I would love to put as many boys and young men in a room day by day with Granvel Johnson. This volume is the next best thing. His program is down to earth, practical, powerful, and ripples with possibility and hope.Dr. James Howell, Myers Park United Methodist ChurchAdjunct Professor of Preaching, Duke Divinity School__________________________________________________________________________________ This] manual delineates real-life mentoring guidelines based on Biblical truths. These truths empower young men with spiritual fortitude as they journey through life]. Further, the manual challenges and encourages young men to build Godly character, conduct and accountability. The success of our young men depends on these...Dr. Donald L. WatsonAssociate Professor of EducationSt. Augustine College__________________________________________________________________________________While there have been many valiant attempts to tackle this issue from social, economic, and behavioral perspectives, Granvel D. Johnson aptly recognizes that the quest for manhood is fundamentally spiritual. I highly recommend this resource to ministers, mentors, parents, and community leaders everywhere who understand that transformation must be physical, social, cultural, emotional, educational, and SPIRITUAL Rev. Ernest A. Brooks IIIMt. Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church__________________________________________________________________________________This book not only serves as a tool for self-reflection, guidance and instruction, it also helps young black men see the value their presence brings to the larger world community. A must-read for everyone concerned with the plight of urban youth.Minister Raymond Cox, Jr.Church Administrator and advisor to mentoring programAbundant Life Christian Center Church of God in Christ__________________________________________________________________________________Granvel Johnson received a Bachelor of Arts in Ministry and Leadership from Vanguard University. He is currently pursuing a master's degree at Duke Divinity. He is the author of Think on These Things: Meditations for Spiritual Living, as well as numerous articles that have appeared in a variety of Christian periodicals. Granvel's primary focus is youth mentoring.