Fatherless Generation

Fatherless Generation

John SowersJohn Sowers, President of The Mentoring Project, joins our community to share his personal story of growing up in a fatherless home, and how the issues of fatherlessness affects our families and communities.

In his role with The Mentoring Project, John seeks to respond to the American crisis of fatherlessness by inspiring and equipping faith communities to mentor the fatherless.  John’s work with The Mentoring Project is creating a national platform to understand how the issue of fatherlessness is central to caring for our communities.

Special thanks to KeyPoint Church for hosting our second “Present in the City.” KeyPoint is active in serving the fatherless in our community & we are thankful for all they do.


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The Mentoring Project

The Mentoring ProjectThe Mentoring Project is rewriting the story of the fatherless generation.  He is a founding member of the Formosa Theory and has been apart of the White House Task Force on Fatherhood and Healthy Families.

John is the author of the recently release book “Fatherless Generation” from Zondervan.

John grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas, and attended college at Ouachita Baptist University. From there, he received his Masters of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and attended Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, where wrote his doctoral thesis on the crisis of fatherlessness.

Having grown up in a home without a father, he is the product of faithful mentoring. John and his wife, Kari, currently reside in Portland, Oregon.