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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 28, 2023

Too close at the urinal? MANLAW VIOLATION. Looking another guy in the eye while eating a banana? MAN CARD REVOKED! In this week’s equipping episode, Jim Ramos walks you through his hilarious new free book, “MANLAWS: 101 Ways to Get Your Man Card Revoked (and Rules to Live By).” If you’ve ever submitted a Man...

Feb 28, 2023

In this classic episode from 2018 (back when the podcast was the “Man Card” podcast), author Emerson Eggerichs joined Jim Ramos to discuss his foundational book for marriage, "Love and Respect.” He describes the “crazy cycle,” where a marriage begins spiraling out of control, and teaches you to stop the cycle...

Feb 23, 2023

Do you have the Godly mans greatest asset? While Godly men should love others, there is actually a more foundational trait that comes before it. In this weeks extended teaching, pastor Jim Ramos teaches you what to look for in yourself and other men. If you're looking at a Godly man, this will be the first...

Feb 22, 2023

In this classic episode from 2020, Jim Ramos was joined by author Gary Chapman, author of "The 5 Love Languages" to discuss his book for young men, "Choose Greatness: 11 Wise Decisions that Brave Young Men Make.” This episode is a great opportunity for you young men to learn from one of the giants of Christian ministry.

Feb 21, 2023

What is a Godly man? There are 5 things Godly men do that set them apart from the rest. If you are a follower of Christ, God has an assignment for you. He created you for a specific mission that you are uniquely designed for. In this week’s 10-minute equipping episode, Jim Ramos teaches you the 5 identifying traits of...