As a man, what are your weaknesses? True manhood goes beyond the physical, embracing family responsibilities like providing with security, nurturing and service, and maybe even the thrill of fantasy football drafting. Join Dave & Ann Wilson and Dave & Meg Robbins as they teach us what it means to be a good man.
Brant Hansen uses his media platforms to advocate for the healing work of CURE, a global network of surgical hospitals for children with disabilities in developing nations. He’s a syndicated radio host and the author of Unoffendable, Blessed Are the Misfits, and The Truth about Us. In addition to speaking on the subject of The Men We Need, he frequently speaks at churches, conferences, and corporations on the topics of forgiveness, faith and the autism spectrum, and the kingdom of God.
Brant is also a musician and occasional stand-up comedian. He and his wife, Carolyn, live in South Florida.
As 17-year veterans of Cru, David and Meg Robbins have served in a variety of capacities, beginning as ﬁeld staff at their Alma Mater, the University of Mississippi. In 2003, they moved to Pisa, Italy, to serve as overseas team leaders for Cru. It was during that time they fell in love with ﬁnding ways to relate and communicate with a secular, pluralistic culture. They trained to serve overseas long-term until God surprisingly led them back to the U.S.
Kelly M. Kapic (PhD, King's College, University of London) is a professor of theological studies at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, where he has taught for twenty years. He is an award-winning author of more than fifteen books, including Embodied Hope: A Theological Meditation on Pain and Suffering, winner of a Christianity Today Book Award. Kapic, a popular speaker, has been featured in Christianity Today and The Gospel Coalition, has worked on research teams funded by the John Templeton Foundation and contributes to the Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care and various other journals.
Nancy R. Pearcey is a bestselling
author and speaker. A former agnostic,
she was hailed in The Economist as
"America's pre-eminent evangelical
Protestant female intellectual." Her
work has appeared in the Washington
Post, Washington Times, First
Things, Human Events, American
Thinker, Daily Caller, The
Federalist, CNSNews, and Fox News. She
has appeared on NPR, C-SPAN, and Fox
& Friends. She is currently a professor
and scholar in residence at Houston
Christian University. Pearcey's books
have been translated into 18 languages
and include Total Truth, The Soul of
Science, Saving Leonardo, Finding Truth,
and Love Thy Body.
Paul E. Miller (MDiv, Biblical Seminary) is executive director of seeJesus, a global discipling mission, and best-selling author of books and interactive Bible studies including A Praying Life and J-Curve. He and his wife, Jill, live in the Philadelphia area and have six children and a growing number of grandchildren. Follow @_PaulEMiller on Twitter, listen to the Seeing Jesus with Paul Miller podcast, or learn more at seeJesus.net.
Shelby Abbott is an author, campus minister, and conference speaker on staff with the ministry of Cru. His passion for university students has led him to speak at college campuses all over the United States. Abbott is the author of Jacked and I Am a Tool (To Help with Your Dating Life), Pressure Points: A Guide to Navigating Student Stress and DoubtLess: Because Faith is Hard. He and his wife, Rachael, have two daughters and live in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.