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Integrity

Integrity

  Our generation hears the word integrity, and it seems to mean “honest and good.” A man of integrity is a man who won’t steal or lie. We pick this up just from hearing the way the word is commonly used. It takes our understanding a bit further, though, to know the word integrity is

Surprised by God’s Will

  I was trying to make the biggest decision of my business career and I did not want to miss out on God’s will in my life. After all, for as long as I could remember, I’d been told God had a plan for me and my life. I didn’t want to make a major

Trial By Fire

  Editor’s note: Jonathan Cain is the keyboardist of the beloved, bestselling rock band Journey. He helped pen the band’s iconic anthem “Don’t Stop Believin’,” the most downloaded song of all time. In his book, likewise titled Don’t Stop Believin’, Cain reflects both on his time with the band and on his own journey filled with

The Start of Hope

  The classic comeback story contains one of two twists. It’s either about an underdog who falters and then succeeds beyond his dreams, or it’s about a champion who falls, fights hard, and makes a big return. Either way, it’s about a person in pain whose pain is alleviated or who is able to see

The Incarnation Continues

  [My] labor pains for you… will continue until Christ is fully developed in your lives. — Galatians 4:19 NLT And so you’ve celebrated Christmas, the coming of Jesus to this world. And what a thing to celebrate! The entire pageant comes down to this: Jesus took on a genuine humanity. And of course, this

Men Need Mentors

  Editor’s note: Every year, the Heisman Trophy is awarded to the best player in college football. Over the weekend, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray took home the prestigious award for the 2018 season. Back in 1987, it was Hall of Fame wide receiver Tim Brown who won the Heisman. In this excerpt from his book

Tomorrow: The Antidote for Frustration

Therefore, do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. — Matthew 6:34 On peaceful days I feel in absolute accord with the will of Christ. Other times, when a sense of frustration sweeps over me, I am anxious about where Christ is taking my life. The difference always boils down to trust,

After the Collapse

  Editor’s Note: In the past few years, we’ve unfortunately witnessed quite a large number of men succumb to very public failures . . . from leaders in business, politics, entertainment and yes—even the church. But there is still great hope for these men, even after the collapse. Nate Larkin is living proof of that.

Thanksgiving and the Path to Peace

Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds. James 1:2 NIV Editor’s note: In celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow, we hope you enjoy this week’s devotional selection from the late Rev. Billy Graham on thankfulness.  It is a powerful reminder that no matter where you find yourself this Thanksgiving—whether

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