Join us for a conversation with bestselling author and manhood advocate, Jim Ramos. He shares deep insights into overcoming isolation through the power of community, and the vital role of practical and constructive conversations amongst men. Jim talks about his work with the Men in the Arena podcast and provides a sneak peek into his bestselling books. He also discusses the old testament, his favourite barbecue meats, and how activities like barbecuing bring men together. Hear about the free resources available on ‘meninarena.org’ and his books ‘Tell Them’ and ‘ManLaws 101’.
About Jim Ramos
Jim Ramos stands tall as a champion of manhood, purpose, and unwavering faith. Born to make a difference, Jim is a bestselling author, compelling speaker, and the visionary founder of Men in the Arena, a non-profit Christian ministry that has become a beacon for men seeking to honor God through leadership in their families, churches, and communities.
Jim’s journey is a testament to the transformative power of embracing one’s calling. With fervor and conviction, he passionately proclaims that a man truly ‘gets it’ when he steps out of the bleachers and into the arena of leadership, a philosophy that resonates through every facet of his life.
At the heart of his impact is the Men in the Arena Podcast, the #1 ranked Spotify podcast for Christian men. Through insightful interviews with luminaries such as John Eldredge, Gary Chapman, Gene Getz, Patrick Morley, and Emerson Eggerichs, Jim provides a platform for profound discussions on Christian manhood, guiding men toward a deeper understanding of their purpose.
Beyond the airwaves, Jim Ramos has cultivated a robust community with the 12,000-strong Men in the Arena Facebook Group and a global network of Men in the Arena virtual teams. Here, men come together, support each other, and embark on a journey to become their best versions – united in strength and resilience.
Jim’s impact extends beyond the digital realm. As a prolific author, he has penned numerous books, each a guidepost on the path to authentic manhood. From the #1 Amazon Bestseller “Strong Men Dangerous Times” to the insightful “Tell Them: What Great Fathers Tell Their Sons and Daughters,” Jim’s words serve as a compass for those navigating the complexities of life.
More from Jim Ramos
Men in the Arena – https://meninthearena.org/
00:01 Introduction and Welcome
00:33 Upcoming Events and Announcements
02:09 Introducing Guest: Jim Ramos
03:03 Conversation with Jim Ramos Begins
03:22 Discussing the Men in the Arena Podcast
04:14 The Importance of Christian Community
07:01 The Power of Barbecue in Building Brotherhood
18:51 The Dangers of Isolation
23:32 Finding Community and Brotherhood
29:54 Personal Experiences and Reflections
36:12 Deepening Bonds Through Prayer and Support
36:47 The Importance of Positive Banter and Building Each Other Up
37:37 The Power of Long-lasting Friendships and Shared Experiences
38:31 The Need for Deeper Connections Among Men
39:20 The Role of Social Media in Spreading Positive Messages
40:00 The Impact of Marriage Advice on Social Media
43:45 The Importance of Prioritizing Your Spouse Over Your Children
48:57 The Challenges and Rewards of Entrepreneurship
51:44 The Journey of Writing and Publishing Books
54:28 Reflections on Past Experiences and Lessons Learned
01:00:05 The Importance of Community and Avoiding Isolation