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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.

May 31, 2023

How much TV do you watch each night? If you're a typical American, it might add up to more than you think. In this week's 10-minute equipping episode, Jim Ramos takes a look at television's place in the life of a Christian man.

Some of the ideas in this episode are related to our audio-only interviews with Matt Friedman...

May 26, 2023

Financial worries keeping you up at night? A Christian man doesn't have to be a poor man! Ryan Arzner joined Jim Ramos to help you achieve financial freedom in the stress bubble. Resources: The Rat Race Rich Dad CASHFLOW Board Game
Tax Free Wealth by Tom Wheelright
Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About...

May 23, 2023

In this week's 10-minute equipping episode, Jim Ramos outlines his top 17 books for men, along with why they are must-reads for every man. His list includes 2 Bibles, 3 biographical adventures, 6 fiction, and 6 nonfiction. Add these books to your reading list.

Here are direct links to his top 17 books for men:


May 19, 2023

Do you believe Jesus is the ultimate man? If so, then His life must hold the keys to how men like YOU should live. This week, author Josh Khachadourian joined Jim Ramos to discuss his book, The Standard: Discovering Jesus as the Standard for Masculinity. They explore how Jesus controlled conversations; how He managed...

May 16, 2023

Men, who do you prioritize in your family? Who is the most important person in your world? Your wife? Your kids? You mother? Does this change if you’ve been remarried and have kids from your first marriage? In today’s 10-minute equipping episode, Pastor Jim Ramos walks you through what the Bible teaches about where...