Play the Man

Polycarp is one of Christendom’s most famous martyrs. The 86-year-old bishop of Smyrna refused to recant his faith, choosing instead to be burned at the stake. Why? He heard a voice from heaven say, “Be strong, Polycarp. Play the man.” In this seven-day devotional, we’ll explore what it means to “play the man.” More specifically, how to become men of God by cultivating the seven virtues of manhood.