Resources on Manhood

Jun 13, 2017

Why Biblical Manhood Matters by Owen Strachan

Series: 2017 For The Church Phoenix Micro-Conference

Owen Strachan, associate professor of Christian Theology and Director of the Center for Public Theology

Nov 15, 2017

Where are the Men in the Church? by Jonathan Hayashi

If we want a strong church, we cannot assume men magically show up.

Oct 4, 2016

What are some important components in training men for ministry?

We ask Lane Harrison, "What are some important components in training men for ministry?"

Jun 15, 2015

The Shape of Complementarian Husbanding by Jared C. Wilson

Complementarianism is not generally about authority/submission, as if they exist in a moral vacuum. It is about what biblical authority/submission look like. Any man who treats his wife in a neglectful or abusive way is no complementarian; he is a walking perversion of manhood in need of repentance.

Dec 3, 2015

The Men In Your Church Don’t Need John Wayne; They Need Jesus by Daniel Darling

There is a strain of the manhood movement in the church that troubles me. It’s a version of masculinity that makes Jesus look more like William Wallace than the King of Kings.

Jul 30, 2015

The Epidemic of Male Body Hatred by Paul Maxwell

A six pack plays no role in God’s love for you. You being conformed to the physical cultural ideal changes God’s love for you exactly 0%.

Mar 27, 2018

The Battle for a Man's Mind by David Prince

The starting point of a redeemed worldview is knowing the greatest danger to any man exists inside of him, not outside.

Jan 28, 2019

The Audacious Invincibility of Meekness by Jared C. Wilson

There is much good in young men rejecting passivity, taking responsibility, and seeking to better themselves. But the arteries of anger, victimhood, and aggressive machismo running through the new masculinity movement do not bode well.

Nov 6, 2015

The 6 Assassins of A Man's Contentment by Darrin Patrick

You have enemies as you try to live as a content man. Most of the time we think the enemies are from without—people around us and circumstances upon us. But the true enemies of contentment are within in us, which is where contentment is either fed or starved.

Dec 21, 2017

So Many Males, So Few Men

The #MeToo Moment and Manhood

The tragic reversal of manhood noted, there is still hope, great and surging hope. As long as there is a church, there is a place where men are remade.

Feb 18, 2016

Men Without Chests by Darrin Patrick

Men especially don’t know what to do with their passions and desires. We either give in to them recklessly, or try to suppress them, which is equally dangerous. We’ve now had several generations of “men without chests,” as C.S. Lewis suggests, who lack deep wells of emotional energy.

Oct 18, 2016

Men, There’s a Difference Between Being Brave and Being Courageous by Sean Nolan

 If bravery is to outwardly face what intimidates us, courage is being transparent enough to admit that inwardly we have many fears and wounds.

Jul 22, 2016

Men, Abortion is Your Problem Too by Sam Parkison

The impulse that says, "Men should not be there," should be laid to rest. Abortion is a problem for men.

Apr 16, 2019

Matt Carter on Training Young Men for Ministry

What are some unique things you’ve learned in training young men for ministry?

Series: Conversations

Matt Carter on unique things he has learned in training young men for ministry.

May 31, 2019

Man Up! by Adam McClendon

Men, God has given you the privilege of leadership.

Sep 17, 2015

Fight Yourself by Darrin Patrick

What most men fail to see is that they are in the ring with themselves.

Jun 21, 2015

Fathers, Give Yourself to the Lord, Then to Your Family

A Father's Day Reflection

There was a time when obeying my parents ended. There will never be a time on this earth when honoring my parents will end.

May 1, 2018

Cruciform Warriors Needed by David Prince

 If we are not willing to suffer for our convictions, then they are not convictions at all, they are conveniences. 

Jul 14, 2015

Christian Men Think Clearly Christianly by Jared C. Wilson

All men face similar sexual temptations, but the Christian man is to think actual thoughts—clear, articulate, intentional thoughts. The Christian man doesn't just feel things in his mind; he says things to his mind.

Oct 22, 2019

All Men Need a Band of Gospel Brothers by David Prince

Men today are often drowning is superficial relationships, but do not possesses any genuinely accountable gut-level friendships.

Jan 21

Adam McClendon on Christian Culture and Masculinity by Adam McClendon

Series: Conversations asks Adam McClendon, Professor in the School of Divnity and Director of the DMin doctoral program at Liberty University, "What does Christian culture sometimes get wrong about masculinity?"

Jun 1, 2016

5 Quick Thoughts on Manhood and Sports by Owen Strachan

Warrior culture and biblical manhood are not the same thing. They do not lead to the same result.

May 18, 2016

5 Keys to Cultivating Biblical Manhood in Your Church by Jason K. Allen

Where there is a lack of men—mature, godly men—the church will invariably suffer.

Jun 21, 2018

4 Ways Men are Called to Be Spiritual Leaders by Mike Ruel

We read Ephesians 5:22-26 and there is no avoiding it: God has called men to be spiritual leaders in the home.

Sep 12, 2016

4 Important Ways Single Men Can Protect Women by Cody Barnhart

Here are four ways to protect women in your singleness that I think will help us churn out less self-centered boys and more biblically-minded men.