8 Presidential Quotes for Leaders

by Authentic Manhood
8 Presidential Quotes for Leaders

Authentic Men are leaders by God’s calling, whether it’s with their families, their vocation, or their church. To mark  President’s Day, I wanted to share my Top 8 Quotes from some of the great leaders of our country that were specific to leadership. Regardless of your political leanings, there is truth and inspiration in these […]

The Serious Call to Play

by Authentic Manhood
The Serious Call to Play

It happens at most wedding receptions. Everyone seems to be on the dance floor enjoying themselves, while I hesitate in the corner. There is something unnerving about hurling self-consciousness aside and letting my body go. A similar reticence occurs when I am asked to throw my schedule aside and go have fun for a day […]

Six Keys to Successful Parenting for Single Dads – Part 1

by Phil Davis
Six Keys to Successful Parenting for Single Dads – Part 1

  It’s been said that parenting is not for the faint of heart. Add to that parenting teenagers as a single dad and the task seems almost too daunting to even imagine. Unending activities, not-always-pleasant attitudes, transitioning adolescents, and sudden acne are just a few of the unique situations parents of teenagers have to deal […]

Come and You Will See

by Authentic Manhood
Come and You will See

What if you had a day to spend with Jesus in person? What would you do? How would you engage? What would you ask Him? What do you think He would ask you? Just such a scenario happened in the gospel accounts (John 1:35-39). Andrew has been mesmerized by John the Baptist, becoming one of […]

10 Essentials for Living Out a Biblical View of Work

by Authentic Manhood
10 Essentials for Living Out a Biblical View of Work

When a man embraces these ten essentials, it will provide him with more opportunity, broader influence, and greater success in his work. 1. Our primary motivation for “excelling” at work comes from the gospel. The gospel changes everything. Our motivation comes from what Jesus has done for us and how He transformed us.   2. […]

The Top 7 Blog Posts of 2017

by Authentic Manhood
The Top 7 Blog Posts of 2017

As we say good-bye to 2017, we invite you to revisit our most popular blog posts from the past 12 months. You’ll find helpful articles on subjects like fatherhood, authenticity, and our thoughts on the onslaught of  sexual harassment accusations that rocked Hollywood, politicians, and the media over the past few months. To make sure you […]

The Protest of Advent

by Authentic Manhood
The Protest of Advent

The word advent is used to signify the arrival of a notable person or event. For Christians, that notable person is Jesus, and the notable event is His birth. Christmas tells the story of His first advent while Jesus Himself spoke of His second advent in the future. During Advent season in December, we enter […]

Tasting the Sexual Soup — Part 2

by Authentic Manhood
Tasting the Sexual Soup — Part 2

» This is the second post in a 2 part series. View Part 1. « Let’s start by departing from the soup analogy from my previous post and allow me to be a little more direct. The current sexual reckoning isn’t just happening on Hollywood’s casting couch or in the back offices of media moguls. It’s infiltrated every aspect of […]

The Lust of the Discontent

by Authentic Manhood
The Lust of the Discontent

So much of my life has been spent lusting after fame. The context didn’t matter. The same lust kept propelling me through my various roles as a musician, a minister, a teacher, a coach, and an author. It would leap out of me like a raging tiger, driving me to daydream and scheme. Then it […]