What a Boy Needs

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With Mark Hancock  | July 12, 2019 This is a two-part interview. Don’t miss day one, where Mark discusses Raising Strong, Godly, Courageous Men with the Family Life team. Bob: I am an Eagle Scout. I grew up going to Scouts…Girl scouting and boy scouting are both very different today than they were when I was growing up. They’re dealing with all …

A Boy’s World: Raising Strong, Godly, Courageous Men

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Mark Hancock with Family Life Radio Hosts: Dave and Ann Wilson, and Bob Lepine July 11, 2019 Don’t Miss the second part of the interview: What a Boy Needs Bob:  We’ve got a friend joining us, again, on FamilyLife Today, who is passionate about this subject. Mark Hancock is back with us. Mark, welcome to FamilyLife Today. Mark: Thank you. It’s great to …

Honoring Our Veterans – A Trail Life Troop’s 4th of July Story

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At 9:00 Thursday Morning, July 4, several Trailmen and their families from Troop IL-0412 gathered at the local cemetery to celebrate freedom by placing flags at the gravestones of veterans, thanking the Lord for our freedoms, and asking the Lord to bless the Gold Star Families who had sacrificed so much for our country. Each Trailman was paired with an …

Trail Life USA CEO on Eric Metaxas Show

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Trail Life USA is a Christ-Centered, Boy-Focused Outdoor Adventure, Leadership, and Service Organization. In just over 5 years, Trail Life has grown to nearly 28,000 members in more than 800 churches in all 50 states. Eric: “I want to say bluntly to all who are listening to this program. We need Trail Life USA in every community in America. There …

National Guard Bans Trail Life USA Troop From Tour Because of Religious Beliefs

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A National Guard facility in Pennsylvania refused to allow a Trail Life USA scouting troop to tour their facility because of the group’s religious affiliation. The Fort Indiantown Gap National Guard facility regularly hosts tours for Boy Scout troops and other organizations, but Trail Life boys were told they could not participate because they belonged to a Christian scouting organization. The …

Family Talk: Boys in the Crossfire

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In this edition of Family Talk, Dr. Tim Clinton talks with Trail Life CEO, Mark Hancock about the important role of Trail Life USA is playing as they equip churches to engage men to use outdoor adventure as a tool to grow young men who have a healthy understanding of biblical manhood and who are prepared to be leaders of …

Podcast: Making Room for Boys, with Mark Hancock and Trail Life USA

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It isn’t politically correct to say so, but reality is what it is: Boys and girls are different. Physiologically, psychologically, and emotionally. They learn differently and have different motivations. And these days, in a world that is increasingly designed for girls, boys are suffering—in education, socially, and especially in maturity Today on the BreakPoint Podcast, Warren Cole Smith interviews Mark …

Bramble Sees Stars: A Lesson in Trust

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“Where have you been, Bramble?” his mother asked when she saw him. “We were very worried about you.” Bramble hung his head. “Sorry, mother,” he said. “I was on Crown Hill watching the boats with Tracker.” “Well it’s a good thing you got home when you did,” his father said. “A little longer and you would have been in big …

Week-long River Adventure Deepens Relationships, Builds Confidence, and Grows Character

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While many of their peers were hunkered down in their air-conditioned homes, engaged in Fortnite battles or Snapchat conversations, a group of middle school students braved the elements to experience a side of Kentucky few people ever see. The members of Trail Life USA Troop KY-4:13 joined their counterparts from Troop IN-4:13 from Charlestown, Indiana, and Troop KY-2510 from Spencer …

Trailman Transforms Local Food Pantry

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John Obrey, a Dover High School student, has been a member of Trail Life USA Troop NH-0777 since 2014. Trail Life USA is a Church-Based, Christ-Centered, Boy-Focused mentoring program that uses outdoor adventure and community service to grow character and leadership skills in boys and young men. Recently John began planning his capstone Community Service project to earn Trail Life’s …