In a culture that deflates masculinity and reflects the sad state of fatherhood in our world today, Boaz stands as an example of true biblical manhood—manhood based not on financial wealth, or physical strength, but on a man’s ability to lead his family into security and faith. Real Valor encourages men to rise up and care for their families in the way of Boaz.
“Families today are in crisis,” says Farrar. “Remaining faithful to the Lord, your job and your family may not sound very exciting or sexy in today’s culture, but it could very well put you in a place where God can use you in powerful ways, beyond what you might imagine.”
The Book of Ruth tells the story of Boaz, a man who enters the history of Israel and becomes a part of the bloodline of Christ following his decision to marry Ruth. In the chaotic, violent, anything-goes days of the judges in Israel, Boaz’s bold choices continue to ripple through humanity. Farrar challenges men to see the ripples of their own choices and become bold men of valor, open to the adventure of God’s will.
Steve Farrar is the founder and chairman of Men’s Leadership Ministries, is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton, holds a Master’s degree from Western Seminary (Portland, OR) and earned a doctorate from Dallas Theological Seminary. Farrar is also the author of the bestselling book, Point Man: How a Man Can Lead His Family. With over 400,000 copies now in print, Point Man was the catalyst for his leaving the pastorate after 15 years and focusing his ministry on equipping men for spiritual leadership.
Since the release of Point Man in 1990, Farrar has authored fifteen other books, including the Bold Men of God series books God Built, Battle Ready and True Courage. As a frequent speaker for Men’s Leadership Ministries conferences, Promise Keepers and many other events throughout the nation, Farrar’s mission is to equip men to rise up to biblical masculinity and become the spiritual leaders of their families. He resides with his wife and bestselling author, Mary, in the Dallas, TX area.
For more information on Farrar, go to www.stevefarrar.com and www.davidccook.com.
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