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ODT Powerful Programs for Fall 2014

We are offering three distinct types of programs this fall.  They are unique in their structure to allow for the different ways that men best stretch and grow.  And whether you choose to do the work in nature, virtually or in person; these programs are equally impactful, transformational and intense.   Virtual–    This is the second offering of the ODT-… Read more →

Modern Day Rite of Passage

Modern Day Rite of Passage

Last weekend I had the honor of helping facilitate and guide four teenage young men as they completed a solo rite of passage.  We spent Friday to Sunday deep in the woods and up in the mountains.  We slept under angled tarps against the rain and the boys spent a 24 hour period solo and fasting. It was led by… Read more →

Is Hazing OK?

Is Hazing OK?

The Richie Incognito case in the NFL is at the top of the sports headlines today.  It is an ugly situation in which one player has harassed another teammate to the point of him leaving the team.  And the harasser , Incognito,  has now been suspended by the Dolphins for “conduct detrimental to the team”. It is a story that will… Read more →