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The Victory of Defeat

Hail and rain poured down on my little tent. Even under the tall spruce the heavy rain found littlest places to come in with me. The wind sounded like I was camped at the end of a runway. It roared across the mountains and...

Rewilding the American Child

When I sat on the plane and Mrs. Greaney surprised me with the latest issue of Outside Magazine I was stunned. The full cover read, Rewilding the American Child. Inside author Ben Hewitt laid out an excellent article on bringing back the heart of...

Validating a Boys Heart

We were sitting on the patio of a local restaurant eating our dinner and watching the kids play on a community playground. There was one slide toy that was a pipe like element with handles. The kids could hold the handles and slide across...

How a Shopping Cart Can Change a Boy

I was maybe 10 when my dad took us to the game. It was the Houston Astros baseball in the Astrodome. I don’t remember who we were playing or how it turned out but I do have one crystal clear memory. At the beginning...

Fatherless Day 2018

The Fields of the Fatherless are a tender place today, Father’s Day. Half of the kids in our world, our church, the school, the grocery store, on your block are without a father today. No dad to guide them when the storms of their...

KOZ Leaders, the Most Powerful Men on the Planet

The power of a hug and an encouraging word from a man to a boy is like pouring molten steel into a form. It molds and creates the framework of a young man’s heart life. If not by the father, the one he longs...

Calling BS on Men’s Ministry? What Your Boys Deserve.

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 I am not sure how many men’s ministries experience the Holy Spirit on...

The Gun, The Heart of a Boy and KOZ

The twins were considered challenged. Their mental capabilities were being managed by doctors and special teachers at school. Their father negated his responsibilities and even fanned the flames with his behavior towards them and their hearts. The idea that they needed outdoor activities, other...

Taxi Driver

I left the theatre wandering around the neighborhood nearby. I was transfixed on the characters from the movie. I was also in love. Not with a cute young girl from my high school class but the young girl in the movie. I was 17...

Raised with a Tonka – Life Tools

I was thinking back about Christmas mornings when I was a kid. The fresh cut tree, the colored lights and gifts all wrapped. Santa coming and the stories of how close he was and what would happen if we did not get into bed....
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