Tag: Manhood
Man Up Mississippi

Many of you will note that I have not written anything new for this blog in quite some time. It’s not due to idleness. I have been quite busy researching and writing for my new organization: Man Up Mississippi, as well as the Man Up Boot Camp. Many of you know I have written much and given several public speeches

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The Warrior Poet

The Warrior Poet Several years ago I ran a very popular blog at lochandload.com. When the demands of child-rearing outweighed the website in importance, I chose to shut it down. The title “Loch And Load” was a play on words. The idea was simple: I am coming at you “fully loaded” in this blog…I am not holding anything back. To

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Fortitude - Patrick Henry

As mentioned in a recent post, my son Pätrick Henry Cripps is going through Marine Boot Camp in South Carolina. Today, he is enduring Day 11 of the most difficult time of his life. As I await a mailing address, I am writing daily about traits which are important to the real men of this world. This article on fortitude

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Quit You Like Men - A Study of True Courage by John Cripps

Two days ago I delivered my Son, Pätrick Henry, to the United States Marine Corps in Hattiesburg, Misssissippi. He was quickly whisked away to Parris Island, South Carolina for Boot Camp. In the weeks leading up to his departure we had several discussions on bravery, courage, and manhood in general. This article on True Courage is dedicated to him. Christian

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Real Men Dig Jesus

Real Men Dig Jesus & Real Christians Are Warriors! Surely you’ve seen the bumpersticker, “Real men love Jesus.” Having just finished an article titled “Women dig real men,” it seemed appropriate to carry the masculine ideal a bit further into other areas. In this article I will discuss why I believe the modern church has become so wimpy and caponized.

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Women dig Real Men

Real Men vs. Wimps & Wannabes Women will tell you there are men, and there are REAL MEN. If you ask them to give a simple description of what they mean by real men, they will usually sum it up in one word, “confident.” In survey after survey, the overwhelming majority of women say confidence is top of the list

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