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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.

Mar 29, 2024

“I’m fine” says every man…but it’s not true. We live in a broken world and every man brings brokenness to the table. How do we sift through our brokenness to find healing? How do we break the cycle of childhood trauma and generational sin? And how do we forgive those that contributed to our brokenness?...

Mar 26, 2024

One of the biggest questions men ask is, “what does a spiritual leader look like and how do I become one in my home?” In this week’s 10-minute equipping episode, Pastor Jim Ramos reviews 3 practical ways men can lead by example using 1st Timothy 4:15. You’ll walk away from this episode knowing how to start...

Mar 22, 2024

Strength and courage. Can you have one without the other? These words are used over and over and commonly paired up in the Bible. In this message, Jim teaches the importance of why these words are often paired together, and what it means when you only have one of the two. This episode will challenge you to look in the...

Mar 19, 2024

Want to meet Jim Ramos in person? In this week’s equipping episode, Jim Ramos tells you about 3 upcoming in-person events on both coasts where you can come out and meet him.

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Mar 15, 2024

Divorcing Christian? Chances are you—or someone you’re close to—has dealt with the pain of divorce. Today Jim Ramos is joined by Dale Brown to walk you through 9 critical steps for healing from divorce. These are personal practices that will help you survive, heal, and thrive. Dale gives practical advice to anyone...