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.
June 1, 2023
When a BOMB drops on your life, how do you parent through it? Death of a spouse, cancer diagnosis, divorce papers, mental illness - none of us gets through this life unscarred. The question is, when the INEVITABLE crisis com…
May 31, 2023
How much TV do you watch each night? If you're a typical American, it might add up to more than you think. In this week's 10-minute equipping episode, Jim Ramos takes a look at television's place in the life of a Christian m…
May 26, 2023
Financial worries keeping you up at night? A Christian man doesn't have to be a poor man! Ryan Arzner joined Jim Ramos to help you achieve financial freedom in the stress bubble. The Rat Race Rich Dad CASHFLOW Board Game, Ta…
May 23, 2023
In this week's 10-minute equipping episode, Jim Ramos outlines his top 17 books for men, along with why they are must-reads for every man. His list includes 2 Bibles, 3 biographical adventures, 6 fiction, and 6 nonfiction. A…
May 19, 2023
Do you believe Jesus is the ultimate man? If so, then His life must hold the keys to how men like YOU should live. This week, author Josh Khachadourian joined Jim Ramos to discuss his book, . They explore how Jesus controlle…
May 16, 2023
Men, who do you prioritize in your family? Who is the most important person in your world? Your wife? Your kids? You mother? Does this change if you’ve been remarried and have kids from your first marriage? In today’s 10-min…
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 …"