Hurry Up and Wait!

One of the toughest things God often requires of us is to “wait on Him.” We’ve heard it all before, from the Spiritual perspective, “Wait upon the Lord and you will renew your strength” to the secular, “Good things come to those who wait,” and everything in between, but that doesn’t…

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Feed Your Spirit

In Romans 7:14-24, the Apostle Paul talks about a battle that rages within him. We all, as men, can relate to this battle; it’s the battle between doing what we know we should do and NOT doing what we know we shouldn’t. The battle is real, even if we choose…

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Mentor Others

There are very few men I admire and respect, and even fewer in Hollywood who are actors. But Denzel Washington is the exception. Not only is Mr. Washington a devout Christian, and one the best actors on the planet, he’s an even better man.  How do I know this?  Because…

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Be An Example

As fathers, we can choose to be examples to our children (especially our sons) or we can choose to be excuses.  Daniel Beaty, a gifted slam poet, communicates this beautifully in this rendition of his popular poem called “Knock Knock.”  Fathers, you matter more than you can ever imagine or…

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Love Your Enemies

Sometimes it takes “boys” to teach us how to be “men.” In Waco, Texas, that’s exactly what The Vanguard College Prep Basketball Team and their “fans” did for a special group of young men.  The VCP Basketball Team extended  grace and mercy to a group of young men who desperately needed it.…

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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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