Focus

FOCUS IS A TRAINED BEHAVIOR

More than self defense—self control! #SavingBoys

More than self defense—self control! #SavingBoys

Posted by The Cave of Adullam Transformational Training Academy on Saturday, 21 September 2019

Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

February 14, 2016

I’ve been mentoring youth since 2003 through the Yunion, a non profit organization that serves youth and families in Metro Detroit. In 2008 I created the Cave of Adullam male character strengthening system to help black boys and young men overcome unresolved anger, ADHD symptoms, the…

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Quick Start, Not Quick Finish

December 14, 2015

This morning at the gym I planned to do my typical 10 minute mile of cardio on the Elliptical machine, but as soon as I started moving, the Lord says, “Today I want you to do cardio until the timer stops.” I was hoping the…

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Reclaiming God’s Rest from Your Grind

November 14, 2015

I originally recorded this video devotion for men because so many of us are literally dying from the grind of life. However after recording, it became evident, that this message is for both genders. I pray this short video devotion will expose the schemes of…

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The Lack of Sexual Self Control

November 12, 2015

Now David’s son Absalom had a beautiful sister named Tamar. And Amnon, her half brother, fell desperately in love with her. Amnon became so obsessed with Tamar that he became ill. – 2 Samuel 13:1-2 Many of us men have become so obsessed with the…

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Delayed Discipline

May 11, 2015

Because the sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil. – Ecclesiastes 8:11 In the recent years, we’ve seen this scripture fulfilled when young men riot because a judgment…

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Pulled Over But Poised

February 25, 2015

Two nights ago while taking one of my students home, I was pulled over by two Warren Michigan police vehicles for “allegedly” speeding (35 in a 30 mph zone). My student says, “You weren’t speeding.” I tell him, “This is not the time to be…

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Baby Toys & Raising Boys

February 19, 2015

“When I was a child, I spoke like a child, think, reason like a child; when I became a man, I put away childish things.” – 1 Corinthians 13:11 One morning as I prepared my 7 year old son’s breakfast, I noticed that he was still…

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Performing For A Fathers Love

December 5, 2014

This morning during his breakfast, I noticed my son trying to study for a speed spelling test after he discovered he scored low on a prior one. Although I despise multitasking, I encouraged him for his effort but told him to stop studying and eat.…

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Training for Godliness – 1 Timothy 4:8

September 6, 2014

The Cave of Adullam’s training was very good today. We got some good physical training in, which is of some value, but the focus was training for godliness, which is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come (1 Tim…

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Confronting the Spirit of Laziness in Boys

September 3, 2014

God never uses lazy people. Unfortunately due to the curse after the fall (Gen 3:17-19), the natural inclination of boys and men is to avoid hard work. This is why so many get lost in chasing a dream, instead of their purpose. In this short…

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Disciplined While Having Fun

August 18, 2014

Usually I would have a lesson prepared for each training, but when I walked into the building, and saw that the bouncy we rented for our summer camp was still there, this day became an impromptu Father and Son competition! What’s a blessing is that…

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Wounded & Abandoned

May 19, 2014

This is the best display I’ve seen regarding the father wound. I know this feeling all too well and remember many disappointing occasions like this with my father. I also remember saying to my father the very words Will Smith said to his uncle in…

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