Raising a Modern Frontier Boy: Directing a Film and a Life with My Son
Raise Your Boys to be Men of Faith and CourageParenting can be a wild frontier--but one you can tame if you have courage, love, and the right perspective.
"Raising a Modern Frontier Boy" is a comprehensive, firsthand, tour-guide look into the frontier of fatherhood. Written from a father "and" a son's perspective, you see both sides of parenting--what works, what didn't work, and what built an enduring friendship and collegiality that extends far beyond the parenting years.
"Raising a Modern Frontier Boy" recounts the fascinating journey of writer and director John Grooters through the parenting years with his son, Jedidiah. Their story culminates when 19-year-old Jed accepts a starring role in the feature film "The Frontier Boys, " and embodies the faith and values that he, by then, had chosen to embrace and live on his own.
Intelligent, instructive, and intriguing, "Raising a Modern Frontier Boy" will set you on an amazing path toward an enduring relationship of mutual respect and love.
"If you have a son and you desire to raise him to know, follow, and love Jesus, then I strongly encourage you to read this book."
--Don Cousins, Author of" Experiencing LeaderShift" and" Unexplainable", a founding pastor of Willow Creek Church
John Grooters is an award-winning writer, producer, director, and musician. He has won more than 35 national awards for video production excellence and has traveled the world producing stories on everything from King David's tomb to the 100th running of the Chicago-to-Mackinac sailboat race. As a creative writer and director, John is in demand. When Focus on the Family wanted a new look for their extremely popular Bible study series That the World May Know, they called John. When the largest Christian museum in the world needed excellent storytelling coupled with exceptional production for their exhibits, they called John. When the city of New Tieling in China began creating their Harmony World Cultural Park attractions and needed someone with exceptional creative vision and drive, they called John.