Why men kill in God’s name

By David Murrow on June 14, 2016

It starts when a man says to himself four fateful words: God needs my help.

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There’s no such thing as church planting

By David Murrow on May 5, 2016

Let me point out something that should be obvious: you can’t plant a church. All you can do is plant a worship service – and hope that a church grows out of it.

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Every man has a masculinity bank

By David Murrow on March 30, 2016

The need to be manly is universal and buried deep – the product of a thousand generations of conditioning. Manliness not something a man does; it’s a vital part of who he is.

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Do you worship your pastor?

By David Murrow on March 15, 2016

I’ve talked to a lot of guys who’ve quit going to church. Their reasons vary, but a significant number fell away when they became disenchanted with their preacher.

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Help me reinvent the men’s retreat (part 3 of 3)

By David Murrow on February 23, 2016

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.

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Motivate men — promise risk and reward

By David Murrow on January 26, 2016

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.

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How we screen young men out of church

By David Murrow on December 8, 2015

Children of every kind come into the church. They are screened through children’s ministry and youth ministry. These programs remove the ones who are poorly suited to church culture.

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Why Christian men are playing the field

By David Murrow on November 25, 2015

Christian men can postpone marriage – and they know it. The numbers are in their favor.

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Why society cares less about men

By David Murrow on November 4, 2015

Here are four reasons both men and women have a hard time perceiving male suffering. Many are deeply rooted in human culture.

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Should women be church elders?

By David Murrow on October 21, 2015

By focusing on whether women should preach we miss a much more important gender related question. Should churches ordain female elders?

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