Breaking Masculinity Stereotypes

WHAT ARE BOYS MADE OF?

I was a young man who was searching for answers. The subject never came up and I definitely didn’t want to embarrass myself and inquire about the thoughts that permeated my adolescent cerebrum. I wanted to be a “real man” as well as a loving, faithful husband and a dedicated, compassionate father in the future. […]

We Must Work On Our Male Relationships

God intended for us to find His FULL expression of love from each other

A March article in the Boston globe garnered a lot of attention headlining that “the biggest threat facing middle-age men isn’t smoking or obesity. It’s loneliness.” The post resonated with many men because we know it’s true! As children, we made the much needed connections with ease but as we’ve grown up we’ve also grown […]

Vertical Masculinity

Masculinity is not a one-dimensional, blasé topic to be overlooked and there are far reaching and devastating implications when we allow “horizontal” masculinity to contaminate our thinking, confuse our relationships, and clutter our churches.” It should come as no surprise, to those who know me well, that I am both intrigued and inspired by the […]

Masculinity in America

God Shed His Grace on Thee

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.” “All men are created equal but not all men are the same.” One of my fondest Independence Day memories took […]