Friday Finds 12-2-16

Friday Finds 12-2-16 I love December. While it may not be cold enough in Texas for nightly fires, I am enjoying the Christmas tree my family put up this last weekend. I hope that as you enter the hustle of the holiday season, you take time to reflect the birth of our Heavenly Father....

What Men Know They Need But Don’t Know How To Get

What Men Know They Need But Don’t Know How To Get

Anyone can build a treehouse. It’s not rocket science. It just takes developing a plan of what the desired outcome is, grabbing a hammer and some different saws, and taking quite a few trips to the local hardware store for supplies. There is one thing I found to be true in building them: It is much more difficult to do alone.

Fostering: For Men Who Love To Fight

Fostering: For Men Who Love To Fight

Many men have displaced anger issues. They love watching mixed martial arts on TV, or playing the latest and greatest brutal video games that allow them the opportunity to conquer the world. Yet in spite of all that, their souls are left empty, having successfully shadow-boxed their vast imaginary opponents.

Why Men Are In Trouble

Why Men Are In Trouble This is no exaggeration.  Men are a dying breed.  I’ve said it before on this blog, and I’ll say it again.  Men in America are in crisis.  I’ve worked with college students and young families for years.  I’ve walked many men through the...

“Macho, Macho Man” – What Is Biblical Masculinity?

“Macho, Macho Man” – What Is Biblical Masculinity? Doug Wilson stated that “Males will necessarily be dominant in any given culture, and the only question before that culture concerns whether or not that dominance will be constructive or destructive.”  If this is true, then we had better have a firm grasp on what it...

Advice To Young Men

Advice To Young Men There are many things I wish someone would have told me when I turned 18.  As I shared in a previous post, I was given the opportunity to write a young man a letter recently, passing any wisdom to this young man that I thought would be appropriate.  I did, but I felt...

Building Sons Into Men

Building Sons Into Men

Men are an endangered species. I really believe that.

Over the past 15 years, I have been working directly and indirectly with college students. Almost 10 years ago I noticed a trend that – at the time – was alarming. That alarm has now been going off non-top since, and I’m finally seeing it come to fruition.