All articles by David Murrow
Help me reinvent the men’s retreat (part 3 of 3)
A successful men’s retreat begins well in advance – by organizing men into teams. Build relationships and team identity long before the retreat begins. Help the men bond by issuing team challenges throughout the weekend. And keep the team structure and point system going after the retreat concludes.
Help me reinvent the men’s retreat (part 2 of 3)
The most valuable thing a man can take away from a retreat is a group of men he continues to hang out with after the retreat is over.
Help me reinvent the men’s retreat (part 1 of 3)
I’m going to use my next three blog entries to lay out a plan for a different kind of men’s retreat. This week we’ll look at how we might call and organize men into teams before the retreat takes place.
How father wounds are changing politics
We live in the most peaceful, prosperous society in human history. Yet the electorate rages like an agitated toddler.
Motivate men — promise risk and reward
Jesus did not shy away from the promise of reward. He did not worry that he might appeal to the flesh. He showed us that it’s perfectly healthy to motivate men by helping them understand the rewards they accumulate when they serve the kingdom of God.
Men’s ministry is pointless
…unless you get one thing right first.
Is modern worship too entertaining?
The church has been in the entertainment business for almost 1700 years.
Christianity started as men’s ministry
Christianity started as a men’s ministry. Yes, Jesus had women followers. He ministered to children. But his primary focus was the development of a dozen men.
Removing barriers that keep young men out of church
If we want more men in church 20 years from now we must start today – by rethinking how we raise boys in the faith.
How the sexual purity movement drives young men from church
Guys want frank, biblical teaching when it comes to sex and relationships. They don’t want “the yeast of the Pharisees.”