Somewhere along the way, our culture lost its definition of manhood, leaving generations of men and men-to-be confused about their roles, responsibilities, relationships, and the reason God made them men. It's into this "no man's land" that New York Times bestselling 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. This is more than a book; it's a movement of men who will settle for nothing less than fulfilling their highest calling to be the man and the father God has destined them to be. Play the man. Make the man.
Read The Man, Play The Man
I have read this book once before and the second time through there were so many more amazing points I learned from. Also, before I was single and now I am married and a dad. As you can imagine carried a whole new meaning as a new father. I believe you will be positively impacted by the ideas and concepts the author maps out as a guy differently from any other book. It’s a must read for men. My sons & future grandsons and I will be reading this together for generations to come. Thank you Mark Batterson. My family is better because you Played The Man & wrote this life changing book.
This book is amazing! I recommend every father to read this book.