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Making Men: Five Steps to Growing Up

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Most guys spend their entire lives looking for ways to prove their manhood. Some of their attempts are downright ridiculous. In a culture steeped in passivity and addiction, many women make horrific mistakes in the men they choose and pay dearly for it. But how does a guy learn how to be a good man? How does a woman learn to recognize him? What does manhood really look ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 30th 2011 by Live Fire Books
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Jul 26, 2016 Luke rated it really liked it
I really dig this book. Holton's premise is that so much of what we consider "manliness" is just males searching for a way to tell the world that he's a man. Holton goes about defining a simple, teachable system for describing a man, rooted in integrity and Scripture. Honestly in today's day and age, which is full of what CS Lewis described as "men without chests", we need more men and boys who have read this book. Get a copy for yourself and one for your son/brother/uncle/neighbor.

Thanks for ta
Bill Garrison
Jan 30, 2012 Bill Garrison rated it really liked it
MAKING MEN by Chuck Holton is the kind of book that dads and men need to read every so often. You can do a great job being a father,and a husband, and a man, but sometimes you just need a refresher. You need to be reminded about what the Bible says about being a man and being a leader. This book is perfect for that.

Holton's acronym for being a man is SHAPE. A chapter is devoted to each of these letters. You'll get chapters titled: Submit, Assess and Improve, Perish and Provide, and Engage. Holto
Doug Dale
Mar 23, 2012 Doug Dale rated it really liked it
Shelves: men, christian, parenting
When starting this book (given to me as a gift), I thought it would primarily be about parenting boys. However it is just as much, if not more, about what kind of man a father should be. In other words, it's about manhood primarily, and that translates into strategies for parenting boys. When you read of the authors background Army Ranger and successful stockbroker (among many other things), you think it is going to be one of *those* kinds of books, but he starts by identifying the ways we can ...more
Wendy Hart
Mar 29, 2014 Wendy Hart rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I choose this book for my son, not having a male role model I worry if I'm giving him the right tool to become a man. I find to many are still boys in today's society. I found the I formation very helpful and wish I had read it before I choose who would be his father. Thank you for your endless work, I hope all families would take the time to read it.
Michelle Glass
Jan 20, 2015 Michelle Glass rated it really liked it
Excellent book for anyone with sons! I thought there were some extremely valuable insights into manhood as well as discipleship.
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Aug 25, 2014 Travyce Varnum rated it it was amazing
Great book for "guys" who desire to be Men. There are plenty of Bible references. Don't write it off as "preachy", however. The wisdom is universal.
Dec 27, 2012 Darrell rated it really liked it
This extremely insightful book needs to be read by anyone who wants to raise their boys to be great men. Please read this.
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