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The Courage of America’s Founding Fathers

When you think of the Fourth of July, what words come to mind? Holiday? Grilling? Fireworks? But 238 years ago, it was a different three words. Conviction. Courage. Sacrifice. On…

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A Guys Guide to Hanging Out With Jesus

Jesus is the most fascinating man who ever lived. He is the “visible image of the invisible God” (Colossians 1:15), “the exact representation of his being” (Hebrews 1:3, NIV), “all…

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The Masculine Mandate

by Richard D. Phillips I come from a cavalry family, as in horse soldiers. My great-grandfather was a cavalry scout in the frontier West. My grandfather commanded the Army’s last horse cavalry…

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Courage and Fear

The qualifications for being a husband are simple but not easy. A man has to be a man, not just physically but in the full sense of the word. And…

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What Breed of Man Are You

A motto I heard recently goes like this: Winners concentrate on winning, while losers concentrate on just getting by. If that statement were carved into the granite at the front…

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How Sexual Sin Emasculates Men

George sits in church, unable to focus on the sermon. He’s a mess. The night before, he had encouraged his wife to go to bed without him because “the game…

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Man Laws

Editor’s Note: On the May 29-30, 2012, FamilyLife Today® radio broadcasts, host Dennis Rainey and co-host Bob Lepine interview Bryan Yawn about his new book What Every Man Wishes His…

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Manly Men and Unmanly Men

What does a godly man look like? (You can substitute the phrase “manly man” for “godly man.” The two are the same.) Is he broad-shouldered, self-confident, tough, successful? Is he…

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Manly Men Guard Their Territory

I was a pretty good football player in my younger days. Because I was tall, strong, and fairly quick for my size, my coaches put me at defensive end. I…

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Men Encouraging Men

by Todd Nagel It’s challenging to meet all the demands that life requests of me these days. I’m a husband and a dad to four kids between the ages of…

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Men Should Be Investors Not Consumers

Do you know any men who pout or whine when their wives’ idea of frequent sex is different than theirs?  Do you know any men who only go on dates…

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Portrait of a Real Man

Why is it that when someone says, “Picture the archetypal male,” the image that comes to mind is not one of Jesus? Why is that?  I have to confess that,…

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Remembering the Legacy of ‘Prof’ Hendricks

One of the great Christian leaders of the last century graduated to heaven this past week after 88 years on earth.  Many of you may not have heard of Dr….

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Remembering Truett Cathy

On Monday, September 8, we lost a true man of God when Truett Cathy died at the age of 93.  He was a man who built one of the best…

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Men Who Act Like Boys

You hear it in the stories of middle-aged women who talk of husbands who decided they weren’t in love anymore and bolted like a colt for their freedom. Husbands who…

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The Art of a Loving Rebuke

For several years I earned my living as a small business owner. I liked to call myself a “marketing mutt” who tackled all sorts of communication projects for business clientele….

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5 Ways Men Need to Step Up as Husbands and Fathers

In 2003, Hurricane Isabel slammed into the East Coast of the United States, lashing North Carolina and Virginia, then moving northward all the way to Canada, leaving 16 dead and…

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From Homelessness to Hope

This was not the same old, same old graduation ceremony. Forget about the men marching down front in cap and gown to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance.” Instead, redemption…

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Men Who Won’t Grow Up

Sometimes the simplest gesture can make a big statement.  I remember the weekend when I first brought Merry to meet my family in Oregon.  My parents took us to a…

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5 Assignments God Gives to Men

“It’s your turn to take out the trash this week.” “I washed the dishes yesterday, remember?” “You should pay the bills. I have too much on my plate.” Household arguments…

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