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ISI 2012 Conference Audio

Click on the title above to access the audio files from Charleston Iron Sharpens Iron 2012 conference. Due to technical difficulties, we are not able to publish every session. Below is the complete publishable list for this year. Right-click and select “Save Target As” or “Save Link As” to download the file in the background. [...]

Identity Theft: Reclaiming Who God Created You to Be

Identity Theft: Reclaiming Who God Created You to Be

By Mike Breaux / Zondervan Tired of living like a chameleon, constantly changing to gain love and acceptance? Maybe what you’re missing is you! Whether you’ve been robbed by relationships, mugged by the mirror, stolen by success, or pickpocketed by the past, learn to recover what’s been taken from you. Reclaim the joyful purpose of [...]

The Man in the Mirror: Solving the 24 Problems Men Face

The Man in the Mirror: Solving the 24 Problems Men Face

Written by a foremost Christian men’s leader, this powerful book invites men to take a probing look at their identities, relationships, finances, time, temperament, and most important, the means to bring about lasting change. If life’s demands are constantly pressuring you to run faster and jump higher, this book is for you. Rich in anecdotes, thought-provoking questions, biblical insights, and featuring focus questions in each chapter suitable for personal or group use, The Man in the Mirror offers a penetrating, pragmatic, and life-changing look at how to trade the rat race for the rewards of godly manhood.

Seven Seasons of the Man in the Mirror

Seven Seasons of the Man in the Mirror

In Man in the Mirror, best-selling author Patrick Morley tackled the everyday struggles you face. Now addressing every man’s deep longing for direction and purpose, he takes a wide-angle look at the Seven Seasons of the Man in the Mirror. Learn to navigate the life stages all men experience, and identify where you are, where you’re headed, and the wisest way to get there. Leader’s guide included. 336 pages, softcover, Zondervan.

Seven Promises of a Promise Keeper, Revised Edition

Seven Promises of a Promise Keeper, Revised Edition

This revised version of Seven Promises of a Promise Keeper brings you new author insights and stories on each of the Promise Keeper’s seven promises. Men will find practical ways to deepen their Christian walk with encouraging chapters from Bill Bright, James Dobson, Gary Smalley, Luis Palau and many others.

The Man God Uses

The Man God Uses

Anyone who has ever been called by the voice of God or touched by His hand is eager to know and understand His will for their life. The Man God Uses is a daily study guide, encouraging Christian men to examine personal encounters with the Father, and to follow His will in all areas of life.

Disciplines of a Godly Man

Disciplines of a Godly Man

Our churches and homes need men willing to follow the path of godliness no matter what the cost. Disciplines of a Godly Man has been speaking to the hearts of men since 1991, and its words are still relevant. Using engaging illustrations, scriptural wisdom, and practical suggestions for daily life, Hughes offers frank biblical discussion on major areas of Christian manhood, including family, godliness, leadership, and ministry. Revised. Includes study guide.

A Life of Integrity

A Life of Integrity

Twelve of the most inspirational Promise Keepers speeches—together in one life-changing book! Chuck Colson, Gary Smalley, Jack Hayford, Ravi Zacharias, and more outstanding Christian leaders energize your commitment to Christ through messages that have caused men across the nation to rise and cheer . . . then kneel and weep before the Lord. Approx. 180 pages, softcover from Multnomah.

The Measure of a Man, Revised and Expanded Edition

The Measure of a Man, Revised and Expanded Edition

True masculinity isn’t measured by strength but by these 20 biblical guidelines drawn from the apostle Paul’s letters to Timothy and Titus. With ideas for real-life applications and words of inspiration, this updated edition speaks in practical terms to men from every generation. Includes a foreword from Max Lucado.

At the Altar of Sexual Idolatry

At the Altar of Sexual Idolatry

This book is a thorough and penetrating examination of sexual addiction. It draws back the curtain and exposes the inner workings of sexual sin in the heart, which the author understands, having lived in the bondage of it himself for over twelve years. What is presented in this book is firmly rooted in Scripture and always points the man to Jesus Christ as the ultimate answer to his problem.

