It’s never been more difficult to be a young guy.
Today my brand new book hits the shelves, including Amazon’s shelves… a book to teen guys about the four biggest distractions today’s guys face:
STRUGGLES WITH SELF
Like my previous Guy’s Guide book, this new book is brutally honest to today’s guys about what it means to be a man of God today, especially when the little device in our pocket is telling us plenty of lies about who we are and what’s good for us. It’s a perfect gift for a guy… better yet… a perfect discussion opener for a dad to go through with his son at breakfast each week.
Here’s a peek at the four battles I address:
Grab the book today… Amazon has it for less than $10 bucks! I pray it helps you open the doors of dialogue with young guys about stuff that matters!
Today’s guys face a lot of distractions… a lot more than I faced as a young man.
Let’s be honest. When I was 13 in 1983 I had access to porn, drugs, and raunchy entertainment media.
- But porn wasn’t just a click away in my pocket, it was in a magazine at my friend’s house if we dared to sneak into his dad’s bedroom.
- Marijuana was available, but it wasn’t mainstream or encouraged… and it sure wasn’t legal.
- I loved movies, music and television, but my house had one screen and a boombox. Now I have a dozen screens, and my entire entertainment media library is available in the cloud. Name a movie or music video. I can watch it within seconds, regardless of rating.
But I think the biggest difference between then and now is Continue reading “Refreshingly brutal advice to young guys” »
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