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  • In our journey in the theme of In the Arena, we’ve completed our study of I Cor. 16:13, 14 and[...]

  • Our theme verses for our series entitled “In the Arena,” are I Cor. 16:13, 14: “Be on your guard, Stand[...]

  • As men In the Arena, our theme verses in this blog series this spring are: “Be on your guard, Stand[...]

  • As men regularly facing challenges, confusion, and pressure on numerous levels in life these days, we may well feel like[...]

  • Right now I think it's easy to wonder, Is God paying attention? What's on his mind? The words, music and[...]

  • ​The STEM school shooting in Highlands Ranch, CO is disturbing to all of us. We may differ in our convictions[...]

  • In my previous post, Random Male Violence, Part I I began to unravel the mystery of why the random violence we regularly encounter happens in the U.S. on a level unlike any other country. Our soul searching requires that we recognize that we are developing wounded males. But all countries have wounded males. There’s another inescapable reason random mass slaughter happens within American borders so much more than anywhere else— the ease with which anyone, regardless of capabilities, mental health or training can get their hands on assault rifles—weapons of mass destruction. The solution to this issue has proven exceptionally difficult to find, but I don’t think there is any question that this is a central part of the problem.

  • We see the news updates on our phones and can hardly believe what we are seeing. We turn on the TV and shake our heads, wordlessly, stunned at the carnage we once again witness in our broken world. A morally lost 64 year-old man has killed more 50 and wounded more than 500 attenders of an outdoor concert in Las Vegas. He'd probably never met any of them. The audio of machine gun fire, along with the video of thousands running, crouching, weeping, is almost more than our hearts and minds can handle...