All articles by David Murrow
Thanksgiving vs. the outrage machine
The media is becoming one giant, seething outrage machine. It’s making it harder for us to be thankful for all we’ve been given.
Black Friday special: free DVDs until Thanksgiving
This DVD has been used by thousands of church leaders around the world. It’s a wake up call that helps congregations realize why it’s so important to reach more men and boys.
How men became scary
There was a time when it was considered normal for men to interact with children they did not know in public settings. Today we’d see such a man as a potential pedophile or pervert. How did men become scary?
Marriage will be ruled unconstitutional
There’s a growing movement in our country to scrap marriage altogether, or to privatize the institution – allowing couples to draft legal contracts that specify the terms of their unions. How will the church and its men respond?
Why holiday services bore men to death
The typical Christmas/Easter/Mother’s Day lineup all but guarantees that men will find nothing compelling during their visit to church. Holiday worship services reinforce the male belief that Christianity is for women and children.
The #1 question facing men’s ministry
What is the purpose of men’s ministry – to focus men on new battles, or to help men win the battles they already face?
We need a national conversation on spanking
Some 90% of parents spank their kids – yet they are given absolutely no instruction on what constitutes a healthy spanking, because the experts tell us there’s no such thing.
Is muscular Christianity the problem – or the solution?
Are we seeing character flaws in individual men – or does something unhealthy surface when churches place too much emphasis on reaching guys?
Does your pastor fear men?
“I had chosen a career that kept me away from manly things altogether. Eighty percent of my daily interactions were with women—and I liked it that way. In those rare instances when I had to deal with men, there was usually a woman present, which kept me safe.”
Guys – take her to see “The Song”
I don’t usually place movie reviews on this blog, but I had the opportunity to watch a pre-screening of a remarkable new film that deals honestly with the challenges successful men face. It’s a retelling of the life of King Solomon titled, “The Song.”