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Friday Five: Eric Mason

The church's need for intentionality to raise up godly men.

For today's entry in the Friday Five interview series, we catch up with Eric Mason.

Eric Mason is pastor of Epiphany Fellowship in Philadelphia, PA. He is the author of Manhood Restored: How the Gospel Makes Men Whole. Eric is also the President of Thriving, a ministry that equips ethnic minorities for ministry in an urban context.

Today we chat with Eric about manhood, intentionality, and fatherhood.

Manhood is a rising topic in the church today with a handful of popular books in the last few years. Why another one?

My desire was to play the role of engaging both the theological issues and practical issues that men cross-ethnically are dealing with. In addition, I wanted to add a cultural engagement component to the resource. Prior to this, ethnic minorities were yearning for the subject to be communicated in their heart languages. Moreover, I wanted Manhood Restored to transcend multiple socioeconomic and ethnic contexts.

My hope is that it could be a discipleship tool for men to disciple ...

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