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Here are some thoughts about following Christ as men. You can use the Categories tab to find blog articles on various topics.

The Peterson Case & the Spanking Question

The recent indictment of NFL running back Adrian Peterson and his subsequent removal from the active roster of the Minnesota Vikings for injuring his 4-year-old son by using a switch to spank him has surfaced the issue of corporal punishment. How are we to interact with the culture over the practice of spanking? Is it abusive or biblical?

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Spiritual Leadership Lessons from Moses

Men are assigned the responsibility for spiritual leadership in their homes and churches. Here are six principles of effective spiritual leadership we can learn from Moses in Exodus 17.

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Jesus and Male Aggression: Meekness Confronts Manhood

A man's anger usually wounds his loved ones and makes it harder for them to follow his leadership. The path to godly manhood requires replacing our selfish anger with the inner attitude of meekness. But "meekness" is a very misunderstood word. Jesus models meekness but still drives the sheep sellers and money changers from the temple with a whip. True meekness is not spineless subservience, timidity, or weakness, but in fact means "strength under control." This article explains how to cultivate the true meekness that overcomes selfish anger.

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