Men of Iron Podcast

5 Ways to Fight Discouragement & Confusion, Part 5: Enjoy Your Crew | EP. 75

“When we sacrifice friendships, our character suffers and we choose a path of destruction.” // Chad Zueck

 

On EP. 75 of the Men of Iron Podcast, Chad continues our series on the “5 Ways to Fight Discouragement & Confusion.” On Part 5, “Enjoy Your Crew,” we talk about how vital it is to have other men advocating for you, to keep you engaged in the battles that matter. Your crew should be like-minded, trying to pursue the same things as you are.

Men, if we are going to fight discouragement and confusion we need friends that fight for us and that we can have fun with.

 


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Takeaways:

  • It’s vital to have other men advocating for you, to keep you engaged in the battles that matter.
  • Your crew should be like-minded, trying to pursue the same things as you are.
  • Men, if we are going to fight discouragement and confusion we need friends that fight for us and that we can have fun with.
  • “When we sacrifice friendships, our character suffers and we choose a path of destruction.” // Chad Zueck
  • We need the input of other men
  • When your friends need you the most, you need to have their back
  • Henry David Thoreau, Many men live lives of quiet desperation.” (mid 1800’s)
  • Male suicide rate is 3x higher for men than for women (in North America)
  • If you are thinking about, dreaming about, and/or considering suicide call the suicide hotline today. 1-800-273-8255 (Available 24/7)
  • We are all desperate. Desperate for a connection with God.
  • “Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.” Proverbs 13:20 (NIV2011)
  • Enjoy the people around you after choosing them wisely
  • Three BIG takeaways: Play & pray, space & grace, time & truth