition of Ministries to Men
"Who can put a price on the value of the relationship between a father and his son? Jay Payleitner offers candid insights and practical wisdom for any dad entrusted by God to help forge the next generation of men. If you have sons, you won't want to miss out on Jay's powerful and easy-to apply ideas in 52 Things Sons Need from their Dads."
--Karol Ladd, bestselling author of The Power of a Positive Mom
Jay Payleitner is one of the top freelance Christian radio producers in the United States. He has worked on Josh McDowell Radio, Today's Father, Jesus Freaks Radio for the Voice of the Martyrs, Project Angel Tree with Chuck Colson, and many others. He's also a popular speaker on parenting and marriage and the author of dozen-plus books, including the bestselling 52 Things Kids Need from a Dad, 52 Things Wives Need from a Husband, and 52 Things Sons Need from Their Dad; he also created "The Dad Manifesto." Jay has also served as an AWANA director, a wrestling coach, and the executive director of the Illinois Fatherhood Initiative; he now partners with the National Center for Fathering, whose efforts he fosters and promotes. He and his wife, Rita, live near Chicago, where they've raised five great kids and loved on ten foster babies.