Christians are lights in a dark world, this is an important and great calling we all have as servants of God and followers of Christ.
God has a plan for you, and if you want to live in accordance with His will this is the first thing you must do.
I resented my father for years, and it is through the teaching of Christ I was able to overcome that resentment. I hope your faith is strengthened through my experience I share here.
The Church has a PR problem with men. Teachings that don't emphasize qualities men respect drive away many men before they even try to learn about Christ.