Posts in the Category: Character

Wolf & Iron Podcast #020 – Be the Iron – Mike Yarbrough on Being the Iron Other Men Need

Posted in - Character & Podcast & Virtues on August 10th 2017 0 Comments Be the Iron - Mike Yarbrough on Iron Sharpens Iron

Proverbs 27:17 – “As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.”

This is a familiar verse for men; even for non-Christians. It speaks directly to the heart of men telling them that in order to keep their edge they need other men in their life. However, we can’t expect …

Wolf & Iron Podcast #019 – Author Warren Peterson on Success, Failure, Writing, and Living Significantly

Posted in - Character & Fatherhood & Marriage & Podcast & Virtues & Work on July 18th 2017 0 Comments Warren Peterson podcast interview banner_Fotor

My pal Warren Peterson has experienced the ups and downs of life. He chased after success in the way most men do, and lost it all. That experience was a wake up call that he desperately needed, and now he is using it as a catalyst to help men get on the right …

Wolf & Iron Podcast #018 – Author John Eldredge on Wild at Heart, Father Wounds, and Christian Manhood

Posted in - Books & Character & Featured & Podcast & Virtues on June 26th 2017 0 Comments John Eldredge Podcast Interview Wolf and Iron Banner

John Eldredge’s book Wild at Heart sparked a fire in Christian men, and called out churches for neglecting and misleading men’s souls. He not only clarified the heart of men and defined the call which God put within us, he pointed to the wounds from our earthly fathers and the impact it …

Wolf & Iron Podcast #016: Feed the Wolf – Thoughts on the Myth of Two Wolves

Posted in - Character & Knowledge & Podcast & Virtues on April 12th 2017 0 Comments Wolf and Iron Feed the Wolf Podcast Cover_Fotor

When I first heard the supposed Cherokee proverb on the Two Wolves I thought, “This is cool, but something seems off to me.” It took some time to narrow down what I didn’t like about it. Like any moral story, this one has some good points, but I don’t think it accurately represents the heart …

Wolf & Iron Podcast #011: DREDD (David Redding) of F3 on Manly Leadership

Posted in - Character & Fitness & Podcast & Virtues on August 15th 2016 0 Comments David Redding Dredd F3 Wolf and Iron Podcast

David Redding (better known as DREDD) is one of the most motivating guys I know. He’s one of those guys that has a sort of inspirational presence that really connects with other men. When he’s talking about being a better leader, father, husband, friend…men take note. He’s also one of the men who started 

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

Posted in - Character & Diet & Fitness & Podcast on August 1st 2016 0 Comments Daniel McKim Scottish Highland Games Interview Wolf and Iron

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 …

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

Posted in - Character & Family & Fatherhood & Podcast & Virtues on June 17th 2016 0 Comments Wolf and Iron Fathers Day Podcast Special_Fotor

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 …

Judging a Man by His Apples

Posted in - Americana & Character & Virtues & Work on May 25th 2016 1 Comments RG_1380006_Board_of_Agriculture_Glass_Negative_Collection

“It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.” – Henry David Thoreau, American Poet, Philosopher, & Critic, 1817-1862

There was a time when men judged each other based on the virtues apparent in their workmanship. A man who is patience, thoughtful, …

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

Posted in - Character & Podcast & Virtues & Work on April 12th 2016 0 Comments David-Jason-Benham-Podcast

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 …