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Play the man. Make the man.
Somewhere along the way, our culture lost its definition of manhood, leaving generations of men and men-to-be confused about their roles, responsibilities, and relationships and the reason God made them men. It's into this "no-man's-land" that New York Times best-selling author Mark Batterson declares his mantra for manhood: Play the man.
In this inspiring call to something greater, he helps men understand what it means to be a man of God by unveiling seven virtues of manhood. Mark shares inspiring stories of manhood, including the true story of the hero and martyr Polycarp, who first heard the voice from heaven say, "Play the man". Mark couples those stories with practical ideas about how to disciple the next generation of men who will put God first, family second, and career third.
This is more than an audiobook; it's a movement of men who will settle for nothing less than fulfilling their highest calling to be the men and the fathers God has destined them to be.
©2017 Baker Books (P)2017 Oasis Audio
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By Delmore Adams on 10-28-17

Solid read for any father.

Solid read, I couldn't agree more that we are not making men in Western culture but cultivating a generation, as Pastor Matt Chandler would say, of boys who can shave.

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By Anonymous User on 08-24-17

soooo gooood

I flew through this book!! Batterson gently and confidently urges men to Play The Man!

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