Why Don’t Boys Make the List of Presidential Campaign Issues?

By Tim Wright on March 23, 2016

Immigration…equal pay for equal work…gun control…Wall Street…taxes…the Military…gender equality…terrorism…the national debt…the Middle Class…the top 1 Percent…Education…Border Security…Big banks… The list of concerns being addressed by our 2016 Presidential candidates includes these important issues and more…but one crucial, society-impacting issue is…

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The Danger of Raising Soft-Minded Men

By Tim Wright on January 21, 2016

A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan. –Martin Luther King, Jr. One afternoon I was at my granddaughter’s house. She was watching a cartoon designed for young preschool…

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The Steroid Church

By Tim Wright on August 19, 2015

Why do men hate going to church? My friend, David Murrow has written a best-selling book on the subject. Filled with all kinds of great insights, David points out many of the ways in which the Church, over the years,…

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A Dad’s Playbook for Forging Faith in his Kids–Part 3: Gentlemen–This is Your Brain on Testosterone

By Tim Wright on February 3, 2015

(Many great books have been written recently about how to be more intentional in forging faith in the home. Most so far have been written by female authors and while inclusive, tend to speak better to moms and women. Over…

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Mentoring Boys – The Challenge of Improving Communication Skills (Guest Blog with Denny Coates)

By Tim Wright on February 28, 2014

For the next several months a group of writers focused on the issues of boys and men are collaborating through the writing and sharing of blog posts in order to bring greater awareness to the unique challenges boys and men…

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When a Son “Hates” His Mom

By Tim Wright on October 16, 2013

When our son was little, he and mom had a very close, happy relationship.  Mike was a sweet boy who had no problem giving mom hugs and asking her lots of questions.  He was her little boy. But then Mike…

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Could the Church be the Best Hope for Our Boys?

By Tim Wright on September 25, 2013

These are tough days to be a boy! Boys are falling behind girls in virtually every area of education from pre-school to college The average reading skills of a 17 year old boy have declined in the last 20 years…

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Protecting the Self-Esteem of Boys

By Tim Wright on September 10, 2013

This is a post written by my two good friends, Michael Gurian and Gregg Jantz, adapted from their soon to be released, must-read book, RAISING BOYS BY DESIGN, by Gregory Jantz, Michael Gurian, and Anne McMurray (Waterbrook, September, 17, 2013) Everywhere…

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The Short-Sighted Battle to Tame Boys

By Tim Wright on September 5, 2013

Is (Aslan)—quite safe? “Safe?” said Mr. Beaver; “don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the King, I tell you.” During a men’s retreat a few weeks…

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