The marks of manhood

With this weekend being our men’s conference — “The Reason You Live,” I’ve been thinking about a variety of topics related to men and manhood.  In the course of my thinking and perusing files, I came across this list of qualities compiled by Al Mohler several years ago about the indicators that a transition has […]

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Book Review: Disciplines of a Godly Man

Title:  Disciplines of a Godly Man Author:  R. Kent Hughes Publisher:  Crossway Books, 2009; 304 pp. $15.99 Recommendation (4-star scale):  There are a variety of reasons that people fail to live disciplined lives — laziness and apathy, fleeting awareness of the cost of feeble discipline, weakness and immaturity, lack of a role model, and sometimes, […]

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A Man’s Man

What are the characteristics of a man in leadership? What does a man who is really a man look like? Generally, we look to 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1 to consider that answer, yet 1 Cor. 16 also offers several qualities of the godly man (in leadership). We know that Paul is talking about […]

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Piper on Biblical Masculinity

In a recent message, “Some Sweet Blessings of Masculine Christianity,” John Piper defined Biblical masculinity this way: By “masculine Christianity,” I mean (though words are inadequate): The theology and the church and the mission are marked by over-arching male leadership and an ethos of tender-hearted strength and contrite courage and risk-taking decisiveness and readiness to […]

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