Should You Commit to a Relationship?

Disclaimer: in this discussion on whether or not you should commit to a relationship–including a discussion of the risks of commitment–I am consciously leaving aside the dangers of abuse. I am aware of the risks of abuse, and they’re shared by men and women; but this article will not address abuse since it’s important enough …

How Can You Help Your Boy Become A Man?

As a father, you want your son to grow up to be a healthy, masculine man. You want him to have a successful career and feel a sense of purpose when he goes into work every day. You want him to attract the love of a good partner, and to treat them right when he …

Why Is Wisdom Important?

What is wisdom? It is essentially the ability to discern right action and take right action. When King Solomon, often considered the wisest man to ever live, prayed to God for wisdom, God told him he had asked for, “understanding to discern what is right.” (1 Kings 3:11). He gave Solomon the ability to “discern …

The Upside of Hard Times

History shows us the kernel of truth described in G. Michael Hopf’s aphorism, “Hard times create strong men. Strong men create good times. Good times create weak men. And, weak men create hard times”. Given the challenges of the moment – political division, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic hardships those issues have created – …