Living Wholehearted

October 26, 2021

Ep. 102 : Understanding the needs of boys & men with John Eldredge (author of Wild at Heart)

At Living Wholehearted, we believe deeply in learning to live and lead with integrity. And though most of us would say we believe this too, many of us have not been given the tools, the “how to”, or even good examples to follow. So instead, we hear messages like, “Stop that” and “Hide that” and “Quit doing that” without any insight into the why and the deeper needs of our humanity. In fact, we are living in a time when men and boys are experiencing the greatest mental health crisis we’ve ever known. We have invited a leading authority on masculinity to join us in a very important conversation. Our guest today has ha d a significant influence on Jeff's journey and may have had an impact on you as well. We will be talking about the core needs of men and boys with best-selling author and counselor, John Eldredge. He is the president of Wild at Heart, a ministry devoted to helping people discover the heart of God and recover their own hearts in God’s love. John and his wife, Stasi, live near Colorado Springs, Colorado. In this episode, John shares his own story, the cultural shifts impacting men and boys today, the effects of a global pandemic on males, and how they can learn to meet their relational needs. John also shares how women can help the men in their lives live more fully.  Read More

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About Living Wholehearted

We define a leader as anyone with a following. Whether you are a parent or a CEO, or both, how you lead matters. When a leader lives with integrity, everyone in their wake benefits. And when they don't, everyone in their wake pays, it's just a matter of time. We are a husband and wife team HELPING LEADERS of all types LIVE WITH INTEGRITY through Biblical, Clinical, and Relational Wisdom. The Living Wholehearted Podcast is filled with grace, hope, and practical tools to help you in every relationship that matters most to you in your home, work, and community. Become a leader who is shrinking their integrity gap between what you say and how you actually live. Join us in the movement of becoming a Wholehearted Leader!

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About Jeff and Terra Mattson

Jeff Mattson (MA ORL) and Terra Mattson (MA LPC, LMFT) are Christian Parenting spokespeople and the co-hosts of the Living Wholehearted Podcast in the Christian Parenting Podcast Network.


After two decades studying and working in leadership and trauma-informed therapy, Jeff and Terra are bridging the gap between Biblical, clinical, and relational wisdom to help leaders live with integrity in the home, work, and community.


They are the co-founders of Living Wholehearted, a professional counseling and organizational development firm. Terra is the author of Courageous: Being Daughters Rooted in Grace and together they co-authored Shrinking the Integrity Gap: Between what Leaders Preach and Live. Jeff and Terra have skin in the game as they raise their two daughters just outside Portland, OR on five acres of old growth woods. There is never a dull moment in the Mattson home!

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