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How Father’s Day Can Kill the Heart

I know I am jaded in the area of fatherlessness. I struggle with being rational and patient when it comes to those blinded by the epidemic. Yes, I know, there is a lot of brokenness and ministry necessary in this world. I support it...
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A Birthday Wish to My Son

To Jon-Michael Greaney, For you Jon-Michael Greaney, I have said it before, I say it because it is true, I am proud of you son. Today on your 19th birthday I want you to hear those words and understand what they mean. They mean...
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Riots, Politics and the Young Man

Men of Honor, Honor all men, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the King. 1 Peter 2:17 I love that scripture. It brings up something inside me, a young warrior spirit, a sense of honor, a desire to do good. I have always felt...
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The Morning Heart – A Warning to Men

The mornings are a time of sacred quiet for me. It may sound like I have this ideal spot I go, a big soft chair in front of a huge glass window overlooking a mountain peak. Elk wandering about, blue skies above. No, it’s...
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Three Times I Heard Jesus

Men of Courage, Over the last few week Jesus has been talking to me about a lot of things. Now this may sound a bit freaky for guys who don’t know much about God talking to them… but my heart says I ought to...
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How Deer Hunting Can Keep Us Away From Jesus

Today I felt the cool air coming from the north, deer season is close. Some guys have already been out, different states and different times. Elk, deer, birds, ducks, it doesn’t matter much, it’s hunting season and for many of us we are captured....
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Two NFL Players and an Elm

The woods across the street beckoned a call to the boys on the block. They gathered at our house and mounted up for their adventures into the deep woods. The gathering spot was the tallest tree. It is an unusually tall elm and for...
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KOZ Man Cave, Tears and Jesus

Men of Impact and Desire, Brothers, I am sitting in my office on the verge of tears. Now mind you this is a manly office with deer mounts, guns, knives and arrows all about. My desk is a large roll top style wooden desk...
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White Bread and Eggs for Jesus

  I had found my dad after he had abandoned our family and mom moved away. I lived with him just long enough for him to sign the papers that allowed me to get a driver’s licenses at 15. A hardship licenses. Seemed right...
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Summer Hangry H.A.L.T

My daughter said, “I am getting hangry,” after a morning of moving boxes from her dorm back home. “What,” I replied. “If you don’t feed me now I am going to get into a really bad mood.” Okay so I have learned to heed...