A Theology of Manhood: How Masculine Are You?

Men & boys, this is good reading…

Trevor Nashleanas

When I was a kid being “a man” was measured by who could spit the farthest, run the fastest, burp the loudest and win the most. In high school, being “a man” was measured by the number of girls that liked you, your place on the popularity ladder and how rebellious you were. By college being “a man” was measured by who could drink the most, party the hardest and sleep with the most women.  Now that I’ve graduated, it seems like being “a man” is measured by the job you work, the amount of money you make, how much weight you can bench press or the toys you have.

In ancient times, becoming a man was a right of passage.  It wasn’t something that was assumed, it was bestowed.  Masculinity wasn’t measured in age or accomplishments, it was measured in one’s willingness to assume responsibility for his family…

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I started this blog in 2011 shortly after I finally opened my heart and mind to Jesus as a last resort. My intent with this blog is to share what I learn and feel along my path with Jesus.
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