What does it mean to be a man?  The answer to this question is as important as it’s ever been.  But in a post-truth culture, the answer is muddier than ever. Giving our young men and women a clear vision for manhood will ground them and give them purpose in a constant shifting culture. Today’s podcast does exactly that.  Starting with a simple definition to train our small children, I expand with Robert Lewis’ definition of a REAL Man to help guide our sons and daughters as they approach adulthood.

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Show Highlights

  • Why this topic is so important for your daughters as well as your sons
  • Helping your children recognize the difference between a boy and adult
  • Why we miss true cultural Rites of Passage and how your church can create one
  • Rites of Passages for young men around the world
  • Our Church’s 4 Part Rite of Passage
    • A special family trip
    • A special family dinner
    • A special gift
    • A church dinner with public affirmation and prayer
  • A simple manhood definition: “You’re a man. That means God made you strong to take care of others.”
  • Rejecting Passivity
  • Expecting God’s Greater Reward
  • Accepting Responsibility
  • Leading Courageously

Resources Mentioned

Cultural Rites of Passage around the world

Failure to Launch

Men’s Fraternity by Robert Lewis

Raising a Modern Day Knight by Robert Lewis

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