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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.

Sep 28, 2021

In this Equipping in Ten episode Jim talks about what it means to be that man who is the protector. 

-Never Pick a Fight. Finish It.

Now the overseer is… not violent.

1 Timothy 3:2-3 (NIV)

An overseer…must (not) be…pugnacious.

1 Timothy 3:2-3

“There is one fairly good reason for fighting—and that is,...

Sep 23, 2021

In this episode, Jim shares from his newest book, Tell Them: What Great Fathers Tell Their Sons and Daughters. This is a free download for a limited time. 

In this book, Jim shares 200 things that dads should share with their kids. Each page is one day with a challenge and a scripture. It is filled with practical...

Sep 21, 2021

In this episode Jim share about what it looks like to be a vigilant man. A man who is aware of his surroundings is a vigilant man. 

A bishop then must be…vigilant.

—1 Timothy 3:2  King James Version

“Conquer yourself and you have conquered the world.”

            —St. Augustine

The thief comes only to...

Sep 15, 2021

In this podcast episode we hear from the semi-retired founder and CEO of Robinson Nursery Incorporated, Rick Robinson. 

Rick shares about his philosophies for giving, and to whom. What does good stewardship look like and what he believes God's Word tells him to do with his resources is also discussed.

It’s no fool who...

Sep 13, 2021

In this episode Jim share about what it looks like to be a moderate man. He shares about what areas in our lives we need to be moderate in and why? There are some areas that most people don't talk about that Jim talks about here. 

How are you doing to be a moderate man?  

Can you answer what is your why?

Do you have the...