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The Men in the Arena podcast is designed for Christian men in the stress bubble of life: married, with kids, building your career and trying to follow God and lead your family well. We'll help you become your best version, equipping you to honor God in your marriage, parenting, work, church and community!

Monday's podcast is a high-octane interview with an expert in the realm of masculinity and Christian manhood, with authors like John Eldredge, Gary Chapman, Gene Getz, Patrick Morely, and Emerson Eggerich. We read their books and boil down their teachings into a powerful interview to help you learn from their expertise.

Thursday's podcast is Equipping Men in Ten - a ten-minute, laser-focused teaching from Jim Ramos to help you become your best version of a man.

Your host is bestselling author and speaker Jim Ramos. Jim has authored 9 books, including the bestseller 'Strong Men Dangerous Times: 5 Essentials Every Man Must Possess to Change His World', 'Tell Them: What Great Fathers Tell Their Sons and Daughters', ‘The Field Guide: A Bathroom Book for Men’, and the 5-book Strong Men Study Guide men's small group curriculum. Jim's high-energy storytelling and conviction will call you out, build you up, and motivate you to change.

The Men in the Arena are calling you into the Arena of manhood. We're calling you out of the faceless, nameless bleachers, and calling you UP to be the best version of you. Because when a man gets it, everyone wins.

Feb 16, 2024

In this message, Pastor Jim Ramos opens up his Sex Box, teaching you the lies our culture tells us about sex and what married sex is supposed to look like.

This message is from The MAG, The McMinnville Area Gathering for men, which meets weekly most Wednesday nights at Grange Hall in McMinnville, Oregon. You can come...


Feb 13, 2024

The Dad Type Quiz is live! Take it at meninthearena.org/dadtype

What type of Dad are you? We've discovered there are 8 basic types of dad, with their own strengths, issues, and challenges. Your career type and phase of fatherhood changes the issues you face as a dad. In this week's equipping episode, Jim Ramos...


Feb 9, 2024

Have you ever written your wife a love letter? Every man should be able to write a love letter to his wife. In this week's interview and in preparation for Valentine's Day, Jim Ramos' friend Kevin Brewer joined him to teach you how to write a letter or note that your wife will treasure forever, even if you're not...


Feb 5, 2024

Have you ever noticed that men are often "blindsided" by divorce? Too many men seem to be losing their wive's hearts without realizing it until it's too late. If you want to avoid that fate, this week's 10-minute equipping episode is for you. In this episode, Jim Ramos teaches you the 9-part "Couple's Meeting" framework...


Feb 2, 2024

Do you define yourself by your career? Is your self-worth shaped by your achievements? As men, culture tempts us to find our value in what we do and how much we can produce. In this week's interview, Jim Ramos is joined by former NFL quarterback Jeff Kemp to discuss how we can rise above the production expectation...