We teach our children that when we have wronged others, it is necessary to confess and repent. Coming clean and fessing up to your own failures is difficult to do for children and adults alike. We know that it takes a really courageous person to admit when they’ve done wrong by others and make steps toward restitution and real change. This type of courage is not modeled by American culture where a superficial standard of virtue and character allows us to restore celebrities who make public confessions back to icon status without holding them accountable for real change. Thankfully, true courage is modeled for us in the Bible.
To address this crisis of courage in our culture, Christian men–leaders in their homes, churches and offices–need to step up and take responsibility, embracing the noble (but not easy) call to authentic, biblical manhood and accepting the challenge to model Christ-centric masculinity.
“Men today are realizing that another crisis is upon us. There are no bullets or bombs, but we are on a battlefield all the same. It’s a fight for our families and our future. And for this fight we need men who are willing to bravely step up and be the tough, courageous men God designed them to be.”
Dennis Rainey and FamilyLife are right now challenging our husbands, sons and fathers to answer the call to godly, courageous manhood and to host or join in on Stepping Up Super Saturday, a one-day, nationwide event held in churches and homes on Saturday, February 2.
Through engaging stories, expert teaching, humorous vignettes, interviews, and personal insights, Rainey, along with Matt Chandler, Bill Bennett, Tony Dungy, Robert Lewis, Voddie Baucham, Mark Driscoll, and 15 others will unpack what biblical manhood looks like in today’s world and will challenge every man to become leaders in their own lives, marriages, churches, and communities.
Hosting this event is as easy as gathering men together and popping in the DVD. From there, the nationally renowned speakers tackle some of the biggest issues men face today. Please encourage your husbands, as well as teen and young adult sons, to join in on Feb. 2 and step up to godly, courageous manhood.
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