Chuck Norris Fact #55 from The Official Chuck Norris Fact Book:
"Chuck Norris doesn't actually write books; the words assemble themselves out of fear."
Contact: Josh Hixson, 817-980-1240
DALLAS, Oct. 25, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- While no one can prove the above Chuck Norris fact, or the others proliferating on the Internet, there is one fact we can prove: Chuck Norris learned what it takes to be a real family man from Dr. Edwin Louis Cole.
"Even though I was a 'TV tough guy,' Ed challenged me to be a real man," wrote Norris in his bestselling book Black Belt Patriotism. "What I know, I owe to him."
Dr. Cole is the founder of the Christian Men's Network and known worldwide as the "father of the men's movement" after the release of his blockbuster book Maximized Manhood in 1982. Cole's books are now the core curriculum for the world's most widely-used men's mentoring materials, to make men "courageous men" both inside and outside the home.
CMN's ministry uses "men's events," such as the November (3-5) Lions Roar 2011 at Shady Grove Church in Grand Prairie, Texas as a tool to bring into focus the need for men's discipleship training and accountability. Remarkable results attest to CMN's effectiveness: In Indonesia more than 200,000 men have gone through Maximized Manhood courses in the past five years. More than 100,000 of them are former Muslims.
"I think Chuck Norris recognized a kindred spirit in my father," said Rev. Paul Louis Cole, president of the Christian Men's Network. "Ed Cole was someone who spent his entire life seeking the Bible's definition of what it meant to be a true 'Man of God.' And he shared those insights with Chuck and the rest of the world through his books and men's events."
After Dr. Cole's death in 2002, an international board of leading ministers, led by Pastor Paul Louis Cole and a host of Ed Cole's "spiritual sons" have continued guiding the ministry, publishing, conducting events and outreaches through this dynamically-growing faith-based enterprise.
Lions Roar 2011 is a must-attend event for those who want to learn the same Biblical principles that helped Chuck Norris develop into the man of God he is today.
For more information visit www.LionsRoar2011.com.
CMN President Paul Louis Cole and many global leaders are available for interviews. For information, please contact Josh Hixson, jhixson55(at)gmail.com, 817-980-1240.