Fathers, Don’t Blow the In-the-Home QTR

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As we approach Father's Day, here are a few thoughts on the importance of being an active, engaged dad during the "in the home years." We never get them back. Excerpt from "Man on the Run" by Zeke Pipher The Most Important Quarter A man may get seventy, perhaps eighty years, on this earth before his last sunset. The time that our children live under our roof, needing us to wrestle, tickle, discipline, snuggle, bait hooks, and do the hundred other things dads are designed to do, lasts … [Read more...]

Clicking Parties and Other Milestones

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Our youngest daughter, Claire, has had a hard time learning to read. Our first two children took to books like honeybees to flowers, but their sister has had a harder time locating the nectar. Awhile back, my wife, Jamie, told Claire: “If you stick with it and work hard, there will come a time that reading will just click for you.” That statement ignited hope in Claire, and clearly stuck in her mind all day – that night before bed, she said, “Mom, I can’t wait for that clicking … [Read more...]

BOOK TRAILER for “Man on the Run”

Here's the video book trailer for "Man on the Run." Check it out, and then leave me a message and let me know what you think! … [Read more...]

Dogs At Work Remove Stress

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I’m blaming it on stress. Our family took in a 9-week old yellow Labrador Retriever this week, and I’m attributing our decision to a study conducted by Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). A research team from VCU found that a great way to handle daily anxiety is by taking your dog to work with you. Less stress & more cuteness…who in their pet-loving-right-mind wouldn’t want that? … [Read more...]

Hyper-Hobbied, Pursuit-Driven Men

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Do you have a work-a-holic or a hyper-hobbied man in your life? Do you want to help him find balance and purpose in life? I've had several people ask me what "Man on the Run" is all about...so here's a short description: We were all made to live lives of passion & pursuit. Yet, many men often chase their pursuits to the point that they break commitments and damage relationships. When this happens wives and children are neglected, friends are pushed aside, and churches and civic … [Read more...]


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