ESPN and Call of Duty Are Fun, But It’s Still Not Good to Be Alone

The following is an excerpt from a piece I just wrote for Boundless on manhood, marriage, and the benefits of maturity: It’s the most inspiring 60 seconds in American culture today. Slow-motion combat, exploding rockets trailed by plumes of white. Men paying the ultimate price for a greater cause. Valor, vigor and victory. So what [Read More...]

On Erick Erickson and Differences Between Men and Women

“I’m so used to liberals telling conservatives that they’re anti-science. But liberals who defend this and say it is not a bad thing are very anti-science. When you look at biology — when you look at the natural world — the roles of a male and a female in society and in other animals, the [Read More...]

Willie Nelson, Jewish Moms, and the New Deadbeat Dads

In 1978, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson covered one of the classic songs of recent decades. Performed first by Ed Bruce, “Mammas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys” hit number 1 on the charts and touched a cultural chord. No doubt there were a few aspiring cowboys who were diverted to new [Read More...]

Eric Metaxas: “We Need Heroes Very Desperately”

Just yesterday I caught sight of a great National Review interview with Eric Metaxas on men. You should read the whole (very funny) thing, and you should buy his new book, 7MEN. Here’s a swatch from the interview: LOPEZ: What was your goal and what do you think you accomplished in Seven Men? METAXAS: I wanted to begin [Read More...]

The 23-Year Game of Tag

Sometimes you read things that defy the ordinary nature of life. Here’s one: a group of friends has played a game of tag for the last 23 years. It’s regulated–I kid you not–by a legal document. Please, avail yourself: Mr. Dennehy and nine of his friends have spent the past 23 years locked in a [Read More...]

Men and the Hobbies They Love

The brand-new CBMW men’s blog, Manual, is pumping out great content. I really appreciated this post by Kyle Worley on men and their hobbies. Here’s a swatch: When I graduated, the hobbies just got bigger and more expensive. With salaries and full time jobs, young men are given the resources to take their hobbies and obsessions [Read More...]

The Non-End of Men: One Woman’s Take on Hanna Rosin’s Argument

Over at the CBMW blog–the new site is jusssstttt about to debut–we just published a terrific piece from Candice Watters, cofounder of Boundless.org and one of the most gifted commentators around on issues related to womanhood and biblical maturity. Candice interacts with the recent best-seller by Hanna Rosin, The End of Men. Rosin suggests in the book [Read More...]

CBMW Big Announcement #3: Publishing Ventures and Two New Authors

The week of big announcements for CBMW continues apace. Grip your seat tightly; please make sure your seatbelt is securely fastened. Today we cover more new territory: two new book projects from two new authors. Monday–New website Tuesday–New channels Wednesday–New book projects Thursday–New staff Friday–New media This is a big announcement for us. CBMW is going [Read More...]

The Gospel and Gronk: Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski & Boy Men

So the New England Patriots’ season ended surprisingly about a month ago as the team fell to the hated Baltimore Ravens. They did so without their tight end Rob Gronkowski, a touchdown machine. But that’s not all “Gronk” is: he’s a world-class partier. His exploits are well-documented; he sometimes introduces himself as “Yo Soy Fiesta,” [Read More...]

What Is Manhood & Womanhood? Two Interviews on Gender & the Gospel

Got a couple of resources for you here, both dealing with manhood, womanhood, marriage, and the gospel of Jesus Christ. The first is a 36-minute interview with the Family Policy Council of West Virginia. I did this with Jeremiah Dys of the FPC and thoroughly enjoyed myself. The second is a two-part interview with Carroll [Read More...]


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