Inner Boys and Awakened Men

By Zeke Pipher on October 8, 2015

All men have an inner boy, and many of our inner boys have strong recollections of growing up and getting crushed, silenced, disappointed, and at times, even victimized by our fathers, or by other frail-hearted men. Because of our rough…

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Fathers…Superheroes or Superzeroes

By Zeke Pipher on June 3, 2013

“Would you tell me about your dad?” That’s one of my favorite questions to ask another person. Few inquiries surface strong feelings quicker. I’ve had people respond by turning fifty shades of red. Some have sobbed with disappointment. Others have…

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Fathers, Don't Blow the In-the-Home QTR

By Zeke Pipher on May 28, 2013

As we approach Father’s Day, here are a few thoughts on the importance of being an active, engaged dad during the “in the home years.” We never get them back. Excerpt from “Man on the Run” by Zeke Pipher The…

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Driven By Dreams – Men Living Well

By Zeke Pipher on May 3, 2013

Excerpt from Man on the Run: Dreaming is easy. The challenge lies in choosing the best dreams. In Ordering Your Private World, Gordon MacDonald recounts a conversation he had with his father. “Years ago my father suggested that one of…

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Boys to Men: Hip Bar Mitzvah Video

By Zeke Pipher on February 21, 2013

I’ve got a 9-year old son who is itching on the inside to become a man. He tries to talk in a deep voice, give advice to everyone, including our pets, and volunteer for all the “heavy lifting” chores around…

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Tebow, Burkhead, and Osborne

By Zeke Pipher on January 4, 2013

In a day when ship captains push aside women to leap into lifeboats, and when leaders of universities sit on their hands when they hear about the sexual abuse of children, and when no one in Washington will take responsibility…

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Book Giveaway: "Man on the Run"

By Zeke Pipher on June 28, 2012

We’re giving away a signed copy of “Man on the Run: Helping Hyper-Hobbied Men Recognize the Best Things in Life!” Please leave a comment below for your chance to win! On July 13 at noon (EST), we’ll pick a name…

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Dead As A Beaver Hat

By Zeke Pipher on June 20, 2012

When I was a kid, I didn’t just watch John Wayne movies—I entered into them. When The Duke mounted a horse, I could smell the saddle leather. When he walked into a bar, I caught the smells of booze and…

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