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In The News

Trail Life USA Celebrates Families with Second Annual Backyard Concert and Campout Event

Free Live Broadcast Features Double-Grammy Award-Winning Artist “For King and Country” May 21st at 9:00 PM ET
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Dennis Rainey

Mentoring

The 5 Stages of Growing Courageous Men

Manhood is under attack at every level. In a culture where masculinity and toxicity are often synonymous. Where the media consistently portray men as abusers and buffoons, many boys are finding themselves unsure about what it means to be a man - or  if they should even aspire to be one.    The need for stalwart men to ...
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Daniel Huerta - Focus on the Family

Parenting Leadership Masculinity

How Fathers Help Kids Grow

When fathers are attentive to their children, they build relationships that encourage healthy child development. Contemporary culture has minimized and marginalized the crucial role men play in the life of the family. Yet the important role of fathers in raising secure, godly, healthy, confident children cannot be ...
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Dr. Josh Mulvihill

Parenting

Why Worldview Matters

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. -Theodore Roosevelt Many Christian young people are unprepared to navigate the tidal wave of unbiblical ideas that confront them. If George Barna is correct, over 70% of Christian young people will reject their faith before they reach the age of ...
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Stephen Ashton

Let Boys be Boys

Let Boys be Boys Homeschool Edition

Biologically, boys and girls are different. And, let’s face it…generally speaking, teaching girls is easier. Across the country, more and more parents are making the decision to homeschool. Parents are realizing virtual learning, additional screen time, and new school regulations are not conducive to their sons ...
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Alan Beck

Let Boys be Boys Masculinity

What is a Boy?

Between the innocence of babyhood and the dignity of manhood we find a delightful creature called a boy. Boys come in assorted sizes, weights, and colors, but all boys have the same creed: to enjoy every second of every minute of every hour of every day and to protest with noise (their only weapon) when their last ...
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Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Let Boys be Boys Masculinity

Letting Boys be Boys in a “Toxic” Culture

No matter what our culture says, boys and girls are different. Discussions about “toxic masculinity,” a blurring of gender lines, fewer and fewer fathers in the home, and the watering down or extinction of programs that train and equip boys to become men have left too many boys frustrated, fearful, and floundering in ...
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Nancy Flory

In The News Masculinity

Trail Life USA: Raising Boys to be Men in an Age of Uncertainty

"Boys and girls aren’t the same, and boys need their own space." -Mark Hancock, Trail Life USA, CEO Boys and girls cannot be expected to perform the same because they are different in many ways. A “one size fits all” approach to educating kids doesn’t work. “We need take into account that … boys and girls are ...
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Stephen Ashton

Parenting Let Boys be Boys History

Herbert Hoover: A Boy's Bill of Rights

There are two jobs for American boys today. One is being a boy. The other is growing up to be a man. Both jobs are important. Both are packed with excitement, great undertakings, and high adventure.
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