How to Speak Man: A Brief Tutorial for Church Leaders Who Want to Reach Men

By Tim Wright on May 13, 2016

Men and women are equal. Men and women are different. That’s my starting point. If you can live with that, then I invite you to continue on. It’s no secret that men have dropped out of the Christian Church in…

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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 Man in the Making: The Heart of Masculinity (Guest Post by Rick Johnson)

By Tim Wright on April 10, 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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Finally: Unmasking the Ultimate Culprit Behind the Boy Crisis

By Tim Wright on March 7, 2014

I had a fascinating “discussion” with a Facebook friend a few weeks ago.  He has been a supporter of my work on boys and is passionate about the issue as well.  But he took me to task, saying I had…

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A Grandpa’s Prayer for his Grandsons

By Tim Wright on January 10, 2014

Dear Phoenix (age 3), Judah (almost 3), and Decker (4 weeks), Following Jesus has been an important part of my life since I was your age.  My grandpa was a pastor who prayed for me and modeled a compelling faith…

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If I Were a Parent of a Boy…(Guest Post by Michael Gurian)

By Tim Wright on January 4, 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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From the Marlboro Man to Pajama Boy: The “Evolution” of Manhood?

By Tim Wright on December 23, 2013

A Picture is Worth 1000 Words Marketers know this.  They know that images imprint themselves on our minds and on the collective soul of society.  Marketing images not only try to shape society’s perceptions, but sometimes they reflect at least…

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A Boy’s Santa Wish List

By Tim Wright on December 10, 2013

A dad: Who will be involved in my life, who will teach me to be a good man, and who will be proud of me. A mom: Who will always love me and support me. Mentors: Good men who will…

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Why Should the Church Care About Reaching Men?

By Tim Wright on November 7, 2013

I was interviewed the other day by a newspaper reporter on the topic of men and the Church.  She mentioned the statistics about how men are leaving the Church or not attending church in the first place and then asked,…

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