Staff

Mentoring Masculinity

Twenty Years after 9/11, We Must Remember . . .

Reflecting twenty years later on the devastating attacks on September 11, 2001, Trail Life USA CEO, Mark Hancock reflects, “The attacks on 9/11 were horrific. We must never forget the lives that were lost and the families that were destroyed. Nor should we ever forget the brave men and women who put their lives on the ...
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Staff

Mentoring Masculinity

Restoring Historic Masculinity

Welcome to the intersection of faith and the culture. This is WallBuilders Live. We’re talking about all the hot topics of the day from a biblical, historical, and constitutional perspective.    Would the world be a better place if there were more “true” men? Where can a boy enjoy fellowship and adventure in God’s ...
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Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Parenting Masculinity

Father's Day Reminds Us - Boys Need Courageous Godly Men

Raising Godly Boys Requires Men Who Understand the Language of Boyhood On the journey to manhood, boys need men who are involved, engaged, and intentional. This Father’s Day, Trail Life USA is encouraging men to make a diffence by taking time to enter a boy's world as a dad or a dad-like.
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Mark Hancock

Mentoring Let Boys be Boys Masculinity

Be a Real Life Hero

Boys need heroes.  Until recently, boys grew up emulating real-life heroes who seemed larger than life. Coonskin caps and six-shooters were the uniforms of boyhood. Boys were enthralled with tales about Teddy Roosevelt, John Glenn, and Davy Crockett. Flannelgraph images taught us about the courage of Noah, the faith ...
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Wallace Bruce

Mentoring Service

The Honor Theirs, The Duty Ours

Memorial Day Wallace Bruce (1844-1914) I come with chaplet woven new From May-day flowers, to fade away; You come to-night, brave boys in blue, With record bright, to last for aye.
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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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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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Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Parenting Let Boys be Boys

3 Lessons Every Boy Must Learn

“The greatest tribute a boy can give to his father is to say, ‘When I grow up, I want to be just like my dad.’ It is a convicting responsibility for us fathers and grandfathers. . .The greatest legacy one can pass on to one's children and grandchildren is a legacy of character and faith.”  - Billy Graham
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Stephen Ashton

Mentoring Masculinity History

Theodore Roosevelt: Character and Success

Bodily vigor is good, and vigor of intellect is even better, but far above both is character. In the long run, in the great battle of life, no brilliancy of intellect, no perfection of bodily development, will count when weighed in the balance against that assemblage of virtues, active and passive, of moral qualities, ...
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