Our children need to see the gospel lived as well as preached. It is a bad thing to never tell our children about the Lord. But it is even worse to tell them about the Lord, and then blatantly contradict it with hypocritical living.
As believing fathers, we need to set the example by modeling a true Christian lifestyle. Andrew Murray once said, “The secret of home rule is self rule, first being ourselves what we want our children to be.”