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The Strength That Prevails

He has made His people strong. — Psalm 148:14 NLT WELCOME Welcome to session 1 of Resilient. This first session includes material from the Introduction, “No Ordinary Moment,” and chapter ...

I Just Want Life to be Good Again

The longing for things to be good again is one of the deepest yearnings of the human heart. It has slumbered in the depths of our souls ever since we ...

Restoration Year: Training by Engaging

Prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves. — James 1:22 NASBYou will be tested. Like Jesus’ desert trial, the enemy comes probing at your ...

In Love with Distraction

Editor’s note: Even though we are all relying heavily on our phones and computers to stay connected during these times, it is vital that we remember our devices are our ...

How God the Father Initiates a Man

Desperate for InitiationA man needs to know his name. He needs to know he’s got what it takes.And I don’t mean “know” in the modernistic, rationalistic sense. I don’t mean ...

A Man's Deepest Question

The story of Adam’s fall is every man’s story. It is simple and straightforward, almost mythic in its brevity and depth. And so every man comes into the world set ...

The Heart of a Man

A man’s heart reflects the man… — Proverbs 27:19 NIVWELCOMEWelcome to session 1 of Wild at Heart. This first session covers chapter 1, “Wild at Heart,” and chapter 2, “The ...

The Stages of the Masculine Journey

If I were to sketch out for you the masculine journey in broad strokes, I believe this is how it unfolds, or better, how it was meant to unfold: Boyhood ...

Moving Mountains: Praying With Bold Authority

In Jesus’ NameWhy do we pray, “in Jesus’ name”?The phrase gets tacked onto the end of many prayers, but I think it has about as much meaning to us as ...

Wild at Heart: No More Mr. Nice Guy

Adventure, with all its requisite danger and wildness, is a deeply spiritual longing written into the soul of man. The masculine heart needs a place where nothing is prefabricated, modular, ...

The Restoration of Hope

YOUR FIRST HOPE “For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and ...

All Things New: The Hope of Renewal

Picture a treasure chest. Not a small box that might hold jewelry on a girl’s nightstand — a large treasure chest, larger than any suitcase you own, larger than any ...

Grabbing the Lifeline of Hope

We who have run for our very lives to God have every reason to grab the promised hope with both hands and never let go. It’s an unbreakable spiritual lifeline, ...

Nothing Is Lost

Grab Hold with Both HandsThat’s why I don’t think there’s any comparison between the present hard times and the coming good times. The created world itself can hardly wait for ...

Recovering Transitions

Your soul is the vessel God fills, yet there is no room for Him to fill if your soul is wrung out, twisted, haggard, fried. Put another way, your hands ...

The One-Minute Pause

We live in a crazy-making world. So much stimulation rushes at us with such unrelenting fury, we are overstimulated most of the time. Things that nourish us — a lingering ...

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