At the Altar of Sexual Idolatry Workbook

At the Altar of Sexual Idolatry Workbook

The purpose of this workbook is to help the reader of At the Altar of Sexual Idolatry to focus on the major themes presented in each chapter. In doing so, the reader can expect to gain a better understanding of the issues and truths discussed throughout the book. While reading alone is helpful, having to search for the answers to questions and then write them down will enhance one’s retention of the important steps provided for overcoming sexual sin.

Samson and the Pirate Monks

Samson and the Pirate Monks

Experience God’s divine strength in the midst of human weakness! Exploring the biblical story of failed hero Samson, Larkin proposes a revolutionary new model for manhood where rugged individualism gives way to community; pride bows to humility; deceit succumbs to honesty; and emotional pain is overcome by healing. A radical alternative to conventional “men’s groups.”

The Dirty Little Secret: Uncovering the Truth Behind Porn

The Dirty Little Secret: Uncovering the Truth Behind Porn

The Dirty Little Secret follows Pastor Craig Gross as he breaks the silence and begins a ministry devoted to fighting pornography. As he meets people in the industry and those addicted to porn, Craig exposes the very real, human face of pornography and the destructive physical, emotional, and spiritual toll it takes. The Dirty Little Secret plainly reveals the addictive lure of pornography, explores the pain and brokenness it causes, and challenges us as individuals and as the church to talk about and openly fight pornography. Don’t be tempted to keep this secret any longer.

The Walk of Repentance

The Walk of Repentance

The Walk Of Repentance is a 24 week study about repentance: what it is, what it brings about and what kind of behavior and attitudes we must repent of. This study has not been formulated to give a person more “head knowledge”, the idea of it is to help the Word of God take root in your heart so that you can experience that true repentance. Each week of this curriculum has a theme, with a different Bible study each day. Each day you will have different types of studies on the same theme. Your walk of faith will be deeply affected as you encounter the level of devotion of others and what Christianity is really all about.

Every Man’s Battle: Winning the War on Sexual Purity One Victory at a Time

Every Man’s Battle: Winning the War on Sexual Purity One Victory at a Time

A practical, detailed plan for beating sexual immorality, Every Man’s Battle will help you find freedom from your past, embody purity today, and overcome temptation in the future.

Every Man’s Battle Workbook

Every Man’s Battle Workbook

This is the companion workbook to the book, Every Man’s Battle. The workbook will help you examine your own life through serious Bible study and application of biblical truth. The workbook can be used by either individuals or in a group setting and can be completed in either 8 or 12 weeks, depending upon the track you choose.

Out of the Depths of Sexual Sin

Out of the Depths of Sexual Sin

This book is the riveting story of a man who courageously battled his way out of deep darkness to pioneer Pure Life Ministries–the first ministry in the world to help men find freedom from sexual addiction.

Being God’s Man in the Face of Temptation – the Every Man Series, Bible Studies

Being God’s Man in the Face of Temptation – the Every Man Series, Bible Studies

This study of the book of James will equip you to think clearly and choose wisely when dealing with temptations. Being God’s Man…in the Face of Temptation will help you confront this pervasive problem in God’s wisdom and strength…and begin to live the undivided life. Eight sessions of Bible study questions, “real life” case studies, and group discussion questions facilitate personal encounters with God and other men in this practical study. A leader’s section is included.

When Good Men are Tempted

When Good Men are Tempted

Bill Perkins details a plan that shows men how to achieve a sexual purity that will preserve the sanctity of their marriages, the security of their families, the vitality of their walks with God, and the strength of their relationships with their brothers in Christ. A three-part game plan that can lead men to victory.

Why Men Hate Going to Church

Why Men Hate Going to Church

“Church is . . . boring, full of hypocrites, greedy, etc.” You’ve heard the excuses, now read the reasons why institutional Christianity leaves countless men cold. Arguing that many churches create a man-hostile environment, Murrow offers detailed explanations of resulting male/female imbalances. Discover how to meet the real needs of men—and close your congregational gender gap!

