It Takes a Man to Raise a Boy Into a Man

By Tim Wright on July 31, 2014

In the twenty-first century, the overwhelming majority of boys are being mentored primarily by women: moms and grandmas, female preschool teachers, female elementary teachers, female Sunday school teachers, and, more often than not, educational TV shows skewed to girls. A…

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The Hole in a Man’s Soul–The Father Wound

By Tim Wright on July 11, 2014

If you dig deep enough into the soul of a man who for some reason seems a bit lost in life, or maybe real lost, you’ll usually find a man who never received affirmation from his father. In groups, I…

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Real Boys Don’t “Fall in Love” with Jesus

By Tim Wright on July 1, 2014

Imagine dropping your son off at football practice and as he’s walking toward the field you yell out: Son, one of my hopes for you this season is that you fall in love with your coach! Or imagine saying to…

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The Tyranny of Boy-Blindess: The Fog of Gender Wars

By Tim Wright on June 25, 2014

The Fog of War: The unavoidable aspect of war wherein the intelligence gathered is always incomplete to a degree, thereby making any decisions concerning said war a bit… foggy. (Urban Dictionary) Our boys are in crisis: 70% of all D’s…

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The Decade of the Boy (Guest Post by Michael Gurian)

By Tim Wright on June 19, 2014

For the last several months a group of writers has been focusing on the issues of boys and men by collaborating through the writing and sharing of blog posts in order to bring greater awareness to the unique challenges boys…

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For the Sake of our Children: Redefining the Legacy of Success

By Tim Wright on May 28, 2014

I wrote this for the Huffington Post last year at the request of Arianna Huffington in reply to an email I sent her responding to a new discussion she is holding on how to redefine success for women.  Make sense?   The…

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Boy is Beautiful (Guest Post by Mark Sherman)

By Tim Wright on May 24, 2014

For the last several months a group of writers has been focusing 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…

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If We Want our Kids to Grow Up…Perhaps We Need to Grow Up!

By Tim Wright on May 9, 2014

I was at my granddaughter’s soccer game last week.  (She’s going to be 5 this month.)  The team is made up of 4-6 year olds. During the game, a grandpa from the opposing team yelled at his grandson: Next time…

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Hugs and Slugs–If Boys Could Speak (Guest Post by Janet Allison)

By Tim Wright on May 8, 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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The Key to Building a High Impact Men’s Ministry

By Tim Wright on May 8, 2014

If you’ve worked in men’s ministry, or if you know anything about men’s ministry in the Church today, you no doubt read the title of this post and thought, “yah, right!”  More smoke.  More mirrors.  No substance. It’s tough slogging…

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