NOW AVAILABLE! Living Porn Free: 10 Steps to Recovery, Redemption, and Renewal

It has never been easy for me to open up about my battle with pornography addiction. I hid it for years and was ashamed to let anyone know what was going on in my secret life. However, God had different plans for me. I was hesitant, but every time I obeyed and shared my story,Continue reading “NOW AVAILABLE! Living Porn Free: 10 Steps to Recovery, Redemption, and Renewal”

That Hurts! How Healing Comes Through Embracing Pain.

What causes the worst pain in your life? I don’t necessarily mean physical pain as in stubbing your toe or breaking your arm. I mean what causes the most emotional pain? What are some things in your life that you have a hard time dealing with?  What are some things that you’re unwilling to faceContinue reading “That Hurts! How Healing Comes Through Embracing Pain.”

Great Men Need Great Mentors

Look at almost every great man throughout history and you’ll find a common thread among them.  They had a mentor. Plato had Socrates, Abraham Lincoln had Henry Clay, even Michael Jordan had Phil Jackson. We all need a mentor.  I was fortunate to have several men who came into my life and saw me forContinue reading “Great Men Need Great Mentors”

Are There False Idols In Your Life?

This weekend, many people across the world are confined to their homes by the COVID-19 virus and subsequent shutdown of most of society. We’ve all found ourselves with a lot of free time on our hands. Things we used to spend copious amounts of time and energy on have been taken away.   Since so manyContinue reading “Are There False Idols In Your Life?”

Who Is Your Best Friend?

I’ve been talking about friendship quite often recently. It’s an important aspect of men’s lives that very often gets overlooked. Men have buddies, but it’s becoming rare to have close, intimate friendships. One comment that has come up repeatedly in my discussions with men regarding friendship is the statement, “my wife is my best friend.”Continue reading “Who Is Your Best Friend?”

The Third Foundation – FRATERNITY

This is the third post in a four-part series on The Four Foundations of Masculinity. The third foundation is Fraternity. Of the four foundations we are looking at regarding masculinity, fraternity is the one that is most overlooked.  Having close male friends is not considered nearly as important as faith, family, and fitness.  The effectContinue reading “The Third Foundation – FRATERNITY”

The Second Foundation – FAMILY

This is the second post in a four-part series on The Four Foundations of Masculinity. The second foundation is Family. After a man’s faith, his family is the next most important thing in his life.  They are who he loves, why he does what he does, and will give him more happiness than anything elseContinue reading “The Second Foundation – FAMILY”

Is Porn Cheating?

I recently posted a poll on social media asking a question that often comes up when discussing pornography addiction: Is porn cheating? Here are the results from Twitter: The results from Facebook were 68% YES and 32% NO.  Facebook is mostly people I know personally, so I’m not surprised the numbers are skewed one way.Continue reading “Is Porn Cheating?”

The Four Foundations of Masculinity

This is an introduction to a four part series on the Four Foundations of Masculinity.  Each post will focus on a different aspect of our lives that we must have a firm grasp of in order to live a purposeful and fulfilling life.   I believe there are four foundations of masculinity that when put together,Continue reading “The Four Foundations of Masculinity”