RESTORE(D) – Why All Men Need To Be

RESTORE(D) – Why All Men Need to Be by Justin Watkins | VP of Fundraising Development “Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world […]

The Battle for Man – Part One

The Battle for Man – Part One by Garret Barbush | President & CEO If you’re like me, then you struggle to balance and effectively live out the responsibilities God has entrusted to you. Because of this lack of equilibrium, men rarely finish strong. Many of us live our lives in a vicious cycle of highs and lows, only to compromise our integrity at some point and […]

His Sufficiency & Our Response

His Sufficiency & Our Response by Garret Barbush | President & CEO In March, Vince Miller and I teamed up to host Real. Men. Talk. In our conversation, Vince posed a question for all men, “How would God have me respond to inevitable consequences?” My response was simple, “I think God would want us to […]

The Battle for Man – Part Three

The Battle for Man – Part Three by Garret Barbush | President & CEO Men, we have two options. We get to choose between hope in Jesus Christ and his promises (light) or the chaos and destruction of Satan’s wicked lies and schemes (darkness).   If you follow Christ, then you can’t deny the fact that […]

The Battle for Man – Part Five

The Battle for Man – Part Five by Garret Barbush | President & CEO In the journey of manhood, the enemy is constantly working to devour your faith, family, friends, fitness, and finances. He would rather lull you into a life of mediocrity than see you shine light into a dark world. He would love […]

The Battle for Man – Part Four

The Battle for Man – Part Four by Garret Barbush | President & CEO The journey of a man is a worthwhile voyage. Adventurous and worthwhile voyages are never easy. The assignment in front of us may not carry the same weight of Christ’s mission, but it still requires a man to understand that our life and lives of others hold inestimable value.   Loving God, having a […]

The Battle for Man – Part Two

The Battle for Man – Part Two by Garret Barbush | President & CEO In Genesis 1:1, God created two things—the heavens and the earth. The earth is formless, empty, and full of darkness. This sounds like confusion, worthlessness, misery, and destruction. Imagine what it would have looked like—dark, depressing, and without hope. Unfortunately, this […]

The Mentorship Gap Epidemic – Fueled By Excuses

The Mentorship Gap Epidemic – Fueled By Excuses by Garret Barbush | President & CEO Let’s take a moment to be men. Let’s take responsibility and call it what it is. The Mentorship Gap is an epidemic because of us…me and you…God’s sons. At the end of the day, it falls on our shoulders – the men called […]

The Mentorship Gap Epidemic

The Mentorship Gap Epidemic by Garret Barbush | President & CEO Recently, the Christian Business Men’s Connection shared a startling statistic – less than 1% of church-going men in America are engaged in discipleship or men’s ministry. As I read the newsletter, I thought to myself, “How can this be?” After all, isn’t mentorship and […]

Be Quick to Listen & Finish Well

It’s inevitable.  We will experience difficult times.  Over the last several months, I’ve been close to people who are experiencing extremely difficult times.  I’ve sat with these people, listened to them, tried to put myself in their shoes, etc.  More often than not, I’ve realized they just needed someone to listen. As men, I think […]