How to Unlock Your Superpower

by Authentic Manhood

“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 […]

Connect With Your Heart

by Authentic Manhood

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 […]

How to Replace Faulty Foundations

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How to Build a Healthy Foundation

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 […]

2 Gifts Every Man Needs

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2 Gifts Every Man Needs

This past weekend I backpacked with my friend Greg into the Big South Fork National Recreation Area. For the whole previous week, one thing after another seemed to block the trip, but at the very last minute, the doors opened for us to go. We jumped in the car and soon entered the world of […]

The Father Trap

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The Father Trap

I say this all the time: there are few things in life that rise to the same level of importance as fathering. How significant is the calling upon fathers to be the primary instruments in the shaping of a human soul? It’s a calling that we should accept with humility and holy fear, but also […]

The Power of Being Known

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The Power of Being Known

Yesterday morning I took my customary dive into the daily paper while eating breakfast. As I reflected on this, I realized that I was unconsciously seeking to learn and understand more about the world. It’s a continual thirst in my heart and in yours, this longing to know. During my collegiate years, it surfaced for […]

The Resurrection of Men

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The Resurrection of Men

With the recent celebration of Easter, we have all been reminded of the possibility of resurrection. For me, this possibility clusters around two ideas. First, Jesus is committed to the resurrection of your heart as a man. What does this mean? It means that He is committed to remove all that deadens your heart—the sins, […]