Men are often told they should be good or noble primarily in the context of their roles as husbands and fathers. While, yes, your wife and children deserve to have a good man, a noble man in their lives, they are not the main reason why you should be a good man. You’re called to be a great man simply because that is who you’re meant to be – regardless of culture, religion, place in time and history, or family structure. This week, Stephen’s challenging men to own themselves first. You are called to be a good man for God and yourself first. The rest will then follow.

Note: This episode was originally published on February 19, 2019.