21 11, 2021

Why men are lonely

By |2021-11-21T12:05:58-02:00Nov 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Why men are lonely

There is a silent epidemic of loneliness amongst men. Not because men don’t have friends or family. Not because they don’t have people to hang out with or go places with. Lonely because they are not truly seen and authentically connected. [Read more]

21 05, 2020

Side by Side

By |2021-11-21T15:04:48-02:00May 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Side by Side

In South Africa we live in the most unequal society in the world. It hurts, it’s not fair, it’s a reality and we can all do something about it. Here’s how. [Read more]

22 04, 2020

5 ways for dads to bond with their Baby

By |2021-11-16T11:22:58-02:00Apr 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on 5 ways for dads to bond with their Baby

The best start any dad can give his children in life is to establish a strong bond with them from the very beginning. But the process of bonding with a child in the early weeks can be harder for a dad than for a mom. [Read more]

18 04, 2020

Keys to an Excellent Life

By |2021-11-16T13:05:54-02:00Apr 18th, 2020|Comments Off on Keys to an Excellent Life

Who doesn’t want their life to count, to suck the marrow out of life, to live large, to be known as a man or woman who makes the world a better place; in short to live an excellent life? I think it’s safe to say that pretty much everyone does. Yet life doesn’t usually provide [Read more]

4 04, 2020

Dads in Lockdown

By |2021-11-16T11:02:54-02:00Apr 4th, 2020|Comments Off on Dads in Lockdown

Things can get really real when you are stuck in the confines of your home for an extended period with your wife and children. But as the most important man in your children’s lives you need to get it right during this tense time. [Read more]

21 02, 2020

The Price of Belonging

By |2021-11-21T15:03:29-02:00Feb 21st, 2020|Comments Off on The Price of Belonging

We all have a deep need to belong, to be part of something bigger than ourselves, something which gives us a sense of identity and connectedness. And we will often go to great lengths to find it. [Read more]

21 11, 2019

The E’s of Nation Building

By |2021-11-21T15:03:47-02:00Nov 21st, 2019|Comments Off on The E’s of Nation Building

Every great nation, without exception, has been built on three foundation stones: Education, Enterprise and Ethics. And every nation that has fallen, without exception, has fallen because they failed in one or more of these three areas. [Read more]

16 11, 2019

What does an excellent life look like?

By |2021-11-16T12:55:02-02:00Nov 16th, 2019|Comments Off on What does an excellent life look like?

An excellent life is within reach of everyone. It's not for the exceptionally talented, or lucky, or rich. It's for you. And it starts with a commitment; a commitment to live your life to the full and to maximize the abilities, talents and opportunities you have been given. It’s a commitment that will change [Read more]

8 05, 2018

Men have been seduced by a lie

By |2021-11-16T11:27:40-02:00May 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Men have been seduced by a lie

All men have three basic yearnings: purpose, adventure and romance. John Elldredge puts it beautifully in his book Wild at Heart when he writes that every masculine soul needs a battle to fight, an adventure to live and a beauty to rescue. As men we come alive when our souls find [Read more]

26 09, 2017

What stands between you and excellence?

By |2021-11-15T21:03:53-02:00Sep 26th, 2017|Comments Off on What stands between you and excellence?

The quality of our lives is directly proportional to our commitment to excellence. What a statement!  We can directly impact the quality of every aspect of our lives simply by committing to excellence.  Our health, wealth and well-being, how much we get out of life, how much we enjoy life, our level of fulfillment and [Read more]

21 03, 2016

WAR ON WOMEN

By |2021-11-16T08:29:25-02:00Mar 21st, 2016|Comments Off on WAR ON WOMEN

Yet another daughter of our land brutalized at the hands of broken manhood. And another. And another. Another precious daughter, sister, mother, aunt savaged by the scourge of toxic masculinity. The deplorable evil we call gender based violence has made itself visible in a way which no man can ignore. Whether we like it or [Read more]

10 01, 2016

Five Resolutions for Dads.

By |2021-11-14T15:23:26-02:00Jan 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Five Resolutions for Dads.

It’s barely a week into the new year and already so many of the heartfelt resolutions that sounded so good on 1st January are starting to feel a little onerous. And if we’re really honest with ourselves we know many of them won’t last.  Why does this happen every year? We promise ourselves “a new [Read more]

10 11, 2015

The Soul of Sex

By |2021-11-16T11:46:52-02:00Nov 10th, 2015|Comments Off on The Soul of Sex

“Every man who knocks on the door of a brothel is looking for God.” – G. K. Chesterton It’s astounding how frequently men will risk complete compromise of their values, their marriage and their reputation to pursue a short-term enticement. We joke that men have two heads and only enough blood to run one of [Read more]

10 10, 2015

Raising the Future – Part Two

By |2021-11-14T16:50:30-02:00Oct 10th, 2015|1 Comment

Our future lies in the hands of our children and in our hands lies the future of our children. It sounds like a riddle but it’s really quite simple; how well we raise the world’s children will determine the quality of our future on earth. The most important contribution any man or woman can make [Read more]

10 09, 2015

Raising the Future – Part 1

By |2021-11-14T16:59:21-02:00Sep 10th, 2015|Comments Off on Raising the Future – Part 1

Nothing is more important for the future of our planet than how well men and women raise their children. Parents are given the unbelievable privilege of holding the vulnerable, malleable and utterly impressionable life of their child in their hands. In a parent’s hands lies literally the power of life and death for their children, [Read more]

25 07, 2015

5 crucial commitments of all great dads

By |2021-11-14T15:23:27-02:00Jul 25th, 2015|1 Comment

A father is his son’s first hero and his daughter’s first romance – the most important man in their lives. Yet being a great father doesn’t just happen. It’s a conscious choice. In all the work I have done around fatherhood I have noticed a pattern – here are the five things all great fathers [Read more]

30 11, 2014

What is a real man?

By |2021-11-15T21:04:33-02:00Nov 30th, 2014|Comments Off on What is a real man?

Where is the image of true masculinity to be found? Is it in the round-house kick of Chuck Norris or in the decaf latte of the tame metrosexual? Is masculinity epitomised by the pot-bellied, middle aged, suburban man in front of the sports channel sipping beer and yelling advice to a team of men he [Read more]

16 11, 2014

MOMS ROCK

By |2021-11-16T08:29:02-02:00Nov 16th, 2014|Comments Off on MOMS ROCK

Miracle workers and magic makers, no-one exemplifies grace and beauty more than a mom in action. The sweet, healing balm of a mother’s love touches every aspect of her child’s life. It soothes bruised egos, restores broken hearts, lifts up discouraged souls, and feeds hungry tummies. A good mom is a priceless gift to her [Read more]

30 10, 2014

Calling good men

By |2021-11-15T21:04:45-02:00Oct 30th, 2014|Comments Off on Calling good men

Men have been given great responsibility for the lives and families and communities in their care, and they have been given great strength to fulfill these responsibilities. There are many good men using their strength to provide, nurture, protect and care for their families but unfortunately there are also a great many men who are [Read more]

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