Who Is Your Nathan? Many of us are familiar with the story of King David and Bathsheba. In the account described in the Bible, King David saw Bathsheba bathing on a roof and was immediately filled with intense lust for her. He committed adultery with her knowing that she was married. When she became pregnant,Continue reading “Who Is Your Nathan?”
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Do You Have Perseverance?
Do you have perseverance? Do you have what it takes to keep going no matter how hard, how far, or how painful? The sad news is that many men today are mentally weak. Far too often, men give up at the first sign of difficulty. Instead of fighting through the hardship, they surrender and admitContinue reading “Do You Have Perseverance?”
Cleaning Up My Own Mess
Throughout my addiction, I always tried to deflect blame for my actions. I would blame my acting out on stress and anxiety. I would blame my wife for the slightest errors and use them as justification for my actions. I would blame God for making me this way. I would blame society for being soContinue reading “Cleaning Up My Own Mess”
Progress Over Perfection
There’s one phrase that I repeat over and over again to the men that I coach. “Two steps forward, one step back, is still moving forward.” The point is that just because you might be falling short sometimes, doesn’t mean you aren’t making progress. If you’re fighting, if you’re working hard, if you’re determined,Continue reading “Progress Over Perfection”
The Lost Art of Deep Conversation
When was the last time you had a deep meaningful conversation with someone? If you can’t remember, that’s a problem. The majority of the conversations that men have are extremely shallow. Many rarely ever go beyond the weather or sports. But men need conversation. We need to connect with one another on a deeper level. Continue reading “The Lost Art of Deep Conversation”
Who Wears The Pants? 10 Ways Men Must Lead Their Families
Who “wears the pants” in your family? If the answer is not unquestionably you, you’re failing as a man. Masculinity begets leadership. Masculinity IS leadership. Man was born to lead. This is his purpose, his duty, and where he finds fulfillment. Men, it is your job to lead your family. It is not your wife’s. Continue reading “Who Wears The Pants? 10 Ways Men Must Lead Their Families”
Will I Be Remembered When I’m Gone?
Over half of my life has been spent working in funeral homes. I started at age 16 as an after school job in high school and I’m still doing it now. In over 18 years in this business, I’ve seen a lot of things. I’ve seen tragedies too many to count. I’ve seen heartbreak youContinue reading “Will I Be Remembered When I’m Gone?”
Don’t Be A Frog In Water
There’s a lab experiment often told, where a frog is placed in water heating at the rate of .0036 of a degree Fahrenheit per second and, although it never moves, at the end of two and a half hours, the frog is found to be dead. The explanation is that the water is heated soContinue reading “Don’t Be A Frog In Water”
Does Porn Make Me A Bad Man?
Porn makes you feel a lot of things. It makes you feel good. It gets you excited. It allows you to escape from the stresses of life. These “good” things only last a short time. Porn also makes you feel shame, regret, and disgust. It leads to depression, increased (not decreased) stress, and overwhelming guilt.Continue reading “Does Porn Make Me A Bad Man?”
Can My Marriage Be Saved After Porn?
Porn Addiction has devastating effects. It destroys health, families, careers, and marriages. But it doesn’t have to. If you or your spouse has battled porn, you may ask, “Can my marriage be saved after porn addiction? YES! I’m living proof. My addiction to porn and sex almost destroyed my marriage. I was unfaithful to myContinue reading “Can My Marriage Be Saved After Porn?”