Sustain Momentum through Relationships

Building relationships is the engine that moves men from the community and pew into discipleship and service. Relationship building is critical in creating, capturing and now sustaining a ministry to men. Sustaining the ministry is about the spiritual growth of men.

Discipleship and Disciplemaking

What is a Disciple and How Do You Make One?By Patrick Morley.  Tom walked up to John and said, “Will you disciple me?” John nearly keeled over. He felt overwhelmingly inadequate. How would you react to this question? Would you have felt a surge of confidence? Or would you have felt a bit uneasy? Perhaps, like John, you would have been eager to say, “Yes,” but not quite sure about what saying, “Yes,” would actually mean.
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 Spiritual Maturity: You are closing in on spiritual maturity when you can say to another man, “Follow my example.” What does it mean to be "spiritually mature?" And why do many men find spiritual maturity such a struggle? In this lesson we're going to answer those questions AND give you a practical tool that will help you monitor and increase your own spiritual maturity. Bible Study by Patrick Morley (40 minute video).

 Making Disciples: Making disciples is God’s designated way to release the power of His gospel on every problem we face. Everyone knows we have a "men problem." The collateral damage among women and children has been staggering--with no relief in sight. I know you care. Yet if you're like most of us, you can't help but wonder, What difference could I possibly make? I'm just one man. If you've been wondering what you can do, this is the lesson you've been waiting for. We each have a choice. We can sit in front of the TV and yell at the evening news, or we can do something about it. Bible Study by Patrick Morley (40 minute video)

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Relationships

Relationships: Key to an Effective Men's MinistryBut you already knew that, didn’t you? What you want to know is how to encourage your men to develop relationships. Read more...

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Mentoring

 Mentoring.The purpose of men’s ministry is to move men from the bleachers onto the playing field through building relationships, encouragement, and discipling. The most effective means of discipling men is in a male only environment. This can be in a large group, a small group or a one-on-one relationship. This article focuses on the one-on-one ...  Read more...

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Small Groups

Men's Small Groups. It is clear from the Gospels that Jesus spent time mentoring and coaching Hisd disciples. It is also clear the He had especially close relationships with three men: Peter, James and John. These were men who, in turn, were among those who lead the early church. Read more.

A Scriptural Basis for Small Groups. What does scripture say about spiritual growth through small groups?

Books for Personal or Small Group Use

Ministry Ideas

Measuring Combat Readiness

Measuring Success

Resources of Sustaining Momentum

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