Ancient Paths for Seeking God — Part 4

Ancient Paths for Seeking God — Part 4

Feb 22, 2019 by Authentic Manhood
This is the last in a four-part series describing some tried and true ways Christians have drawn close to God through the centuries (Read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3). For this fourth post, I want to look at a path that taps into our most powerful mental capacity, the imagination. Because of it, we are able to dream, create, and discover. It is the reason for great art, scientific discoveries, and entrepreneurial efforts. You would be hard-pressed to have any form of human endeavor without the... read more
25 Ideas to Date Your Wife

25 Ideas to Date Your Wife

Feb 14, 2019 by Authentic Manhood
While Valentine's Day is a nationally recognized day of romance, it's important for men to pursue their wives on regular basis, not just on special occasions. The idea is you want to show her you love her a million different times in a million different ways. No matter how long you've been married or how gray your hair is getting, your wife needs to be reminded that she is still loved, cherished, and worth pursuing.... read more
Finding Masculinity in the Most Unlikely Place

Finding Masculinity in the Most Unlikely Place

Jan 31, 2019 by Authentic Manhood
Every boy is trying to find it. Each young man is trying to capture it. Every man is trying to own it. It’s that elusive quality of masculinity.... read more
Gillette and Toxic Masculinity

Gillette and Toxic Masculinity

Jan 24, 2019 by Authentic Manhood
Don’t think for a moment that the controversial Gillette commercial is attempting to redefine masculinity. I doubt that Proctor & Gamble executives met to discuss their part in helping guide the cultural attempt to construct its perfect man. As with most corporations, market share, growth, and bottom lines dictate high-level conversations. But maybe with threats like Dollar Shave Club and more bearded millennials walking around, they thought re-positioning themselves in the market by... read more
Exposing the Empty Promises of Work

Exposing the Empty Promises of Work

Jan 12, 2019 by Authentic Manhood
Scripture is very clear; men were created to work. Work provides direction and allows us to use our talents and abilities to express ourselves and impact the world. From day one in Eden to day one hundred million in eternity, there has been and always will be work for us to do as image-bearers of God and co-creators with Him. Ultimately, to be made in the image of God is to be made in the image of a worker.... read more
Top 8 Posts of 2018

Top 8 Posts of 2018

Dec 28, 2018 by Authentic Manhood
The final pages of 2018 are coming to a close with a great deal of uncertainty in the economy and on the political horizon. However, you can be certain about how to live a life of truth, passion, and purpose as a man by taking a journey with Authentic Manhood. Part of that journey is the help and encouragement provided through our blog. To make sure you didn't miss our most popular articles, here's the best of the best from the past 12 months. You'll find helpful articles on subjects like work,... read more
Advent Meditation #3: The Silence of Christmas

Advent Meditation #3: The Silence of Christmas

Dec 20, 2018 by Authentic Manhood
“How silently, how silently the wondrous gift is given! So God imparts to human hearts the blessings of His heaven.”... read more
Advent Meditation #2: Saying Yes to God

Advent Meditation #2: Saying Yes to God

Dec 13, 2018 by Authentic Manhood
It’s such a simple word.... read more
Advent Meditation #1: God's Strange Battle Strategy

Advent Meditation #1: God's Strange Battle Strategy

Dec 7, 2018 by Authentic Manhood
Advent encompasses the four weeks before Christmas. It is a time of waiting, not only for the first coming of Christ as a baby but also for His coming again as a king. This first advent meditation is about that baby.... read more
Ancient Paths for Seeking God — Part 3

Ancient Paths for Seeking God — Part 3

Nov 30, 2018 by Authentic Manhood
This is the third in a series of four posts on ancient ways Christians have sought God (read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 4). The path described in this post turns the focus to our lives. Of course, we need to read the Scriptures to grasp how God works, but this path invites us to read our lives to see how He is working there. We often think of God's work as dramatic and miraculous, and sometimes it is. His quick work here is hard to miss, but His slow work often is. The subtle whispers, the quiet... read more
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