May is almost over. Let Summer begin—I’m ready. As we look back at May, here’s your monthly peek under the hood of what’s happening at Manhood Journey for The Loop May 2019. There’s lots planned for the coming months. God is good and to be praised! Take a look at what’s coming up and keep the ministry of MJ in your prayers. 

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Let’s hit the highlights and see how God continues to help Manhood Journey guide more dads to becoming disciple makers. Please pray for several amazing things we’re working on for the Summer.
As you read, realize these are unique opportunities for you to give to our ministry so we can cross the goal line on these items. 

In case you missed it—don’t! See the Project MANHOOD 2019 recap.

Two weekends ago, we hosted almost 150 dads and sons at our annual Project Manhood retreat. You can see the full recap HERE. Make sure you check out the pictures and see how God moved during this great weekend. We’ve had tons of great feedback from dads about this event.
Special thanks to our speakers, all who attended and readers like you who help us make events like this happen for dads and sons. What a blessing to see dads and sons connecting in fun, fellowship, hearing the Word and prayer. God is good!





Get ready: Father’s Day Bundle Sale starts Friday, June 7th! 

From Friday June 7th to Friday June 14th—we’re  doing something special we’ve never done before. If you’ve followed us for long, you know we don’t do sales often. But, when we do, we go big! this Father’s Day, we thought, why not?!
Stay tuned to your inboxes for the big deal. You’ll only have seven (7) days to grab the best deal EVER. We’re pumped to share this Father’s Day Bundle with you as it will help a ton of dads get access to the tools they need to be godly dads—just in time for Father’s Day. 





Coming soon: Wise Guys MasterClass

I’m not going to tell you the details. You’re gonna have to be patient! Wise Guys Masterclass will help you learn how to surround yourself with godly counsel so you can unlock your full potential. 
Want to be in the know? Snag the first chapter of Kent’s book Wise Guys and you’ll be one of the first to know when the class launches.




July: Manhood Journey speaks at Trail Life USA’s National Convention. 

Coming up in July 21-27 is Trail Life USA’s National Summer Adventure and Family Convention at Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa, Georgia. The theme this year is “RISE UP! The Way of the Warrior” and Kent Evans will serve as one of the keynotes on the main stage and I will host a breakout session at this great event.
We can’t wait to connect with you at this event. If you haven’t registered yet, what are you waiting for? If you have registered, let us know you’re attending—so we can connect with you and your family.



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Save the date! Friday, August 16th: Father & Son “Night at the Bible Museum”

Mark it down. Save it. Clear your schedule—for the most epic event of the Summer!
You’ll hear much more about this in the coming days. Just know, this is a unique—and I mean UNIQUE—opportunity to stay overnight at the Museum of the Bible in downtown Washington, D. C.
Imagine staying the night with your son(s), having the run of the place and engaging with the Bible the entire night. We can’t wait to share more details with you. We’re working on the registration page right now! Stay tuned for how you can join us.
Pray for all involved in planning and for the dads and sons who’ll attend. May we be good stewards of this amazing opportunity to bring the Bible to dads and sons and dads and sons to the Bible. Wow! Have I said God is good yet?! : )




See the new FREEBIES? Snag them now!

Odds are good you’re like most dads and feel too busy to truly connect with your child. We created these five (5) quick-win questions to get you back in the game. We call it a cheatsheet. You can glance at it and be ready for dinner tonight!
Download and use it RIGHT NOW. You’ll get a few super-simple questions you can ask your child to get started. You CAN be the dad who crafts compelling conversation with his child. This will help.

But wait, there’s more. Two new YouVersion Bible Reading Plans for dads!

Just in time for your Summer reading, we partnered with YouVersion to write more Bible Reading Plans just for you.
10 Challenges Every Dad Must Conquer - LARGE
If you haven’t used YouVersion’s Bible Reading Plans, then what are you waiting for? Jump in with these plans today! We wrote these plans specifically in partnership with YouVersion just for dads. Let us know what you think.

Thank you for following our ministry updates. Because of readers like you, we’re able to serve dads in all of the ways you see in this post—from free helpful tools, Bible studies, events and partnerships—maybe you noticed a way you can help us make more disciple-making dads?  One really, really, good way is by going HERE and donating today!


 About the author > Ryan J. Sanders, M.Div.

RyanHeadshot150Ryan Sanders is the Director of Outreach at Manhood Journey. He is married to Tonia and they have three children. He received the Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and is a Fellow at The Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Ryan serves as Lay Pastor at McLean Bible Church in Washington, DC and is a diehard Redskins fan. Learn about Ryan here, follow @RyanSanders, grab 7 Sins of a Disengaged Dad or the Field Guides for dads.