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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.

Jul 23, 2024

How should Christian men choose who to date? Christian dating can be tricky. In this week's 10-minute equipping episode, Pastor Jim Ramos gives you 5 things to look for in the women you date. If you choose a Christian girlfriend and date her using these 5 guidelines, you'll end up with a woman who is wife material.


Jul 18, 2024

So you've given your life to Jesus - what do you do next? In this week's 10-minute equipping episode, Pastor Jim Ramos walks you through 5 simple things you should do now that you're a Christian.

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Jul 16, 2024

Are you REALLY saved? Is the prayer you said in middle school enough to get you to heaven? How can you know FOR SURE that you’re saved?

 In this week’s 10-minute equipping episode, Pastor Jim Ramos teaches you what the Bible says about how to know if your salvation is for real.

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Jul 12, 2024

Do you struggle to say YES to the things God places on your heart? It’s a struggle for many of us, including Jonah in the Bible. Today, Pastor Jim Ramos teaches from the story of Jonah and the power of saying YES to God’s will and the dangers of saying NO.

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Jul 9, 2024

You know you should be the spiritual leader, but where do you start? In this week's 10-minute equipping episode, Pastor Jim Ramos teaches Christian men how to get started on spiritual leadership, even if you haven't been setting a great example up to this point.

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