I don't have to tell you that the year 2020 has been one unlike any other. From pandemics to economic uncertainty to political turmoil, 2020 will be a year most are happy to say good-bye to. Despite all this, or maybe BECAUSE of all this, our culture has never been in more need of authentic men, who live lives of truth, passion, and purpose. Below are our 5 most read blog posts of 2020 to help you on your personal journey to Authentic Manhood. You'll find helpful articles on subjects like marriage, leadership, and authenticity. Make sure you don't miss reading these posts that have made an impact on many. Enjoy the journey!
Authentic Men are leaders by God’s calling, whether it’s with their families, their vocation, or their church. To mark President’s Day, Here's my Top 8 Quotes from some of the great leaders of our country that are specific to leadership. Regardless of your political leanings, there is truth and inspiration in these quotes that will benefit and encourage every man.
Biblical authenticity requires courage, but not recklessness. It requires a balance of Truth and Grace. Grace and Truth about ourselves. Grace and Truth about others—but most importantly Grace and Truth about God. Our attempts to achieve authenticity are experienced and revealed as we walk this path of life. Not when we try to throw it into the microwave of personal and cultural opinions as we strive to “be real.” Perhaps no man embraced that better than the Apostle Paul. A man of authenticity who gives us a biblical model of authenticity.
As a men’s leader, I’ve learned that I can call men up without pushing anyone down, especially women. My hope is we can spend what little time we have on this planet compelling people by the love of Christ and not repelling them by the lack of love and grace we show towards one another. The church is not without its flaws. But let’s attempt to see the best, love without conditions, and be outrageously gracious toward one another.
It’s important for men to pursue their wives on regular basis, not just on special occasions. 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.
When it comes to the game of baseball, Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra is on the shortlist of lifetime achievements. A three-time MVP, he was perhaps the most dangerous lifetime .285 hitter in baseball history, playing in 75 World Series games with a base hit in an amazing 71 of them. But aside from all of Berra's accomplishments on and off the baseball diamond, he may be best known for some of the greatest quotes in American lexicon.