Crisis of male loneliness: Why men need close friends

There's what some have called a hidden crisis: men don't have close friends. And the problem seems to be getting worse, says David Smith, author of Who's Got Your Back: Making and Keeping Great Relationships Among Men. Smith discusses why it's so difficult for men to build close relationships and why it's important to change that.

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  • Spiritually hungry: From astrology, tarot cards to life with Christ

    In her search to find answers about the world and herself, Marcia Montenegro studied astrology, tarot cards and psychic powers before becoming a certified astrologer for nearly 10 years. She abandoned all of that when God opened her eyes to Jesus....

  • Exiting the Watchtower: 2 former Jehovah's Witnesses meet the living God

    Two ex-Jehovah’s Witnesses — Gus Astacio and Alan Marshall — describe their experiences in the religious sect, what Jehovah’s Witnesses believe about the end times, how they came to accept Jesus as their Lord and Savior, and why apologetics may not always be the best way to reach them with the Gospel....

  • Former Mormon on the burden to live the ‘perfect’ ‘Christian’ life

    Shawn McCraney, who grew up in what many know as the Mormon church, explains the beliefs and practices of the LDS church and the “burden” its followers carry to live upright, “perfect” lives. He also tells Christians what they’re doing wrong in their approach to reaching Mormons....

  • Leaving the occult: From New Age to Jesus

    Steven Bancarz was ensnared in the New Age movement before he found himself surrendering to Jesus. Now a seminary student, Bancarz discusses how prevalent New Age beliefs are even among Christians, how churches may be contributing to the movement’s popularity, and what to watch out for....

  • 2020 revival? Young people are joining the call to fast in droves

    Fasting isn’t exactly a popular discipline among Christians today. But to the shock of Matt Brown, Jon Groves and Malachi O'Brien, tens of thousands of young Christians are responding to the “Roaring Twenties” fast with hunger and enthusiasm to see a great awakening....