“If we consider the unblushing promises of reward … promised in the Gospels, it would seem that our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at sea. We are far too easily pleased.”
By the time you see this post, the BrotherHood Summit in Lake Michigan may be in full swing, or over. Nevertheless, I thought I would capture a few thoughts on the importance of men encouraging men.
We started BroSummit some few years ago, maybe three. We do them every nine months or so, and have alternated between US and international, with two being abroad, one in Monterrey, Mexico area and the other in Nicaragua. This will be our fifth, and we are thankful for the chance to come together, as men.
Over time, three objectives have emerged:
- in their faith
- their relationships
- in their manhood / masculinity Continue reading “BroSummit Lake Michigan”