Equipping Blog Posts

  • Can You Trust the Bible? 6 Reasons You Can

    Uniquely Under Fire Last week I had a long conversation with a man I’d never met. I thought he wanted to talk about his faith. Actually, he wan...
  • Preparing Yourself for the Hill You'll Die On

    Vice Admiral Lee served in the Coast Guard for nearly 36 years and recently came under fire after 7 cadets were released from the academy after r...
  • What the Bible Says about the Bible: PART I

    When I cite the Bible in social media posts and videos, I often receive comments, criticisms, and pushback that boils down to the questions, “How...
  • Using Your 3 Masculine Strengths to Change Your World

    Elliott Hulse is a strongman competitor with nearly 2.4 million social media followers. His goal is simple—make men strong in three specific are...
  • SHOW UP TO YOUR LIFE

      Today I was reminded again by how many good men either aren’t showing up for their own life or for the lives of those they love. Sometimes bot...
  • From A Fatherlessness Childhood to Become A Great Dad

    Are you a man who grew up without a father? Maybe your parents were divorced at an early age, and you only had part-time access to your dad. Mayb...
  • The Four Phases of Fatherhood Which Dad Are You?

    The Four Phases of Fatherhood The older I get, the more I reflect on the days when my sons were young. What did I do well? Where did I screw up...
  • Getting Up Strong When Life Knocks You Down Hard

    Are you going through tough times? Has life knocked you down and you are struggling to get up? Or maybe you are wondering if you have what it ta...
  • October Prayer Newsletter

    Dear Arena Men, This week we hit 50K followers in six short months since our TikTok debut, which started with a video that went viral that now has...
  • Defeating Shame: 4 Practices to Eliminate Shame and Addiction from Your Life

    Interview Episode Part II with Ted Shimer My first interview with Ted Shimer, author of the Freedom Fight was so powerful I had to bring him back...
  • The Lord’s (and Disciple’s) Prayer

    Historically, Matthew 6:9-13 has been my go-to prayer outline. Jesus never meant for this to be a stand-alone prayer. Check out my recent podcas...
  • Prayer Warrior: 4 Pro Tips from Jesus on Prayer

    Jesus’ Pro Tips on Prayer The Lord's Prayer of Matthew 6:9-13 is probably the most famous and most understood prayer ever prayed. (We’ll unpack ...