Do men want isolation? At least one does…

By Zeke Pipher on June 4, 2015

The problem with this desire to find autonomy, privacy, and isolation is that when we try hard enough, unfortunately, we find it.

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To the guy with the gun out the window

By Zeke Pipher on January 19, 2015

There are hunters… and then there are guys with guns in pickups. These are very different categories. A couple years ago, I encountered a guy with a gun in a pickup. It was an hour after sundown on a crisp December…

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When Eggs Are More Than Just Eggs

By Zeke Pipher on March 2, 2013

If I want to write a Haiku about two chicken eggs, I will. It’s been a discouraging month; few things have worked as they should these past several weeks. I was nearing the end of my rope this afternoon when…

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Eating Meat In Morrissey's Honor

By Zeke Pipher on February 27, 2013

I’m grilling hamburgers tonight in honor of Morrissey’s comment. I don’t have a problem with people who choose not to eat meat. I do have a problem, however, with someone who uses the term “serial killers” to describe hunters, and…

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Sorry Bob Costas, I Disagree.

By Zeke Pipher on December 3, 2012

Sorry, Bob. I disagree. First of all, let me say that I’m every bit as sad and discouraged as Bob Costas by the Jovan Belcher situation. However, I’m also sad because we’re in a day in which a sportscaster feels…

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The Whitetail Rut…They're Crazy!

By Zeke Pipher on October 29, 2012

The air almost smells different. It’s the beginning of the rut, a frenzied time of year. They become vulnerable. They run around with their tongues hanging out, making erratic, impulsive decisions that could shorten their lives…or, if they’re lucky, help…

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Bowhunting & Debating – Paul Ryan Makes The Connection!

By Zeke Pipher on October 11, 2012

If you like to hunt and fish, you’ve got to admire a politician who approaches a debate like he approaches a morning in a treestand. Let me just say, if I were a whitetail or a politician…I wouldn’t want to…

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Calvin Miller, Making Choices, and Following Through

By Zeke Pipher on August 20, 2012

  I’m feeling sad over the death of Calvin Miller. I not only appreciate his books, but I greatly enjoyed spending a couple of hours with this gracious man. While I was in seminary at Talbot, he was a guest…

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Hmmmm…A Sportsman Vice President

By Zeke Pipher on August 11, 2012

In three months we might have a sportsman for our vice president, and that thought thrills me. But I’m aware that it confuses many. Those who don’t hunt and fish tend to struggle with those who do. A man asked…

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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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