Édouard Manet [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

What would your wife say?

If ever there was a glaring example of inappropriate intentions in an otherwise every-day event, this would have to be near the top of the list. Rather than find a clever transition to jump into this, I’m just going to say it: Gentlemen, we have NO BUSINESS hitting on other men’s wives! If we’re married…

God’s promise to be there with us

A friend’s wife recently went through some major surgery. It appears she will recover fully. This is good. Nevertheless, it’s even better to watch or hear of those going through life’s trials and struggles, and to see people honestly and humbly praise God as they walk the dark path. Even when I walk through the darkest…

God made men to be courageous

Several weeks ago I had the opportunity to see the movie Courageous through a small, private showing. Let me just say that this movie is an excellent catalyst for men’s ministries all over, and particularly for churches struggling to get a men’s ministry started. Talking with a couple guys after church this morning about the…

A prerequisite to men’s ministry: men

Years ago I came across a book by David Murrow titled: “Why Men Hate Going to Church.“ Until earlier this week when I had the chance to hear him on the podcast of Family Talk radio with James and Ryan Dobson I’d almost forgot that I had the book. Thanks to my friend Karen I…

Is there a ‘Plan B’ with God?

Does God have a “Plan B” for our lives? If “Plan A” was a sinless life lived in the very presence of God (Genesis 1 and 2), was Jesus then “Plan B?” Or, was the entire process leading up to Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection “Plan A” all along? I’m not going to dwell too…

Where are all the men?

Okay gentlemen… we’ve been to the mountaintop; we’ve heard the speeches; we’ve been challenged to assume the leadership role that God has called us to, so why haven’t things changed? Why is America getting worse, not better? For instance, why is the divorce rate in the church the same as it is outside the church?…