It’s Time to Give Up

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It's Time to Give Up

Like millions of Americans, I enjoyed watching all the athletes compete in the Olympic games recently. Because there are four girls in my house, two of which are in gymnastic classes, the U.S. Gymnastics girls were front and center. One thing is certain; it made me realize how much I miss football! I can’t ever […]

When Giants Fall

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When Giants Fall

Sexual sin, greed, and abuse of power have existed in the church for centuries, so it’s nothing new for leaders with influence to fall. In the early Church homosexual activity was common enough that St. Basil warned the younger monks to keep themselves cloaked to avoid arousing the older monks. In the ninth-century, emperor Charlemagne […]

An Observation of Chewbacca Mom

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An Observation on Chewbacca Mom

Unless you’ve been visiting a galaxy far, far away for the past week, you have no doubt felt a disturbance in the force. All the brouhaha started when Candance Payne, affectionately known as “Chewbacca Mom” innocently laughed her way into social media history. You could even say, “the force is strong with this one.” The […]

Restoration of Our Manhood

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Restoration of Our Manhood

Bob was a middle-aged man who lived alone in a small town in Kentucky. His father had died years earlier and left him a barn full of stuff he had collected over the years. In the middle of the rickety barn was an old, dust-covered car that hadn’t been started in years. One morning an […]

Our Struggle With Politics and Grace

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Finding the Gospel in Politics

From: JT McCraw Katharine Lee Bates wrote one of the most beautiful patriotic songs in American history in 1893 on a train trip from Massachusetts to Colorado. As she stared at the seamless sky, beheld the majesty of mountains and gazed at fields of grain she began to pen the now famous words: O beautiful for […]

3 Keys for Breaking Free of the Escape Game

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3 Keys for Breaking Free of the Escape Game

By JT McCraw Over the past several years a new game has emerged in cities across the country. Although they have different names for this “escape” type game, the concept is consistent. A small group of friends are locked in a themed room where they have sixty minutes to solve riddles and unlock clues in […]

Top 5 Posts of 2015

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Top 5 Posts of 2015

2015 is officially in the rear view mirror. Whether the year was one you’re glad to say goodbye to or one that you celebrate, our prayer is that you’ve been transformed on the journey to Authentic Manhood over the course of the past 12 months. You’ve been great at reading and sharing the blog on our new […]

4 Lessons Learned from Steve Harvey

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4 Lessons Learned from Steve Harvey

By: JT McCraw Did you see the Miss Universe pageant or at least the two-minute clip of Steve Harvey serving himself a slice of humble pie?   Talk about taking “Family Feud” to a whole different level!  I’m sure the “Announcing the Winner” job opportunities are shutting down the servers of Steve Harvey’s “Act Like […]