Category Archives: Manhood/Family

Join the Fight Against Child Slavery

The Blog of Manly, a men’s blog that I write for, has set up a fundraiser to support Operation Underground Railroad in their mission to rescue children out of slavery. The way O.U.R. carries out their missions is somewhat unique, … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! “It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly implore His protection and favor.” —George Washington, October 2, 1789

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Open Range

An exposition on honor, character, manliness, and romance. One of my all-time favorite movies is Open Range, starring Kevin Costner and Robert Duvall. If you want a movie that shows what real men used to be like, if you want … Continue reading

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Resources for the Study of Gender Roles

In my recent introductory survey of gender roles and sundry, I promised a list of resources for further study of the issue of gender roles in the home and church, complementarianism vs. egalitarianism, feminism, etc. As promised (though far later … Continue reading

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Without Stain

My family’s motto is “Without Stain” (ar bith máchail in Gaelic). Of course, we haven’t always lived up to it, but the motto of our ancestors reflects the unwavering pursuit of courage, honor, integrity, and excellence in which my family … Continue reading

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The Menaissance [commendations and cautions]

Back when I was in college, if you walked into a coffee shop like Stoney Creek Roasters (the hub of the hipster subculture), you could infallibly forecast what every male barista would be wearing: 1) skinny jeans, 2) Toms (or … Continue reading

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Tender Warrior

In light of my article on staying power, I thought it may be beneficial to share some excerpts from a book by Stu Weber (from whom I gained much of my ideas for that post, as I’m sure you’ll see). … Continue reading

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Man Up.

“To be a man is not a one day job… It is my duty as a man to persevere. Not that I will never fail; not that I will never fall down; but that I will never stay down.”    … Continue reading

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What Kind of Man Do You Want to Be?

Some rambling thoughts on the kind of man I pray I may be, in light of my recent study on gender roles. Home Within my home, I am praying that God gives me the strength to be the husband and … Continue reading

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The Feminized Church

In the vein of our recent discussion of men and women, gender and whatnot, I thought it fitting to point you to this excerpt from a message given by Phil Johnson, a pastor at Grace Church in California, whom I … Continue reading

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