Rogers W. Jackson
Rogers Jackson is a Texas native who relocated to Chicago in 1982 to study Male Maturation Processes: The Idea of Becoming a Hero, Spiritual Leadership, and Adolescent Male Rite of Passage at the Lutheran School of Theology, the Chicago Theological Seminary, and the McCormick Theological Seminary, in Chicago.
For over thirty years, in academia, the social context, and the Church, I have been given both theoretical and practical insight into encouraging Great and Greater into the lives of Boys who will become Men.
This academic and practical journey of working with African American Men, Young Men, and Boys has been an ongoing journey as a teacher, religious educator, preacher, and pastor who has sat in court rooms, hospitals, and have stood at grave sides where Men and boys have been placed. As a young pastor of a small Church in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1976, I was moved to become a Builder of Men as I watched 10 Men standing in front of a tavern one evening waiting on the doers to open. It was there, that I received my Man Mission to Reach Men and Encourage them into Greater.
For over 30 years, in both the Church, the School, the Theological Seminaries, and the Community, I have been provided insights by both Men and Women key ideas and experiences that are foundations, both personally and experimentally, in the psychosocial, biblical, and theological aspects that Black Men and All Men, Young Men, and boys who seek to break from their "identity confusion" and "inferiority" to an "identity of Mature Manhood" that Builds, Constructs, Protects, and Blesses the home, the community, and the world, instead of destroying it.
This book is designed to integrate the psychological, sociological, cultural, and biblical/theological aspects and definitions of what it means to be a Mature Spiritual Man who enriches the world. Some of the books to Build Men into Greater are THE WHY OF A DEACON, A FATHER'S BUSINESS, MAN UP, A DO SOMETHING MAN, BUILD THE NEXT MAN UP, and PUT GREATER INTO YOUR LEADERSHIP .
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Put Greater into Your Leadership
Our mission is to help the Next Leader Up make “significant progress.” Our challenge is to continue to work with and build biblical confidence in those who must carry on the challenges that are ahead.
Build The Next Man Up — Leading, Serving, and Helping The Next Man Succeed
The first six chapters of this book are biblical foundations and lessons that can be taught to Men to build them into Men who move into the purpose of God’s Greater and Better. The next chapters deal with how Mature Men can help build young boys into Men who Build the World, and the final chapters represent research and ideas developed for a Doctor of Ministry program.
A Do Something Man — Choosing Great in Your Life
The book shows men how to be greater in their lives through personal stories and by using sports and the bible to illustrate points. Men are encouraged to do the necessary, state their goals and push themselves beyond average.
A Father's Business — Building Men into RemarkAble Men of God
The Mission of A Father’s Business is to recruit men for The Lord’s service and shape them into remarkAble fathers. "The man and father that I am is made up of the thoughts, ideas, morals, and attitudes of my environment." Topics explored include the difference between being a male and being a man, definition of a father and more.
Man Up! Awakening the Hero Within Men to Fulfill Their Mission and Ministry
What does it mean to “Man Up”? “Manning up” is looking someone straight in the eye and taking responsibility for your actions. It is also training men for leadership positions at all levels and getting them ready for active duty. “Manning Up” is preparing and putting the right man in the right job so he can become a hero in his own life and church.
The Why of the Deacon — Building Men Who Help the Pastor In the Work of Service and Salvation
This book begins by asking, “Why should any Man desire to Help the Pastor through the office of a deacon?” It further explores the "Must Be of the Deacon" and his spiritual and social qualifications to fulfill the work of service in the church and assisting the Pastor in the work of ministry. It deals with why the Apostle Paul brought forward the work and word of the Deacon in 1 Timothy 3.
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