First, let me thank the publications, publishers, editors and—most importantly—the readers of “The Manhood Line” over these many years. It has been a joy to put this column out (the flagship column for Barnstorm Communications International, by the way). God has blessed this column to go from my home city of Indianapolis, Indiana around the world and back. It has visited a variety of HBCUs and other college campuses. It has hit Tokyo, Japan. It sipped tea in Rome, Italy. It made its s
One of my favorite war flicks is 1949’s “Battleground”. In brief, the film deals with the fictionalized adventures of a segment of the famed 101st Airborne Division during WWII. The 101st suffered great losses and hardships holding a city by the name of Bastogne until help arrived. The film’s climax comes as the surviving members of the unit were finally relieved, and got their orders to retire from the fighting.
As they were marching out, in the distance, they could see a new outfit of fresh tr
"For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places." Ephesians 6:12
As the political circus plays itself out, thinking people can see the psychopathy, mendacity and hypocrisy of this culture on full display in living color. The crass quest for power and the weaknesses and corrupti
“As part of the bankruptcy process officials hope to enact significant cuts to the benefits of 21,000 retired public employees. For perspective, the average public pension beneficiary in Detroit gets about $19,000 per year, and most aren’t eligible for Social Se