Interesting. Popular Mechanics just ran an article titled 25 Skills Every Man Should Know: The List, Ready for Your Debate. Not sure why that isn't "sexist" all by itself; I'm sure someone will complain.
Here's some of it:
1. Patch a radiator hose...By that list, I'm not much of a man. It did start me thinking. What would be a Biblical list of traits that every man should have?
4. Frame a wall...
8. Fix a dead outlet...
18. Mix concrete [maybe if I read the instructions]
19. Clean a bolt-action rifle
20. Change oil and filter
21. Hook up an HDTV
22. Bleed brakes
It would have to feature commitments such as loving God (Deuteronomy 6:5), loving His Word (Deuteronomy 6:6), transmitting His Word to the family (Deuteronomy 6:6ff.), loving his wife as Christ loved the church (Ephesians 5:25f.)....