Why Men Hate Going to Church: A Podcast with David Murrow

By Tim Wright on May 24, 2016

David Murrow is the author of Why Men Hate Going to Church. Few people have their finger on the pulse of the men’s crisis in our churches like David does.   If you don’t see the media player below, click here to listen to…

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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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Bathrooms, Male Stereotypes, and Granddaughters

By Tim Wright on May 11, 2016

Potty talk has moved front and center in the national debate. And I’m not talking about the Presidential campaign. I’m referring to the bathroom wars. On the one side is the state of North Carolina, passing a law restricting people…

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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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Top 10 Reasons Why Dad Matters According to Science (#9 is surprising!)

By Tim Wright on June 30, 2015

In my last post I referenced a book by Paul Raeburn entitled: Do Father’s Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We’ve Overlooked. Below I highlight 8 of his findings plus two Biblical reasons for why dads matter.…

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Could Dad be the Key to Healing Our Country?

By Tim Wright on June 26, 2015

Near the end of his book, Do Fathers Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We’ve Overlooked, Paul Raeburn writes this: Multiple studies suggest that fatherlessness is a major contributor to crime and  juvenile delinquency; premature sexuality and…

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Why Church Matters to Your Kids–Part 2: Reason #1 is…

By Tim Wright on April 23, 2015

As I cited in my first post on this subject, church attendance among Christians has been in serious decline. Where a generation ago those considered “regulars” attended 3-4 times per month, today “regulars” attend once every 4-6 weeks! And these…

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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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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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