Invitation Into God’s Presence

by Authentic Manhood
Invitation Into God's Presence

Throughout most of history, mankind has felt drawn to something beyond the physical world, something more than what could be accessed with the senses. The longing for this other world played itself out in the various myths and practices of animistic religions. The spiritual world did not need to be proven. It was assumed as […]

Let Freedom Ring

by Authentic Manhood
Photo by Antonio Gabola on Unsplash

July 4th is staked out each year to celebrate the historic freedoms Americans share together. We do well to remember these freedoms of which many in human history have been deprived: the freedom of religion, the freedom of assembly, the freedom of speech, and the freedom of the press, to name a few. Others are […]

A Man’s Quarter Life Crisis

by Authentic Manhood
A Man's Quarter Life Crisis

One of my good friends has dubbed it the quarter-life crisis. Somewhere around 25 or so, a young man can feel the question hanging in the back of his mind, unformed and yet very much present. He has walked through all pre-planned educational doorways, finishing high school, college, and perhaps graduate studies. He has taken […]

The Beauty and Mystery of Prayer

by Phil Davis
The Beauty and Mystery of Prayer

Prayer is a beautiful and mysterious gift God has given us. There are times we can actually see how God answers our prayer and experience living in a world that has been transformed by the lifting of our hearts and our voices to the Father in Heaven. You see a need for God’s intervention and […]

3 Gifts Men Need from Mentors

by Authentic Manhood
3 Gifts Men Need from Mentors

Every Monday night they gather on my back porch—a small group of young men. After some hot tea and snacks, the conversation begins. My good friend Dave and I lead them through a time of telling stories from their lives. The topic last Monday was a familiar one for me—mentors. But what came out of […]

Gillette and Toxic Masculinity

by Authentic Manhood
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 […]