Gillette and Toxic Masculinity

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Gillette and Toxic Masculinity

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 […]

Top 8 Posts of 2018

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Top 8 Posts of 2018

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 […]

Ancient Paths for Seeking God – Part 2

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Ancient Paths for Seeking God - Part 2

» This is the second post in a 3 part series. View Part 1. « This post will feature another ancient way of seeking God, one that is both subversive to modern culture and counter-intuitive to our inner life. We assume that we always need to come to God with our words and thoughts. Scripture certainly urges us to pray […]

Ancient Paths for Seeking God – Part 1

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Ancient Paths for Seeking God - Part 1

In the last few years, I have discovered some well-trod paths for seeking God and enjoying His presence. Some are centuries old. Others are millennia. I have found them so valuable that I want to share them in the next few posts. This first one is called lectio divina. Lectio divina is the Latin term […]

3 Gifts Needed to Enter Manhood

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3 Gifts Needed to Enter Manhood

Men in our culture are in trouble. Masculinity is in crisis mode. The signs are everywhere. Men are confused and wavering. The stats on fatherlessness are alarming and growing. So is the sexual violence that seems to be aired everywhere. Everyone is pointing out symptoms or pointing fingers. I want to point to something else. […]