Stepping Up 10-Week Video Series


The Stepping Up™ 10-week video series unpacks biblical manhood and what it means to be a godly, courageous man in today’s world. Your men will be challenged to step up, to reach back to younger generations in discipleship, and to point to the future through a personal legacy. The curriculum is appropriate for: 

  • Small Groups
  • Youth Groups
  • Prison Ministry
  • Military Ministry

Stepping Up™ features 20 renowned ministry leaders who will challenge you to dig deep into what it means to be a godly, courageous man with the 10-week Stepping Up™ video series. Through video-based sessions and small group discussions, these experts examine:

  • The five stages of manhood
  • What biblical manhood looks like
  • How men can reconnect with their responsibilities as sons, fathers, husbands
  • How to formulate a plan to guide their next steps


Presenters include:

Matt Hammitt
Joshua Harris
Rob Rienow
Stu Weber
Dan Allender
Chuck Farneth
Dewayne Washington
Greg Gunn
Gregg Harris
Eric Metaxas
David Naugle
Chris Plekenpol
Byron Yawn


Ten short video sessions include frank discussions about everything from overcoming fears to becoming leaders in life, at home, at church, and in the community.

Session titles are:

  • Session One: A Call to Courage/What Robs a Man of Courage
  • Session Two: The Five Steps, Part One: Boyhood/Adolescence
  • Session Three: The Five Steps, Part Two: Manhood/Mentor/Patriarch
  • Session Four: The Power to Step Up
  • Session Five: Am I Stepping Up? Part One: Stand Firm
  • Session Six: Am I Stepping Up? Part Two: Men Take Initiative
  • Session Seven: Am I Stepping Up? Part Three: Men Engage with Wisdom and Grace
  • Session Eight: Am I Stepping Up? Part Four: Men Plan ahead and Provide
  • Session Nine: Having a Vision for Your Marriage and Family
  • Session Ten: Having a Vision for Your World

Each session is designed to take about one hour to complete. Video sessions average 25 to 30 minutes and small-group discussion times average 20 to 30 minutes.

Along the way, you’ll capture key thoughts that will make up a Stepping Up Plan—an action plan for taking your next step in manhood.

But don’t go it alone.

As iron sharpens iron, so men can sharpen one another. So gather some friends, set a weekly time, and start your own to courageous manhood.

We are here to help you get started.

All you need to do is talk to your pastor or grab a group of guys. Order the leader’s DVD set and a participant workbook for each of the guys in your group. When you’re ready to start your group download the host guide for tips and suggestions on facilitating your group meetings.



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