Training for the Challenges of Life

Training for the Challenges of Life

“We don’t rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.” This well-known quote has rung true in many of my experiences. Whether in the positive, helping me overcome an otherwise overwhelming hardship, or in that moment of challenge, when...
What! You too?

What! You too?

“Friendship … is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .” C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves This quote from C.S. Lewis sums up why camaraderie is such an important part of the ALERT Ethos. Just over a week ago, I...
The Gospel’s Role in Self-Discipline

The Gospel’s Role in Self-Discipline

Here at ALERT we strive to teach each man self-discipline: how to wake up on time, work out regularly, and read their Bible daily. These are all good things, but they all come after our foundation of the Gospel. We know that as good as discipline is, it is “… not...
Training for the Challenges of Life

What is the Heart of Service?

Throughout the Bible, service emerges as a thread woven through countless stories. It’s found in the everyday work we do, the worship we offer, and the way we extend ourselves to others. But what is the heart of service? Is it merely a duty, a checklist of...
What! You too?

Camaraderie Born Through Struggle

November 4th, 2023 is a day I will remember for a long time. At 12:00 AM, I met the Battalion at the grinder and we started a grueling workout called the October Breeze that lasted over 8 hours and would take me weeks to recover from. Apparently, I’m not as young as I...
Announcing ALERT Alumni Classes

Announcing ALERT Alumni Classes

One of ALERT’s core values is that “discipline strengthens a man.” Our lives are not marked by the “one-offs” and “lucky breaks,” but by our daily, consistent actions—a long obedience in the same direction. We believe that we...
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