All articles by David Murrow
Thinking outside the church planting box
What if there are millions of men who would become disciples if only we offered them something other than a weekly stage presentation?
Does your church look like a beauty parlor?
Ribbons. Flowers. Quilts. Lace. How has this become the default look for the local church? In what way does this dewy décor reflect our mission? And what does this motif communicate to men?
Why Men are Afraid to Make Disciples
The church often calls upon individuals to go out and serve God courageously – but we do not build the support structures around them that will enable them to succeed.
Helping Men Through their “Crazy Times”
Every day we hear stories of men doing stupid things. Walking away from their careers. Gambling away their life savings. Forsaking their wives and children. Shooting strangers in a shopping mall.
The Futility of Father’s Day Services
We celebrate men on the Sunday they’re least likely to be among us.
Are millennial men less manly?
Men in their 20s don’t conform to strict gender roles the way their fathers and grandfathers did. In fact, many young guys are rejecting stereotypically manly behaviors – dismissing them as silly and sophomoric.
Sportsman’s Church hooks the camo crowd
Imagine a church that meets outdoors. Rain or shine. Next to a fishing hole. Around a campfire. There’s no shortage of men in this church. In fact, guys come early to go fishing – and stay late to talk around the fire.
Men’s Fraternity gets hip
The original Men’s Fraternity videos contained great teaching – but they were delivered in a straightforward, talking-head style. So a few years ago the team began to brainstorm: How can we make Men’s Fraternity more relevant to today’s busy young man?
Why 2/3 of men are unhappy in church
Since the beginning, churches have consisted of three kinds of people. If we’re going to fulfill our mission we must balance their influence.
Is Praise & Worship good for men?
The new worship has lots of pluses for men. But P&W has feminized worship in a number of ways as well.