biblical masculinity
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How Men Can Pursue Belonging

In this episode, I talk with Scott Tungay about the nature of belonging, and why so many men are longing for, well, belonging. We live in a world that’s transient, disconnected, and constantly uprooted. We never stay in one place or one job for very long, and we seldom know the people in our community very well. Scott breaks down three vital ways we can create and cultivate belonging in local places despite the obstacles.

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Why Polarizing Messages Are So Effective

If you read anything about polarization in the realm of politics or psychology today, it almost always comes with a negative connotation and is followed by long-winded, motherly diatribes about how polarity is destroying our country.

A quick Google search will bear this out. Among political commentators and writers at The Atlantic and New York Magazine, polarization is a four-letter word that resides somewhere in the same low rent district as racism and bigotry.

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Thoughts for Small Town Pastors

If you’ve binge watched too many Hallmark Channel Christmas movies in your lifetime, there’s a very real chance your view of the small, rural American town is one of picturesque landscapes, heart-warming familial experiences, lifelong friendships, and svelte, brawny men with flannel shirts and movie star smiles. Or if you

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Why Overload is Destroying Men

In his book, The Overload Syndrome, Richard Swenson describes an all-too-common condition in which moderns typically find themselves: overworked, overcommitted, and on the brink of burnout. Many of us wear the frantic and frenetic pace of our lives as a badge of honor. When we do stop for a gasp

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