The Midwife of Venice
Reading Group Guide
Dr. Ezekiel Pipher, a Pastor at an evangelical church in Nebraska, examines the concept of men whose extreme passions and pursuits drive a wedge between them and their families. When men pursue their hobbies at the expense of their family lives, all family members can suffer extreme consequences. Pipher examines how this happens and what men can to do turn their attention back to their families without giving up the activities they enjoy most. Dr. Pipher helps men and women understand why men so doggedly chase these pursuits in the first place, and what they can do to keep their family lives intact. Man on the Run seeks to motivate men to live their lives with happiness, enthusiasm, and balance.
Topics & Questions for Discussion
- Why did you choose to read or discuss this book with your small group? What initially drew you to this topic?
- Are you familiar with men who pursue their hobbies at the expense of their family lives, either within your own