Why is National Bullying Prevention Month Important?

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Every month of the year is some kind of an “awareness month.” In fact, for any given month, multiple causes claim that month as a time to make people aware of a particular need, disease, condition, fact, etc. Unfortunately, because of the abundance of these dedicated times, very few actually are able to draw a [Read More...]

Boys Need Men

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Early in the movie, GoodFellas, Ray Liotta’s character is a teenage boy working for the neighborhood “wiseguys” or members of the Mafia.  When he is arrested for the first time he is greeted as a conquering hero by all the older “made” wiseguys after he walks out of the courtroom.  These powerful, rich men now [Read More...]

Can We Put an End to Bullying?

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Have you ever thought how much better the world would be if we could get rid of bullying? Don’t hold your breath; that’s not going to happen. Bullies aren’t going away. They never have, and they never will. October is Anti Bullying Awareness Month and I think that it’s a good thing. Too often, bullied [Read More...]

Porn Star Lipstick

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While I was eating my cereal the other morning I was looking for something to read.  The only thing I could find was a sales brochure that had came in the mail from a local beauty supply store.  Since I was still half asleep I thought I would look through it and see what kinds [Read More...]

Teaching Girls to Weld in the Jungle

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I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do. John 17:4   Fifteen years ago, when I became a Christian, one of the things I prayed about was what God wanted me to do with my life.  Like most men, I wanted to live a life of significance.  But [Read More...]

Daughters Are Like Muscle Cars

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My senior year in high school I bought my dream car; a metallic beer-bottle brown 1969 Plymouth Roadrunner.  It was 383 cubic inches of muscle car with chrome-plated side pipes, G-60 wide tires, and bench seats.  It rumbled when it idled.  As God as my witness–it rumbled!  The kind of deep rumble you don’t feel [Read More...]

10 TIPS FOR DADS

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Since we focused on moms last week, here are some tips for dads this week: • YOU are the biggest influence in your son’s life—you are almost indispensable. • Fathers have been endowed with a huge generational power/influence to impact people’s lives for good or evil (sometimes for hundreds of years) just by the things [Read More...]

Why Teach Boys to Work?

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“Work ethic” is defined as the principle that hard work is intrinsically virtuous or worthy of reward.  It is a belief in the moral value, benefit and importance of work and its inherent ability to strengthen character. Someone with a good work ethic is assumed to believe there is merit in doing hard work, having [Read More...]


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