A real ministry by real men about real issues (where the movement spreading across the country and globe got started - the fight for manhood)

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Fight Like a Man Ministries releases newest publication

- March, 2011 - Fight Like a Man Ministries releases a "white paper" on their flagship program "The Fight for Manhood".  Also available on iTunes as an iBook download.  Click here to download it.

July, 2013 - Plans set for many Fight for Manhood sessions around the globe

June, 2013 - Website begins transition to offer Fight materials online

May, 2013 - Publications and outreach gaining traction as God continues to lead

May, 2013 - Knoxville Fight for Manhood spring graduation is first to have a man graduate who also went through our father/son ceremony when he was 13.

April, 2013 - After much prayer and waiting it seems God is now beginning to permit us to move forward with our publications and outreach

March, 2013 - Fight for Manhood in book form begins.  6 months away from the presses.

February, 2013 - Fight for Manhood sponsored professional angler Brad Maynard joins the BASS Southern Open Tour for 2013 along with the Professional Anglers Association (PAA)

- January, 2013 - World has not ended yet.  What a bummer

- December, 2012 - Fight for Manhood Knoxville Graduations completed.

- August, 2012 - Fight for Manhood Knoxville to be held at First Baptist Concord.  Click here for more details.  To register just click here.  

- August, 2012 - Fight for Manhood fliers handed out at Restoration Knoxville Men's prayer event at Thompson Boling Arena.

- August, 2012 - Fight for Manhood sessions beginning soon!

- July, 2012 - Fight for Manhood sponsored Pro Angler Brad Maynard finishes top 25 in Professional Anglers Association Tournament on Neely Henry Resevoir.

- June, 2012 - The ministry offices move from Sherway Road to Wilson Road in West Knoxville.

- May, 2012 - Plans to offer the Fight for Manhood online begin with a launch goal of Fall 2012

- May, 2012 - graduations taking place

- April, 2012 - Ministries moves its offices, leaves Sherway Road location

- March, 2012 - Fight for Manhood sessions for spring start up around the globe

- February, 2012 - graduation for Fall Semester to be held at 7am Saturday, Feb 4.  All graduates are asked to attend.  Click here for map of campus and directions.

- January, 2012 - graduation for Fall Semester for Knoxville area will be held at First Baptist Concord

- December, 2011 - now is a great time to start preparing to bring the Fight for Manhood to your area!

- December, 2011 - Graduations held around the globe as the newest members of the Fight for Manhood are confirmed into the "brotherhood of men"

- October, 2011 - David Holt, one of the top men's coach/mentor opens office at Fight headquarters.

- September, 2011 - The Fight for Manhood begins across the globe.

- August, 2011 - Bo Cross stabbed as he tries to rescue a little girl being beaten by two adults.  Click here to learn more.

- June, 2011 - News article highlighting Fight Like a Man ministries fishing team in Sunday's paper.  Click here to download a scanned copy or  Click here to view it online.

- May, 2011 - The Fight for Manhood Spring session graduations wrap up with over a hundred graduates in the Knoxville area.

- May, 2011 - Fight fishing team partners with Titeline Fishing Rods.  A great organization that fits well with our ministry.  

- May, 2011 - Four new members of the Fight for Manhood fishing team.  Click here for more

- May, 2011 - Josh Kerr, Fight for Manhood graduate, named head football coach at Clinton High School at age 33.  The announcement was on the front page of all the paper's sports sections on May 9.

- April, 2011 - The Fight fishing team partners with Motormate.  Founded by a minister whose passion is prison ministry and bass fishing, it is a perfect fit with the Fight ministries.

- April 15, 2011 - After a slow first day, Bo has 10th largest weight out of 150 anglers on day 2 to move up 60 spots on the leader board.

- April, 2011 - FLW Major Tournament comes to Tennessee, just down the road from Fight Like a Man Ministries HQ.  Lake Chickamauga.  Check back for updates on how Bo Cross does this week.

- March, 2011 - Fight Like a Man Ministries releases a "white paper" on their flagship program "The Fight for Manhood".  Also available on iTunes as an iBook download.  Click here to download it.

- March, 2011 - Fight Like a Man ministries visits Anderson and Greenville South Carolina.  Click here for more.

- March, 2011 - Fight Like a Man ministries Pro Bo Cross finishes in the top 20 of his first FLW Major Tour event collecting over $12,000.  Click here for more information.

- March, 2011 - Fight Like a Man's flagship program, The Fight for Manhood, is currently underway for the spring sessions.  

- March, 2011 - The Fight for Manhood closes in on 1,000 graduates this spring.  Officially started in Spring of 2006, it has experienced amazing growth in only 5 years with no advertising or marketing.  The growth has been grass roots and spread simply by word of mouth.

- February, 2011 - Fight Like a Man Ministries releases the first version of "A man and his relationship with a woman".  Over 6 years of research, interviews, surveys, and focus groups has gone into the content.  

- January, 2011 - The Planning and research phase for the new direction of the website has been completed and the building phase has begun.  The new website will include social networking for Fight graduates, tools for Fight Leaders, small group tracking software, tools and resources, multimedia additions, and more. The first release is planned for this summer

- January, 2011 - Almost $20,000 donated in the last 2 weeks of the 2010.  With a budget of only 60k a year that amounts to 1/3 of the total budget and got the ministry caught up on all its expenses and bills.  The ministry does not have any paid staff members or spends any money on fund raising.

-December, 2010 - The Fight for Manhood graduates its first class at North Star Church and First Baptist Church Concord at Kingston Pike.

- December, 2010 - Fight Like a Man Ministries and David Holt partner to offer advanced leadership consulting, life coaching, and marriage enrichment programs

- November, 2010 - Fight Like a Man Ministries partners with Bo Cross, FLW Bass Fishing Tour Pro.