8 Resolutions to Help Every Believer Grow

Many people begin a new year by making resolutions concerning health, finances, marriage, or parenting. Even if you aren’t someone who typically writes down resolutions, the majority of us usually decide there are a few things we want to do differently after the holidays. The older I get, the more I find myself taking a […]


Introducing a New Resource – 40: A Discipleship Journey

If you were asked to help another believer become a committed disciple of Christ, would you know what to do or where to start?  Making disciples is not controversial or complicated, but most of us have never really been taught how to make one or how to be made into one. That’s why we are […]

5 Things To Do When A Door Slams In Your Life

5 Things to Do When a Door Slams in Your Life

At some point in your life, you will face a slammed door. You probably already have. Perhaps you were excited about a relationship that flooded your heart with warmth, a chance to grow your business, an opportunity you greatly desired for your child or even the hope of adopting a child. But then the door […]


A Powerful Way to Start Your Children’s School Day

The school year has officially started back for most of our children, and as the father of six, I am always looking for ways to utilize everyday moments to guide my kids. In the past, one of these moments was my daily drive to drop my oldest two sons off at school. As someone who […]


What is a Man Relationally (Part 7)

Today we come to the last post in this series on biblical manhood and what I believe is some of the most practical wisdom I can give you as you seek to become the man God intends you to be.   Before we discuss men relationally, let’s do a quick review of what we have learned […]


What is a Man Missionally (Part 6)

There is an epidemic happening in our country right now. Every denomination in the United States is short of pastors, meaning we have more churches than men to lead them. One reason is that we have stopped calling men to the ministry. I am not suggesting that every man should pursue an ordination certificate. We […]


What is a Man Paternally (Part 5)

The belief that fathers should rule with an iron fist, never weep, and refuse to express any feelings is not biblical. It may be Hollywood’s version of masculinity, but it is not God’s design or desire for men. Of course, a heavy-handed approach is not just a modern-day idea. Paul observed this type of parenting […]


What is a Man Sexually (Part 4)

Did you know that raising boys isn’t the goal of parenthood? Indeed, they come out as boys, but we are ultimately raising men. Men who, according to Scripture, are designed to leave their homes and begin families of their own.  Sadly, the age of first marriages is rising in our culture. People are waiting longer […]


What is a Man Spiritually (Part 3)

Many in our world today would have us believe that all masculinity is toxic masculinity. I will not argue that we can easily make an incredibly simplified and sweeping list of things men can struggle with. We can be overly strong and domineering. We can be hardheaded and bullish. We can wrestle at times with […]


What is a Man Physically (Part 2)

While the world would have us believe that gender is a cultural construct individuals are forced into, Scripture reveals gender was God’s idea. And gender, whether we are male or female, is both determined and fixed by God. Only twenty-seven verses into the first book of the Bible, we read, “So God created man in […]

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