August 2014


FOR THE FELLAS: ON SEXUALITY

August 29, 2014

I know no clearer example of the modern, reductionistic approach to life than human sexuality. - Philip Yancey When I turned thirteen my dad took me on a “rite of passage” trip to New Mexico. Four days of hiking, golf, and riding atv’s interspersed with uncomfortable conversations about sexuality. I had mixed feelings about the trip, […]

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FOR THE FELLAS: ON TENDERNESS

August 21, 2014

“Tenderness awakens within the security of knowing we are thoroughly and sincerely liked by someone” – Brennan Manning I will never forget that afternoon. I was seven years old, playing soccer with my best friend Mike in his front yard. As usual, competition got the best of us and things started to get heated. Before […]

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FOR THE FELLAS: ON WORK

August 15, 2014

(Part III in a series on faith and masculinity. See Part I On Humility and Part II On Friendship) “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein When I turned fifteen my parents said it was time to find a job. I applied at the local patio and furniture store and […]

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FOR THE FELLAS: ON FRIENDSHIP

August 14, 2014

(Part II in a series on faith and masculinity, for the fellas. See Part I here: On Humility) “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” ― C.S. Lewis Before getting married and starting a family I worked for a season as […]

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FOR THE FELLAS: ON HUMILITY

August 12, 2014

“The most critical need of the church at this moment is men, bold men, free men. The church must seek, in prayer and much humility, the coming again of men made of the stuff of which prophets and martyrs are made” - A.W. Tozer If there is a topic I am least qualified to write on […]

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FOR THE FELLAS: AN INTRODUCTION

August 11, 2014

AN INTRODUCTION We’re going to try something new. At risk of adding to the muddled conversations on the interwebs about masculinity and faith, I’m going to take a few weeks to tackle some important topics for young men to be thinking through. While these posts are geared towards men in their 20′s, my hope is […]

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