Real and felt needs identified. True discipleship is not behavior modification; it is heart transformation. It is not piling more discipleship tasks on the tired backs of men; it is leading them to the feet of Christ. The root need of every man is the gospel of grace deeply taking root in his soul.
Recognize that each of your men can be placed on a continuum of male connection in your church that might look like this: —Know No one—–Acquaintances—-Friends—Brothers—-
How can I be better equipped for men’s ministry? A. Sign Up for Get In the Game–the PCA E-letter on Men’s Ministry B. Take the 15 minute Man in the Mirror On-line training course (click here http://www.maninthemirror.org/. C. Read and study No Man Left Behind. (order from PCA … Continued
Nothing will ever take the place of one-on-one discipleship, and this article will not attempt to prove otherwise. Right now, I want you to just dream about what lies ahead for training in the future, the near future.
From the beginning, the PCA has had things that have made it special; and I have had hopes that our denomination would set the tone for others to follow: It has been my positive experience to see the PCA grow from its small roots in mainly the southeastern part of the country to a church that has spread all over North America… The PCA has not only had unity of commitment to the Sovereign Lord, His Word, and His church, reflected by a common confessional commitment, but it has had diversity within that framework.
Weary of churches that seek to entertain rather than teach, longing after the true meat of the Word,young people are pursuing doctrine. Discover how God is moving among the young, the restless, and the Reformed.
People are not being spiritually fed, cared for, or given an opportunity to serve. What’s the solution? Coffee house type churches? House churches? Internet community worship? Or nothing at all? Pastors, read this book and get your leaders to read it and discuss it.
One of the most accelerated growth demographics in culture and the church is that of singles. How does the local church minister to and steward this expanding portion of God’s family? How do single women of all ages live out God’s sovereign purposes with joy and abundance?
A book that causes us to think about what it means to be in the world but not of the world. Knowing what culture is, how to relate to the culture, and how to think about it as it relates to the church and kingdom are crucial questions.Today, we find Christians attempting to divorce themselves from culture, though it is actually impossible; simply going with the flow of culture and not questioning it; or caught in the middle wanting to know how to understand, interact, and live within culture.
This is an interesting book that will be a good text to encourage people to spend more time in the Old Testament; not only for the history but to see how Christ is revealed throughout it.