How to Turn Your Life Around

People who know me, know that I’ve endured many hardships in my life. As difficult as I’ve had it, I know deep in my heart my life could’ve been much worse – because I’ve seen others who’ve had it (life) a lot worse. Having survived and endured, abuse, addiction, poverty,…

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Are You Telling the Truth?

One thing I’ve learned about being a man is that when it comes to communicating with others, we usually speak three types of truths: Half truths Exaggerated truths Absolute truths On the surface, you would think, as long as we’re not telling a flat out lie, then any one of…

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A-R-M Question: Learning to Trust

As men, how many times have you heard the saying, “If it is to be it’s up to me”?  This belief is so pervasive in our culture that many men now believe “asking for help” is a sign of weakness.  So instead, many of us adopt a Lone Ranger attitude…

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Achieve Your Dreams

When I was a full-time professor, I can’t begin to tell you how many students would come up to me and openly share their dreams and aspirations with me.  I guess because I often talked about pursuing our God-given purpose and having a vision bigger than ourselves. And as a…

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God Is That You I hear?

Should I stay or should I go? Should I speak up or should I be quiet? Should I step up or do I need to sit down? Everyday, we’re faced with a thousand and one decisions, especially when it comes to our reaction or response to other people.  As Christians,…

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A-R-M Question: Balancing Work and Family

A recent survey revealed that 10 out of 10 Christian men struggle with balancing work and family.  This shouldn’t come as a surprise to most people (even non-Christians), because ingrained in almost every man is a desire to succeed and achieve – whether on the job, in the home, on…

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A-R-M Question: Becoming a Man

Be a man! Man up! Act like a man!  If you’re a male, then you’ve either heard these words, spoken them, or been challenged by someone with them.  As a male, I don’t think there’s anything more emasculating than having a woman challenge your “manhood.”  But if we can get beyond…

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How Do You Define “Success”?

If someone asked you to define “Success,” what would you tell him?  Is a man’s success based on how much money he makes? His net worth? His accomplishments? His achievements? His possessions? His popularity? His status? His happiness? Depending on who you ask, the answers to this question may vary.…

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