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Great Men Give

Radical generosity is a trait of noble manhood. A great man makes generosity a part of the legacy he leaves. We also know from history and every religion that the generous man prospers. When we give we open up channels [...]

2021-06-14T12:07:20-04:00Jun 15th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Four Challenges

Stephen wants to help you get ahead of the curve. Before summer gets here… before you’re busy with vacation, plans, kids’ activities… set your mind to completing these four challenges. From exercising the mind and body to building the spirit, [...]

2021-06-07T14:52:18-04:00Jun 8th, 2021|Tags: , , |

The Destiny GPS

Everyone you know is fighting a great battle. Stephen shares the story of one of the great battles of his own life: moving from Berlin to West Des Moines, Iowa, as a teenager in the 1970s. One thing got him [...]

2021-05-24T13:47:53-04:00May 25th, 2021|Tags: , |

Teaching Boys

To paraphrase the sociologist Camille Paglia, a woman simply is, but a man must become. Masculinity is risky and elusive. It must be called out by other men. In this episode, Stephen unpacks the “why” behind his belief in the [...]

2021-05-17T13:51:58-04:00May 18th, 2021|Tags: , |

Clothes Reveal the Man

Clothes don’t make the man, but they can reveal the man. Stephen shares a recent experience attending a reception for a former state governor. While the women were wisely and appropriately dressed, many of the men were dressed like five-year-olds [...]

2021-05-10T15:23:39-04:00May 11th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Courage and Questions

We tend to live in a bubble that is free from critical input. This is dangerous. We ought to have constant, loving, constructive feedback in a culture of noble men. In this episode, Stephen teaches how to ask the tough [...]

2021-05-04T08:00:54-04:00May 4th, 2021|Tags: , |

Doing a Daily Blast

There is stunning scientific and anecdotal evidence that men experience a dramatic change in their souls and bodies when regularly engaging in an activity that is hard, challenging, or a little bit dangerous. Most of you listening to this podcast [...]

2021-04-19T13:13:09-04:00Apr 20th, 2021|Tags: , |

The Importance of the “Other”

Growing up, boys need men other than their fathers to speak into their lives. As a teenager raised on military bases, Stephen was on the receiving end of this relationship often. Officers and other men on base would help guide [...]

2021-04-12T14:22:51-04:00Apr 13th, 2021|Tags: , |