3 things we're thankful for [The Loop: November 2018]

3 things we're thankful for [The Loop: November 2018]

In Ministry Updates, Blog, News by Ryan Sanders, M. Div. / November 29, 2018

November is ending. I've replaced my Thanksgiving Blend with Christmas Blend at Starbucks. But we're still counting our blessings. Maybe in the busyness of the holidays, you missed something. Fret not, I'll catch you up on what God's doing at Manhood Journey. Here are three things we're thankful for this month. 


#1 Dr. Mohler keynoting our dinner. Register now


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Space is limited and almost full! We have almost 350 folks registered. It's all happening this Saturday, December 1st, 2018 and Dr. Mohler, President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is our keynote. We can't wait to see you there. Registration is free right here

Learn more and register


#2 Dad Daughter Diamond Dance is happening in February. Register today.


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We're excited about this special partnership between Heart of Womanhood and Manhood Journey. Imagine dads and daughters coming together for a night of fun, connecting and faith—all at Slugger Field in Louisville, Kentucky! Pray for this event and the leaders making it happen. Register for this great event happening Saturday, February 9th, 2019

Find details and register here


#3 Our blog posts are reaching many dads.  

God continues to bless us with experienced writers who happen to be experienced pastors, busy ministry executives and dads—from all over the country. November has been no different. We partnered with several fellow ministry leaders to talk about being a godly husbands and fathers. We're delighted to share these great highlights with you:


We were featured on ChurchLeaders 

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ChurchLeaders.com featured a blog post from Manhood Journey! We love this site and are grateful for the opportunity to reach more church leaders (and dads) through this post. 


On our MJ Blog, I thank God for each one of these guys, even with their workload, they are helping men be better husbands and fathers through their writing and ministries. Friends, here's snapshot of who these men are. Take notice of what God is doing through these guys at Manhood Journey.  Get to know them and notice how God is building the ministry of MJ across this nation. 


Jonathan Hayashi (Missouri) > Making Lemonade 

jonathanHeadshot150Jonathan (B.A. and M.A., Moody Theological Seminary) is on pastoral staff at First Baptist Church in Troy, Missouri. He is a doctoral student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Kennedi and has two daughters. Find him on Twitter and his blog Evangelica Sola. Grab his Field Guide Making Lemonade

Read How do you handle past failures?


Tom Harper (Kentucky) > Breaking Barriers

tom-harper-headshotTom Harper has been married for 25 years and has three children. He serves in various ministry roles at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky, as well as the Board Chairman of Manhood Journey. Tom is the author of Through Colored Glasses: How Great Leaders Reveal Reality and Leading from the Lions’ Den: Leadership Principles from Every Book of the Bible. Keep up with Tom at BiblicalLeadership.com and grab his Field Guide Breaking Barriers.

Read 3 questions to ask before a big talk with your child


Lynn Pryor (Tennessee) > Removing Doubt 

Lynn-Pryor-headshotLynn spends most days writing adult Bible study resources for LifeWay Christian Resources in Nashville, Tennessee. He serves a Nashville church as pastor and earned his doctorate from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He enjoys woodworking, and his favorite projects are when his sons help. He has been married to Mary for 36 years. Learn more about Lynn at LynnHPryor.com and grab his Field Guide Removing Doubt.

Read Why your expectations are wrong and how to fix them



Matt Morgan (Virginia) > Anger's Antidote

matt-morgan-headshotMatt's been married to Tricia for 17 years and they have five kids. He serves as Lead Pastor at Reston Community Church just west of Washington, DC. Matt has a BS in Psychology from Mary Washington College and a Master of Divinity in Practical Theology from Regent University. He loves music, working with his hands and being around water as often as possible. Matt teaches weekly at Reston Community Church. You can also find Matt on Facebook and Instagram

Read How should we deal with anger as dads?


Rick Prall (Tennessee) > Focused Father 

rick-prall-headshotRick is an editorial director for Ramsey Solutions in Nashville, Tennessee, an ordained minister, and has been married to his wife, Helene, for over 34 years. Rick and Helene have two grown children and one grandchild. Rick plays acoustic guitar on the worship team at The Glade Church and enjoys playing disc golf. Grab his Field Guide Focused Father.

Read How the godly dad can get intentional about education



Thank you for following our November ministry updates. Let's help more dads build godly men. Consider going here and giving a tax-deductible gift to help us help more dads build godly men. 
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RyanHeadshot150Ryan Sanders is the Director of Outreach at Manhood Journey. Ryan is married to Tonia and they have three children. Ryan serves as Lay Pastor at McLean Bible Church in Washington, DC and is a diehard Redskins fan. Learn about Ryan here and find him on Twitter @RyanSanders.


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