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.
Tuesday'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.
March 28, 2023
Why do so many marriages fail? How should a Christian man treat his wife to help his marriage thrive? In this week’s 10-minute equipping episode, Jim Ramos teaches you the principles of the “Eight-Cow Wife” and the “Five Sta…
March 25, 2023
This is the first of six installments in our “OG (“Original Gangster” aka “Old Guy”) Series. In it, we'll take a deep dive into each of the six expectations of “older men” (aka Elder Statesmen) listed in Titus 2:2, “Older me…
March 23, 2023
Are you stuck in thinking 'do good, get good, do bad, get bad?' Performance- and works-based religion are in the heart of every Christian man. In this classic episode, co-author of 'The Shack’ Wayne Jacobsen joined Jim Ramos…
March 21, 2023
Are you concerned about your kids’ screentime? You know this stuff is addictive, but how should you manage the use of phones, video games, computers, and TV in a way that makes sense in a digital world? There are a lot of op…
March 18, 2023
In this classic episode of the Men in the Arena podcast, Gene Getz joined Jim Ramos to discuss his classic book, Measure of a Man. How do you measure up?
March 16, 2023
Has your "happily ever after” turned into struggling to keep your marriage alive? You might have begun your marriage with an incomplete picture of each other that is silently, invisibly destroying your relationship. This wee…
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.
"I am routinely amazed and challenged by this podcast and Jim Ramos. First of all, this guy reads EVERY book he interviews someone for. You can tell some of the guests are even shocked that he actuall…"
Fabulous! If your a man serious about living like one
"I look forward to listening to this podcast a couple of times a week. First thing in the morning I do my devotions, then listen to the newest episode. Every episode has been relevant, convicting, and…"
"If you want to learn how be a better man of God, a better husband & father this is the podcast for you. Real life application from imperfect men who have figured out that godly submission isn’t just …"
"I’ve been married for 8 years, I have two kids. Listening to this podcast has me constantly thinking and rethinking the way my household is run. It’s been instrumental in making me the man my wife ne…"
Thank you! A great Guide to Grow real MEN!
"This is truely an inspiration. In a mans world I have been told I’m a “Man”, but really I was nothing. I greatly appreciate this podcast and others I listen to, to help guide me on the path of being …"