Why have we set the bar so low on church membership? Our motives are pure – we want as many people as possible to hear the good news. But in doing so, we fail to stir the hearts of men, who secretly long for a more challenging, rigorous faith.
There are four thousand new “church plants” in the U.S. each year. And they’re all the same.
What if Jesus applied for a job at your church?
Many of today’s Christians believe in a God who indulges them. A God who winks when they’re disobedient. A God who lets them do as they please. A God who looks down from heaven – and chuckles.
Benedict is following the example of all the great men of scripture.
Every time Patrick opens up and shares his true feelings and emotions, there’s a man who tells him to stop. Or he pays a penalty for opening up. Patrick gets the message: to be a man is to deny your true feelings.
Slacking isn’t laziness. I define it as “failing to engage with the institutions that have defined and governed society.” Today’s young adults are increasingly rejecting the societal norms that have defined adulthood since the dawn of the republic.
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I am no different than Adam Lanza or King Herod. I am man – capable of immense evil. Yet I’m a beloved man – and a forgiven man. This has made all the difference in my life.
It’s thrilling to see a man’s face light up when he sees an actual map of his spiritual life for the very first time.