I was a high school coach for many years. I have also cheered on countless teams in competition. And I have been caught up in the swirl of last-minute victories and Cinderella successes. Yet at the end of the day, there is only one outcome. One team wins while the other loses. Some are happy […]
Miguel was living a life of success until it became the ruler of his life and then he fell for the lie… Buy 33 Volume 3: Man and His Traps to build your own action plan.
There is a longing in the deepest parts of us to belong. The hope that there is a table somewhere, around which we might actually be comfortable in our own skin. We don’t have to hide. We don’t have to keep our secrets. There’s always been a community of relationship. We are designed for that. “When […]
This has been an extremely active and record-breaking hurricane season. Lives have been turned upside down due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Last week as I sat in the Fort Lauderdale airport, I overheard several nervous conversations about yet another one in the Atlantic, Hurricane Maria. Along with the nervousness, there’s also talk about being […]
“Sometimes what a man needs to see is another man just stand against the undercurrent of culture. It’s the apologetics of standing.” When my South African friend uttered those words, I got Mini Cooper sized goosebumps down my arms. It reminded me of a scene in Batman Begins when Bruce Wayne enters the cave that housed his […]
A man who heeds an upward call—rejecting passivity, accepting responsibility, leading courageously, and investing eternally—is signing up for a spiritual fight. He’s sure to be confronted with the usual emotions of battle: confusion, discouragement, fatigue, fear, and anger. And herein lies a challenge. We need to be able to express these emotions to God. But […]
Just about every internal issue you have today as a man indicates you’ve built your “manhood home” on a faulty masculine foundation. It could be you’re angry about your past or with where you are at this stage of life, which causes you to emotionally, verbally, or physically abuse those around you. Perhaps your substance […]
I recently posted on my social media feed the following statement: “Authenticity should flow from what I am still learning versus what I already know.” Little did I know how much that statement would resonate with people. So before I go any further, I need to share a story that will help give context. The […]