Transitioning from Boyhood to Manhood

Trail Life Troop 113

rockwell careful-aimRecently a post on facebook asked “When (how) does a boy become a man?”  Additionally, the poster asked men to contribute their recollections of their transition — key moments when they “put away childhood” and stepped up as a man.

The poster from “Stepping Up” (a men’s ministry) also referenced a blog article which reminded us of 1 Cor 13:11 “When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I gave up childish ways.”  Interestingly, this verse follows the “love is” text of 1 Cor 13:

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.Love does not delight in evil but rejoices…

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About Troop113

Our Troop # comes from Psalm 1:1-3 - describing the men we want our scouts to become
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