Dealing with anger in a healthy way has been a major area of growth for me over the last decade or more. Much of my life was spent stuffing anger only for it to come out sideways and hurting the people closest to me. One of the things I have learned is that anger often … Continued

  Today I’d like to give you some tips on how to handle anger the Christian way. Now, sometimes we all get angry. But as Christians, anger represents a special challenge because we’re told in Ephesians 4:31 to … “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of … Continued

We often think about our lives as split up into parts, but in reality, I believe we are much more connected. I was talking with a colleague the other day, and he described a model that I thought was helpful.   He described our lives as having 4 boxes: Physical. The physical part of our lives … Continued

    Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of 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 … Continued

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