Do your actions discount your leadership?

Backyard

    Day after day, week after week, I was pedal to the floor.   It was twenty-five years ago, during my second year of college, when I worked as a resident assistant in the men’s dormitory at Multnomah University in Portland, Oregon.   In addition to being an R.A., I carried 19 credit hours [Read More...]

Contract for Men

Power Man

With all the media coverage of men behaving badly (from Richard Sherman to Justin Bieber), I thought it might be interesting to revisit some of my thoughts on what healthy masculinity looks like.  Certainly these aren’t the only things a man should strive for, but they are probably a pretty good starting point.  They can [Read More...]

I’m coming to Australia – book me!

map-of-australia-political

I’ll be traveling to Australia March 10-26, 2014 and I’m looking for opportunities to speak to churches, men’s groups and pastors’ conferences while I’m there. [Read more...]

We’re all running tough mudders … you’ve got what it takes

Brian's tough picture

Every one of us has got some kind of ‘tough mudder’ in our lives. Some sort of goal that seems so unlikely to achieve. Some sort of destination that tests our commitment and determination. Some sort of metaphoric finish line we should be striving to cross. You’ve got what it takes to go the distance. [Read more...]

Why Churches Make so few Disciples

Fill Tank

So why doesn’t Pastor Wally re-arrange his schedule so he can spend more time discipling people? It would mean the death of his church – and the end of his job.
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Gospel or gimmick?

Mark Driscoll in a hearse

There’s something in our hearts that causes us to suspect anything in church that delights the eye or makes us chuckle. A voice in our heads whispers, “It must be of the Devil.”
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What college men really need from the church

Dagobah

Maybe young guys are leaving Christianity because they are longing for a kind of discipleship they see in the movies, but can’t find in the local church. [Read more...]

Dad’s noble reason for skipping church

YouthSoccer

Fathers often choose youth sports over church for a reason most Christians would applaud – they want to spend time with their families. Can we blame them? [Read more...]


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