The Men in the Arena podcast is the #1 Spotify ranked podcast for Christian men, designed for Christian men in the stress bubble of life: married, with kids, building your career and trying to follow God and lead your family well. We'll help you become your best version, equipping you to honor God in your marriage, parenting, work, church and community!

Thursday's podcast is a high-octane interview with an expert in the realm of masculinity and Christian manhood, with authors like John Eldredge, Gary Chapman, Gene Getz, Patrick Morely, and Emerson Eggerich. We read their books and boil down their teachings into a powerful interview to help you learn from their expertise.

Monday's podcast is Equipping Men in Ten - a ten-minute, laser-focused teaching from Jim Ramos to help you become your best version of a man.

Your host is bestselling author and speaker Jim Ramos. Jim has authored 9 books, including the #1 Amazon bestseller 'Strong Men Dangerous Times', 'Tell Them: What Great Fathers Tell Their Sons and Daughters', ‘The Field Guide: A Bathroom Book for Men’, and the 5-book Strong Men Study Guide Series for men's small groups. Jim's high-energy storytelling and conviction will call you out, build you up, and motivate you to change.

The Men in the Arena are calling you into the Arena of manhood. We're calling you out of the faceless, nameless bleachers, and calling you UP to be the best version of you. Because when a man gets it, everyone wins.

Recent Episodes


10 Tools for your Fathering Toolbox w/ Kent Evans EP 599

Nov. 29, 2022

Are you a dad raised by a single mom? Are you a dad raised by a father who was there but not really there? Are you a dad raised by a father who wasn't a Christian? Thousands of Christian men are raising families but have no…

Guest: Kent Evans
Equipping Men In Ten Why You Can Trust The Bible

Why the Bible is the Most Reliable SECULAR Source Ever Written - Equipping Christian Men in Ten EP 598

Nov. 28, 2022

In part three of his series on why you can trust the Bible, pastor Jim Ramos measures the Bible against every other book in history and explains the concept of 'historicity.' He teaches you why, even from a secular perspecti…

Bonus Episode: Jim-Ramos Preaching at Yamhill Christian Church: You're Getting Hospitality All Wrong

Nov. 26, 2022

Jim Ramos preaches on "The Hospitable Man" from Titus 1:7-8 and 1 Timothy 3:2. What you thought was hospitality may be blown up by what the scripture actually means.   of Jim's Newest Free Book Download!

Equipping Men In Ten Why You Can Trust The Bible

Divine Inspiration or Man's Manipulation? Why You Can Trust What Made It Into the Bible - Equipping Christian Men in Ten EP 597

Nov. 23, 2022

If the Bible was written by mere men, then how can you call it the inspired Word of God? In Part 2 of his series on trusting the Bible, Jim Ramos explains why you can trust that the Bible is from Him, and can trust how the c…


Preparing Yourself for the Hill You'll Die On w/ Admiral William “Dean” Lee EP 596

Nov. 15, 2022

Christian man, at what point will you say 'this is the hill I will die on?' It's time for us to rise up, men! It's time for the men of God to stop being silent! If you're sick and tired of being sick and tired, you are going…

Equipping Men In Ten Why You Can Trust The Bible

Why Trust the Bible? 4 Claims the Bible Makes About Itself - Equipping Christian Men in Ten EP 595

Nov. 14, 2022

How do you know that we can trust the Bible? How do you know the Bible is true? In this week's 10-minute equipping episode, the first in a series, pastor Jim Ramos walks you through 4 claims the Bible makes about itself and …

About the Host

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Jim Ramos

Founder and CEO of Men in the Arena

Jim Ramos is a bestselling author, speaker, and the founder of Men in the Arena, a non-profit Christian ministry focused on equipping men to honor God in their leadership of their family, church, and community.

He hosts the weekly Men in the Arena Podcast, interviewing experts in the realm of manhood and partnering with thought-leaders like John Eldredge, Gary Chapman, Gene Getz, Patrick Morely, and Emerson Eggerich.

Often called "one of the pioneers of digital men's ministry," Ramos ministers to a social media community of more than 100,000 men through TikTok, Instagram, and the 12,000-strong Men in the Arena Facebook Group, and founded a worldwide network of Men in the Arena virtual teams, where men support each other as they work to become their best version.

He and his wife Shanna live in McMinnville, Oregon. They have three adult sons and the cutest granddaughter you’ve ever seen. Jim loves the outdoors (especially hunting with sons James, Darby, and Colton), doing anything with Shanna, and listening to men share their story over a dark roasted Americano.