MAN UP AND DO IT YOURSELF! So that last post I made asking if the church had failed men seemed to resonate with a lot of people. I also posted it in a group of Christian men to see what other people thought. And things got sadly predictable. Here are a couple of responses paraphrased:… Read More »Man Up and Do It Yourself?
Has the church failed men? I had an email chat with a friend of mine recently who expressed the frustration that the church didn’t prepare him for marriage. Men aren’t being taught to be Godly leaders of their household. Culture tells them stuff like, “Happy wife, happy life.” And the church, not wanting to offend… Read More »Has the Church Failed Men?
This is the second part of our series on the 5 Key Relationships (5KR). What you believe about yourself will affect all your other relationships… That’s why this is the next level above your relationship with God. (It’s also why understanding your identity as a son of God is so important.) These first two levels… Read More »5 Key Relationships – Yourself
This is the first in a series of posts on the 5 Key Relationships (5KR). Your Foundational Relationship We’re starting here for a very important reason… This is the relationship that determines how you will show up in ALL the other relationships in your life. Your relationship with God defines you. Now, I know that… Read More »5 Key Relationships – God
I’m going to suggest to you that there are a set of relationships that make up the vast majority of the most important parts of your life. These relationships (that I’m tentatively calling the 5 Key Relationships or 5KR) are all crucial in their own way, but at the same time they exist in a… Read More »The 5 Key Relationships
Disclaimer… This is not a Manosphere bashing post, despite the title. For the record, I believe that certain people and places in the are doing a great service to men. There are a lot of great resources to help me fix their bodies, their mindset, and many other aspects of their lives. There are a… Read More »What the Manosphere Gets Wrong
This short post will serve to set the stage for what’s coming up here at Bringing Men Up. Society is broken. Actually, that’s probably an understatement. Society is a disaster. The values that you hold most dear are directly under attack. But what can we do about it? Politicians don’t care about you. Big corporations… Read More »What’s coming…
I said, ” Plant the good seeds of righteousness, and you will harvest a crop of love. Plow up the hard ground of your hearts, for now is the time to seek the Lord, that he may come and shower righteousness upon you.” Hosea 10:12, NLT You may not be a father right now. You… Read More »Prepare Yourself for Fatherhood