Editor’s Note: This is the first in a five-part series that takes a scientific approach to study the value and impact The Crucible Project has had on men who are thirsty to live with more integrity, grace and courage. It is based on work of Crucible brother Ryan Poling, a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology. … Continued

    The Crucible Project is one of the most authentic places I have ever experienced … where men of color like me can get a glimpse of what co-equal relationships with our white brothers can look and feel like. You see, even today there are certain injustices that African-American men face on a relatively … Continued

How does God see you?  The answers to that question will vary greatly.  Some people will give a Biblical answer based on the Grace we receive.  Some will answer from a place of shame and feel God is always ready to point out flaws.  Some believe that as long as they are living “right” and … Continued

  I love my wife of 28 years.  I want to be a great husband.  After almost three decades of marriage, I still find myself in an occasional argument with this person I want to spend the rest of my life with. But why?   Three Truths For every situation in a relationship there are … Continued

  Editor’s note: The following post is an excerpt from Dan’s book, When Father is a Bad Word   Father. For some, that is a word that conjures up feelings of warmth, security, and pride. For all too many others it is a word that triggers shame, pain, and anger. I have known first-hand the pain … Continued

  I just don’t know how to act or be around someone who is in emotional stress such as deep anger, sadness, or scare.  As a kid, I wasn’t taught or modeled how to deal with tough emotions.   Normally when my wife is feeling strong emotions I listen but my reaction is to let the … Continued

  I was listening to a podcast the other day and heard something about how our brains work that blew me away. As a husband, father, son, brother and friend, hearing this made me realize all the more how thirsty the loved ones in my life really are for authentic blessing from me.   First, … Continued

What is our most valuable asset? Is it your house, car, or investment portfolio? What is the most valuable thing a man can possess? Intelligence, physical strength, good looks? In my discovery, I have realized that the most precious asset a man can have is Time!!!  A man cannot enjoy his home, spend his wealth … Continued