Author Archives: Gary

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How to Help Men Love God More

A good summary of the goal of men’s ministry is to help men better love God with all their heart, mind, soul, and strength. Bryan Chapel points out, “Spiritual change is more a matter of what our heart loves than what our hands do” (Holiness By Grace). So, what are the barriers that prevent our men from loving God more?

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Men’s Ministry Around the PCA

This year’s General Assembly at Virginia Beach is just around the corner. There will be plenty of opportunities to use this time to strengthen your men’s ministry. Find out how…

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The Masculine Mandate: God’s Calling to Men

Postmodernity is peddling a disastrously feminized view of masculinity, surrendering men’s God-given roles to women and exalting a monosexualism that flies directly in the face of God’s purposes for creation. There is a crying need in the church today to recover a biblical view of manhood. But we must be certain that our vision of what a man is called to be is reached through sound exegesis of the texts relating to masculinity. Phillips’ excellent book provides that exegesis.

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Sliding Down the Steep Slope Towards Pornography Addiction

Studies reveal that 50-65 % of Christian men have significant problems with pornography and the problem is getting worse. Because most of the men in our churches are not equipped to battle lust from a grace-centric perspective, thousands are sliding down the steep slope towards pornography addiction.

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Reaching Every Man: Training to build a men’s ministry

What is the key to building an effective men’s ministry? An inspired, equipped men’s ministry leadership team! This A Four-Hour Workshopwill inspire and equip that team.Learn moreabout this training opportunity offered by Gary Yagel. Attend an already-scheduled event or host one in your local church.

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Helping Men Become A Band of Brothers

All Christian men fight inner battles with their sinful nature. Lust, anger, selfishness, resentment, impatience, discontent, idolatry are just some of the forces that seek to overpower us as men. Many times we lose these battles for a simple reason-we are trying to fight them by ourselves.

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Reaching Every Man

Several graduates of RTS Orlando, along with a third PCA member, began to conduct extensive research into churches that were effectively discipling men, to determine why they were so successful. They saw time and again that the churches with effective long term processes that produced Godly disciples followed the same principles. For example, they targeted the hearts of men, not their behavior.