What an Antislavery Giant knew about never giving up

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William Wilberforce’s guiding principles about friendship, focus, peace, rising from defeat, and perseverance drove a wedge for freedom through slavery that reached around the world. We can learn much from his leadership style today. [Read more...]

An Open Message to Men on the Warfare They Face

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Guys, we need to stop being ashamed of being men.  Virtually every behavior that is natural to a man is now being criticized and we are made to feel ashamed about being the male gender. Perhaps if we spent more time uplifting men instead of trying to annilate masculinity, we’d have better men.  I recently [Read More...]

What Abraham Lincoln knew about being a man

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Maybe we think it couldn’t happen in today’s complicated world … A man pulling himself up, self educating and rising to the top. But the lights that guided Abraham Lincoln are still around. We may be surprised if we apply them to our own lives. [Read more...]

Teaching Boys Courage

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Courage is the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face uncertainty, difficulty, intimidation, danger, or pain with or without fear. In fact, true courage may be doing something we fear despite our fear. Courage is also generally considered interchangeable with bravery, which is the ability to stand up for what is [Read More...]

What Winston Churchill knew about difficult seasons and finest hours

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Confidence, commitment, communication and courage—these character traits are all sorely needed. Today, men fight different kinds of battles, yet with strong character, difficult seasons can still be turned into finest hours. [Read more...]

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

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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...]

The three most powerful words that launch you toward a goal

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Undoubtedly some sort of big goal lies in front of you. Maybe it’s a dream—something you long to do. Or maybe it’s more of a calling—something you may or may not want to do, yet it still feels like an unmistakable inner tug. You know you should progress. But you don’t know how. And the destination feels far off. Even just starting seems hard. What then? Here are three simple words that will launch you toward your goal.

Consider this your call to action.

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This Veteran’s Day: You’ve Been Given Much

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This Veterans Day, I wish we might glimpse anew the freedom we’ve been handed. I wish we would read books about veterans and watch war movies and talk to veterans and rent rooms from them. I wish we’d pray that future generations will never be called upon to make the same sacrifices as those who gave up everything for the sake of freedom. [Read more...]


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