No Man Left Behind

No Man Left Behind

Prevent pew-complacency with this great discipling guide for guys! Offering a tried-and-true blueprint for a thriving men’s ministry, it features true stories about real people and churches, covering topics such as leadership; connecting with your pastor; capturing and keeping momentum; and much more. Includes discussion questions, sample vision statements, and helpful appendixes. 224 pages, hardcover from Moody.

How to Build a Life-Changing Men’s Ministry

How to Build a Life-Changing Men’s Ministry

Help the men in your congregation become what God wants them to be by mobilizing a powerful men’s ministry. Sonderman shows you how! A full-time men’s pastor, he gives you the nuts and bolts for assembling an on-fire program. Learn to plan strategically, build effective leadership, develop healthy small groups, and expand missions and outreach. 240 pages, softcover from Bethany.

Effective Men’s Ministry: The Indispensable Toolkit for Your Church

Effective Men’s Ministry: The Indispensable Toolkit for Your Church

The National Coalition of Men’s Ministries is a partnership of over 75 ministries from over 30 denominations that represent more than half the churches in North America. Members of the coalition – experienced national leaders and pastors – have written this hands-on resource guide to assist local churches and denominations as they seek to both initiate and implement healthy ministries for men. This is a comprehensive and practical ministry resource with 26 chapters that show how to plan, organize, and lead an effective ministry with men. Chapters include worksheets, charts, and checklists that can be photocopied.

As Iron Sharpens Iron: Building Character in a Mentoring Relationship

As Iron Sharpens Iron: Building Character in a Mentoring Relationship

In As Iron Sharpens Iron, respected authors Howard and Bill Hendricks show that the most dramatic spiritual and personal growth often happens through the influence of a mentor. Rooted in biblical principles, this book is both a profound and practical guide to mentoring relationships for men.

Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart

Dare to be the man God created you to be—passionate, adventurous, and free! In this provocative look at Christian manhood, Eldredge challenges you to actively pursue the dreams God has given you. Encouragement for every man who wants to walk the road least taken—and important insights for the woman who loves him! 224 pages, hardcover from Nelson.

Wild at Heart Multimedia Facilitator’s Kit with DVDs

Wild at Heart Multimedia Facilitator’s Kit with DVDs

Dare to be the man God created you to be! In eight provocative lessons on authentic masculinity, John Eldredge challenges you to abandon passivity and actively pursue your God-given dreams. Encouragement for men to walk the road least taken—and important insights for the women who love them! Includes one copy of the book, facilitator’s guide, field manual workbook, media kit, and three DVDs.

They Call Me Dad: The Practical Art of Effective Fathering

They Call Me Dad: The Practical Art of Effective Fathering

Developed after years of research, Canfield explores parental role-modeling from a biblical worldview. Encouraging dads to teach their children to “out think, out life and out love the rest of the world,” Dr. Canfield shares invaluable spiritual insight from his extensive ministry.

His Needs, Her Needs–15th Anniversary Edition

His Needs, Her Needs–15th Anniversary Edition

Men, discover the real desires of your wife’s heart and learn how to faithfully fulfill them! Through candid reflections on their own marriages, the authors apply solid, time-tested biblical wisdom and down-to-earth applications to dispel misconceptions that can lead to strife in relationships—including exercising “authority” and being “submissive.” Includes discussion guide. 240 pages, softcover from Waterbrook.

A Husband After God’s Own Heart

A Husband After God’s Own Heart

The closer a husband is to God, the closer he will grow to his wife. That’s why it’s so vital for husbands to pursue God’s heart. Husbands will find their marriages growing richer and deeper as they discover how to: win a wife’s heart through loving leadership; enjoy better communication through careful listening; build a happier home through wise guidance; encourage the family’s spiritual growth by example; excel at a career without sacrificing family priorities. Jim George addresses 12 areas of a husband’s life, providing men with powerful and practical applications for becoming husbands after God’s own heart. Includes a helpful study guide.