Review of ‘Play the Man’ by Mark Batterson


Maleness is biological. Manhood is an achievement. Just because you’re the former doesn’t mean you’ll become the latter. In his new book, Play the Man, Mark Batterson aims to help male readers become men. He begins by outlining seven virtues … Continue reading Review of ‘Play the Man’ by Mark Batterson

Tuesday’s Influence Magazine Articles


Today, over at InfluenceMagazine.com: Mike Bonem shares insights about “Thriving in the Second Chair.” I review my friend Mark Batterson’s new book, Play the Man. And Doug Clay answers FAQs about whether donors can specify a gift to a church staff member. Please make sure to follow and like InfluenceInfluence magazine on Facebook, Twitter, and iTunes! Continue reading Tuesday’s Influence Magazine Articles

#InfluencePodcast with Mark Batterson about ‘Play the Man’


My friend Mark Batterson has a forthcoming book: Play the Man: Becoming the Man God Created You to Be. Its release date is May 2, 2017, and its publisher is Baker Books. In this Influence Podcast, I talk to him about the book, about how biblical manhood doesn’t mean women can’t lead, and about how to help raise sons to become good men. Take a listen! http://traffic.libsyn.com/influenceresources/04-17-17_Inf-Pod_Mark-Batterson-2.mp3 Continue reading #InfluencePodcast with Mark Batterson about ‘Play the Man’