a word from the pastor

Don’t Get Stuffed in the Man Box

Have you ever pondered what it means to be a man? What characterizes true manhood? How Christians should perceive, define and display masculinity? The confusion that many men experience in this area is easy to understand. One stereotype portrayed in the media connects masculinity with misogyny, s...
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Facing Failure

To some degree we’ve all faced failure, be it financial, relational, business, or even moral failure. Perhaps you feel like you’ll never reach your goals, your debt is unmanageable, or you can’t make good on your promises. Maybe you had dreams once, but they’ve long since evaporated. Perhaps you’...
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Making Accountability Work

If you’ve ever attended an event for Christian men, you’ve most likely heard about the importance of accountability. If you’re like me, you’ve also thought, “that’s not going to happen.” Many men are very skeptical about accountability because we don’t like being vulnerable. Accountability is int...
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The Power of Integrity

Integrity, the state of being whole and undivided, is something to which every Christian man should aspire. Having integrity means you’re driven by truth rather than expediency and by conviction rather than personal comfort or convenience. You possess integrity when your beliefs are consistent wi...
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The Divine Mandate to Parents

In a New York Times article, author Laurie Frankel wrote about a dilemma involving her 6-year-old son’s entrance into first grade. Apparently, the lad developed a preference for dresses over what little boys normally wear. As soon as I use the word “normally,” I recognize that a growing number of...
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