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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Tommy Heads to Preschool–And Why That May Not Be a Good Thing!

By Tim Wright on April 29, 2014

Excerpted from my book, Searching for Tom Sawyer: How Parents and Congregations Can Stop the Exodus of Boys from Church.  When Tommy turns two, his parents, like many parents, begin thinking about preschool. Preschool is a fairly new phenomenon in…

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Is it Time to Finally Say…These are Good Days to be a Girl?

By Tim Wright on April 15, 2014

For over a generation we have been fighting for our girls…creating a world where they can be anything they want to be; a world where they are treated as equals to boys. That hard work has paid off: Girls have…

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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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The 6 Secrets to Your Son’s Success in School (Guest Post by Dr. Ed Dixon)

By Tim Wright on April 1, 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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Putting the “Boy” Back Into Boyhood

By Tim Wright on March 27, 2014

When I was a boy back in the 1960’s, the girl next door “had” to go to nursery school.  While we were out running around, playing, and having a good time, we occasionally wondered what was wrong with her.  It…

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Boy Behavior or Bad Behavior? (Guest Post by Janet Sasson Edgette)

By Tim Wright on March 13, 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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