The Hausvater Project

Hausvater: /HAUS-fah-ter/
noun (German)
1. Housefather.
2. Spiritually responsible head of household, including the housefather as assisted by the housemother.
>> Example: "As the Hausvater should teach it [Christian doctrine] to the entire family ..."
(Martin Luther, Small Catechism, 1529)

Scripture

Proverbs 1:8-9

[8] Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching.

[9] They will be a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck.

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