Don’t Sit Down!

On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones of countless millions who at the dawn of victory lay down to rest, and in resting died.” – Adlai Stevenson I’ve been on summits in North Wales and the Scottish highlands, and deep in caves in the Cheddar gorge in Somerset, and I’ve found a common […]

Being “Good People”

it is tremendously important to have the right people around us. Friends that lift us up, not bring us down; business associates who bring out the best in us, not those who make us act like idiots.

Everything is a Test

Everything is a Test.

Iraq, Oh-Dark-Thirty: Our group touched down early in the wee hours of the morning at our destination, stretching our legs and backs after 8+ hours sleeping under trucks or in any flat and smooth spaces we could find in a cavernous C-17 transport aircraft. We were met by the Sergeant Major, who got us settled […]

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Like a Hero Going Home…

  So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the […]

The Bond of Blood: Brotherhood

I’m using this post to kick off a series on Brotherhood. It’s one of those words which is becoming clichéd, so I want to try and describe what I mean when I use it here on this site. I think creating meaningful relationships with men is a lost art but a vital concept for men […]

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Communication: Are We Forgetting The Basics?

Whether it’s written, spoken, or a multi-media extravaganza, we all must improve the way we are communicating. Of course, we know how to communicate, we do it all day long… but are we effective communicators? Many times, I think we forget the basics of communication.

5 Ways to Develop Self-Confidence

Why would anyone listen to me? I probably wonder this on a daily basis… it’s an insecurity many of us face. But I’ve learned self-confidence over the years, by using a short mental checklist.

5 Ways of Equipping the Church

The job of a leader is to equip their followers to serve others and to empower growth and maturity. Full stop. Period. Dot.