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Aug 1, 2016

Wolf & Iron Podcast #010: Daniel McKim on Scottish Highland Games, Being Big, Training for Power, & Being a Christian Athlete

This was easily one of the funniest and easiest podcasts talks I’ve done thus far. Daniel McKim is a Scottish Highland Games World Champion and as you can imagine, and see below, he’s a big fella. I have always been interested in how these guys train for these ancient games and what ...

Jun 17, 2016

Wolf & Iron Podcast #007: Father’s Day Special – Our Good Fathers

For this special Father’s Day episode of the Wolf and Iron podcast, I sent out a clarion call to men who have had good influences in their lives, either a grandfather, father, or mentor, to share a bit about those good men and the legacy of generational blessings they left behind. It was ...

May 25, 2016

Judging a Man by His Apples

Men, we are judged by our work, both at the office or in our businesses, but also the work in our families. How are we caring for our orchard at home? Let us consider this metaphor in judging a man by his apples.

May 20, 2016

Thoughts on John Eldredge’s Movie: A Story Worth Living

My son, Harvey, and I went to see the John Eldredge movie last night, A Story Worth Living. We were both really disappointed in the film and it seems like most people were as well. I wanted to share my thoughts on it and hopefully get some conversation going about what was missing ...

Apr 12, 2016

Wolf & Iron Podcast #002: David and Jason Benham on Conviction, Character, and Manliness

I had the opportunity to speak to David and Jason Benham, better known as the Benham Brothers. Twin brothers who have made a name for themselves by standing up for Christian values regardless of the cost. They are local to me in Charlotte, NC, and I have had the opportunity to see them ...

Mar 30, 2016

Letting the Iron Teach You: Using Fitness to Become a Better Man

Ering Weinbrenner explains to us this week how the iron can teach you how to become a better man if you let fitness become a part of your life.

Mar 18, 2016

On Fishing and Friendship

“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” – Henry David Thoreau Growing up on the banks of the Hatchie River of Mercer, TN, one would think I had fished a thousand times. This is a story of fishing and the friendship men really long for.

Mar 16, 2016

Man to Man: Embracing Your Authority

One of the many natural laws which men, and particularly kids, have lost the meaning is that of authority. Parents, for example, have authority over their children, teachers over their students, and, like it or not, we are all under the authority of the law. You don’t have to look far to see outright disregard for authority, much of which stems from both a wilfulness against authority and a lack of understanding of what authority is and how it works.

Mar 1, 2016

How a Man Raises Children in a Society that Raises Nothing

I was in a book study with a group of men who are committed to growing themselves in every good way, when the topic of fatherhood and our individual experiences, both as fathers and being fathered, came up. As we were working to relate our own methods of parenting, good and bad, back ...

Jan 18, 2016

Why Ted Cruz has My Vote

“Because power corrupts, society’s demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.” – John Adams, Founding Father & 2nd US President, 1735-1826 If you have spent any time on Wolf & Iron you certainly know that I am a fan of history. I love ...

Jan 15, 2016

Our Sacred Honor

“And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.” – The Declaration of Independence, July 4th, 1776 The loss of manliness in our present era may be summed ...

Dec 2, 2015

Traditional Archery: Part 2 – Wood Types and Backings

“As I was drawing the bow, I travelled a long road. Now I release this arrow knowing that I took the necessary risks and gave of my best.” – Paulo Coelho, The Way of the Bow In Part 2 of this 4-Part series, we discuss wood types and backings associated with traditional archery.
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