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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.

Oct 31, 2023

Think you're TOUGH? Don't be so sure. There are four areas of toughness, one in which even 80% of Navy Seals are statistically weak. In this week's 10-minute equipping episode, author and pastor Jim Ramos outlines the four M's of toughness and helps you determine if there's an area you need to get tough.

Oct 26, 2023

Find yourself yelling at your kids? Or repeating your own dad's angry parenting patterns, the very ones you swore you'd never use? You know you shouldn't yell, but how else can you win power struggles and get through to your defiant kid? In this week's interview, Kirk Martin, host of the Calm Parenting podcast,...

Oct 24, 2023

There are two types of Christian men. Which one are you? In this week's 10-minute equipping episode, pastor Jim Ramos identifies the difference between a "Christian" and a real follower of Jesus. You'll wall away from this episode knowing which type of Christian YOU are, and what to do about it.

Oct 20, 2023

Are you CRUSHING IT living as the man God made you to be? Or are there areas where you've been CRUSHED by the enemy? This week, Jeff Voth joined Jim Ramos to discuss his book, Serpent Crusher: A Plan to Become a Better Man By Crushing the Things that Crush You. They discuss what a Serpent Crusher looks like, areas where...

Oct 17, 2023

This is part two in this series contrasting Christian and non-Christian marriage.

Did you know that two Christian spouses don't necessarily add up to a Christian marriage? Divorce is an epidemic in the Church because Christians are approaching marriage like functional athiests. In this week's 10-minute equipping...