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The archives are below, followed by more free resources for you. Some greatest hits are #13, #17, #18, #26, and #30.
#1 – The Trouble With Men (September 2016)
#2 – Skills (October 2016)
#3 – The History of the Church and Men (November 2016)
#4 – How to Make Strong Eye Contact (December 2016)
#5 – What Does It Mean to Be a Man? (January 2017)
#6 – How to Establish a Consistent Prayer Life (February 2017)
#7 – Accountability for Failure (March 2017)
#8 – Stop Apologizing (April 2017)
#9 – Preaching What We Practice (May 2017)
#10 – The International Man of Mystery (June 2017)
#11 – Has the Church Become an Unwitting Enabler of Family Breakdown? (July 2017)
#12 – How to Improve Your Posture (August 2017)
#13 – The Lost World of American Evangelicalism (September 2017)
#14 – An Antifragile Church (October 2017)
#15 – The Structural Weakness of Christian Communities (November 2017)
#16 – Building Relationships (December 2017)
#17 – The Basis of Attraction (January 2018)
#18 – Women and the Attractiveness Curve (February 2018)
#19 – Accentuate the Positive (March 2018)
#20 – The New Memetic Moment (April 2018)
#21 – The Tragic Landscape of Modern Relationships (May 2018)
#22 – Be Above Reproach (June 2018)
#23 – Marrying Up (July 2018)
#24 – How to Respond to Failing Institutions (August 2018)
#25 – What Do We Do About the Friend Zone? (September 2018)
#26 – The Fall of the Household (October 2018)
#27 – Habits of the Home (November 2018)
#28 – The Anti-Marriage Message of American Pastors (December 2018)
#29 – The Testosterone-Cortisol Ratio (January 2019)
#30 – Complementarianism Is a Baby Boomer Theology That Will Die With the Baby Boomers (February 2019)
#31 – What Is Your Invisible Ceiling? (March 2019)
#32 – How Bad Are Things Out There? (April 2019)
#33 – Wild at Heart and the White Knight Mentality (May 2019)
#34 – Building Up Our Churches Means Building Up Our Pastors (June 2019)
#35 – Rebalancing Away From Institutions (July 2019)
#36 – Be Killing Your Sin or Your Sin Will Be Killing You (August 2019)
#38 – Leadership in the Time of Coronavirus (March 2020)
#39 – We Can Only Go Forward Because There Is No Way Back
#40 – What to Do When Your Wife Divorces You (May 2020)
#41 – How to Help Our Friends Whose Wives Divorced Them (June 2020)
#42 – Why You Should Be On the Advance, Not the Retreat (July 2020)
#43 – The Importance of Owned Space (August 2020)
Here are some other free resources you might be interested in.
- Habits of the Home. This is a compilation of reader submissions about regular cadences and habits they undertake in these homes to try to create a healthy, Christian home environment.
- Notes on Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age. This book is extremely important but also very dense. I’ve read it twice and took extensive notes, which are in a zip file organized by chapter. This material makes for good review or discussion document for a reading group.
- Notes on Nassim Taleb’s Incerto. As I noted in Masc #14, Nassim Taleb is a very important thinker whose conclusions are counter-intuitive, profound, and very favorable to Christianity. I have summarized some of the key points from Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, Antifragile, and Skin in the Game (new) for your convenience.