Blog Posts on Men

Fake Love, Fake War: Why So Many Men Are Addicted to Internet Porn and Video Games

Russell Moore
Fake Love, Fake War: Why So Many Men Are Addicted to Internet Porn and Video Games

You know the guy I'm talking about. He spends hours into the night playing video games and surfing for pornography. He fears he's a loser. And he has no idea just how much of a loser he is. For some time now, studies have shown us that porn and gaming can become compulsive and addicting. What we too often don't recognize, though, is why.

In a new book, The Demise of Guys: Why Boys Are Struggling and What We Can Do About It,... Continue Reading

A Celebration of Biblical Masculinity

Gloria Furman
A Celebration of Biblical Masculinity

I live in a culture that admires a man’s earning power, and his fertility, and his ability to rule his domain with an iron fist.

While Scripture certainly calls for a Christ-like masculinity that provides for and protects his family, the Bible takes a wrecking ball to the culture-based ideals of masculinity that are celebrated around the world.

By God’s grace, I enjoy the fruits of living with a man who demonstrates biblical masculinity. This is the kind of masculinity... Continue Reading

A Culture of Hope for the Men of the Church

Jonathan Parnell

Darrin Patrick, pastor of the Journey Church in St. Louis and author of Church Planter, will join us at our 2012 Conference for Pastors January 30 to February 1.

Scott Anderson, executive director of Desiring God, interviewed Darrin on Church Planter last year when the book was released. In this clip from the interview Darrin talks about the societal epidemic of ban ("not a boy, not man, somewhere in between") and calls churches to challenge and equip the men of... Continue Reading