Reading Time: 5 minutes The bane of our existence, it seems like toxic people are everywhere. A tricky situation to navigate, how can we tell the difference between a truly toxic person from someone that’s just acting up because they’re going through a hard time?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Some men are brought up that they do not need anyone else. The message of the Lone Wolf is that, although there is an entire pack available to you, it’s better for you to walk an isolated, lonely path. The fact is, no man can be a lone wolf and walk in their faith alone.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you reached a point when you realized you just can’t change a person? The truth is, you can’t change the people around you, but you can change the people around you. So what does that mean?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you want to experience better relationships? Who doesn’t! The best place to start, as with all things, is with Scripture. But be ready—what you find might be different than what you were initially seeking.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If we think about all the terrible decisions we have made in our lives, it all goes back to us seeing that enticing bait. Then before we know it, we are dragged into outer space and we have no idea how we got there.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Are you struggling with a friendship? It’s tempting to evaluate the trouble and identify the source of trouble as outside of your control. Here are six things to avoid and six things to choose instead in your friendships.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The first topic in the “Myths that make us miserable” series is “Haters”. A word that spread like wildfire in the 90s. In hater-nomics, we’ll look at the spheres of influence and how to focus your efforts on the people that will give you the highest return on investment.
Reading Time: 3 minutes I think God wants us to invest deeply in things that we care about, whether that is sports, food, people, work, family, exercise, whatever. God doesn’t want us to give up on these things, but rather, he wants to be involved in all those things! So what does that look like? I want to look at a few things that we all invest in, and see how we can let Jesus in on these places.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Most men like superheroes. We watched the cartoon versions, read comic books, and bought the t-shirts. I was inspired by the latest Marvel movie to look at the foundational stones of manhood from the story of David. David selected five smooth stones before he went into battle with Goliath. In my last article, I introduced courage as the first foundation stone of manhood. The second stone represents loyalty.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Living in isolation not only rejects God’s ownership over our lives but also denies our fundamental human hardwiring. We must continue to pursue a friendship with others, but not begrudgingly or in fear. Rather, we pursue a friendship with joy because there is practical help offered to us in the Scriptures, divine grace available for our specific struggles, and beautiful blessings to experience when biblical friendship is realized.