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Apr 8, 2022

How do you raise a Godly generation of boys?

Today's guest, Mark Hancock, shares the basic principles of leading boys to grow into healthy and Godly maturity.

Mark Hancock is the award-winning author of “Why Are We Sitting Here Until We Die?” as well as two booklets “Let Boys Be Boys: 3 Winning Strategies for Leaders of Boys” and “5 Critical Needs of Boys.”  He is a conference speaker with two Masters Degrees in the Mental Health Counseling field and he serves as Chief Executive Officer of Trail Life USA.

We discuss the need to allow growing through challenges and learning from failures in a safe environment. Mark also highlights the specific needs of a boy's social and brain development. We share how to develop communication and interpersonal skills through in-person, off-screen experiences. Hancock emphasizes the need to restore a sense of purpose for boys. 

Mark details the ways an adventure program like Trail Life meets the unique needs of boys and young men for healthy development. He also notes the additional support the program offers to help men serve as Godly leaders.

To find out more about Trail Life, visit