Why the bathroom wars have men in a lather

By David Murrow on May 11, 2016

The new bathroom policy angers men because it strips them of their ancient protector role. To make things worse, any man who expresses concern for his daughter’s privacy is labeled a bigot. Men can’t shield their loved ones – and they’re publicly shamed if they try.

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Stop managing your husband’s relationships

By David Murrow on April 4, 2016

When a woman starts taking control of something, a man immediately backs off. After a few years of having my relationships professionally managed, they began to atrophy.

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Andy Stanley’s real errors

By David Murrow on March 10, 2016

To his credit, Stanley quickly apologized for disparaging small churches. But his comment was based on two other questionable assumptions.

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Youth group: why not put the boys in charge?

By David Murrow on February 29, 2016

Why did these boys come week after week? Not because of my superior leadership skills. I’m sure of that – because I wasn’t leading.

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How father wounds are changing politics

By David Murrow on February 3, 2016

We live in the most peaceful, prosperous society in human history. Yet the electorate rages like an agitated toddler.

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Removing barriers that keep young men out of church

By David Murrow on December 22, 2015

If we want more men in church 20 years from now we must start today – by rethinking how we raise boys in the faith.

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Why informality is suddenly OK

By David Murrow on July 14, 2015

I am curious as to why our world became so informal so fast. Why, even in my lifetime I’ve seen people stop dressing for all but the most solemn occasions. Why so many aspects of politeness have gone by the wayside. Why expediency almost always trumps “doing the right thing.”

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Why extramarital sex is suddenly OK

By David Murrow on July 7, 2015

We tend to see the “sexual revolution” as something new. It is not. We are merely reverting to the loose and varied sexual practices that prevailed for millennia in preliterate societies.

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How men became scary

By David Murrow on November 13, 2014

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?

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Marriage will be ruled unconstitutional

By David Murrow on November 4, 2014

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?

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